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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited on spec on a busy Saturday night with a few big tables and a warning of a kitchen backlog. However the starter came quickly enough and we weren't left waiting for long for our mains. Service was prompt and attentive. The mains were...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Simon_Bodecott
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had a lovely time here. If you can, book a table upstairs by the window. Has some nice views overlooking 'The Square'. As for the food delicious! We both had Scallops to start and my wife moved onto the Chicken Supreme main while I...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Allanh50
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife have lived in Palmy for many years but have never got round to going to Bethanys for lunch. Today we thought we would call in and give it a try. What a great place this is and now whish we had been before....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Wheller151
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous steak always a colourful dish full of surprises ! Had many meals here at BEthnays never had a bad experience

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank ange b
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great, slightly a bit more expensive but worth every penny you spend. For entrée the garlic bread is a most, best I have ever had.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank emmakG5453BJ
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have had a couple of dinners here and each time it has been awsome. We have just recently had a 21st function here and the service was ammazing. Great service right from our first inquiery all the way untill the end of our function....More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank zenna-maria
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We revisited Bethany's last night and once again had an excellent meal,which was served with a smile.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank CJ4767
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We checked out a lot of restauranrts in PN and this was cheaper than most and the choices looked very interesting. We weren't disappointed - I chose the Chicken and Prawn salad, my friend had the meat balls and linguini, and both were excellent. large...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Im a local in Palmerston North and go here regularly for lunch. They have a great lunch menu, really yummy meals, we've never had a bad meal and we go there about once a week. The staff are very welcoming and relaxed. Nice place to...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank madisondavey96
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Overpriced rubbish with slow service and expensively priced meals. Left feeling ripped off. I'm local and won't ever return. Steer clear

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Tim T
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
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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