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One Airport Road | Manchester Airport, Manchester, England
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08:00 - 22:00
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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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Chester, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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208 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank swordfishontour
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Been to quite a few Giraffe restaurants and this was no where near as good as any other I've been in - service was ok - polite but not helpful - food was not as hot as I'm used to at Giraffe - I know this is in a captive market airport setting but that does not excuse lower standards... More 

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Thank Dave V
Solihull, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick breakfast before catching a flight, have visited many other giraffes in the past and food has always been good. We ordered 2 heuvos rancheros with a side of chunky wedges. The huevos' were caked so heavily with cheese none of the other toppings were visible and after a couple of mouthfuls it became too sickly... More 

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Thank sem2048
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for quick lunch here- with children - Overall food was good , but prices were so high for simple lunch !! Overpriced for this type of food :(

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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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

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