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Bethanys

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32A The Square, Palmerston North, New Zealand
3516322
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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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English first
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely Mother's Day luncheon with family. Seated upstairs with lovely view of PN Square. Particularly impressed with the $14childrens menu, great value, good choice of mains. Service excellent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

A short notice request was made...can we have our family wedding here in a couple of days time? Rubens response was of course you can. His brother Sam and his lovely wait staff including the lovely Nadia (miss teen manawatu) made our family and friends along with children very welcome. The meals and ambience were perfect. Thank you to you... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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

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  • Cuisine: International

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