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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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.

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

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

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.

Thank Glenda G
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Good food, average service. The location of the restaurant is fantastic - recommend visiting for dinner rather than lunch

Thank KSLDW42
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We had a great meal while restaurant was in receivership and were surprised when they would not accept our Entertainment voucher. Went back to check about new owner and disappointed to hear he does not accept the vouchers either. Not very good for PR. He...More

Thank midgeminot
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We are visitors to Palmy n recommended to Bethanys. We checked them out online and very pleased we experienced their hospitality n cuisine. I ordered the special outlined online n received 30% discount. Their desserts, wines n waitstaff all superb. A gorgeous evening allowed us...More

Thank Marg0tNZ
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the meal and good service. Three different dishes - steak, fish, pasta. All great. Very reasonably priced cocktails and wine. Good outlook from the restaurent.

Thank JulieBlenheim
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Bethany’s has a solid menu that they stick too which I like and the ingredients are fresh, they even make their own dressings! It is situated right in the Palmy square so it’s a beautiful view to sit in the sun outside while you enjoy...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Our fish n chips and hot chocolate were great. We had a nice lunch time relaxing by Palmerston North square right in the centre of this small lovely city. The staff was really friendly.

Thank Atcha K
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Came for lunch. On arrival was greeted by a lady in casual clothes. Had to ask for menus, and then asked if we wanted a kids menu (3 year old). Gives kids menu but no pencils for the back of it. A lovely guy took...More

Thank Tiff W
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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