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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%
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“sushi” (34 reviews)
“noodles” (11 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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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
Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

The food was mediocre at best - little dry and far too expensive for what it is. The portion sizes of the food were reasonable, but the accompaniments were minuscule. For example, with 18 pieces of sushi, we were only provided a 50ml of soy...More

Thank RKK1
Reviewed February 9, 2016

A family favourite. Fantastic quality authentic japanese food with great sushi, and I can recommend the lunchtime bento boxes which are good value. A hidden gem and by far the best restaurant in watford. Its unassuming decor and position on the high street do not...More

Thank gilesc89
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Amazing sushi, super fresh. Staff is very kind and friendly. Don't just the book by its cover it will surprise you. The faty tuna Negitoro roll its to dye for. Very good nigiri as well

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

The moment I put their plump, moist gyoza in my mouth I knew I was somewhere special. A cold, crispy January Friday evening; it was late & I was hungry. A warm welcome & soft lighting greeted me. That same day I had lunched in...More

1  Thank Stephie R
Reviewed January 7, 2016

We wandered into this Japanese place the other night as we are really want our rice fix of the week. Spotted this place in Watford which looks fairly, shall we say, unremarkable. The decorations and everything look pretty tired and is your typical family run...More

1  Thank wkl200
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor and was pleasantly surprised. Deserves to be higher up. - however may not have noticed it from the street. After my visit here I am now a massive fan of raw fish! Was The fatty tuna was amazing! The...More

Thank EmWhit17
Reviewed October 31, 2015

This restaurant looks a little run down from the outside, but it is well worth going in. The interior is small, with bench type seating, separated by partitions. It is very small, and booking is recommended, as we have seen people turned away, even though...More

Thank lteast
Reviewed October 28, 2015

whenever you around watford you have try Hanako, the food is very delicious and the staff are very polite and friendly. will definitely come again.

1  Thank joe m
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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, Kids
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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