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Speaker's Corner Ale House

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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7 Anzac Road | Browns BAy, 0630, New Zealand
+64 9-478 4560
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast for my sons birthday. Had to go here by default because it was the only venue open on a public holiday. We were the only customers there but that still didn't stop our four meals ( we all ordered the same meal for convenience) taking 30 minutes to to served! How hard can it be especially with... More 

Thank stephanierX3783ZU
Crawley, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

British ales if you feel homesick, NZ beers if you don't. The atmosphere is very friendly and pub-like but with sunshine and outside tables you can use without getting cold. Good menu and specials all great value and plenty to fill you up. Well worth a call in you may well stay awhile.

1 Thank ChrisJLH
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Perfect place to come and have some real pub food. Real english feel. Good atmosphere and great views.

Thank KimPNZ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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265 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were here nearly five years ago and this time came for lunch. Wife had Steak and Guinness Pie while I picked Penne Carbonara. The pie (baked in a bowl) contained tender steak meat rich gravy and flaky pastry top. It also came with fries and vegetables. The Penne Carbonara was soft and well flavoured. On the liquid side, I... More 

Thank StanleyAuckland
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1,721 reviews
691 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 721 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with a good mate last Wednesday before heading to USA for a brief holiday. It was quiet with only a handful of patrons. Been here many times before, great staff, relaxed atmosphere and very reasonably priced drinks ($7 per glass of Koonunga Hill). I hope to return many times in the future.

1 Thank Albywon
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This normally my Sunday go to (recovery) meal. The combination of lingering English pub atmosphere, the food was classic and delicious. I loved looking over the water at the bay. The location and combination of the above, make for a seriously great above the rest pub. Not to mention all the tap beers! They have a vast range of monteiiths,... More 

1 Thank Atarau H
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We came here on a weekend lunch-time not expecting anything special as we had been underwhelmed on previous visits, albeit a fair while ago. However, we found the service very pleasant, the pricing reasonable and the food was delivered promptly, well presented and tasted good!

Thank Bubblehead8862
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I have never been motivated to write reviews whether good or bad, but the food at the Speakers Corner is hands down truly the WORST I can ever remember eating! This is after travelling for 4 months through some pretty sketchy places in the Americas & living within a tight budget. I had the surf & turf which was AWFUL... More 

1 Thank Chris G
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1,721 reviews
691 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 721 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I have been here sevearl times over the last 12 years as it is the 'local' of a good friend who lives in Browns Bay. Tonight I just went for a beer, the pub itself is okay, the recently renovated interior - judge for yourself...

Thank Albywon
gold coast australia
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Went there for a meal last night Only called in for a drink but when we saw people's meals coming out we decided to have a meal it was a good choice Very reasonable prices puts your self in good thoughts to start and the meals where very nice My only thoughts are that I would of liked to sit... More 

Thank lovepatong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Anzac Road | Browns BAy, 0630, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-478 4560

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