After a big day exploring Palmerston North, one would be well deserving of a beverage or two. Lucky for visitors and locals alike, there are an array of bars in Palmerston North - with everything from cosy old-school pubs to funky breweries in interesting spaces. 

Palmerston North bars include Brew Union – a family-friendly brewpub located in an old Manawatu meatworks facility  - fresh house-brewed beers are a plenty, alongside a selection of the region and country’s wines and bites to eat that celebrate local produce and support local suppliers in the process.

So whether you are looking for a quiet one on a weeknight or somewhere to bring in the weekend with friends in true celebratory style, the bars in Palmerston North have plenty of beverages for you to enjoy.

Little Savanna

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Little Savanna’s expert fit-out gives this South African-inspired restaurant a unique visual identity on the Palmerston North dining scene. With strong food and drink offerings to match, it’s a complete lunch or dinner destination in the heart of the city.

The Fat Farmer

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The Fat Farmer is a neighbourhood bistro that’s elegant and extremely well furnished but still manages to feel like your mate’s place.

Brew Union Brewing Co

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Longtime mates Murray and Jules spent years planning and designing exactly what they thought epitomised the perfect concept, and this shines through at Brew Union, Palmerston North’s downtown brew pub and eatery.