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136 The Orient | The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Trafford M17 8EH, England
+44 161 747 2100
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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378 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely welcome and friendly service throughout. Sat in the outer bit which was good. Nacho starter amazing. Great tasting. Sons salt & pepper squid worth nicking a morsel from. Lamb tagine main was ok. Sons burrito better. Churros went down really well for pud. Enjoyed it.

Thank Andrew-Leakey
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Id never heard of this place before and my friend suggested it to me whilst we were both starving wandering around. Staff were friendly and quite laid back which i liked. The food was lovely as well and good value for money id say. Id definitely go back again.

Thank Beth K
Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived at Giraffe with my husband and 5 month old daughter and explained that we wanted to eat but that my daughter would also need to be breastfed, so could we sit somewhere where this could be done discreetly. The member of staff was very accommodating and showed us to a comfortable booth, asking questions about our daughter and... More 

Thank Vicky D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What started off as a nice evening meal rather quickly descended into a big disappointed. We had already booked a table but "somebody had taken it" but we were quickly seated elsewhere. Kids were kept entertained with the puzzle activity sheets. The waiters were really great and friendly but the food was just a huge huge let down. Beef burger... More 

Thank FlashAshy
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found the choice really good and tried the salads which were really tasty. Fresh and served fairly quickly. Drinks a bit pricey though. Will visit again.

Thank Poetrypls
Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wasted fifty pounds on a dismal experience here's. Arrived about 7.30 but were told had run out of our choices of food. Partner ordered rigatoni and it arrived looking as if it had been lying around for half an hour - dried up meatballs and pasta. My Malay curry consisted almost entirely of potato pieces with the occasional bit... More 

Thank Sallylilla
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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for unexpected lunch whilst shopping at Trafford Centre today. Service was quick food was lovely. I had the Prawn, Chicken, Mango and Advocado salad in Tequila and lime dressing. Hubby had Lamb Tagine which looked really nice and he said it was just perfect😊😊 price good also £37 for 2 main courses and 2 drinks. Would return.

Thank louis5
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was under seasoned and lacked care!! The service was very slow! We ordered nachos which were 8 pounds pricey!! They had 1g of cheese on and were so dry! We had a brisket burger which wasn't very nice at all:/ would not be coming back was 40 pounds not worth it at all would be better off at KFC

Thank Nicole F
Chorley, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Nit been here before and enjoyed 'The Reuben' - a pastrami toastie! Varied menu on offer and prices were reasonable. Very friendly staff too

Thank Joanne H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Mould on my bread which they found amusing, cold food rude staff and bad atmosphere Won't be coming again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 The Orient | The Trafford Centre, Stretford, Trafford M17 8EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Stretford
  • Phone Number: +44 161 747 2100
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!

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