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Churchill House 137 Brent Street, Bristol 4 4DJ, England
+44 (0)20 8457 2776
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Ranked #418 of 1,481 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $27
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We wanted to create a friendly, welcoming place where a smile goes a long way! It's about exploring the wonderful foods from around the globe and opening our ears to music from around the world. Giraffes are so tall they see a different view of the world. We LOVE fresh ideas. Giraffe is operated by the original founders Juliette and Russel Joffe and Andrew Jacobs who all have an active role in the day to day management of the business. Giraffe was acquired in March 2013 by Tesco as part of its strategy to utilise some of the space in their larger stores, creating retail destinations that offer customers, in particular families, a compelling experience outside of their weekly shopping trip.
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Trendy. Noisy and overcrowded. Food was ok nothing negative really. At the same time nothing that would make me return. Service was polite and friendly. Nice surroundings and interesting too.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I came here with my fiance for our first date because it was the only place open at such a late time, the food then was nice and the service was great. However this time the food was not nice, both of us did not finish our meal because we didn't particulary like the food. The service was good though.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Myself and my wife went here on a rare date night out we were spoilt for choice as to where to eat in cabot circus but we decided on giraffe as we had such a lovely meal last time we visited. The service was good quick and efficent server came and checked more than once if everything was to our... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Family dinner to celebrate good degree result. Part of the reason for choosing Giraffe was the wide range of food on the menu but the food turned out to be of very variable quality. It was extremely noisy which made it difficult to have much of a conversation and also to hear what the waitress was saying. This might explain... More 

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Swansea, Wales
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great Location. Quick and attentive service. Choicey Menu. Ordered a great many meze plate to start and it was lovely. Wife and I both had burgers, I had fries, she had really nice sweet potato fries and 2 cokes. Tasty and cooked well and good value. So we thought yes they deserve a tip and whilst we were getting change... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We only are here as it was the only place that could seat us within a reasonable time. We didn't expect much, but we were wrong. We were greeted by friendly staff, seated quickly order taken and served in no time at all ! A rather extensive menu choice on offer, all seemed to have a slight twist to make... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Friendly, busy, menu was good for a casual family restaurant . Embarrassing situation - ordered Duck stir fry and found there was no duck in it! They were great when I pointed this out and made me a new one and gave us a free beer.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We visited in December 2014 for dinner hoping to use a NUS discount card. We were quickly seated and asked if we could use our discount to our server to which she was unsure. A few minutes later the restaurant manager (american female) came to the table explaining that the offer was unavailable during Christmas. We then decided to leave... More 

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Raglan, United Kingdom
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321 reviews 321 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We came here for a late breakfast before embarking on a day's shopping at Cabot Circus. The full English brunch, and breakfast burrito were both lovely but the coffee was quite weak. The service was attentive and friendly.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A good place for breakfast before the shops open in Cabot Circus ... time to draw breathe and plan the day. It is very convenient to those coming in from the main car park and is quiet at that time of day but the service lacks commitment and my food was tepid at best.

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Additional Information about Giraffe

Address: Churchill House 137 Brent Street, Bristol 4 4DJ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8457 2776
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 27
Cuisine: American, International

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