Experience versatility, elegance and a vibrant atmosphere while dining in Mid Canterbury at Ashburton's Speight's Ale House. Conveniently located in central Ashburton on the corner of Burnett Street and Cass Street, we offer off street parking, a secluded beer garden and a warm indoor environment.
If its good Southern food matched with local beer your after then the Ashburton Speight's Alehouse is the place for you. The building itself is steeped in history being built in 1898 as a bank. At over 100 years old, it's 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 the 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 Shank's, 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.