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Jano Bistro Restaurant

270 Willis Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 9892
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
French, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
270 Willis Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Outstanding menu with stunning food and very attentive knowledgeable staff .Food was visually appealing and a yummy taste experience.

Thank David P
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner here tonight. The food, the wine and the service were exceptional. When burger jo8nts are rated higher it makes a mockery of the system

1  Thank andy_harrison1
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Wife and I went to Jano Bistro last night for the first time. Speaking to fellow foodie friends it seems Jano's is not as well known as it deserves. I am guessing this is because it is a smaller seized restaurant on the outer of...More

Thank GoJohnnyBGood
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a rare gem of a restaurant. I arranged via email for a gift voucher for the degustation menu for my parents. Diana made it so easy to arrange which I throughly appreciated having a new baby at home! She even wrote my message...More

Thank monkeypantsNZ
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went to Janos for our wedding anniversary and couldn't have picked a better venue. We chose the degustation menu, and there was not one course that disappointed. The artistry and flavours were outstanding....worthy of any Michelin starred restaurant in Paris.( And we have eaten...More

Thank 310HilaryW
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful dream dinner here. Chose the degustation/ which was fantastic. Looking forward to going back!! 👍

Thank Pat E
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Every time we come, we go away with that feeling of contentment and utter amazement as to what miracles are performed in that kitchen of yours. This time, just when we thought the degustation menu could not get better, it did. We have not stopped...More

Thank VivienneH
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Has to be up there as one of Wellington's top restaurants. Beautifully presented and superbly executed food, with amazing flavours.

Thank Johnjanita
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The meal on the menu sounded divine. Started with Beef cheeks with parsnip and orange the beef cheeks were dry, and not very tasty the parsnip had no flavor the small amount of orange was bitter, mains: Duck breast it did not deliver in flavor...More

Thank 910sdg
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I went with my partner was really looking forward to it as had been a few weeks before and had an amazing degustation and matching wine. This time the first course fish was average the 2nd beef cheeks was tough and tasteless. 3rd course was...More

2  Thank kayehudson50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Willis Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 9892
  • E-mail
Description
The holder of One Chef's Hat 2015 and 2016 and Runner-Up in the 'Best New Restaurant' category in the Cuisine NZ Good Food Awards 2015, Jano Bistro prides itself on serving a seasonally inspired menu that showcases the best of local New Zealand produce. Set amongst a beautifully restored historical cottage, diners are encouraged to explore new flavour combinations and indulge their culinary palate from our a-la-carte menu, or try our 7-course Degustation for the full Jano experience. Our menu changes regularly depicted by the best available produce and the Chef's creativity.
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