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Speights Ale House

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245 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
+64 27 832 7425
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
245 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere and amazing service. Thomas and Wendy you two are the stars of the show, truly incredible.

Thank calvie19987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with a main & dessert and some drinks. Great food cooked to perfection and the service was faultless.

Thank crash4mark
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Dinner for 2. Typical Speights menu but the food was very well prepared and has great flavour. The service was good and the staff helpful

Thank DJandR
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Just want to thank the Speights Ale House in Ashburton for a wonderful meals for my husband's 50th lunch. Could not fault anything with the meals and the staff were very professional and friendly. Well done Wendy,

Thank janrichfarm
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had a great time, staff very welcoming and good service, food was really good. we have bit of a group and it was know problem

Thank Brett T
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I organised a car club to have lunch there, there were 30 of us. While a little slow receiving the meals they managed to serve all the meals together, that was a feat and well appreciated by all. Not one complaint about the meal and...More

Thank Lyn P
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I understand it was father's day and busy but the food and staff were so disappointing I felt the need to leave a review. I turned up this morning looking forward to a ceaser salad. Ordering went fine and that was about the best part....More

3  Thank SWayman_12
SpeightsAshburton, Owner at Speights Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

With regards to your review, firstly there was one hair found in your salad which we apologized for and immediately replaced, with regard to the second salad we very much dispute that the chicken was under cooked! !!

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Dined her for brunch and as it was fathers day I understand the business was under a lot of pressure. Down to the meal firstly there was items left off of my dish which was fixed up promptly, to much disappointment the egg was not...More

Thank Thomas S
SpeightsAshburton, Owner at Speights Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thomas thank you for you phone call on Wednesday with regard to your review, we kindly decline your offer of adjusting your review if we were to refund you some of what you paid for your meal.

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Me and the wife went out for dinner meal - very huge and very yummy! Some of the staff could have been more friendly, but all in all pretty good.

1  Thank dairyfarmdan
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I travel from christchurch to Oamaru frequently and this is where i stop off for lunch, always get welcomed by the friendly staff nothing a problem to get a good table, and delivery of food is great you dont have to wait long. the meals...More

Thank Jill M
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Helm123
17 January 2016|
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Response from Rosemary73 | Reviewed this property |
There is only one hotel in Ashburton. Hotel Ashburton. There are a number of motels reasonably close into town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: +64 27 832 7425
  • E-mail
Description
Speight’s Ale Houses have become an intrinsic part of the history of Speight’s. Found within the historic brewery is the original Ale House, opened in 1999. The Speight's Ale House Ashburton breathed new life into the magnificent old bank building when it was transformed into an iconic Speight's Ale House.Enjoy the hearty menu, relaxed ambience and great range of Speight's on tap with your mates every day from 11 am.
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