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The Fat Giraffe

3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley, England
01282 771661
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Ranked #16 of 131 restaurants in Burnley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Clitheroe
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We booked a table for Fathers day, we were seated near the door which was quite drafty but our request to close the door was upheld. My husband and I ordered a cheese and onion pie which was good and was rather a large portion for our appetites. One of my children ordered 'fish goujons' which turned out to be... More

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Lancashire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

we've been meaning to try this place for a long time and today had the opportunity. To find a good standard non chain, more of the same costa / starbucks type can be tricky. This café bar offers locally sourced, tasty food. Only been for lunch but found a reasonably priced menu. As for drinks my cappuccino was delicious and... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I recently visited the Fat Giraffe again, but this time for lunch. The menu was lovely, loads and loads that i would of loved to of tried, as well as some delightful specials! The staff were helpful and friendly when welcoming my party as well as good knowledge of the menu. There is a warm laid back feeling to the... More

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Lancashire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

An ideal venue with excellent food cooked to order, friendly and attentive staff. Relatively easy parking.

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Cawood, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stumbled across this little gem whilst passing through. Nice atmosphere, real food and really nice staff. They can make coffee too, which is nice.....

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Leyland, England, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I popped into the Giraffe at lunchtime, as I had an hour to kill, and wanted to sit in comfort for my lunch, rather than slum it in my car. What a great decision! Faced with quite a menu, I eventually settled for a roast ham sandwich, just resisting the spicy butternut squash soup...but only just! Other serious contenders given... More

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant on many occasions since moving in to the area last July. The food is always beautifully presented and cooked fresh. No fast food here! There are evenings with entertainment I.e. Michael Buble tribute act etc. These are small and exclusive very enjoyable eveningsand as always beatifully cookrd food and excellent service.

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Padiham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The Fat Giraffe is one of my all time favourite places to eat, with a great choice of food to suit all tastes & a friendly welcoming feel as standard. This week however I enjoyed an evening Tapas meal there which was one of the best I have had in the UK. A good choice of Tapas dishes for either... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

We called in the fat giraffe for a late lunch. All the courses were excellent, it was refreshing to have available home made healthy food on the children's menu, which was much enjoyed. As it was a cold wet winters day we all decided to sample a different hot chocolate. They were delicious, hand warming and because they weren't smothered... More

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

As a family, we eat here for a cosy ambience and lovely food, sometimes made even more fun when live background music is on. One reviewer complained about the wait for the food to arrive. We too have experienced this. My tip in elevating this is to not arrived when starving hungry as the wait pays dividends when the food... More

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