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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%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pasta” (12 reviews)
“breadsticks” (3 reviews)
“cured meats” (3 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, Deli, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN, England
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An absolutely sensational deli and restaurant, offering by far the best Italian food in town. Managed by a trio of wonderful ladies from Rome, this place is not to be missed if you’re up for a Mediterranean culinary experience that chimes so well with this...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant should be your first stop in Totnes! The owners are warm and welcoming. The food is delicious. The wine is great. The location is perfect. Do try the tiramisu as well!

1  Thank ShaoBab
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I've been here a couple of times. Always superb, fresh tasty food! Can't wait to visit again. Pasta, seafood, great cheeses and always lovely wine and service!

1  Thank Helen G
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Amazing food . Amazingly friendly . Authentic. Our favourite. A treat . My Mother’s favourite restaurant in the U.K. .

1  Thank sah49
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I came here with my daughter, we were the first in, as I believe they have a lunchtime and dinner time service. Soon as we came in we were really looked after, I think it’s a family ran business, but anyways, the lady who served...More

2  Thank Gem2408
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The most authentic and wonderful meal as always. Excellent family restaurant with produce brought over from their own farm in Italy. A real gem of a place with beautiful wine and lovely service.

1  Thank Ali H
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Another lovely visit to our Italian in Totnes. Loved the fact there was no cliched Valentine menu. Just tasty authentic Italian Food. Very good starter platter with best of Italian cheeses and meats and then mains that were equally enjoyed. Just under £80 for starter,...More

Thank TotnesMartin
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The restaurant may be tiny but the food and the service were great. Lovely Italian food, the tortelini with lamb ragu was excellent - though as a main course the portion could have been a bit bigger. I guess we should have followed the Italian...More

1  Thank Bianchina46
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The food is tasty, inventive, well sourced and authentic. We live in Totnes and the only places I eat are Jano, Curator, Rumours (burger), The Almond Thief (lunches)... Willows is good vegetarian food. Jano is up there with many good Italian I have been to...More

2  Thank gilhespy
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and wine. Sensible portions. Speedy and attentive service. This tiny restaurant is a gem. We will certainly return as soon as I can think of an excuse.

2  Thank Jim L
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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
USD 7 - USD 66
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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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