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Churchill House 137 Brent Street, Bristol 4 4DJ, England
+44 (0)20 8457 2776
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9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:45 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We wanted to create a friendly, welcoming place where a smile goes a long...
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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Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great menu & food

Visited for lunch last month. Restaurant was very busy, yet staff were great. Really cool decor. I had the taco to start and the pasta for main. My starter was huge & very tasty. My sister had the Mexican burger which looked very nice. They also do great non-alcoholic cocktails. When I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Victoria C
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Visited for lunch last month. Restaurant was very busy, yet staff were great. Really cool decor. I had the taco to start and the pasta for main. My starter was huge & very tasty. My sister had the Mexican burger which looked very nice. They also do great non-alcoholic cocktails. When I return to Bristol I will definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We ate here yesterday while on a day out in Bristol. The staff are really friendly especially one man think he may have been Italian? They made a real fuss of my 4 year old daughter and niece which they loved!! The food was tasty and filling. We think the prices are very reasonable and not too expensive like other... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Both adult and children's breakfast menus had a great selection. My 4 year old son loved the place mat with games and colouring. Everything was tasty. Our waiter was so helpful and friendly. A balloon finished of our visit. 🎈 Thank you Giraffe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A well earned rest was required from a very busy morning shopping. So we came accross Giraffe. Where we enjoyed a great meal with excellent service from a young lady called Alex. Thanks a lot. Chris & Sam x

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The food was extremely good as always, but what made the night was the friendly, helpful staff, who were attentive, polite and chatty and even took a dessert off our bill out of goodwill. Absolutely lovely team, which made it a pleasure to visit.

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Somerton, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited here one lunch time. It was very busy but the amazingly friendly staff managed to find us a table for 4! From start to finish our waiter was amazing! The real lemonade is really nice and I had a form of noodles with almost a stir fry which I would defiantly have again it was delicious! Not much... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My partner had a burger and bit down onto a ~1cm long sharp wooden splinter. I showed it to the waitress and manager who said "oh that's just off the skewer in the burger". We did get offered a replacement, but as we had almost finished so we declined. After this the waitress apologised but also joked about it. Overall... More 

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I've been here quite a few times before but visited again for probably about the 8th time last night with family who had come to visit me. The staff are always really friendly and very attentive to your needs. Food is amazing, such a great range which makes it so much more appealing to everyone. Overall the prices are very... More 

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South Gloucestershire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Visited here for lunch with my daughter and baby granddaughter. Lukasz, our waiter, was very friendly and extremely helpful. On ordering, the baby's food was almost instantaneous , and therefore she was satisfied and able to play whilst we ate ours. Food was well presented, very filling and competitively priced. Would visit again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Staff were lovely but the food took some time and there wasn't very much of it when it finally arrived!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Churchill House 137 Brent Street, Bristol 4 4DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8457 2776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, International

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.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?