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Giraffe

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One Airport Road | Manchester Airport, Manchester, England
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 21:30
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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manchester
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239 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food served quick. Reasonably priced. I had a hot sandwich, fries and diet coke for just under £13. Typical airport food can be pricey if you pick the wrong thing, quality can be hit and miss.

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Thank ManchesterTonytiger
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service.Like fact is it waiter service and the staff who served us were very efficient. Food;- so so. We had a very early start and ordered two hot breakfast dishes. Mine was only luke warm although it was nicely presented. Cost - very expensive for what it was but as expected when you are a captive audience at an... More 

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Thank jgalwaysonholiday
MANCHESTER,
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to go down early to manny airport, and have something to eat, and a mooch round, decided on Giraffe, as there wasnt that much choice in restraunts, seems the good stuff is in other terminals? Wife ordered soup of the day, i had burger, with ingredients to enhance it, wife got a bowl of lukewarm gloop, that looked like... More 

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Thank ALANCManchester
Chester, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know it is a cheap place to eat at the Airport but hot food is not hard to achieve. Just not quite cold enough to send back as we were going for a flight. Tables for two are not big enough.

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Thank Brian8008
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had seat near window so good start.Lovely server Hamdy bought coffee and tea promptly.Had very good bacon and sausage sandwich and husband had the full English breakfast with toast as extra.For £20 we enjoyed the breakfast, had good service and it set us up for the long flight ahead.

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Thank travellalot011
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Sorry but it's too crowded especially considering everyone has luggage. The tables are on top of each other and if people sat at all the chairs around the small tables you wouldn't be able to get by. The menu looks good but the food was below average for example undercooked and hard tomatoes, soggy bread, tasteless pate. Expected more from... More 

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Thank Hyacinth03
Rochdale
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Not many places to choose from in terminal 1. Came here. Food not great. Service worse. Had to ask a number of times for different items. A number of things were not on the dishes that had been advertised and when queried we were told they had run out.

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Thank BonBonGilly
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Menu not fully available again, I don't eat carbs asked if I could change chips for an egg NO NO NO bit disappointing really still charged full price, but the waiter did explain its company policy to charge full price and its not his fault 😕 ??? Poor customer service and training

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Thank MANvFOOOOOOOOD
Preston, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Came for breakfast before my flight as the grain loft was ridiculously busy. The waiter was lovely and very helpful. Wish I remembered his name but he was Egyptian and one of the harder working staff I saw there. Breakfast was OK. Potatoes a bit over done as we're the sausages but they tasted OK. Did the trick and filled... More 

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Thank Tilly30051987
St Albans, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Not sure of this was a bad day or just the sliding standards of Giraffe since being sold by Tesco? Either way the service was good but the food was very bland and sub-standard. We had starters and mains and none of it would make me want to return. Burgers dry and tasteless, squid tasteless, salmon nicely cooked by the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Airport Road | Manchester Airport, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • This restaurant is at Manchester Intl Airport

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?