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The Fat Giraffe

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3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley, England
01282 771661
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Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Warm & Lovely Cafe

Me and my partner went for a breakfast here on Sunday late morning, the food was absolutely lovely! Great value for a full English, unlimited pot of tea AND orange juice, it was the perfect amount of food too as we didn't feel too stuffed and not hungry as well so just the right balance! The wait... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Sophie200586
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Me and my partner went for a breakfast here on Sunday late morning, the food was absolutely lovely! Great value for a full English, unlimited pot of tea AND orange juice, it was the perfect amount of food too as we didn't feel too stuffed and not hungry as well so just the right balance! The wait was a little... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Great relaxing atmosphere... food to die for and service with a smile. Every time we go it's fantastic. Yes they can be busy which can result in a wait BUT you won't be disappointed. With a good selection of wines and guest beers to suit everyone.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I'm not sure if this is as valid as some of the other reviews however I am writing this whilst waiting for 3 soups (take out) it's taking forever! Place seems nice but service needs some work. Not to mention nearly being short changed at the till by £2. Easy mistake I suppose?!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I was quite impressed with the hot chocolate! The best hot chocolate I've ever tasted! However when I ordered my club sandwich which I was looking forward too it wasn't quite what I was expecting. It read on the menu egg mayonnaise. .. my mistake I took it as homemade egg mayonnaise not actual egg. I ignored the egg however... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed in Padiham for the weekend and it was recommended to us, so we went to try them out as we enjoy Bistro type restaurants. The owner was very friendly and service was good. The menu was varied and the food was very good and best of all it was not too expensive. I would recommend to anyone looking... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited the Fat Giraffe with two young children. I can safely say I felt extremely unwelcome from arriving to leaving. Firstly the food... the bacon tasted a little off and for the price I would have welcomed something better. the breakfast at a cost of £8.00 looked more like £3.50 I asked for hot chocolates with some cold milk so... More 

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Skipton, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have been looking to eat at TFG for some time. I am aware that it closed for a period of time and is under new management and that a new chef joined them a few weeks ago and was genuinely excited to eat there. Table booked for 7pm for 5 people. It was a gourmet menu from the chef... More 

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Lancs
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A cafe by day, but over the weekend nights a lovely little bistro. Great choice on the menu, and specials on the board. The decor and atmosphere is very quaint and homey, the staff owners are very friendly and helpful, even to the point of letting us know where we could source the meat that she had used in the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Excellent lively welcome recommended by the higher trapp hotel down the road Lovely staff and food excellent Good value for money

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Padiham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was my third visit to the Fat Giraffe and I would recommend anyone in the local area to give it a go. The staff are friendly and it’s a lovely little place. The last two times I have been I have ordered off the specials menu and have not been let down. This visit I had the pulled pork... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: 01282 771661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?