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Speight's Ale House

€€ - €€€, ,
99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-547 7336
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service. Amazing food and outdoor eating area. The use of their free shuttle after too many beers. Live music. Really enjoyed our evening here.

Thank Jyzil
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food,great service, Julia our waitress made the night with her attentive service and great sense it humour!! Would recommend dinner and a night out here.

Thank Shane M
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Shane, Wow what a review, It was such a pleasure to read. Julia is going to be over the moon to read this. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner, the food was delicious, huge servings and or waitress Georgia was lovely and incredibly helpful.More

Thank nurseylu
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much, what a great review. It was a pleasure to read. Georgia was over the moon to read this review. She is honestly a pleasure to work with and a great member of our team. We all look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal. Our waitress Martha was marvellous. Wonderful manners, attentive but not overly so. Menu variety was good too. Will gladly go again.

Thank kingsleyandandrea
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. It was such a pleasure to read.. Martha was so stoked to read this review, thank you. We all hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and wonderful food. Couldn't have found more helpful and accommodating staff. Even helped us sing happy birthday to the birthday girl. Definitely coming back again

Thank Rachael S
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Rachel, Wow what a review! Thank you so much, I am glad we were able to help with the celebrations. We all hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were part of a group of 6 on Saturday night. Our meals were not up to the usual good standard, pork was dry and over cooked, batter on fish was not crunchy and the slaw tasted like it was made a few days ago....More

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to stop for dinner but were nearby and decided to give it a chance (we haven't been in a Speight's before). I am glad we did go in as even though they were busy (it being a Saturday night) they fit us...More

Thank jmcdonnell2018
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, We are over the moon to read this review. It was such a pleasure to read. we all glad the you decided to spend your Saturday evening with us. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passed this place a few times without the feel of , I must give it a try... Did however drop in to try the ales on offer and sat outside watching the world go by. Drinks ok , atmosphere ok nothing else to say really.

Thank Grifficx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A TRUELY amazing place we ordered the seafood platter oh wow what a magnificent platter a seafood deluxe on a platter for sure we loved it the staff were fantastic they were very friendly very efficient and a delight to deal with the service was...More

Thank Sandra H
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sandra, Wow!! what a review. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure to read. We are glad you enjoyed your delicious platter. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best ale house I have dined at, and believe me, I have dined at many. Service was great! The food was marvelous and the staff were even better. Top notch bar staff! I didn't want to leave- but when I had to,...More

Thank Tom A
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Tom, Wow, What a review!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. The team were over the moon to read this. We hope to see again soon. Cheers, Maxine

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woodstews
6 January 2016|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the message. I can assure you they are hygienic and of a very high standard which meets all Food Safety requirements. Hope you enjoyed you meal with us. Kind regards, Gareth Caldwell Owner / Operator
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woodstews
6 January 2016|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the message. I can assure you they are hygienic and of a very high standard which meets all Food Safety requirements. Hope you enjoyed you meal with us. Kind regards, Gareth Caldwell Owner... More
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Roger1066
26 December 2015|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi Roger, Our pints are start from $7.90 for our mainstream beer, with Craft beer and cider $8.20. Cheers Gareth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-547 7336
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Description
Situated on Quarantine Rd opposite Mitre 10 Mega and the WOW Museum we are proud to be the 17th Speight's Ale House across the country and the very first of the new look Ale House! Whether its good hearty portions of southern style food or Speight's exclusive range of award winning tap beer and extensive wine list this is the place to cater for all. With space for over 250 patrons in one of our many areas of the Restaurant , Bar or sun drenched Garden Bar there is always a spot for everyone. The Speight's Ale House brings strong traditions of legendary southern hospitality and you'll find the owner operator Gareth Caldwell and his great crew of staff live and breath by these age old values. With always plenty of entertainment , live sport and weekly specials keep your eye on our "What's on at The Ale House" to be sure not to miss out! Our popular upstairs area allows us to offer a private function area in which we are capable of catering for groups up to 75 people so whether it's a Birthday Party, Social Club gathering, or just a good old get together we can cater to your every need. Come on down and see what we are all about and start experiencing the Ale House way of Southern Hospitality! "Good on ya mate"
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