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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$45 - $79
French, European, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful first time gourmet experience for my South African family and I (young adult kids) to dine at this now famous Michelin Star Restaurant. The take on South African ingredients, flavour combinations and pairings was obviously delicious authentic, innovative and unique. Service was warm and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JuliaK1218
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Innovative take on South African fusion. Courses kept you guessing. Relished the tasting menu and was surprised how much our 2 vegetarians enjoyed their fare. As a smaller establishment it was cosier and felt more personable. The service and attention was excellent. Well worth spending...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank GautamS16
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit in less than 6 months. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. The service is impeccable, the wine is delicious and the food is just out of this world. Having the man himself serve our table a bit and a nice...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Awhelan1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jan has been on my bucket list for three years and at last it came true! What a great experience! What made it so amazing was that although being a South African meant I was supposed to know the dishes, I couldn’t recognize them but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ernap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good. Wine was reasonably price for a Michelin restaurant. The only thing that detracted from an otherwise great meal was the amount of flies circling the table. Understandably it was hottest week of the year but when your paying 110+ a person...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank L5342VYrobertc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a South African I was extremely excited to come to JAN. We spent our 20th anniversary here. I once watched a TV programme on excellent restaurants and they said that service should be like a ballet. At JAN this was indeed the case. Gracefully...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank louise28olivier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s definitely worth to try, we always try Michelin restaurant no matter where we go, this is one of the best. Food, service and dinning environment, you won’t get disappointed. I can say that the food here is much more better than most of 2...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 674nicolew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended to me by a client of mine, I visited JAN with my wife on a weekend away from cloudy Chelsea. Upon approach of the intimate little spot in the district of Nice Port, my wife and I had a good feeling. I myself went...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank chelseapropdeveloper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible food journey & experience it was. From the glass of champagne with arrival to the delicious desserts.. every plate beautifully decorated. I gained so much respect for every Chef & every Restaurant owner going all the way to make their guests feel...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank naomiv301
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was completely wowed! The whole experience was outstanding. The service was slick and smooth with friendly, unintrusive waitrons. The food was impeccable and really smacked of delicious, traditional South African food. We paid for a five course meal but, with all the extra little...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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March 27, 2019|
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Response from mahowe | Reviewed this property |
Only for dinner, on their website, restaurantjan . com
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September 19, 2018|
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Response from SangF | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for being so late. I went with 3 friends. One of them is a vegetarian. When we asked the restaurant about that they immediately prepared a special vegetarian menu for us, while the 3 of us dined on a mix of meat and... More
June 27, 2018|
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Response from JanHendrikv_12 | Property representative |
Dear Charlotte, thank you for your message. Our prices and menus are on our website Looking forward to welcome you soon.
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