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Bentons Bistro

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2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
12 May 2017
“Hearty meal for a cold night”
19 Mar 2017
“Basic but Good.”
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New Zealand
$$ - $$$
2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Last night in Levin. Booking for family at Bentons. Reviews mentioned Lamb shanks, on enquiry this was on the menu. Entree salt and pepper squid was pre frozen and deep fried which lacked freshness. Perhaps they could have ordered frozen squid tubes which can be...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Basic wee restuarant attached to a local motel. Qwerky wee dining room that looks like abit of an add-on. Clean and well presented. The lady that served us was very polite and plesant. A dozen Bluff oysters to start things off then a main of...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016

Pleasant restaurant with nice atmosphere. Service was great and Lamb Shank meal was excellent - reasonably priced - will visit again.

1  Thank Leroybob
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely simple meal ,catering for every concern . Enjoyed this experience.nice and tidy surroundings With friendly staff

Thank scorpion256
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Looked nice on arrival , waitress attentive but food very disappointing. when I Enquired about chicken dishes turns out they are frozen pre packaged. Presentation of all dishes poor. 4 different mains ordered none good. Could not recommend on our experience.

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 14 January 2016

After reading all the reviews on here we thought we'd give this place a go. Not sure how anyone could say great meal etc as this was one of our worst experiences. Everything was pre crumbed frozen and deep fried food, except for my partners...More

1  Thank tunipha
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Visit frequently with a group of friends. Meals are always well presented and a good size. Nothing spectacular but variation in prices means it meets all pockets!!. Lovely people who cook and serve, Clean. Well presented small dining area. Can get hot in summer,

Thank minnie20315
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We loved everything about our meals and the decor was great. The atmosphere was relaxing and peaceful and the best part was being able to go and have a meal without going too far.

Thank Danni82
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Deep fried cambert with plum sauce ... nom nom nom. Then cordon bleau chicken. Chef used to own the Green Parrot years ago. Paul remembers the carpet bag steaks well

1  Thank PamBick
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Good and simple food cooked into perfection ,value for money and nice to see all the locals talking it's like a family get together

Thank Linda L
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  • Address: 2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Levin
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