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Giraffe - The Brunswick Centre

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19-21 Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 (0)20 7812 1336
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was sadly disappointed at the food. Bhajis were soggy and the pasta with pancetta sauce had a strange taste and too much pancetta that was very hard and fatty. There was no hint of chilli that was promised.

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Thank Sandra C
Peterlee
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having found ourselves with half an hour to kill due to waiting for a phone repair we discovered this little restaurant situated within Brunswick square not far from Russell Square. We were made very welcome by the staff who could not have been friendlier, the restaurant was clean and the atmosphere very positive. I enjoyed two glasses of the house... More 

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Jaipur, India
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864 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,827 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family with kids went to this place which is very near to Russell Square Station. The food was served with great service. From the menu it looks like they serve preparations from Kerala & Goa (India), Penang ( Malaysia), Thailand, and Europe. We ordered Veggie Brunch, San Fran Super Salad, chicken burger, and scandi Salmon. Flat white and espresso... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Giraffe has a great location inside the Brunswick Centre. It was not too busy inside and had a nice vibe. The servers were very welcoming and friendly! The food was great and fairly speedy, would definitely come back. There were no negatives at all.

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Paris, France
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it doesn't look like much from the outside, this is a great basic place for brunches and lunches. Not too expensive, plenty of flavour and leaves you feeling well afterwards. I was pleasantly surprised by the variety and have been back many times.

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Thank gypsycaravan
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've reviewed Giraffe restaurants before. They are surprisingly good. The menus differ between them and they are well run and the food is good quality. I tend to use them for breakfast and this is what i did for the brunswick centre branch. It was a summer Sunday morning and the outdoor area is great. If you like modernist, brutalist... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We got seated quickly which was probably the only good part of the service. Waited probably about 10 mins for our drinks, beer was not very cold as was left to stand for a few minutes on what was probably the hottest day of the year. Our shared starter arrived (onion bhajis) which were tasty. Then came my vegetarian Goan... More 

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Thank StevenWJ340
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Good food and mostly good service. The food didn't take too long and we were in there for less than an hour in total for dinner. Disabled accessible friendly (I'm in a wheelchair), and all the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Nicola H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely breakfast. Quickly served by the helpful staff. Sat outside under the covered area. Nicely presented and clean. Would go back again and recommend to others in the area.

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Thank Claire S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

It was the best vegetarian food that I had eaten there. Excellent service! Excellent food. Love it!:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7812 1336
Description
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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