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The Bean Cafe

16 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
+64 6-353 6556
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
16 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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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 26 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 22 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 7 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
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lots of menu options - all look great. Group of four ladies tonight all had different items and all looked great. I had the seafood Mee Goring and it was really lovely - lots of prawns which was great. Great prices too

Thank kiwikessler
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This place is absolutely fantastic. The mixture of hot food, yummy sushi, sweet bubble tea. they have the cutest little scene. its a truly cafe themed restaurant. It's also not very expensive, it has the ability to become (dear i say it) a hipster cafe!...More

Thank Atarau H
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Very very good. Good price, good food. The food came very quickly and tasted great. We will be going again definetly.

Thank desmondw498
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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