Speight's Ale House in Palmerston North Menu

STARTERS STARTERS
  • Ale House Loaf $6.90/ $11.90
    • Locally baked Speight's bread. Hot and delicious served with garlic or plain butter. Half or whole loaves available.
  • Malthouse Platter $32.00/ $47.00
    • Something to share, a selection of homemade paté, bread, soft cheese, relishes, pickles, dips, vegetable sticks, salami, champagne ham and seasoned chicken. Half or whole platters available.
  • Soup of the Day $12.00
    • Chef's choice of fresh homemade soup served with Speight’s Ale House bread.
  • Bluff Chowder $14.80
    • A local favourite. Seafood bound in a beautiful creamy fish stock, delicately flavoured with fresh herbs, served with Ale House toast.Enjoy this hearty chowder with a Speight's Summit. Beer Match: Enjoy this hearty chowder with a Speight's Summit
  • Crispy Crumbed Camembert $16.00
    • An oldie but a goodie! Crispy camembert with a gooey centre, with spiced plum chutney.
  • Moeraki Mussels $17.50
    • Green lipped mussels simmered to perfection in our homemade green curry sauce.
MAINS MAINS
  • Beef Schnitzel $20.00
    • Beef schnitzel lightly crumbed, served with either mushroom sauce or Ale House gravy, fries and salad greens.
  • Open Steak Sandwich $20.00
    • Locally baked foccaccia bread topped with rib-eye steak, homemade caramelised onions, mushrooms, egg and pesto mayo with your choice of english mustard or horseradish sauce.
  • Ophir Corn Fritters $19.80
    • Corn fritters made with a southern recipe served with streaky bacon and a refreshing tomato and coriander salsa. Beer Match: Everyone's favourite – have a Speight's Gold Medal as well.
  • Gold Medal" Calamari $19.80/ $25.80
    • Seasoned and lightly golden fried, match this with salad greens, lemon and aioli and there you have the makings of a classic. Small or large portions available. Beer Match: Goes without saying. Speight's Gold Medal – perfect!
  • Caesar Salad $19.80
    • The Ale House's spin on the traditional classic that has almost ingrained itself as a key part of the Kiwi dining scene. Cos lettuce, croutons, bacon, parmesan, anchovies, poached egg and our own caesar dressing. Add chicken: $23.60 Beer Match: The full flavours of Speight's Distinction Ale goes perfectly here.
  • Warm Moroccan Chicken Salad $23.80
    • Moroccan style chicken on a bed of tabbouleh salad greens, avocado, grapes and cumin yoghurt dressing.
  • Thai Beef Salad $23.80
    • Marinated beef in authentic thai ingredients with salad greens, roasted cashews, crispy noodles and a refreshing homemade dressing.
  • Warm Roast Vegetable Salad $20.00
    • A combination of oven roasted root vegetables cooked with dukkah spices, feta cheese, cos lettuce, walnuts and olives finished with Ale House dressing and a splash of aioli. Add bacon: $ 23.60 Beer Match: A lovely meal to have with a Speight's nutty and grassy Gold Medal Ale.
  • Speight's Pie $21.20
    • Homemade pie of the day served with side salad & fries. Our friendly staff will let you know what the chef has created today. Beer Match: Your waiter can suggest a suitable beer to have with today's pie
  • Pasta of the Day $24.90
    • Our friendly staff will let you know the pasta of the day special. Beer Match: Your waiter can suggest a suitable beer to have with today's pasta dish.
  • Southern Man's "All Day" Breakfast $22.80
    • A breakfast feast available all day. Fried eggs, corn fritter, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, grilled tomato and Speight's Ale House hash browns. Served with toasted Ale House bread. Beer Match: OK – if you have to have a beer with breakfast, it has to be Gold Medal Ale.
  • James Speight's Porter Sausage & Mash $23.50
    • Porter sausage on potato mash and topped with caramelised onion and gravy. Served with toasted Ale House bread.
  • Grandma's Lambs Fry $23.50
    • Thinly sliced lamb's liver, fried with bacon and caramelised onions, bound in a rich Speight's Old Dark gravy, served on potato mash, with toasted Ale House bread. Beer Match: Just has to be Speight's Porter with this one.
  • Blue 'n' Gold $25.80
    • Great Southland Blue Cod, lightly golden fried in Speight's beer batter served with fresh garden salad and fries.
  • Catch of the Day $29.50
    • Allow our chefs to create for you a taste sensation using daily fresh fish from the markets. Please ask your waiter for today's inspiration. Beer Match: A glass of Speight's Pilsner is just great with fish.
  • Deep South Salmon $33.50
    • Pan roasted fillet of Salmon served on a garlic caper mash, topped with a tomato ragout and horseradish and lime cream. With a choice of garden salad or fresh vegetables on the side. Beer Match: Savour the flavour here with a glass of Speight's Gold Medal Ale.
  • Chicken Parcels $25.00/ $29.20
    • Chicken breast, bacon, Turkish apricots, cream cheese and smoked paprika wrapped in golden filo pastry, topped with plum sauce and toasted almond shavings. Served with green salad and crispy potatoes. Beer Match: Enjoy with a glass of distinctively hoppy Speight's Summit.
  • Black Cherry Chicken $30.80
    • Pan roasted chicken supreme, stuffed with herbs, cashew nuts, soft cheese and bacon. Laid on kumara mash with a black cherry sauce and garden salad. Beer Match: Speight's Porter has the complex flavours to enhance this dish.
  • Speight's Gourmet Burgers $23.50
    • All burgers are constructed with a toasted monster bun, lettuce, tomato caramelised onion and served with golden fries. Choice of: Chicken-Chargrilled chicken breast, bacon, avocado and camembert with plum chutney./ Beef-Homemade beef pattie, bacon, egg, cheddar and beetroot relish with hickory smoked BBQ sauce./ Ostrich- 200g ostrich patty served with blue cheese, mushrooms, lettuce, tomatoes, fruit chutney.
  • Frank Oliver's Spare Ribs $25.00/ $33.90
    • Slow roasted Pork Spare Ribs with lashings of Speight's Old Dark and chilli inspired BBQ sauce, served with buffalo chips topped with bacon, cheese, onion and chargrilled corn on the cob. Prepare to get messy with this one. Small or large available.
  • Shearer's Shanks $28.80/ $36.50
    • Tender and delicious lamb shanks, oven roasted with Central thyme and garlic, topped with Ale House gravy and a mint glaze. Served on potato mash with fresh vegetables. Beer Match: I must say this dish is perfect with Speight's Porter.
  • Drunken Steak $29.90
    • 250g of prime rump steak, cooked to your liking topped with your choice of either creamy mushroom sauce, roasted garlic sauce or green peppercorn sauce. Served with golden fries and fresh salad. Beer Match: Speight's Old Dark of course.
  • High Country Hog $27.90/ $32.90
    • Two giant bacon-cured chops, served on potato, red onion and cabbage hash, topped with apple and pear chutney, finished with lashings of Ale House Gravy and seasonal vegetables. Beer Match: This is great with a glass of Speight's Gold Medal Ale.
  • In the Roar $36.00
    • 200g of Denver leg of venison, grilled to medium rare, resting on a havarti and caramelised onion potato cake with glazed baby carrots and parsnips. Topped with chilli jam and a rich red wine beef jus.
  • Musterer's Roast Lamb Cutlets $00.00
    • Thyme infused lamb cutlets accompanied with kumara, parsnip and ginger hash, roasted vine ripened tomatoes, green beans then drizzled with our chefs special onion sauce and a rich jus. Beer Match: A pint of Speight's Distinction Ale will go great with this.
  • The Highlander $00.00
    • Hearty 250g prime rib-eye, served with potato gratin, buttered seasonal vegetables topped with a rich beef jus and beer battered onion rings.
  • The Fillet $00.00
    • Rosemary infused eye fillet, chargrilled with bubble and squeak potatoes, baby carrots, green beans, a mushroom pastry puff and topped with tomato jam and rich jus. Beer Match: Tough choice here but I would have to recommend Speight's Distinction.
EXTRAS EXTRAS
  • Sour Cream $2.00
  • Side Salad $6.00
  • Crunchy Potatoes $4.50
  • Aioli $2.00
  • Egg $2.50
  • Onions $3.50
  • Mushrooms $6.00
  • Avocado $4.00
  • Mushroom Sauce $2.50
  • Ale House Gravy $2.50
  • Garlic Sauce $2.50
  • Peppercorn Sauce $2.50
  • Streaky Bacon $6.00
  • Fries $4.00
  • Side Vegetables $5.00
DESSERT DESSERT
  • Cromwell Crumble $13.00
    • A bounty of delicious fruit topped with a crispy golden crumble, anglaise and ice cream.
  • Chocolate Mud Cake $13.00
    • Rich, moist chocolate cake served hot with a decadent chocolate sauce, vanilla ice cream and cream.
  • Gourmet Ice Cream $13.00
    • Dunedin's own speciality, gourmet ice cream – Speight's Old Dark, topped with caramel and coffee sauce.
  • Farmhouse Cheesecake $13.00
    • Ask for today's selection.
  • Baby Pavlova $13.00
    • The Kiwi classic surrounded with a salad of fresh fruit, whipped cream and smothered in a wild berry compote.
  • Banana Cigars $13.00
    • Deep fried until golden brown served with French vanilla bean ice cream, topped with a sensational thick coconut palm sugar sauce.
  • Sticky Date and Ginger Steamed Pudding $13.00
    • Grandma's favourite recipe this one, topped with butterscotch sauce,ice cream and whipped cream.
  • Banana Split $13.00
    • With all the bells and whistles!

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Trio of cheese $8.50
    • Melting mozzarella & swiss cheese with a parmesan sprinkle
  • Chocolate mousse $3.50
  • Meat lovers $9.00
    • Spicy pepperoni, beef, ham, cabanossi, bacon & melting mozzarella
  • Large fries $3.50
  • Cheese stuffed crust $3.90
  • Xtra Large $3.90
  • Lemon pepper chicken $10.50
    • Succulent chicken, onion, fresh tomato, melting mozzarella & lemon pepper
  • Classic cheese $5.00
    • Mozzarella, mozzarella & mozzarella
  • Fallafel $7.00 / $8.90
    • Mini / Large
  • Chicken $7.50 / $9.90
    • Mini / Large
  • Mixed $7.50
    • Mediterranean Style
  • Chicken $12.90 / $15.90
    • Served with Rice. Small / Large
  • Beef $7.00 / $9.00
    • Mini / Large
  • Salad $7.00 / $8.00
    • Wrapped in Pita Bread. Small / Large
  • Any Extra Sauce 50c
  • Chicken $9.50 / $11.90
    • Wrapped in Pita Bread. Small / Large
  • Eggs Benedict $17.00
    • with bacon
  • Bacon and eggs $14.50
    • served on toast
  • Toasted Breads $6.50
    • grain bread, sourdough or toast
  • Big Breakfast $19.50
    • with sausage, eggs, tomato, mushrooms, bacon and a hashbrown
  • Pasta $16.00
    • linguini pasta, grilled chicken breast, served in a spinach, mushroom and cream sauce
  • Fries $6.00
    • with aioli $7.00
  • Garlic Bread $6.00
  • Toasted sandwiches $7.00
  • -Daal Makhani $12.90
    • Black lentil and red kidney beans cooked with onion butter sauce
  • Half sized $9.50
  • -Butter Chicken $14.50
    • Boneless chicken pieces marinated overnight, cooked in tandoori oven and smothered in alluringly spices and creamy tomato gravy
  • -Saag Aloo $12.90
    • Potato cooked in creamy spinach gravy
  • Mango Kulfi / Gulab Jamun / Vanilla Ice Cream / Chocolate Ice Cream $4.00
  • -Lamb Bhuna $15.50
    • Lamb pieces spiced and cooked with aromatic combination of ginger, garlic, coriander and spices
  • All the main courses are served with complimentary basmati rice and cooked to your requirement. i.e. mild, medium or hot
  • -Beef Vindaloo $14.50
    • Meat cooked in a special blend of ground spices, specially from Goa
  • Crispy Chicken & Aioli McWrap® N/A
    • Introducing the new Real Choices delicious Chicken & Aioli McWrap®, with 100% NZ crispy chicken, juicy tomatoes, crisp cos and iceberg lettuce drizzled with creamy garlic Aioli all wrapped up in a warmed tortilla and ready to eat on the go.
  • Bacon & Egg McMuffin® N/A
    • A hot brekkie made compact. A perfectly cooked egg, deli style bacon and a slice of cheese, cased in a toasted, warm English muffin.
  • Frozen Coke® N/A
    • Break the heat. Thirst-quenching Coke® made extra cold and extra refreshing.
  • Mega Waffle Cone N/A
    • Put a twist on our classic soft-serve with a crunchy waffle cone, topped with a delicious helping of hot chocolate fudge sauce and two chocolate Cadbury Flake®. It’s pure pleasure.
  • Cheeseburger N/A
    • Our legendary cheeseburger is a combo of 100% beef, onions, pickle, ketchup, mustard and cheese, all in a soft burger bun.
  • Chick'n McCheese N/A
    • A delicious combination of crispy coated chicken, lettuce, cheese, ketchup and mayonnaise.
  • Massive McMuffin® N/A
    • When one McMuffin® is not enough. Our Massive McMuffin® has a rasher of bacon, a freshly cracked egg, a slice of cheese, two sausage patties with ketchup on a hot toasted English Muffin.
  • $40 Mega ShareBox® $40
    • Included in the $40 Mega ShareBox: 2 x Big Mac®, 2 x McChicken®, 2 x Cheeseburger, 4 x Medium Fries, 4 x Medium Soft Drinks, 4 x Regular Sundaes
  • Omelette With Salad $15.80
  • Battered Mussels $6.20
  • Rump Steak $25.00
    • Garlic, pepper or mushroom sauce $2.60 Extra
  • Creamy Fettucine $18.90
    • Chicken, Bacon & Mushroom
  • Bangers & Mash $18.20
  • Chicken Satay Burger & Chips $17.60
  • Stuffed Mushrooms $8.20
  • Fish & Chips With Salad $21.40
  • Tempura Roll / 6pcs $12
    • tempura prawns, shrimp roe, mayo
  • Okonomiyaki $8.50
    • pan fried vegetable pancake, egg, bonito flakes
  • Miso Ramen $15.50
    • pork belly, ramen noodles, egg, vegetables, corn, nori, in miso based soup  /
  • Spicy Chicken Ramen $15.50
    • dry ramen noodles, spicy minced chicken, vegetables  /
  • Duck Ramen $17
    • braised duck breast, ramen noodles, vegetables, in sweet soy broth  /
  • Spicy Salmon Wrap / 5pcs $12.50
    • fresh salmon, lettuce, cucumber, spicy herb sauce
  • Sauce Katsudon $16.50
    • pork or chicken cutlet, fresh green salad, katsu sauce, mayo  /
  • Seaweed Nigiri / 2pcs $5
    • wakame seaweed sushi
  • FULL menu seafood curry $12.00/$12.00
  • LUNCH Combo $12.50/Takeaway$12.50
    • includes any curry from this lunch menu, rice, plain naan and your choice of Coke, Fanta or Sprite
  • MAIN combo $13.50/$13.50
    • Includes ‘Full Menu’ curry (excl. seafood), rice, plain naan and your choice of Coke, Fanta or Sprite
  • Lamb Korma $10.00
    • Tender boneless lamb pieces cooked in a rich cashew nut gravy.
  • Chicken Korma $10.00
    • Tender boneless chicken pieces cooked in a rich cashew nut gravy.
  • Chicken Tikka $8.00
    • Tender chicken pieces marinated overnight in yoghurt and spices then cooked in our charcoal oven.
  • Vegetable Korma $10.00
    • Fresh seasonal vegetables cooked in a rich creamy cashew nut gravy.
  • Lamb Seekh Kebab $8.00
    • Tender lamb mixed with spices, herbs and cooked in our tandoor.
  • Garlic Bread f/2 $10 f/4 $16
  • Onion & garlic stuffed chicken breast wrapped in bacon(GF) $32
    • drizzled w spiced plum & served on a swede & parsnip mash accompanied by steamed vegetables
  • Pasta of the Day $19
  • Fries $8
    • Served with aioli and tomato sauce
  • Breads & Spreads f/2$10 f/4 $16
    • House made spreads and fresh, locally baked bread
  • New Zealand Diamond-Shell clams & Nz green lipped mussels (GF w/o the ciabatta) $29
    • This dish is one to get your mouth watering! Fresh clams & mussels steamed together in tomato, chilli & mint - served with toasted ciabatta
  • Pan-fried crispy-skin NZ Snapper $26
    • Fresh New Zealand caught snapper, lightly seasoned, pan-fried to achieve a delicious crispy-skin - served alongside fresh salad with rustic thick-cut chips & tartare sauce
  • 300gm Scotch fillet steak (GF) $36
    • Premium New Zealand Angus scotch served on a swede & parsnip mash w garlic infused wilted spinach and topped with our house made beetroot salsa
  • Curley French Fries $7
    • Peeled & curied by a potato farmer whom we have chained in the back room.
  • Mussels in Garlic & sweet Chilli Sauce $20
    • Mussels in a shell cooked fresh in the chefs one of a kind sauce
  • Vegas Chicken $20
    • Tender thigh meat with grilled mushrooms, cripsy bacon and cheddar cheese all covered in honey mustard sauce served with baby carrots, green beans & German fried potatoes
  • Deluxe Seafood Platter $20
    • Loaded with deep fried battered fish, Tempura prawns, fresh battered scallops & mussels our special sauce with fries and salad
  • BLT $9
    • Chefs special bacon, Lettuce, tomato & cloverlea chutney drizzled Aioli sauce served with fries
  • Pork Belly Ribs $25
    • Meaty, sweet sticky hickory smoked ribs with salad they come with sweet potatoes & loads of napkins.
  • Spicy Beef Machos $13
    • Yummy beef mince, salsa, molten cheese, jalapenos on fiery tortilla chips (veg option available)
  • Antonios Chicken Caesar $18
    • Traditional with Romanian lettuce, crisp bacon, poached egg, smoked chicken, croutons & our own signature dressing.
  • Irish Breakfast Toastie N/A
    • With bacon, cheese, tomato & tomato relish
  • Wicklow N/A
    • Roast beef, cheddar, tomato, mixed leaves & seeded mustard
  • Sweet Chilli Chicken Hot Wrappo N/A
    • With peppers, red onion & tomato
  • Country Salad N/A
    • Ham, egg, pine nuts, red onion, mixed leaves & ranch dressing
  • O'Briens Big Club N/A
    • Ham, cheddar, coleslaw, tomato, egg & mixed leaves
  • Bacon & Brie Melt Toastie N/A
    • Toasted with foccacia Shambo with cranberry, tomato & mixed leaves
  • Ham & Cheese Toastie N/A
    • Toasted with red onion & tomato
  • 2 Slices of Thick Raisin Toast N/A
  • Smoked Salmon on Sliced Potatoes $10.50
  • Ice Cream Sundae $6.50
  • Apricot Pie with Ice Cream $6.50
  • Hot Plate $20.00
    • Scotch Fillet Steak, Eggs, Onion, Mushroom and Chips
  • Lamb Shanks $33.50
    • with Mashed Potato and Vegetables
  • Lamb Shanks $20.00
    • with Mashed Potato and Vegetables
  • Hot Plate $32.00
    • Rib Eye Fillet Steak, Eggs, Onion, Mushroom and Chips
  • Double Chips with Melted Cheese $10.00
  • Pomegranate Roasted Root Vegetable Gnocchi $27.50
    • With a Smoked Onion Cream, Salad Herbs and Walnut Butter Fried Halloumi
  • Spiced Peach Queen Pudding $16.00
    • Cream Anglaise, Butterscotch Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 72% Dark Chocolate Tart $16.00
    • With Balsamic Beetroot Sorbet and Whipped Chantilly Cream
  • Chilli Cream Mussels $20.50
    • Steamed Mussels in Shell, Spiked with Riesling and Finished in a Sweet Chilli and Herb Cream Reduction
  • Affogato $16.00
    • Espresso, Ice Cream and Your Choice of Liqueur
  • Sesame Calamari $25.00
    • Bella's Sesame Calamari on Oriental Styled Salad Fruits, Leaf Greens and Noodle Shards with Honey. Soy Syrup and Chilli Ginger Glaze
  • Cheese Plate $16.00
    • With Sticky Fruit, Bella's Apple Onion-mm-lade and Oatmeal Cookies
  • Toasted Rewana / English Muffins / Whole Grain / Egg any Style / Leg Ham $4.00 per Selection
  • Beef Burger $8.90
    • House made Meat Pattie with Tomato, Red Onion, Rocket & Vegetable Relish
  • Corn Fritters $14.90
    • W/ Rocket, Tomato Salsa & Sour Cream
  • Wedges $13.90
    • Bacon & Cheese
  • Beef Sliders x 2 $9.90
    • Fragrant Meat Pattie topped with melted Cheese, Tomato, Red Onion, Rocket & Vegetable Relish
  • Eggs on Toast $10.00
    • Eggs any style on Five-Grain Toast
  • Soup of the Day $9.90
    • Choice of Five Grain or White Toast
  • Breadworks Bagel $13.90
    • House Smoked Salmon, Rocket, Tomato, Salsa and Lemon
  • Omelette $14.90
    • W/ Feta, Mushroom, Tomato, Spinach & Toast
  • Tandoori Chicken Salad $12.00
    • Marinated fillets, bacon, crispy noodles, salad mix & chilli peanut glaze
  • Fried Eggs $3.00
  • Chicken Burger $12.00
    • Seared Moroccan breast, melted cheese, apricot sauce, salad mix & fries
  • Pork Spare Ribs $23.00
    • Mountain of rib served with fries and a garden salad
  • Onion Bhaji $3.00
  • Fish Burger $17.00
    • Stella battered fresh catch, greens, fries & Chefs Tartare w/ capers
  • Lamb Shanks $28.00
    • Braised in Speight’s, on creamed potato mash, chefs jus & garlic bread for the sauce
  • Fritto Misto $17.00
    • Samosas, wontons, spring rolls, Chicken chips w/ dipping sauces
Speight's Ale House

Speight's Ale House

location

Address

27 Grey Street, Palmerston North, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4410, New Zealand

phone

Phone

063553482

clock

Opened hours

Monday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM, Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM, Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM, Thursday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM, Friday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM, Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM, Sunday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM
price range

Price

$10 - $20

type

Type

None

service level

Service

Table Service

cuisine

Cuisine

Bar , Continental , Gluten Free , Kiwi , New Zealand , Pub Food

features

Features

Mastercard ,  Visa ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Television ,  Groups ,  American Express ,  Lunch ,  Bar Scene ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Street Parking ,  Free Off-Street Parking ,  No Takeaway ,  Local cuisine ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
27 Grey Street, Palmerston North, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4410, New Zealand