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Jano A Taste Of Sunshine

11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
+44 1803 863955
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (38 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Deli, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The bruschetta and cold meat starters were superb meals in themselves, and the risotto with beetroot and Gorgonzola and braised oxtail main courses were also outstanding. Having lived in Italy for three years, here we discovered a ristorante and delicatessen which is authentic, imaganitive and...More

1  Thank PillatonPeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never heard a word of criticism. This place does it right. To a large space or a huge menu. Just enormously good wines and food. Like the convivial attentive but not intrusive hospitality. Not by any means at the lower end of the Totnes price...More

1  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit again after 2years, still wonderful food. this place is a gem!!!! pasta delicious, salmon marinated in rum with fennel sublime, and be brave and have the oxtail and eat it with your hands, yum !!!! they have got everything right. Still cooked and served...More

1  Thank smudge8Alcester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought a friend here tonight who is not only fluent Italian but understands ingredients and tastes. The joy I had to hear and see his reaction as he devoured the delicious food was such a joy. I too was even more delighted following my...More

3  Thank concertjon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just had the best Italian meal EVER. I speak as someone who has been visiting Italy for forty years. I have never eaten better Italian food ANYWHERE. An utterly fabulous gustatory experience: fish carpaccio, risotto with beetroot and gorgonzola, and a zabaione of...More

2  Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous food from the Puglia region of Italy cooked and served by 2 Italian sisters just like they would themselves eat at home. A perfect evening.

2  Thank dishbag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us arrived at about 8.00pm without a reservation and the place was full. There were tables outside and one of these had a couple of chairs and appeared available. We spoke to the owner and she told us we were welcome and found...More

2  Thank OwlsHouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family run, authentic, so friendly . Truly the best place to eat in the U.K. have a meat and cheese platter to start and the best bowl of pasta homemade to follow. Great red wine , truly amazing. . Have eaten in many places wirlwide...More

2  Thank sah49
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely family meal here, the weather outside was warm and sunny which helped with the Italian feeling of the place. The lovely friendly staff gave recommendations which were spot on. The pasta was freshly made and as was all the dishes. Portion...More

2  Thank Lori M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing family meal here during our family trip to Totnes. I had octopus salad, homemade fresh pasta and sweet wine and biscotti and can safely say it was the best meal I had in a long time. The owner who served us was...More

2  Thank Emily M
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Jayne P
25 October 2017|
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Response from Jeannius24 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just read this, I'm not the owner so wouldn't know as it's not something that I would require.
7 October 2015|
Response from Victoria P | Property representative |
Hi Prue! Our deli is open from 10 AM to 5 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, while the kitchen closes at 3 PM. Thursday, Friday and Saturday is open until 9 PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 863955
  • E-mail
"Jano" is a Mediterranean delicatessen and restaurant focusing on Italian artisanal high quality fine foods. Jano embodies the true essence of Italy and all that is good about Italian culture, cuisine and life. We select the very best artisanal products that reflect the distinct flavours and culture of each region and ways of cooking that have been passed on for generations. All products sourced directly from local producers in Italy with real passion and love for what they do, and customers are able to discover what makes each regional cuisine so special and unique. Jano represents a moment of joy and a voyage into gastronomical excellence.
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