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St Johns Close, Knowle, Solihull, England
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Ranked #4 of 18 Restaurants in Knowle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: At Janito restaurant, we aim to provide, fresh and affordable modern contemporary food, by creating dishes with British, and other international influences in a welcoming, warm and relaxed environment.Janito restaurant is the birth child of a local family with a strong Italian heritage, in partnership with a very well acclaimed Michelin experienced local head chef who has a passion for producing well balanced flavours with only fresh ingredients, using high quality local suppliers. Our passion is in developing dishes unique to Janito restaurant and to include traditional dishes from home and around the globe. so we invite you to come and experience our exciting menu.
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We were taking my mother to the LG arena and were looking for somewhere close to have a nice meal whilst we waited for her. After reading the reviews we decided to book a table at Janito as it was handy for us with getting back to the LG. The traffic on the motorway was awful so we were running... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Amazing food. Best burger I have ever had. Sweet potato fries to die for. Excellent service. Friendly and very helpful. Able to see the chef serve up the food through the hatch made it difficult to decide what to choose as all the food was of excellent standard.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Nice and simple layout.Very quiet when we arrived early midweek evening. Nice welcome. The set menu had enough to tempt us. The risotto to start was really very good indeed. The beef bourguinon was also good, with nicely judged accompanying vegetables (at extra cost). Not an expensive meal and not too far off the M42 to make a detour. We... More

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Midlands, England
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147 reviews 147 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We called in on a Saturday morning for breakfast. The young man was friendly enough but just didn't quite get the whole experience correct. He didn't ask what type of eggs or toast we wanted, and the bacon when it arrived wasn't crispy (as described all over the menu). The whole full English breakfast was disappointing, lacking in flavour and... More

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myopiniontioli, Owner at Janito, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our business, though we wish you had expressed your problems with us at the time of your visit which you failed to do and what is confusing for us is that you paid your bill without a problem. The young man you mentioned was the newest member of our team and is... More

Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Small restaurant in the centre of Knowle. Simple decor and friendly staff. The service was good and the menu choice was just enough for all 4 of us to get different things. The menu is on the 'blackboard' premise of when they have ran out that's it, and as we ate quite late some items had already gone. I personally... More

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myopiniontioli, Owner at Janito, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. bottom line we do have a full menu which is in print which includes our alacarte and set menus, we also have our specials menu which is on a blackboard and unfortunately we can only have a limited amount in stock of the items on this menu. this is an exclusive menu for... More

Antigua and Barbuda
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We eat at Janitos regularly and always enjoy what's on offer. Service good and a relaxing atmosphere. It's easy to see chefs preparing in the kitchen adding to the experience.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Best burger I have ever had in a restaurant, extremely tasty and well presented. Staff were great and interacted with the customers well. My only recommendation would be to have some Elvis Presley playing in the background : ) Definitely gong back and highly recommended

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Solihull, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Never eaten at Janito before, even though I'm local to the area.The food was excellent, best steak I've had in a long,long time and service fantastic. All the girls were great fun and I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Knowle.

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went here on Friday with a customer who I wanted to take out for lunch . We were driving round and ended up in Knowle , we parked in the centre and this was the first place we found. It looked lovely with a great menu and we were not disappointed. The menu was massive and if anything too... More

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have visited Janito's a couple of times for dinner and cannot recommend it enough. The place has a real friendly vibe and the food on both occasions has been excellent. I will definitely be visiting again soon!

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Additional Information about Janito

Address: St Johns Close, Knowle, Solihull, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Knowle
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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