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Speights Ale House

££ - £££, ,
Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-441 3065
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shanks” (22 reviews)
“garlic loaf” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved my time at the Queenstown Speights Ale House. Like all other restaurants in the chain, it offers the extensive range of Speights beer and a large selection of meals for dinner. I had the Caeser with chicken and it was fantastic! A great spot...More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed the friendly staff and general atmosphere so much we went back again. Food was excellent, game venison was perfectly cooked...will be back again for that alone.

1  Thank Neil O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for a meal after visiting Speights Brewery. Not only is the food good, there is a great atmosphere and of course the beer or some people might enjoy some of the great New Zealand wines.

1  Thank KenyDe75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 hungry travellers stopped by for lunch fresh from the airport ... our experience was friendly service delivered with a quirky sense of humour, big size servings & yummy food. Even basic old garlic bread turned out to be a mini loaf of bread that...More

1  Thank escapingfr0mw0rk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with all speights ale houses - expect good food, generous portions, and reasonable prices. Good for families with a children’s menu well catered. This is higher end pub grub though - so don’t expect fine dining if you’re out to impress.

Thank HaydenBaylis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner on a Sunday after a busy day spent exploring. Enjoyed the lamb shanks and the sausages and mash. Was delicious and hearty . Service was a little slow given how quiet they were but all round a good, simple night out.

Thank AKRoss2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the set lunch comprising fish & chips and steak & chips. Since we were not particularly hungry, we shared these among the three of us. At $15 per item, the value is reasonable.

Thank kapitanchina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After wandering around town looking for an interesting place to eat we happened on Speights Ale House in Queenstown. We were not disappointed. We were ushered to our table by a very friendly person who obviously enjoyed her job, we soon had our pre-dinner drinks...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken & leek pie and sausage & mash dishes (for $15 each) were delicious! Definitely going back for more on this trip😊

Thank Ash B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The pizza is amazing and the Speights beer is great as well. Casual dining and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank paulbmcmahon
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 3065
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