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The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe

) #126 of 158 Restaurants in Palmerston North $$ - $$$ European, ,
341 Church Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-357 8028
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
8 Aug 2016
“A couple of drinks”
26 Jun 2016
“simply delicious”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
European, Gastropub, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
341 Church Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Just called in to play pokies and have a few drinks. Really cheap drinks and great service by the staff.

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We ask them to deliver our meal to our motel unit, which they did for a very reasonable fee of $6. We ordered two Steak meals @ $35 each plus sides. We were delighted with the quality of the dish. Wish we lived closer so...More

Thank LianneJ57
Reviewed 12 July 2015

On Friday and Saturday nights. Had a pleasant dinner earlier in the evening. I had the Steak (medium rare) spot on! My wife had the fettuccini as their had run out of the 'Famous Harry's Bangers', shame. Maybe next time?

Thank Allanh50
Reviewed 1 May 2014

The atmosphere was good. I enjoyed food. My view is it has been taken over by new management much better then before.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 18 October 2013

We went back to this restaurant as Anne answered my review very favourably. We are early diners and went tonight after talking to Anne. To say we were both impressed was quite an understatement and what a change overall. My fish was hot and stayed...More

Thank Joan M
Anne B, Owner at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2013

Good morning Joan, I am thrilled you gave us the opportunity to redeem ourselves, and that you and George enjoyed your meals. It is always disappointing for everyone,when we fall short of expectations, I am grateful you gave us the opportunity to 'put it right'....More

Reviewed 28 September 2013

Me and a friend went to the Grand on a Wednesday night.Outrageous amounts of food was brought to our table until we couldn't eat any more, this alone would have been balmy but the fact the staff were so friendly and welcoming made the novel...More

Thank Hayhay85
Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2013

Hi Hayhay85 Thank you so very much, we are thrilled you and your friend enjoyed your time with us. see you again soon, Anne and the team at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe.

Reviewed 27 September 2013

Went with a bunch of mates after hearing about the all you can eat ribs, wings and chips. At $20, the offer was too good to resist! Of course, at that price, expectations cannot be set high prematurely. We were all pleasantly surprised at how...More

Thank BRPalmy
Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2013

Hi BRPalmy Thank you so very much, we are thrilled you and your mates had a great time. see you again soon, Anne and the team at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe.

Reviewed 26 September 2013

I have been to the Grand several times over the last couple of years and love what it has become. There have been big changes, making the space inside a lot bigger and brighter and a change of management and staff. As soon as you...More

Thank AmyB524
Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2013

Hi Amy Thank you so very much, we are delighted you keep coming back and enjoying your time at The Grand. see you again soon, Anne and the team at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe.

Reviewed 24 January 2013

Got to the place simply because it is situated… very central in Palmerston North. Voucher too… Walked in… nothing flash, a bit too gloomy & murky atmosphere but I got over it with the gorgeous smile of the waitress. I love steak and I reckon...More

Thank Chris C
Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2013

Chris C, Your response shocks me, although it shouldn’t really; People like you should not eat out, you being banned from ‘Treat Me’ reflects this. You were the gentleman that abused our staff over your voucher, you reduced them to tears, your language was foul...More

Reviewed 7 November 2012

Huge meal, not at all appealing when served a heap of food with little to recommend it. Won't go back.More

1  Thank Joan M
Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at The Grand Beer & Wine Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2013

Hi Joan I have only just been able to view your review, and am very disappointed, we failed to ensure your food was to the standard expected. I would like to put this right, If I may. We now have a new team in the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 15
Cuisine
European, Gastropub, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:00
Thursday
14:00 - 23:00
Friday
14:00 - 02:00
Saturday
14:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Church Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand (Formerly Grand Beer Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-357 8028
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Description
The Grand Beer Cafe is Palmerston North's premier drinking and dining establishment, Set in a fully refurbished historic building "The Grand Hotel" which was established in 1906. The Grand Beer Cafe hosts a premium gaming lounge. We have a full range of world renowned whiskeys, Belgium Beers and boutique beers fresh on tap.Whether it be a corporate or celebratory function, a lunch with friends, a family dinner or 'after work' drinks with colleagues, The Grand Beer Cafe offers a warm, relaxed atmosphere to enjoy the best of New Zealand hospitality and service. Come in and enjoy yourself in our cosy and warm environment while enjoying a glass of wine from our extensive wine list, or try out sumptuous New Zealand cuisine menu to make your mouth water.
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