The Wanaka Speight's Alehouse...

The “New” Wanaka Speight’s Ale house is situated at 93 Ardmore Street.  Opening in December 2012 this Speight’s Ale House is part of the New Ardmore House development. The Wanaka Speight’s Ale House is nestled in beside Bullock Creek, overlooking Lake Wanaka and boasts majestic views of the Southern Alps. The Wanaka Speight’s Ale House is owned and operated by Roger and Archie Gordon, and with the staff they extend a warm welcome to you all. Come and enjoy some true "southern" hospitality!

Majestic Views. Multiple Dining Options...

The contemporary new design affords great indoor and outdoor dining. The Wanaka Speight’s Ale House consists of a bar, restaurant, two decks and a grassed area which overlooks Bullock Creek. This area is great for the kids to entertain themselves under the watchful eye of their parents. The street deck has lake and mountain views, which is an excellent place to people watch as you enjoy the offerings of this fine establishment. The Wanaka Speight’s Ale House caters for all ages and is very family friendly. Dine in our restaurant or out on the decks, meet your mates at the bar for a drink or watch the latest sporting event on the big screen! The choice is yours!  Please be aware that we do not take bookings.  

Beer and food is our specialty.

At the bar you can try a wide range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Choose from an extensive wine selection; sample the Speight’s craft beer and cider range on tap, along with a wide variety of bottle beer, juices and coffee. The Wanaka Speight’s Ale House is blessed with a myriad of passionate chefs who work hard to consistently create excellent gastro style cuisine in our Wanaka restaurant.

The lunch menu extends from 11am until 5pm every day which leads into our evening dining, kitchen closing at 9pm.  The menu caters for vegetarians, has a variety of gluten free options and healthy choice options for the kids. Everyone will find something to their taste on this menu. The staff of the Wanaka Speight’s Ale House take their host responsibility seriously and looks to provide a safe, fun, eating and drinking environment for all.