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Bealey's Speights Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 9958
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked next door for the backpackers and had a yummy meal and beer for reasonable prices! Staff are friendly and food came super fast!

Thank Na_om_11
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Accommodated us into their table service at late notice. Drinks were good. Service was good. Paying the bill was easy too. Only complaint is the ribs were a little over cooked very minor thing. THANKS for a great last night in Christchurch

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the restaurant with some family a few days ago and were promptly seated, were offered drinks and ordered the mains. The trouble started here. There were four tables with people seated, so by no means busy. Once the mains were delivered (which were...More

Thank Jared C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Wanted somewhere for a pre Xmas birthday catch up far away from crowded malls and no parking. Have enjoyed lunch meals here so booked a table for 6 and the Sunday buffet breakfast. Parking for everyone was easy, & we were able to have an...More

Thank blueeyes1955
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Went here for dinner last week as a big group. There was a lot of staff yet service was very slow. We had the set menu and the food was quite average. The grilled pineapple was missed with the Pork Belly and the white chocolate...More

Thank christinatseng
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Forgot to book on a busy Saturday night but the staff were very helpful and promised us a table in 30 mins and were true to their word. They were very busy but the staff were very pleasant. Quite a wait between ordering and getting...More

Thank RobboNewZealand
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

It was a busy Saturday night. 3 friends plus myself. Took over an hour to get food from time of order and then they forgot the garlic loaf. Mains were really really good but service was poor and nobody smiled. Would have been 5 stars...More

Thank DoubleD269
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Dinner as part of a big group (20) and the overall experience was a mixed bag. Meals were inconsistent, my vegetable cashew and coconut very nice, beef and venison kebabs were way over cooked (not just a little!). calamari okay, one steak very good, another...More

Thank Gaz75
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A nice evening meal but very very slow service, which was strange as the restaurant was not full. Felt a bit of an inconvenience as we did not have a booking, but these things happen in hospitality and we should be just as welcomed as...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I went to here for dinner with my partner. I ordered blue cod fish and chips. When i cut fish i could see white batter liquid , yes it was seriously undercooked. But i am a chef for many years now. So i always try...More

Thank hyben
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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