Our Food

The Wanaka Speight’s Alehouse 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. 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.

Lunch 11am - 5pm

Garlic Ale House Loaf (V)

A multi grain fresh oven warmed pull-a-part loaf filled with lashings of garlic butter

9.5

Cheesy Garlic Ale House Loaf (V)

A multi-grain fresh oven warmed pull-a-part loaf filled with lashings of garlic butter and topped with melted cheese .

11.0

Wedges (V)

Seasoned potato wedges with sweet chilli sauce and sour cream.

9.5

West Wanaka Wedges

Seasoned potato wedges smothered with grilled bacon and melted cheese served with a side of sweet chilli sauce and sour cream.

15.9

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Served with aioli.

10.9

Sweet Potato Fries (V)

Served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce.

10.9

Big 'Uns (V)

Big chips with tomato sauce.
Additional side of aioli  2.50.

9.5

Cheesy Chips and Gravy

Bowl of hot chips with lashings of gravy and smothered with melted cheese.

11.9

Soup of the Moment

The Chef’s creation served with toasted ciabatta. Please see your server for today’s offerings.

9.9

Seafood Chowder

Thick and creamy loaded with mussels, shrimps, calamari and smoked fish. Served with toasted ciabatta.

14.9

Pisa Ranges Platter

A selection of spring rolls, samosas, prawn twisters, squid rings and tempura battered fish bites. Served with sweet chilli and tartare sauces

15.9

Tex–Mex Vege Nachos

A lightly spiced bean mix over corn chips, topped with melted cheese and sour cream.
With Grilled Chicken 18.90

14.9

Speight's Steak Sandwich

Sirlion   steak   served   in   a   toasted   Tuscan   square   with   lettuce,   tomato   and   caramelized   onions   and   drizzled   with  aioli.   Served   with   fries 

21.9

Moroccan Chicken Wrap

A flour tortilla filled with salad and zesty marinated grilled chicken pieces bound together in a cucumber and mint yoghurt dressing. Served with fries or salad. 

19.9

Caesar Salad (GF available) (V)

Cos lettuce, garlic roasted croutons, crispy bacon and shaved parmesan bound in our own Caesar dressing and topped off with a soft boiled egg
With grilled chicken  22.50

18.50

Squid Salad (GF)

Tender salt & pepper seasoned squid pieces served on a mixed salad with a honey mustard dressing

Wine Match: Wooing Tree Rosé

18.9

Bangers and Mash

Local   hand-made   Pork   Sausages   resting   on   creamy   mashed   potato   with   minted   crushed   peas   and   served   with  Speight ’ s   gravy     

Beer Match: Speight's Gold Medal Ale

19.9

Grandma ’ s   Lamb   Fry   and   Bacon

Thinly   sliced   lamb ’ s   liver,   pan   seared   with   bacon,   mushroom   and   onions.   Served   with   creamy   mash   and gravy

Beer Match: Name of beer here

19.9

Smoked Chicken and Hazelnut Salad (GF)

Mixed salad leaves, toasted hazelnuts and orange segments in an orange and sweet chilli dressing, topped with smoked chicken breast

Beer Match: Huntaway Chardonnay

22.9

The Vegie Patch (V)

A crumbed champ potato cake stacked with roasted field mushroom and seasonal char-grilled vegetables. Dressed with a fresh mint salsa verde 

Beer Match: Name of beer here

25.9

Gold Miners Beef Burger

House made beef pattie served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion, cheese, tomato relish and garlic aioli. Served with your choice of one of the following: Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50 

Beer Match: Speights Gold Medal Ale

19.9

Chicken and Swiss Cheese Burger (GF available)

Grilled chicken breast served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion, swiss cheese, tomato relish and garlic aioli. Gluten free burger buns available on request - $1
Served with your choice of one of the following:
Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50

19.9

Pork Belly Burger

Grilled   pork   slices   in   a   toasted   bun   with   lettuce,   tomato,   onion,   aioli   and   spiced   apricot   relish.
Served   with   your   choice   of   one   of   the   following:
Fries   |      Salad      |      Onion   Rings       |      Sweet   Potato   Fries    +1.5 

20.0

Blue Cod Burger

Crispy Speight’s beer battered blue cod served in a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion and house made tartare sauce. Served with your choice of one of the following: Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50

22.9

Evening Menu 5pm-9pm

Starters and Light Meals

Garlic Ale House Loaf (V)

A multi grain fresh oven warmed pull-a-part loaf filled with lashings of garlic butter 

9.5

Cheesy Garlic Ale House Loaf (V)

A multi grain fresh oven warmed pull-a-part loaf filled with lashings of garlic butter and topped with melted cheese 

11.0

Beer Battered Onion Rings (V)

Served with aioli 

10.9

Sweet Potato Fries (V)

Served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauces

10.9

Cheesy Chips and Gravy

Bowl of hot chips with lashings of gravy and smothered with melted cheese 

11.9

Soup of the Moment

The Chef’s creation served with toasted ciabatta. Please see your server for today’s offerings 

9.9

Seafood Chowder

Thick and creamy loaded with mussels, shrimps, calamari and smoked fish. Served with toasted ciabatta 

14.9

Salt and Pepper Calamari (GF)

Lightly dusted calamari flash fried and served with a salad and house made tartare sauce 

16.9

Pisa Ranges Platter

A selection of spring rolls, samosa, prawn twisters, squid rings and hoki fish bites. Served with sweet chilli and tartare sauces 

15.9

Garlic & Chilli Prawn Kebabs

3   prawn   kebabs   served   dripping   in   a   garlic   herbed   chilli   butter,   grilled   lemon   and   toasted   bread   to   mop   up   all   that  buttery   goodness    

17.9

Salads and Burgers

Caesar Salad (GF available)

Cos lettuce, garlic roasted croutons, crispy bacon and shaved parmesan bound in our own Caesar dressing and topped off with a soft boiled egg 
With grilled chicken  22.50

18.5

Squid Salad

Tender salt & pepper seasoned squid pieces served on a mixed salad with a honey mustard dressing 

Wine Match: Wooing Tree Rose

18.9

Smoked Chicken and Hazelnut Salad (GF)

Mixed salad leaves, toasted hazelnuts and orange segments in an orange and sweet chilli dressing, topped with smoked chicken breast

Beer Match: Huntaway Chardonnay

22.9

Gold Miners Beef Burger

House made beef pattie served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion, cheese, tomato relish and garlic aïoli. 
Served with your choice of one of the following:
Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50

Beer Match: Speight's Gold Medal Ale

19.9

Chicken and Swiss Cheese Burger (GF available)

Grilled chicken breast served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion, swiss cheese, tomato relish and garlic aïoli. Served with either fries or salad. Gluten free burger buns available on request  -  $1
Served with your choice of one of the following:
Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50

19.9

Pork   Belly   Burger 

Grilled   pork   slices   in   a   toasted   bun   with   lettuce,   tomato,   onion,   aioli   and   spiced   apricot   relish.
Served   with   your   choice   of   one   of   the   following:
Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50 

Beer Match: Name of beer here

20.9

Blue Cod Burger

Crispy Speight’s beer battered blue cod served in a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, red onion and house made tartare sauce. Served with your choice of one of the following: Fries | Salad | Onion Rings +1.50 | Sweet Potato Fries +1.50 

22.9

Main Fare

Grandma's Lamb Fry

Thin sliced lamb’s liver pan seared with bacon, mushrooms and onions. Served with creamy mash and gravy.                   

Beer Match: Speights Old Dark

19.9

Bangers & Mash

Local   hand-made   Pork   Sausages   resting   on   creamy   mashed   potato   with   minted   crushed   peas   and   served   with  onion   gravy.      

Beer Match: Speight's Gold Medal Ale

19.9

Mt Pisa Pork Belly (GF)

Twice baked orange, soy and star anise pork belly on kumara mash with steamed vegetables and “crispy as” pork crackling 

Beer Match: Speights Cider

29.9

Rob Roy Ribs

Tender pork ribs glazed with a smokey BBQ and maple glaze, served with salad and fries.
Half rack 23.90 | Whole rack 33.90                   

Beer Match: Speights Distinction

23.9

Catch of the Day

Please see your server for today’s offerings 

29.9

The Vegie Patch (V)

A crumbed champ potato cake stacked with roasted field mushroom and seasonal char-grilled vegetables. Dressed with a fresh mint salsa verde 

25.9

Aspiring 250gm Prime Sirloin (GF available)

Cooked to your liking and served with your choice of the following:
Fries or creamy mash | vegetable medley or garden salad | mushroom sauce, Speight's gravy or garlic butter

27.9

Sides

Grilled Mushrooms

6.0

Two Fried Eggs

3.0

Steamed Vegetables

6.9

Mashed Potatoes

4.9

Garden Salad

6.9

Side of Bread

2.5

Beer Bettered Onion Rings

6.0

Fries

5 | 9.5

Aioli

2.5

Dessert

Black Peak Chocolate and Raspberry Brownie

Rich chocolate and raspberry brownie drizzled with chocolate sauce and raspberry coulis. Served with real vanilla ice cream, cream and topped with macadamia nut praline 

12.9

Ice Cream Sundae (GF)

Wanaka’s PURE New Zealand real vanilla ice-cream served with warm chocolate fudge or jelly tip sauce, cream and chopped peanuts 

12.9

Warm Date Loaf

Served with butterscotch sauce, cream and housemade marmalade ice cream

14.9

Kids

FOR KIDS UNDER 10 YEARS ONLY. AVAILABLE ALL DAY

Big Boys Burgers

House made beef pattie on a toasted bun with melted cheese and tomato sauce served with fries

12.5

Henny Penny Burger  

½ Grilled chicken breast on a toasted bun with melted cheese and tomato sauce served with fries

12.5

Chicken Hawk Nuggets

Six chicken nuggets, served with fries and a small salad

12.5

Cat’s Revenge

Three mini hot dogs on sticks, served with fries and a small salad

12.5

Shark'n'Tatties  

Six hoki fish bites with fries and salad or mash and vegetables

12.5

Minions Pasta  

Please ask your server for today’s flavour

12.5

Pepa Pig Bangers & Mash

One pork sausage on mash with gravy 

12.5

GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS

Cocky-Locky‘s Chicken Burger   

½ Grilled chicken breast served on a toasted gluten free bun with melted cheese, and fries

12.5

Little Squirt’s Blue Cod

Grilled Blue cod pieces, served with fries and salad or mash and vegetables

12.5

Grilled Chicken Licken

½ Grilled chicken breast, served with fries and salad or mash and vegetables

12.5

Kids Dessert

Ice Cream Sundae  

Vanilla ice cream served with chocolate, strawberry or jelly tip topping, sprinkles and a wafer 

8.9

Gluten Free Ice Cream Sundae

Wanaka’s PURE New Zealand Vanilla ice cream served with homemade chocolate fudge sauce and sprinkles

9.9