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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ramen” (8 reviews)
“noodles” (11 reviews)
“bento box” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Faircross House 116 The Parade High Street, Watford WD17 1BD, England
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11 - 20 of 94 reviews

Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

The best beef ramen ever and reasonable value - interior is cozy and warm but not particularly comfortable seating

Thank Raveendran R
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Very nice food and very nice and cozy place. I will came back for sure. The big sushi plate was amazing.

1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I closed my eyes and I was back in Japan authentic simply delicious food 5 stars for the food is not enough.Might not be what we are used to regarding decor but when you try the food you forget love it give it a chance...More

Thank gridima2104
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We came here as we read the reviews no doubt the food is superb! The chicken yakatori is lovely and so were so many other items on the menu! The only downside is the waitress who I think is the owner mentioned she expected a...More

Thank Caramel_angel
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Traditional and simple Japanese restaurant - friendly staff communicated well - the Beef ramen they made extra spicy for me was more than I expected for Watford. I would eat Ramen any where else outside of the city.

Thank Raveendran R
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We had the large sushi platter between us, whilst I had a Katsu curry for mains and my other half had the chicken with fried rice. The food quality was just amazing, with the sushi in particular tasting super fresh. Definitely planning on trying out...More

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed June 10, 2016

We have eaten at this Japanese restaurant several times and, on the whole, the food is of high quality although expensive. It is important to add that we eat in other Japanese restaurants in and around London and are familiar with Japanese food. My husband...More

4  Thank Irene E
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

It's a tiny restaurant on the high street with a small menu. But the Chicken Raman and udon noodle are the best I have ever tried in London (compared with the chains in soho etc.) Chicken yakitori is also highly recommended. The price is not...More

Thank 85cathyd
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time and food is excellent in this family restaurant and service very attentive.Well priced but bear in mind this is more of a cafe type setting and drinks choice is limited eg just two types of wine to choose from.

Thank rickyos
Reviewed April 17, 2016

We often eat in here if we're in Watford on a Saturday lunchtime. It's usually not terribly busy, but always friendly and the food is excellent. The sushi and sashimi is always very high quality, and the bentos and noodle dishes tasty and substantial. The...More

Thank Yer-Maun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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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