If it's good hearty portions of Southern food matched with local beer you're after then the Ashburton Speight's Alehouse is the place for you.

Restaurant and Bar

If it's good hearty portions of Southern food matched with local beer your after then the Speight's Alehouse Ashburton is the place for you. The full range of Speight's beers on tap, including exclusive seasonal beers on tap only to be found at the Ale House.

The building itself is steeped in history. It was first built in 1898 as a bank, it has served the community in this purpose for the vast majority of its existence. At over 100 years old, its transformation to a Speight's Ale House has ensured it continues to command it's place in local history and in the hearts (and stomachs!) of locals.

One of the most prominent features of this Ale House is the al fresco dining area, which has a large walnut tree planted by one of the early managers of the bank in the middle of the 50 seat area.

Well priced, and a favourite with locals the Speight's Alehouse is famous for its Lamb Shanks, Venison & Lambs Fry. Whether it be live sport on the Big Screen, a beer or two with some friends, or just relaxing in the sunny beer garden, the Ashburton Alehouse has something for everyone.

Current Menu

Bookings recommended

Opening hours

Open 7 days from 11am till late


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Location Map


245 Burnett Street, Ashburton

Phone: 03 308 5980
Email: manager@ashburtonalehouse.co.nz
Web: http://www.speights.co.nz/Find-Speights/Alehouses/South-Island/Ashburton-Speights-Alehouse