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“need good appetite”
Review of Jan'z restaurant

Jan'z restaurant
Ranked #16 of 32 Restaurants in Saundersfoot
Cuisines: British, Bar, Welsh
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Good for: Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
S.Wales
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“need good appetite”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Sunday carvery good value if you have a good appetite. Lovely home made soup with fresh french bread, help yourself to good choice of veg to accompany your choice of meat, large yorkshire and the best roasties! Followed by selection of homemade desserts mm!
£10.95 per adult best to book.
ENJOY!

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
Saundersfoot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Gave up and went home...”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We booked for Sunday lunch on Easter Sunday 20/4/14 for my birthday. When we arrived, we were greeted by chaos. People were shoulder to shoulder everywhere, even leaning over and pushing into people who were sitting eating - worse than the tube at rush hour. It took 10 mins to find someone - a waitress with a clip board, who was looking incredibly unhappy and stressed. I explained that we'd booked a table and was told there were no tables and we'd have to wait. I explained that we couldn't wait too long as my son had to go to work (we live locally) and was told it would be about 25 minutes, maybe more. The poor girl had obviously had to go through this with many other disgruntled customers who had booked and said that "other staff had seated people who hadn't booked" She suggested we sit down and wait, but there was no room to stand anywhere and certainly no seats. After 15 mins of being pushed and jostled, we simply gave up and went home. I appreciate it was a busy holiday weekend, but if a place recommends booking "to avoid disappointment" and then ignores those bookings to take money from walk ins, I would suggest they give up on taking reservations and work solely on a first come, first served basis. Very disappointed. I know our local businesses need the holiday trade, but if Jan'z continue disappointing thier locals, they will have a very slow winter. Was having a lovely birthday until we went to Jan'z.

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank samandjacksmum2014
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Horrendous Experience”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Went for Sunday Carvery for Easter Sunday with family whilst on holiday after pre booking in advance from previous reviews. We were a party of 8 adults, 1 child and 1 year old. The staff were very young and appeared stressed and the whole place was in utter chaos as they were also hosting a wedding reception in the bar area, they advised they hadn't made up a table yet although we had rung earlier asking for a later sitting and they advised our table was all 'set to go' so no. They then said they didn't have any tables and had to split our party into 3 groups of 2 x 4 seating tables and a 2 seated table which we then had to rearrange ourselves!!! Not impressed. The starters were pathetic - choice of pineapple juice or soup, Carvery veg was mediocre but I will give credit where it's due and they had a good choice of meat: beef, turkey, pork and gammon - all cooked beautifully. The staff were practically non existent and after an hour and a half our split table was asked to leave or move to the bar (despite the wedding reception) as they needed the table even though we had literally just finished desert which was also a shambles. There are no baby highchairs - they use booster chairs tied to the adult seats with no tray, which isn't very good for a 1 year old. I wouldn't eat here again sorry or recommend!! I appreciate it was Easter Sunday and possibly busier than an average Sunday but there was no organisation, no customer service at all and mediocre luke warm food.

  • Visited April 2014
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Different and unusual.”
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

As we were visiting the area on hols with kids we thought we'd try this as it got such good reviews. We were disappointed. The format was unusual. A table was made up for us (even though there was plenty empty!). We were told to go through and find our table and then we were left. I asked a barman for a menu and was told there wasnt one - its a set sunday carvery. He went and got a waitress. she gave us the choice of fruit juice or soup for starters (!) the carvery for main, then crumble, eton mess or lemon cheesecake (see photo) for pud. The high point was the choice of meats (turkey, pork, beef and gammon), although the accompanying veg was all quite soft and over cooked. Desert was on another level - never experienced a pudding like that! Lemon cheesecake in a glass! I think the lemon element was straight from a jar of lemon curd, the remaining mixture is still unknown! Enough said. We won't be visiting again!

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2 Thank Trustams
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pembrokeshire
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“best meal ever?”
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Went for Sunday lunch, after recommendation by a close family member and it was one of the best we have had in pembrokeshire, good choice on the carvery foods loads of choices , staff were very helpful and pleasant and smiled , and you could not beat the value for money this also was great , will definitely go back again and again.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank christon c
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