We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 131 Burnley Restaurants

The Fat Giraffe

3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley, England
01282 771661
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #22 of 131 Restaurants in Burnley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

79 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    44
    17
    7
    4
    7
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancashire, United Kingdom
1 review
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Skipton, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancs
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Padiham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clitheroe
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lancashire
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancashire
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Fat Giraffe also viewed

Burnley, Lancashire
Burnley, Lancashire
 

Been to The Fat Giraffe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Fat Giraffe

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing