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Janito Restaurant

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European, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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St Johns Close, Knowle, Solihull, England
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another mid week treat at our regular . Inspired beetroot and mint soup - so delicious my 14 year old beetroot sceptic loved it. Seared salmon with hollandaise and sauté potatoes on the set menu delicious and amazing value . If you haven't tried the rocket Parmesan and bacon salad with balsamic you are in for a treat - we... More 

Thank Jackiefox4
Solihull uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Ate here last week with family. Food was as always good, though I would have liked more seasoning on my steak, but easily put right with a shake of salt, and would much rather it be under seasoned than over. Portions are not large but they are enough, especially if you have three courses.

Thank Bab5y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We popped into Janito For a Coffee & then decided to have a snack . We ordered Two Flat White Coffees & a Pulled pork Wrap & a Panini . Our coffees were served first & they were good I personally would have liked the coffee a bit stronger than what it was but it was fine. After a little... More 

Thank marksgd
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Close to the car parks, just off the High Street in Knowle; Janitos was a relaxing place to have a light lunch. I stuck with a simple burger with cheese and my partner had a pulled pork wrap. We were given lots of time to choose (we had asked for it) and once we had ordered our drinks and food... More 

Thank ianBerkshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Neva again ......room was nice on first impression....waitress came over to take order .. as we where not ready said she would give us more time ...came BK quite stern ....food was morsel portion for the price ...husband ordered steak ..he had to ask for steak knife ...I ordered chicken which was very dry... the room was getting hotter so... More 

Thank wendy b
myopiniontioli, Owner at Janito Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very sorry you felt that way, but we feel the readers of your review will be interested in our perspective. The waitress checked back for each course and the feedback was positive each time, you asked for a steak knife, and you got one quickly, that was a small mistake but quickly rectified. The waitress you speak of... More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Visited here last week and what a transformation. The restaurant has been here for a few years and we visited it when it first opened but not since. But now, it's GREAT. Service, wine list and food were all excellent. We couldn't fault. We arrived early evening, were met at the door and shown to our seat. We had a... More 

Thank CatherineBarnes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

A late booking for a large group for early dinner. The food and service is excellent. I can highly recommend off the main menu both the duck starter and main course. The Lamb Tagine was beautiful and melted in the mouth. A lovely wine list with an excellent Portuguese Douro that paired beautifully with both the duck and lamb dishes.... More 

Thank Tracy D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had a very enjoyable family meal for 12 to celebrate an 80th Party. As a small independent restaurant the team were very helpful in planning the event and on the night could not have been more helpful... We wanted a low key affair, but one that celebrated the 80th and the team at Janito's helped get the balance just... More 

Thank Barry A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal with a freind, extremely warm and welcoming staff as soon as you walk in, tables are arranged and tailored to as you wish on request, venue is extremely accomodating. Had the crab linguine from the menu, very filling, succulent, creamy and unforgetable taste, amazing food texture and presentation! Would 100% recommend to anybody visiting Knowle.

Thank Pradeep S
Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Went to Janitos for a cuppa and a cake with my mum on Sat. Service lovely as always, friendly and welcoming. Homemade cakes delicious, particularly recommend Bakewell and caramel shortbread, to die for. Nice hot tea and coffee, with generous milk jug.

Thank lisa b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Johns Close, Knowle, Solihull, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Knowle
  • Phone Number: 441564779802
Janito's Bistro is the first Bistro and only locally ran restaurant in Knowle. Serving modern contemporary dishes, using locally sourced and international ingredients with top quality Steaks and Home-made 1/2lb gourmet burgers. Breakfast is served from 0900 till 1200, lunch 1200 till 1430 and Dinner from 1700 till 2200. Come and experience the warm buzz of Knowle's only locally ran Bistro.

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