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The Fat Giraffe

3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley, England
01282 771661
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Ranked #27 of 132 Restaurants in Burnley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

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
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 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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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

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Padiham, United Kingdom
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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 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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
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 

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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

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