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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the menu looked ok the experience wasn't so great. The furniture was quite dated even with elastic furniture covers. The out door tables were often visited by the local bird life but not cleaned before customers dined. (This should be compulsory IMO). The gentleman...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Frank D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an overseas party from China, so navigating a European menu was made easier by helpful staff. Although not on the al la cart menu but Xmas menu they were curious about this ham thing. Well the staff were very obliging and gave our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KiwiKaren5
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Our order never arrived because they had a big party for lunch "upstairs". If the kitchen cannot cope close the rest of the space. Staff were great and helpful and refunded our charges when we decided we couldn't wait any longer. Nice coffee!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank P854
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Provided a great setting for a special birthday party. Food range to suit everybody. Easy parking and helpful staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 746gillian
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Family attended for a Birthday dinner server eve was great an food was very nice good wine nice atmosphere

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Glenda G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Had tea a cake and wow, the cakes are amazing...that’s my sugar hit for the month. Would definitely come back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lifeofbec78
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

If you wish a quiet beer in warm out of the Palmerston North wind this is the place. A hen night was happening at the next table. Sadly for owner was quiet but ideal for my old friend and I to chat about old times.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tommQ3324KB
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Good service but the food was a bit ordinary. Four people had salads of different types - they looked the same. Ate it all but left hungry.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Food good, service average, decor and furniture looking very tired. Children enjoyed their meal deals.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tqguy74
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Beautiful meal, portion sizes are small but very tasty. I do not normally have dessert but I did on this occasion, very well presented and very nice just the correct amount not too big.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Glenda G
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2016|
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Response from maggie_vine | Reviewed this property |
The best thing is to check out their menus as they change. Visit their website bethanys. co. nz (I have had to separate the address as it won't let me post a website but put them all together) As a note desserts are huge... More
Rita P
18 June 2016|
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Response from cdgardiner | Reviewed this property |
It seems possible to have it upstairs , I'm aware that they can section it off for private functions
19 January 2015|
Response from Reublynne | Property representative |
Sorry. You obviously know now that we are not open. apologies for the inconvenience. We do not open on Stat evening's. Only for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: 3516322
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