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“Excellent food”

Hanako Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #29 of 261 Restaurants in Watford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Bridgend, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent food”
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Randomly selected this restaurant for a lunch on my long way back home and was pleasantly surprised. I chosen Bento box while my colleague (Japanese) had Tonkatsu dish and we both agreed that the food was excellent. Ah, forgot to mention about their duck soup, which was served prior to the main meal and was simply exquisite.
For frequent visits it could be pricey, though you really get what you pay for.

  • Visited December 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food, great service but a bit pricy”
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We visited this restaurant one lunchtime having walked passed it for years. We were a bit short on time but managed to get 2 courses in 45 minutes which bearing in mind he makes everything from scratch was great. Really good quality food, friendly service and we will be going back. Now if only it was a bit cheaper.........

Visited September 2013
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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Don't judge a book by its cover”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

From the outside, it doesn't look amazing, but the food was really excellent. The sushi was quite expensive, but then you get what you pay for! All the food was lovely, and excellent service!

Visited October 2013
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Thank NMG24
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent food but not cheap”
Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

A small Japanese restaurant at the edge of the town centre. The lunchtime £12 Bento box was excellent with good variety (soup, gyoza, sushi, tempura, teriyaki) and Japanese green tea of equally high quality. Overall the menu is fairly pricey so be prepared to pay for the quality.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Dfghj1
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Bushey, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A real Japanese restaurant in Watford. So exciting!”
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Real Japanese food - fresh variety of sushi with lots of ginger and wasabi. Good miso soup. Nice tempura. A bit pricey, but then fresh, raw fish would be, I guess. So this is sort of reassuring. Unpretentious little place - a treat for anyone who wants a bit of real Japanese cuisine and not the oily wagamamachain/chinese noodle bar stuff.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Shehh
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