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Bethanys Restaurant

32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
3516322
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Wanted to have breakfast at a nice cafe that was close to my hotel. Favourable reviews steered me to Bethany's. Ordered my fav. brekkie( eggs benny)when away from home and wasn't let down at all. In fact it was very very tasty. Didn't have to...More

Thank Shiran-Sean C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We go to the restaurant a lot and so it was our choice to take grandson and his lady. George's meal was fine, mine was not. I specifically asked that hollandaise NOT be put over my scallops but still got it so sent it back....More

Thank Joan M
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Hadn't been for a little while so back to see if the Tempura Battered Fish was the same great meal as last time and guess what, it was exactly as it was last time, delicious. Great to see consistency in food preparation. Apart from the...More

Thank Ambflyer1
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

What is better than great food and great service and always being grated with a smile then the option to sit upstairs or down stairs or outside is great

Thank Ayla T
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Had not been to Bethany's for quite some time, was very disappointed to not even try the food. We waited in the entrance along with another group for around 8 minutes with no greeting or service, only to receive eye contact from one of the...More

2  Thank Simon W
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very friendly team that gave me some great menu advice and the meal lived up to expectations. Would definitively return to this place in the square.

Thank Paul53D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Bit of a shambles really Disorganised and disappointing Under Staffed which reflected bad service Ordered cabinet food, didn't get what we ordered, however after waiting forever we didn't object to a totally didfferent choice of food as we were traveling and needed to get back...More

Thank Howard k
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a great place to eat. Go occasionally for lunch, the last time I had the chicken and mush room filo which was very tasty. When we have been for dinner, had the steak - truly the best steak in Palmy.

Thank marg0bebb
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Bethany's is in the centre of the city and ideally placed in the Square for a coffee break or lunch time snack. The coffee is great and the food is excellent. We had a bowl of nachos dripping in cheese. Well worth a look if...More

Thank Journeyman4
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The service was great, we asked the waiter if we could change our table because the table next to us had a very loud screaming baby and the waiting staff were very understanding and quick to shuffle things around. They're the only reason this is...More

Thank electricgillman
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dddeboer
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
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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
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dougaudrey
19 January 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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