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Giraffe - The Brunswick Centre

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19-21 Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 20 7812 1336
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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!

Thank ukjc22
Brighton, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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171 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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98 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is pretty expensive for what it is, service is below average and there's 'automatically added gratuity' just to rub it in. The food was brought out quickly though. Wouldn't eat here again.

Thank Outback_Australian
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly waitress, ordered a burger as had eaten a good one once before. But in spite of ordering medium it came overcooked and was in fact rubbery and tasteless. I could have complained but couldn't be bothered. My wife had a salad which was fine but quite small. The best thing was the side of sweet potatoes

Thank Tony J
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had an Indian dish for lunch which I found disappointing. The fresh ginger smoothie, though was delicious. Service was friendly in a fake sort of way. I didn't enjoy the experience and found the bill for lunch very high.

Thank Rambleraround
High Wych, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Visited this restaurant after a visit to the National Hospital in Queen Square - was shown a table for 4 ( as we were meeting friends for lunch) and then made to feel very uncomfortable as we were told my husbands wheel chair was blocking the walk way. By the way it was not.........but with great difficulty we manoeuvred the... More 

Thank Jacqueline J
Standish, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 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 

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 15 November 2016

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.

Thank tompob
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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