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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%
Travellers talk about
“mash” (10 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not have reservations, but there was no problem being seated. The service was good, and our waitress was friendly. We both ordered steaks medium, but although they were quite good, they were more like well done. The prices were a bit higher than...More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in a motel nearby and the owner recommended this place. We went for an early dinner there and were pleasantly surprised. It is of course first and foremost the pub, but the food was good. Our kids were not too impressed by a...More

Thank Andrey T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly customer service, delicious and varied well-priced food selections and cold beers; couldn't ask for better. The atmosphere is buzzing and the staff are just amazing. Thanks for the great food and hospitality.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Ate here twice during different stays. Food was good, and the fish and chips and ribs were both recommended. Our waitress was a bit surly on our second visit, which was a shame, guess we all have bad days. Can’t fault the food on either...More

Thank gedsy
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

was quite good... staff took a while to get drink orders and then some time to come and get our orders. 5.30 booking and we had a 7pm appointment elsewhere. seems like a good amount of time, but only got our meals at 6.15pm. One...More

Thank JustineFW
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Stayed next door at the All Stars Inn on Bealey during annual South Island motorbike trip. So handy to have this great facility right next to where I was going to sleep - no issues about having too much to drink and then worry about...More

Thank Tharizden
Reviewed 15 February 2018

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 14 January 2018 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 86jaredc
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
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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