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Grazing Menu

The Speight’s Ale House Menu

11.30am – Late

GF – Gluten Free or can be made
DF – Dairy Free or can be made
Please let your server know of any allergies

Breads and Starters

Ale House Loaf 

Garlic or plain.

Half $8.50 Whole $14.50

Bread and Spreads 

Warmed fresh bread served with house made spreads. Please check blackboard for details.

Small $12.50 Large $17.00

Jalapeño Cheese Balls 


Arrowtown Beef 

Meatballs, house tomato sauce, parmesan.


Parmesan and Garlic Butter Fries GF

Chunky fries, parmesan, garlic butter.


Pulled Pork Croquettes 

Pulled pork and potato croquettes, Jalapeño mayo.


Buttermilk Chicken Bites

Buttermilk crusted thigh, Sriracha chilli mayo.


Twice Cooked Pork Belly Bites GF,DF 

Twice cooked pork belly, Hoisen sauce.


Smoked Fish Chowder 

Smoked fish, fresh herbs, grilled bread.


House Cured Salmon

House cured salmon, beetroot relish, horseradish cream, grilled bread. Served at room temperature.


Salads and Vegetarian

Vegetarian Lasagne

Seasonal vegetables, mozzarella, parmesan, house roasted tomato sauce, rocket salad.


Shamrock Chicken Salad GF,DF

Grilled thigh, red onion, capsicum, cucumber, lime chilli dressing, kumara straws.


Lowburn Risotto (NEW)

Mushroom and leek risotto topped with parmesan.


Beef Salad GF

Tender beef fillet strips, red onion, tomato, red peppers, cucumber, feta, candied walnuts, mustard yoghurt dressing.


Handhelds & Pies

Poolburn Pork Burger (NEW)

Pulled pork, BBQ sauce, Ale House slaw, beetroot relish, aioli, hand cut shoestring fries.


Moonlight Beef Burger 

House ground sirloin, bacon, swiss cheese, tomato, pickles, relish, aioli, lettuce,hand cut shoestring fries. (cooked medium). 


Carisbrook Chicken Burger

Buttermilk chicken, bacon, brie, tomato, iceberg, chipotle mayo, hand cut shoestring fries. .


Riverton Blue Cod Sandwich 

Beer battered blue cod fillet, malt vinegar mayo, tomato, pickles, iceberg, hand cut shoestring fries.
Add a 150ml glass of Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc for $7.50


Burns Beef Pie 

Slow cooked beef, port and plum sauce, buttered champ, savoury cabbage.


Otautau Chicken Pie 

Braised chicken, herbs, crispy potatoes, garden salad.


Southern Favourites

Goldfields Chicken Parcel

Golden filo, chicken, sundried tomato, apricot, soft cheese, guacamole, crispy potatoes, garden salad.


Island Bay Butchery Banger  GF

Sausage, root vegetable and cabbage hash, gravy, caramelised onions, Dijon mustard.


Shearer’s Shank GF (NEW) 

Braised lamb shank, savoury beans, gremolata, seasonal vegetables.


Patearoa Pork Belly GF (NEW)

Crispy skin pork belly, kumara mash, jus, glazed carrots, house pickled red cabbage.


Black Cherry Chicken GF

Chicken breast pocketed with crushed cashew nuts, herbs, cream cheese. Smoky bacon, kumara mash, black cherry sauce, kumara straws, garden salad.


Ranfurly Pork Ribs (NEW)

Kansas City style BBQ glaze, hand cut shoestring fries, Ale House southern slaw. House made BBQ dipping sauce.


From the Sea

St Clair Calamari Salad GF, DF (NEW)

Salt and pepper calamari, miso dressing, crisp salad, tomato, spring onion, cucumber, radish.
Add a 150ml glass of Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc for $7.50


Blue and Gold 

Battered Blue Cod, hand cut shoestring fries, Ale House slaw, house made tartare sauce.

small $23.00 large $28.50

Benmore Salmon GF

Aoraki salmon fillet, roast kumara and pumpkin gratin, wilted spinach, caper hollandaise.


Catch of the Day GF, DF

Please check the blackboard for today’s fresh catch. 


From the Grill

add a 150ml glass of Wither Hills Pinot Noir for $8.50 to any steak

Lauder Lamb (NEW)

Seared medium rare rump, potato gnocchi, sage butter sauce, mint salsa verde.


The Stockman’s Sirloin GF

300g Prime sirloin aged for a minimum of 28 days, golden fries, garden salad. *Creamy mushroom *Creamy pepper *Roasted garlic butter *Red wine jus


Bendigo Fillet GF

200g Beef fillet, house jus, potato gratin, almond butter broccoli.


Bannockburn T-Bone GF 

500g char grilled T-Bone, Café de Paris butter, hand cut shoestring fries, Ale House slaw.


The Nevis

2 Bannockburn T-Bones and 500ml of Wither Hills Pinot Noir $100


Garden salad


Seasonal vegetables 


Red cabbage and charred corn slaw


Hand cut shoestring fries, malt vinegar mayo


Pomme puree, onion gravy


Kids’ Menu

BEST SIZE FOR 12 AND UNDER MEAL DEAL $16.50 Choice of one main, chocolate sundae and small drink plus an awesome activity bag.
(please tell the waitstaff that you would like the meal deal at time of ordering)
Activity bag on its own $3.50 

Fish and Chips 

Mini battered blue cod with fries, salad and tomato sauce.


Pork Spare Ribs

BBQ sauce, fries, salad, tomato sauce.



Prime beef meatballs with house made tomato sauce on mash.


Bangers and Mash GF 

Island Bay Butchery pork sausages on mash and gravy with salad


Chicken Tenders

Succulent tenders with fries, salad and tomato sauce.


Beef Pie

Slow cooked house made beef pie with salad, mash and gravy.



Sundae Sundae

Vanilla ice cream topped chocolate or berry sauce and marshmallows.


Chocolate Cake

Served with hot fudge sauce and vanilla ice cream. 


Sticky Caramel Cake 

Served with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream.



Lazy Sundaes

Vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream, sauce.
Chocolate fudge sauce and berry compote or
Butterscotch sauce and brandy snap crumb.


Cape Palliser Sorbet  GF,DF

Lemon and rasberry sorbet, berry drizzle.


Farm House Cheesecake

Berry coulis and whipped cream.
Add a 75ml glass of The Ned Noble Sauvignon Blanc for $8.00


Roxburgh Apple Crumble

Apple, cinnamon, white chocolate and raspberry coulis ice cream, runny cream.


Mud Cake

Chocolate sauce, white chocolate and raspberry coulis ice cream.
Add a 75ml glass of Churchills Finest Reserve Port for $8.00


Our Famous Sticky Date Pudding

Butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream, crème anglaise.
Add a 75ml glass of Hidalgo PX Sherry for $7.50


Torta Caprese GF

Traditional dark chocolate and almond cake served with natural yoghurt and berry coulis.


The Perfect Finish

Dessert Wine

The Ned Noble Sauvignon Blanc 75ml - $10 Bottle - $45


Churchills Finest Reserve 75ml - $10  Bottle - $80
Churchills 10 Yr Old 75ml - $12  200ml - $28
Hidalgo ‘Triana’ PX 75ml - $9

Liqueur Coffee

Jameson, Bailey’s, Kahlua, Tia Maria, Cointreau Affogato - $13 
Vanilla ice cream with a shot of espresso - $6
Add a liquer of your choice for $7