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Food and ambience

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a midweek lunch. Greeted by lovely friendly staff. Plenty of choice for a good lunch with a super array of cakes. The food (we had soup and sandwiches) was delicious and arrived promptly despite us being told there might be a delay due...to it being busy. Reasonably priced and a great playlist in the background. Warrants a return visit.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 13 May 2022 via mobile

Popped in here when out in a walk, All staff are bright and cheery as always, had the cheese scone very yummy, cannot beat a good scone and a lovely big cup of Coffee Will be back soon !!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 12 May 2022

Great food, atmosphere, awesome menu, amazing coffee We had sausage, egg and bacon butties with americanos and it was all delightful

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 13 April 2022 via mobile

Nice welcome . Quick to serve us . Food well presented . My BLT 👍 son had the haggis toasted panini and really enjoyed it . Tea served in a proper teapot and cup . Huge selection of cakes and scones .

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

Great friendly staff and excellent food. Will definitely be back for another lunch. Thanks for the tourism tips and see you soon

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 March 2022 via mobile

Unfortunately not a fan of here. Unwelcoming staff and cold temperature. The food was ok but we had much better on the island elsewhere. The setting was very cute.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Janie M, Owner at Janie's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2022

Sorry to hear you feel like that. I have never had a comment about unwelcoming staff total opposite. The courtyard where you obviously sat can be cold but inside is warm and cosy .Glad to hear you are enjoying food on the island . Janie

Reviewed 22 February 2022 via mobile

Homemade soup with plenty of vege options. ,The cream tea was lovely. Great little place with friendly service. Near the cheese shop and Arran aromatics.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 12 February 2022

We visited here and found our favourite soup by chance. It was the best we've ever tasted. Delicious cakes too. Love Arran 💘

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 17 October 2021

We stopped for coffee and cake and decided to take away instead of sitting in. The staff was friendly and helpful. We noticed while we were waiting that the staff in the kitchen made a lot of noise while working with cutlery being thrown in...metal containers. We thought that the coffee making skills could be improved, for example my flat white was way too big and milky. The cakes we had tasted lovely, there was a good selection on offer, though my personal opinion is that you don't need to put icing on everything.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Janie M, Owner at Janie's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2021

Thank you for your review. However I do wish you had looked more closely at the cakes as we DO offer many alternatives: flapjack, fly cemetery, gingerbread, fruit loaf, brownies… We will take on board your comment about the coffee and will perhaps use a...More

Reviewed 31 August 2021

Called in for tea and a couple of cakes at the end of a long walk...perfect! Lovely food, a proper pot of tea for 2 and great service. Not the cheapest place I have ever stopped for a cuppa but by no means expensive. Paid...about a tenner for 2 teas and 2 cakes. Will be back, next time we're on the island.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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FrancescaM00n
17 May 2019|
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Response from jimb402016 | Reviewed this property |
I agree just contact the friendliest lady in Arran and she will help you
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Moira256
2 December 2015|
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Response from 355janiem | Property representative |
Yes open 7 days x
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Laura S
10 May 2015|
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Response from 355janiem | Property representative |
Janie MacIntyre sorry not the same janie . 😊
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Frequently Asked Questions about Janie's

Yes, Janie's offers takeaway services.

Janie's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5