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Hanako Japanese Restaurant

Faircross House 116 The Parade High Street, Watford WD17 1BD, England
+44 1923 255222
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (34 reviews)
“noodles” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Faircross House 116 The Parade High Street, Watford WD17 1BD, England
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Went there for lunch. The sushi was lovely and fresh, but expensive in general for such a casual place.

Thank Popi T
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve eaten in a lot restaurants in Watford and there are a couple of gems, Hanako is one of those gems. The price isn’t the cheapest however Hanako never fails to delight me with the quality of the food and service. Probably the best restaurant...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were on our way back from Oxford and wanted some Japanese food, this place popped up on our search engine. Excellent food and pleasant service but the seats are a little uncomfortable and hard to get out off.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Overpriced small portions of food.. Wine cost okish but beer and sake AT rip off prices. The owner is on a different planet.. doesn't even have time to say hello or good day as he is constantly wearing headphones..most strange.. You also get the feeling...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and reasonably priced. Highly recommended. Seating was slightly uncomfortable, but that's only likely to be an issue if you are tall.

Thank Jnero82
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Hanako on an overnight trip to Watford and so glad I did! I was a little unsure about what to choose to eat as I don't cope well with spice. Opted for the duck Japanese style hot pot/stew with udon noodles and I was...More

1  Thank daniellejaney
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Came here during a visit to Watford and was extremely pleased with the quality of food and service received. It is truly worth the money, hopefully will be coming back again soon!

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ate here for the first time last night and have to say the food was excellent. A big choice of dishes all cooked fantastically (plus a sizeable veggie offering), we will definitely be coming again. Only minus points are that the drinks are a little...More

Thank GWH83
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Never judge a book by the cover. The interior of the Hanako restaurant doesn't appeal to the western mind I guess, but then, you are not there for the seating but for the eating. And the Sushi is just unbelievable. Served by Mother (I think)...More

Thank JWBoerhout
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We love this little traditionally family run Japanese restaurant. The food is beautifully fresh. The service is excellent.

Thank Lorraine M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Faircross House 116 The Parade High Street, Watford WD17 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 255222
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