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Giraffe - The Brunswick Centre

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19 - 21 The Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 20 7812 1336
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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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Standish, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just would like to thank all the staff, my son was in patient at great ormond st hospital, Last night he had woke up in high dependcy and all he fancied was burger & chips.. As I don't know the area I walked into here in a bit of a state to be greeted by a very helpful member... More 

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Thank kaywatson74
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great venue to eat if staying in Bloomsbury, London. A great menu which has plenty of choice at great prices. The staff are great and the food is excellent. Nothing is too much trouble and the atmosphere makes it a great place to eat.

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Thank tompob
Ghaxaq
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the area and decided to pop in for dinner and we do not regret it. The menu offers different types of cuisine from Indian to Italian to American. The service was excellent and food was appetizing. The only fault I can give is that wine should be served in proper wine glasses and not the normal Soft... More 

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Thank Stefania C
London, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner twice in two weeks. Overall, very happy with it. We had the set menu - 2 courses for £12.95 and 3 courses for £15.95. We thought it was a bargain. The deep fried squid rings were nice - juicy and soft. The world breads were interesting and delicious. We also liked the taco loco - although a messy... More 

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Thank Pibochen
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I have eaten in the chain restaurant it will be the last! Ordered the sirloin steak it was so tough I could not eat it the fries were also cold. Tried another steak that was as bad although the chips were hot. The staff were very attentive polite and friendly decided I offered to pay for my... More 

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Thank Boodle56
North Vancouver, Canada
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I had a very good steak,my wife had the king prawn, chicken and mango salad which was excellent and our friend had a spicy rice bowl, also very good. First time here but we will be back. Recommended.

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Thank Danny50
London
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

God this restaurant is awful. I remember Giraffe being bad a few years back when I stopped going. I now remember why. The food is expensive and really bloody awful. Period. If you're going to do octopus, then do it properly. Do not state - 'well that's how the chef does it and we only have one chef' - comments... More 

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Thank davicio
Gardiner, Maine
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63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had lunch at the Giraffe, Service was excellent as was the food. We sat outside which was a nice option. Good value.

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Thank Marty F
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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557 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It's always a hit when we come here. A nice place to eat when taking a break from Great Ormond Street. Lovely burger. Good gluten free options. Particularly the naked burgers. I would always recommend.

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Thank DrPaulT
London
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361 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on a Thursday evening. The Brunswick one isn't as big as some other branches but they were fairly quiet and there was plenty of choice of where to sit. We enjoyed a very tasty garlic bread and olives plus a nice ice cream and sorbet combination. The coffee and mint tea we had were also enjoyed. No... 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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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 The 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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