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Janito

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St Johns Close, Knowle, Solihull, England
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: At Janito restaurant, we aim to provide, fresh and affordable modern...
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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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good

We came to eat here twice in six days. very good for my 5 year old grandson. Also couples and small groups. Starters were excellent and as so often better than the main courses. One very large complaint here and in other restaurants in UK Chips, the humble potato. Why oh Why are meals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
margendy
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We came to eat here twice in six days. very good for my 5 year old grandson. Also couples and small groups. Starters were excellent and as so often better than the main courses. One very large complaint here and in other restaurants in UK Chips, the humble potato. Why oh Why are meals spoilt by frozen chips called Rustic... More 

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Bristol
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Visited my parents today from Bristol for lunch as an Easter treat, this was a 'gem' of a place. Excellent choice on the menu & on the special board. Great wine & children's menu. Thank you Janitos x

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
274 reviews 274 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It’s a while since we enjoyed lunch at this small restaurant and we were not disappointed on our return. My gourmet burger topped with bacon and cheese served with chips was excellent. The meat was succulent and cooked to perfection. The BLT from the specials menu also looked good. The service was attentive throughout. We won’t leave it as long... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Great varied menu - hard to pick. We both had starter and main and both were fantastic. The service is second to none, pleasant friendly efficient staff. This is our second visit to this restaurant and would highly recommend.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I was visiting the area as i was attending a tradeshow at the NEC and on my last night me and my colleagues decided to eat in a local Italian but it was closed so we decided to walk round and look for somewhere to eat, we came across janitos and from the outside when looking in it only had... More 

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Newcastle upon tyne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited this restaurant not knowing what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. The staff were friendly and eager to please and the food good quality and very good value. Will visit again in the future.

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West Midlands
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Been here twice now, and both times I was very impressed. The range of the menu is good without being overwhelming, and the service was genuinely friendly. Will definitely go again at some point...in fact, we discovered this place after giving up on the nearby Loch Fyne!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

superb, belly filling food at reasonable prices. Staff are welcoming and very helpful. I would highly recommend a visit to anyone. cosy enough for a 'date night' but also very much family friendly. Well done to all the staff 5 stars

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

It's a regular favourite always great tasting food with lovely service . I had delicious creamy tomato soup followed by wild mushroom risotto with pan fried chicken breast - moist but with a fabulous crispy skin. My partner had chicken liver pate which came with a lovely red onion jam , followed by a perfectly cooked rib eye steak .... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Saturday night. Table for two. Food good - nice choice of specials too. All enjoyed with a nice bottle of red. Lovely atmosphere. Have been here many times and would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St Johns Close, Knowle, Solihull, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Knowle

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?