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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

Had dinner there for my birthday, food was average. I ordered the ostrich steak, a bit weird they serve it in the pumpkin soup with risotto, but still yummy tho. Good service. Desserts were poor.

Thank Vivian T
Reviewed 13 October 2012

Good menu and staff friendly and helpful with 'menu changes'. Nice relaxed atmosphere, good range of cabinet food as well.

Thank Yardi_12
Reviewed 28 September 2012

We have been to Bethany's twice now and both times it has been with friends. On both occasions I have enjoyed the meal but my husband on the second occasion ordered a steak as medium and it came medium rare. We asked for a replacement...More

Thank gem059
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The food was lovely with good flavours and presentation. A range of dishes and prices to suit everyone. We went there with a group and enjoyed the outlook over the square.

Thank D C
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Especially like upstairs with night time view across the Square. Quiet music means you can hold a conversation. Excellent service. The food is momorable.

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 22 August 2012

We went here as a family, we all enjoyed our meals and the quality was great! The restaurant was clean and the staff were awesome! The pork belly is EXCELLENT! =] Will be going there again soon!

Thank Israel H
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Nice place for a family meal and food was lovely. The range of food offered appealed to wide range of tastes and everyone seemed satisfied.

Thank ThinkRight
Reviewed 14 June 2012

nice food good staff pleasant surrounding to enjoy after paying a parking ticket

Thank boaz123
Reviewed 30 May 2012

This restaurant is lovely. If you reserve a seat upstairs you get a lovely view looking over the Square which is quite romantic in the evening. The food is delicious and the service is great. We have been a couple of times and will definitely...More

Thank Becz-Awa
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Great location in the square and great service. We were warmly welcomed on arrival and seated immediately. Our orders were taken promptly and the meal was wondderful with a very helpful and efficient waitress. We knew that we had dined at a restaurant and not...More

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