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The Bean Cafe

16 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
+64 6-353 6556
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“bibimbap” (2 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
16 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of us went for an evening meal. The menu was extensive and inexpensive, and the service was quick and pleasant. The meals were quite large, but for the most part rather bland.

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This place was recommended to me and has cracking reviews on Trip Advisor but we found the food bland and poorly made. The rice in my Bibimbap was overdone and underseasoned. The decor was boring too. The staff were lovely and service was quick, though....More

Thank wolfboy73
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean and tidy. It is spacious. Suitable for couples and family dining. Have a plenty of choice of cold and hot beverages. Recommended!

Thank Rozaini K
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Heard that this place had nice Malaysian food. Had their new goreng and was very disappointed. Not authentic at all. More like noodles fried with sweet chilly sauce with some chilly spices.

Thank William L
Reviewed 12 February 2017

food is outstanding,service is second to none, the atmosphere is chill, have been here many times and i can say its the best place to get bubble tea in town! there menu is extensive and i had the chiri-kara don. geat value for money and...More

Thank shaun o
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We have been many times. Meals are reasonably priced for students. We have enjoyed our meals there. It's not an upmarket establishment. Food is prepared fresh.

Thank discountbay
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best Asian Cafe and restaurant you can find in Palmerston North. It has the combination of China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea. If you enjoy Asian food, here is the right place. We love the pearl tea, coffee tea, chicken on rice,...More

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Love coming here! Food is cheap for the value of the meal, the staff are always so friendly and their chicken is SO GOOD I always think about it for weeks afterwards!

Thank SauraLane
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Impressive taste and great value for money. I highly recommend their Korean Hot plate Chicken and their Korean Sticky rice cake dishes.

Thank Vmaceda
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Great quality food to eat in or take out. The staff are super polite and always willing to cater to your needs. The bubble tea is delicious, my favourite is green apple. So good in summer.

Thank Vienna A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-353 6556
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