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Janito Restaurant

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European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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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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Solihull, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All had the set evening menu which includes a glass of wine. Food is hot and delicious, service is friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Alison P
West Midlands
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious lunch at this little restaurant in Knowle today. Parking is free and easy although you may need to drive around the 3 carparks. We opted for the 2 course fixed price menu at £13.50 per head including wine. Service was excellent and the food superb.

Thank Dogperson05
Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place. Stopped for cake and latte and it was great. Although I have to say I saw food being served and it looked good. Great ladies meeting place for a chat and catch up.

Thank Sunnydays944
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 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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158 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
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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225 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
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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185 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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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 Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, 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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