This small brewery and ale house is set in Grafton's former library building. Their brews have great English-sounding names such as Bob Hudson's Bitter, Bellringer's Best Bitter, Grafton Porter and Bitter and Twisted. They also stock many other specialist ales and lagers—both on tap and bottled, New Zealand and imported wines, and a large range of single malt whiskies. The Ale House draws a mixed clientele from all around Auckland and has a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Their publicity boasts "Sorry, no poker machines, pool tables, loud music or Lion Red!" They do, however, offer great pub food!
- Open Hours: Monday to Wednesday from 12:00 AM to 02:30 PM, Monday to Wednesday from 05:00 AM to 09:30 PM, Thursday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 09:30 PM
- Credit Cards Accepted: visa, mastercard