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32A The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“vegan salad” (5 reviews)
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“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 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

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I went to Bethany's with my three other girlfriends. The atmosphere was relaxed and the service was attentive. Two of my friends got the Angus steak, which they devoured and loved, then my other friend got the salmon, which she said it was the best...More

Thank emmy620
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We selected Bethanys for our Mum's special 80th birthday. From the time, we made the booking, we found staff very helpful and customer service focused. Our requirements were all met. One the actual day, staff were attentive and offered superb service. The food was delicious...More

Thank khfeedback
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We requested a table a little away from other customers. This was not a problem. The staff were attentive, offering coffee on arrival. We all had salads for lunch. They were tasty with quality ingredients used. A good option

Thank Antoinette B
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Kids meals are fantastic. Substantial and something different although they do offer the usual chips and chicken also. Chicken salad is delicious. Great venue and kids are occupied with colouring in.

Thank laurabH7914XK
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We do love trying different cafes on our travels and Bethanys is certainly one of the best we have been to. We were there for brunch on a recent trip to Palmerston North. The food was not only well presented but tasty. So many times...More

Thank joanne w
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I like coming here because the staff remember you! Good old fashioned service with a smile and a wanting smile. Can cater for both Wiley student to the most formal business person their stance remains neutral for both. They are one of the very few...More

Thank Vai'Lean F
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great service, great food. Once again this restaurant served up a meal worthy of their reputation for fine dining.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went in to try the new dessert menu with my partner a week or so ago, and they were delightful! My pick was the creme brûlée! Atmosphere was warm which was nice on a cold evening, and service with a smile!!

Thank Stafford H
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We called for a quick early meal last night. The service was great although we did have to search for staff in the kitchen when we first arrived (it was early - so not an issue from our point of view). We then were greeted...More

Thank Zoe S
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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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