The Shakespeare
The Shakespeare Hotel & Brewery
The Shakespeare Hotel & Brewery

The Shakespeare Restaurant & Brewery

An iconic establishment on Albert Street
Opening hours
Currently open!
Monday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
Tuesday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
Wednesday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
Thursday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
Friday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
Saturday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am-10:30 pm
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125 years of history line the walls of The Shakespeare, and it is the oldest working Micro-Brew Pub in New Zealand. The menu is crammed with pub classics done in style, and a range of award winning beer made behind the bar are a perfect accompaniment. Daily happy hours and dinner specials give a reason to visit any day of the week.

$30 for a two course lunch

Options include dumplings of the day, crostoni sausage, vegetarian burger, and open chicken sandwich.

$45 for a two course dinner

Options include house-made crab cakes, classic fish & chips, Thai chicken or beef salad and a classic margherita pizza. 

The Shakespeare
$30 Two Course Lunch
Entrée
Garlic bread: grilled Italian ciabatta bread coated with garlic butter
House-made crab cakes: all-time favorite crispy pan-fried crab cakes
Dumpling of the day: a visual delight, freshly made crispy pan-fried dumplings
Crostoni sausage: classic pork and fennel sausage, with crostini and mustards
Dessert
Classic fish & chips: house beer-battered hoki fillets, fries, salad & sauce
Cheeseburger: melted cheese on beef patty, served with fries & aioli
Vegetarian Burger: fresh vegetables with Italian tomato, feta, beans & candied walnut
Open chicken sandwich: grilled chicken breast served on ciabatta bread with green tomato chutney, salad & chutney

Ts & Cs: available for lunch only. 

$45 Two Course Dinner
Entrée
Garlic bread: grilled Italian ciabatta bread coated with garlic butter
House-made crab cakes: all-time favorite crispy pan-fried crab cakes
Bread and Dips: Grilled ciabatta bread served with a daily changed dips
Dumpling of the day: a visual delight, freshly made crispy pan-fried dumplings
Crostoni sausage: classic pork and fennel sausage, with crostini & mustards
Main
Classic fish & chips: house beer-battered hoki fillets, fries, salad & sauce
Thai salad (beef or chicken): rich stuffed salad topped with spring onion & dressings
Classic margherita pizza: tomato, mozzarella cheese, pesto sauce & oregano
Juliet’s chicken burger: 200gm grilled chicken breast, chipotle sauce & condiments

Ts&Cs: available for dinner only. 

Enjoy two hours of free parking or $5 evening and weekend rates. Find out more. Ride on public transport from as little as $2 each way. Find out more.
Last updated: 11 July 2024

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