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Bealey's Speights Ale House

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 9958
Today
06:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 23:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for lunch today and waited 20+ mins for flat bread. After asking, where is it, it and our main came out. Then I went to the toilet. I checked out all cubicals settling on what I hoped was the cleanest, it was filthy. Toilets gross with broken seats. First and last time. Service far too slow. And being called... More 

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Thank Cairy T
Wgtn
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205 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great, service was great and we all enjoyed the night out here. Liked it they had plenty of tv screens for sports.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a few drinks with my dad while in Christchurch. Large Pub/Bar/restaurant. Nicely laid out we were drinking the Speights Cider most of the day. After a fair few drinks we got abit hungry so we had a 2 person Beef Roast Dinner to share. It was a large piece of meat with a good portion of veg... More 

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Thank Chapmans4g
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with out of town family and teenagers. Not a great start as waitress unsure of specials. Had written them down but confused then had to check as may have changed. Let us know but had to go back twice to get more info. First two wine choices from menu out of stock. We chose the fish and chips... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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389 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here purely out of convenience. It was loud, like really loud. The food was pretty good. Typical bar menu - lots of choice. The service was poor. Waited ages for food and had to ask repeatedly for drinks etc.

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Thank Orla B
cairns
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123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best pub in Christchurch. 2nd time we've come here. Great food, great music, great staff! 10/10 Fantastic place!

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Thank chris_cairns
Daventry, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was having a family meal here catching up with our Kiwi family 19 of us table all set up lovely ready for our arrival. Attentive staff orders taken didnt have to wait. Food superb large fresh cooked portions give it a go prices reasonable.

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Thank geoff d
Willunga, South Australia, Australia
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered two pizzas, which were delicious, massive serves and came with chips also for $18. The service and location are also great.

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Thank Kirsty A
Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Thanks to the lovely lady there who helped us get our bearings and a great buffet breakfast to start our holiday with.

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Thank Jacqui T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch with my dad and a bunch of friends on a really nice day. Staff were considerate, food was awesome! I will say though that the 2 carbonara dishes that came out were very inconsistent; one was perfect with lots of sauce and one was quite dry with the pasta:sauce ratio being off significantly. Overall though was extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?