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Speights Ale House Tower Junction

€€ - €€€, ,
55 Clarence St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-348 6020
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
55 Clarence St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have enjoyed a few meals here but nothing to rave about with the meals. Atmosphere is nice, staff were good. Definitely would not recommend the seafood chowder, was more like mussel soup with very little if any other seafood in it, had a terrible brown...More

Thank Phonse-Charolette
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went as a group, the service was good although there was some confusion when it came to settling the bill. The food was very average and a large % was left on the plates. Beer was good.

Thank jmd632017
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We have been to several Speights Ale House Bars in New Zealand and have always had good service and meals. So wasn't disappointed this time either.

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came in for a drink. It wasn't busy at the time. We sat at one of the tables in the bar and were served quickly by a really polite waiter who was also really friendly. We ordered our drinks and ended...More

Thank Keryn611
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Beer is good. Not my choice of venue. Have had average meals there before. And sorry to say it hasn't changed. 10 in our group. Seem like the menu hasn't changed in 2-3 years. Service for all meals was slow 4 burger, 2 fish, 3...More

Thank Fordmk1
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We turned up for a late lunch with no booking on the day New Zealand were playing a World Cup play off match and it was being shown live on the TV so the place was packed. Despite that we were found a table outside...More

Thank geordie9Kent
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We had phoned ahead and made a booking . The weather was very hot so our table was inside . Booking was taken promptly and that is where it stopped . Hubby and our friends were all seated . The service seemed really disjointed like...More

Thank aussiesarah30
Reviewed 7 December 2017

i am a reagular at speights and have never been so pleased with the service i received... was served by lovely gina (she recommended the beef burger which i was very happy with even if it was very big lol..) and another young girl who...More

Thank markredding62
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Highland lamb & it was amazing!!! Compliments to the chef! Everything was cooked to perfection & the flavours were amazing!! Definitely recommend

Thank hidez_12
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Disappointing food. Great spot for a gathering but the food was not up to standard. Uncooked eggs, bland flavours.

Thank J J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Clarence St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 6020
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