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Bentons Bistro

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2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
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Te Puke
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243 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic wee restuarant attached to a local motel. Qwerky wee dining room that looks like abit of an add-on. Clean and well presented. The lady that served us was very polite and plesant. A dozen Bluff oysters to start things off then a main of lambs fry & bacon on creamy mash with steamed veges. The food was excellent and... More 

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Levin, New Zealand
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Pleasant restaurant with nice atmosphere. Service was great and Lamb Shank meal was excellent - reasonably priced - will visit again.

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Levin, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely simple meal ,catering for every concern . Enjoyed this experience.nice and tidy surroundings With friendly staff

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Looked nice on arrival , waitress attentive but food very disappointing. when I Enquired about chicken dishes turns out they are frozen pre packaged. Presentation of all dishes poor. 4 different mains ordered none good. Could not recommend on our experience.

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Ohau, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

After reading all the reviews on here we thought we'd give this place a go. Not sure how anyone could say great meal etc as this was one of our worst experiences. Everything was pre crumbed frozen and deep fried food, except for my partners thin over cooked sirloin and our salads that ware swimming in a bitter vinegarette. For... More 

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Visit frequently with a group of friends. Meals are always well presented and a good size. Nothing spectacular but variation in prices means it meets all pockets!!. Lovely people who cook and serve, Clean. Well presented small dining area. Can get hot in summer,

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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

We loved everything about our meals and the decor was great. The atmosphere was relaxing and peaceful and the best part was being able to go and have a meal without going too far.

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Taumarunui, New Zealand
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Deep fried cambert with plum sauce ... nom nom nom. Then cordon bleau chicken. Chef used to own the Green Parrot years ago. Paul remembers the carpet bag steaks well

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Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

Good and simple food cooked into perfection ,value for money and nice to see all the locals talking it's like a family get together

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Good Old fashioned food cooked well and served with a smile. Good value for money. What more could you wish for?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 York Street | Bentons Motel, Levin 5510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Levin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?