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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Have just finished up dinner, my partner and I ordered 1 drink, entree and main each paying $120 all up but we were very pleased with the presentation and the quality of our meals. We were seated efficiently (being a walk in) and were given...More

Thank BossGirl123
Reviewed 26 July 2017

its been a few months since ive been there but when i was there, the food was absolutely divine. the service was marvelous too. definitely meaning to go back there

Thank Adarash K
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Went with a group for lunch - it was a nice surprise to discover their upstairs space which had a nice view out over the Square. I ordered the vegan salad even though I'm not a vegan - wanted something healthy and interesting. And the...More

1  Thank nin132
Reublynne, Owner at Bethanys, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your great review! We are glad that you enjoyed it. Reuben Leung Wai

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Had the grandchildren with us, and stopped for lunch. The menu was good, and the kids menu spectacular value for money. The food well prepared and staff very friendly. You need to go here and discover the story of why it is called Bethany's, and...More

Thank cobusvanvuuren
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Bethanys make delicious food and we do enjoy the occasional meal there when we really want to spoil ourselves. The food does cost quite a bit, but the portion sizes are generous, and we have never been disappointed with the flavours.

Thank D W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Been here today after the dawn service. We had vegetarian savoury pancake and egg benedict with spinach. They were tasty and big portion. I also had the bounty bar slice for dessert. It was yummy.

Thank Nok C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Bethany's was a wonderful experience. The staff was friendly, especially Amber who was very bubbly and hospitable. She also made the best iced coffee I have ever had. The food was delicious, and there was a wide variety of choices on the menu. I give...More

2  Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and I shared another great night here. The Scallops were delicious, the Beef, well rested and tender.The wine cold and Dessert finished off the evening. Can't wait to get our hands on another couple of Loyalty cards and a new dish or two...More

Thank Allanh50
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Dining here is always nice I do lunches and dinners, we love having our work Xmas dinner there.upstairs at night time looking over the square is nice.

Thank trishcarter2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great coffee and food. Very friendly staff and place was spotless. It is in a beautiful location right in the Square. We sat outside on a fabulous Palmerston North day in the sun. What more could you want.

Thank eltekay
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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