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Bethanys

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32A The Square, Palmerston North, New Zealand
3516322
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Christmas lunch

Went here with one of our suppliers. Service was good and attentive. Wine selection was good. Food took a while to arrive but the restaurant was full. The meal was great. Desert was pleasant. View of the Square was nice. A bit pricey.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
nick k
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Bunbury, Australia
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Visited here on the recommendation of family who said it's their favourite restaurant. Wow what a meal, excellent from start to finish with delicious food, excellent and polite service, great location. We started with breads whilst perusing the menu before moving onto entrees of pumpkin soup and prawns. Our table had steak, pasta, vegan salad and salmon for mains accompanied... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Went here with one of our suppliers. Service was good and attentive. Wine selection was good. Food took a while to arrive but the restaurant was full. The meal was great. Desert was pleasant. View of the Square was nice. A bit pricey.

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Wellington
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

...but probably not a return one. Nice setting on the Square, friendly service, excellent children's menu which was $14 for a main, drink & a dessert ...and so nice not to be faced with the usual nuggets, pizza choice ..there were good choices and the dessert menu for children consisted of things like warm chocolate cake and pancake stack. I... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Situated right on the Square with great outlook we always enjoy great coffee and light meals, although friends always speak highly of their full memu

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had lunch at Bethanys last week - the meal was great as always. Would be happy to recommend this cafe/restaurant to others

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Palmerston North
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Been here a few times for both breakfast and dinner. never had any cause for complaint at all. the service is good, food was well presented and tasty. the place is in the centre of town and looks out over the square that can be a hive of activity. we have taken the kids ( baby as well ) with... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had ostrich and angus steak, both delicious but ostrich definitely our favorite! Very tender and juicy! And quite generous portion! And we shared white chocolate raspberry cheesecake, omg that brought us to heaven! So creamy and smooth, with raspberry to balance up the creaminess. And beautiful presentation too. Definitely come back for that!

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely staff, prompt service, pleasant atmosphere- the food is well-presented and delicious. My overseas friends have been impressed-a favorite restaurant.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We eat here all the time. Reason: the food is to die for. Whatever you do don't leave town without trying the fillet steak and the creme brule. The fillet is superb, not melt in the mouth which is disgusting, but warm, succulent and firm but soft... Apologies, I have to stop this review, I am becoming aroused

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I would highly recommend dining at Bethany's. I have been there several times now and each time is always the same result, great food, service and atmosphere. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 32A The Square, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: 3516322

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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