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Giraffe - The Brunswick Centre

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19-21 Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 20 7812 1336
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Today
08:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I went for dinner during happy hour. We were a little disappointed by the steamed buns because they were a bit hard in the middle instead of soft all the way through. The dessert - the one with the speculoos ice cream sandwiched between to big cookies - sounded amazing but was not as great in real... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hearty thank you to the management of Giraffe at the Brunswick Centre for doing us a big favor recently. Their kindness allowed us to enjoy a few beers outside in their patio seating on an unseasonably warm day, while eating lunches that were prepacked for us, as we were on a break from an organized excursion. That's just incredible... More 

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Thank Camino_Cap
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Giraffe is one of my favorite places in Brunswick! My partner hates it but I adore it! There are days that I crave their Duck Stir fry dish! Definitely 5 stars from me but 1 from my partner.

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Thank Mari181191
Durham, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Giraffe is an interesting concept, with dishes from around the world. The service was excellent and the food reasonably priced. My chilli beef burrito was average.

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Thank J_Jarndyce
Paignton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Came here for a late meal when arrived at Holiday Inn whcich is a few minutes walk away. Had steak which was very nice. Good friendly service. Well rated.

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Thank gte_16v
London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice new world food menu. Good service and good value for money. Lovely evening and the kids menu has a good choice of foods too.

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Thank SarahG1770
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Every six months or so we have to visit Great Ormond Street Hospital for a few days. We virtually always stop in at Giraffe. The kids enjoy it. We like the food. It's a good atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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Thank DrPaulT
Oldbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Staff - 5* Service friendly helpful could not fault Food - 5* Had pancakes with bacon then the hot chocolates ! Damn it was good Total cost £30 that was for two hot chocolates, pancakes with bacon, pancakes, two pieces of toast, bacon on the side. Well worth the money!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We came on here on new year's day as pretty much everywhere else was shut, but were really pleased with our meal. For starters we had nachos (generous portion) and the squid (really tender in a light batter) which were very tasty. For mains we opted for the rodeo (chicken) and the brisket burger. Both were a very generous portion,... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food was not that good - in fact, a hamburger made with a fibrous beef made one diner have difficulty swallowing. Service was borderline bad/cavalier. Water refills and bill had to be requested. The only bright spot - an efficient manager who seemed to be the only one working in the entire place. I would venture to guess that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7812 1336
Description
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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