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Bentons Bistro

$$ - $$$
2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
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  • Very good43%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible17%
2 weeks ago
“phoned to make a booking for dinner and were told no resturant any more!”
12 May 2017
“Hearty meal for a cold night”
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New Zealand
$$ - $$$
2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

were going to have dinner here but when we phoned were told no resturant any more. Why is the sign still out for the resturant!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kandeb2016
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

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank margareth453
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

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed 9 September 2016

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

Date of visit: September 2016
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

Date of visit: November 2015
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.

Date of visit: March 2016
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

Date of visit: January 2016
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,

Date of visit: December 2014
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.

Date of visit: July 2014
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

Date of visit: May 2014
1  Thank PamBick
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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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