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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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European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I am here 1-3 times a week for morning tea and the coffee is always amazing but sometimes can be very slow coming out and sometimes not coming out at the same time with the food ordered

Thank Rori M
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Great food - lunch and dinner. Great outlook onto Square. Great owners. Great service

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 29 March 2012

A group of 9 work colleagues (from all round NZ) and I went on a Wednesday evening. We were well looked after by both the waitress.. with an excellent memory.. for pre-dinner drinks and subsequently the waiter for the table service. No rush, plenty of...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We stumbled upon Bethanys in the Square as we were walking about and I have to say the service was great. The food was of a good standard and the Coffee was perfect. It was a fine warm day and there was ample seating outside...More

Thank mrewin
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Great menu choices and wonderful service, the food was fantastic. Would definitely go again

Thank jen_knee43
Reviewed 10 February 2012

A great choice for a family get together. The staff are attentive and the menu is varied with delicious well presented food. Right in the centre of the city with easy parking and lovely views of the Square.

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 14 January 2012

My favourite part was the food, a good range that would suit anyone.

Thank Alyssa P
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Nice food and service is good but they almost lost us after a specific request for a window table with a view of the Square-one of the best assets of this location -was not honoured one time-we left but gave them another chance a few...More

Thank silverthreads101
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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, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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