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Bealey's Speights Ale House

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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 9958
07:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 23:00
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good variety on the menu with a good range being gluten free had a lovely honey chicken dish that I would recommend. Service was efficient and friendly, and the environment was pleasant as we were not crowded in. Over all a good night.

Thank April N
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful meal tonite, the best entree of seafood platter - mussels, calamari, & prawn scewers; mains we had vension, & salmon - the BEST meal - highly recommend to all visiting Christchurch

Thank Vicki C
Tauranga, New Zealand
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While wandering the city on foot I got caught in Christchurch's unpredictable weather patterns and Bealey's was the rainbow in the rain. Hand dryers in the restrooms to dry off a bit and a well deserved beer! Very grateful. Have eaten here previously and like the easy atmosphere.

Thank Sonya B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Been here for 3 nights for dinner with my wife and baby. Great service, amazing food. Will be back next time I'm in New Zealand. Thanks Speights team for a flawless dining experience

Thank Clinton B
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204 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had beer and lamb and pizza when we arrived in Christchurch in the evening. It was good and conveniently located beside our accommodation – All Stars Bealey. Had a real pub atmosphere about it.

Thank rvn85
Sacramento, California
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247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was raining, we were hungry and looking for a glass of wine. We took off from our hotel on Bealey Street and realized that the first choice didn't have indoor seating (all take-away), so we kept walking. It was blustery so it made it more welcoming to get in out of the spitty wet and order some drinks and... More 

Thank Julie S
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240 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went on a Sunday afternoon , nice vibe, had a beer to start , great service, they let us try all the beers and ciders to pick our favourite. Food very good fresh and tasty. Had the seafood sampler ,huge, Then we had mains of Pork Belly and the Salmon both yummy. Service was great very good bar staff and... More 

Thank handbagtraveller
Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is not a "little bit of nothing on a big white plate" kind of place so make sure you don't nibble before your meal! Huge variety of dishes on the menu and huge servings... our table had a variety of dishes including liver and onions which was excellent as was all the other meals - 6 in all -... More 

Thank J0hn590
Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We went as is convenient to my place staff seemed friendly as always the food is nothing to get excited about but big helpings so if you have big eaters with you they will enjoy. Not a lot to say really I wasn't amazed and wouldn't expect to be over all ok

Thank usfey1
Warragul, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, great atmosphere, friendly service. What more could you ask for. We can highly recommend both the chicken and beef burgers. The chips are so good that you don't need sauce to go with them.

Thank Claire R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 9958

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?