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The Fat Giraffe

3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley BB12 8HF, England
+44 1282 771661
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley BB12 8HF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to the fat giraffe last month for breakfast! Service was excellent with friendly staff! Omelette beans and mushrooms were really good! We will be back

Thank Adam L
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped of at the fat giraffe when visiting gawthorpe hall,the place is lovely and well presented inside,the staff are friendly and attentive and the breakfast was very nice,they also do a wide selection of food and everybody seemed to be enjoying it,so this place is...More

Thank illuminate322
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit Fat Giraffe for a long time after hearing good things. When we arrived the place only had one free table which is always good to see as it looks popular. From there it went downhill. After finally placing an order we...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Help, no receipt breakdown scribble on a pad... one cheese pie chips and beans, two children's meals, 1 sparking water, yahoo 1 and 1 banana milkshake....how much? I was charged 19.15. Surely OTT......can you please let me know?

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

My best friend eats here all the time, so I went with him last month and really enjoyed my breakfast! Cheese and ham omelette, sausage, bacon and mushrooms! Nice and quiet inside on a Tuesday morning. Very good service and fresh food! I’ll make it...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We had been given a voucher for Afternoon Tea at the Fat Giraffe. We were not an easy bunch to cater for (2 vegetarians and 1 vegan, plus 2 meat eaters). The cafe did a special hummus salad with chips and the usual sandwiches for...More

Thank DonnaGBB12
Reviewed February 3, 2018

We were given a voucher for afternoon tea here as a present and it was lovely! As a family of five with two vegetarians and a vegan we are probably not the easiest people to cater for but the selection of cakes were all delicious...More

Thank Maddie G
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Used to love this place - the kids in particular loved the all day breakfasts and large selection of hot chocolates. Can't comment on how it is now that it has changed hands though, as on the three occasions over the past few months that...More

Thank Christina A
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Lovely atmosphere and simple very well cooked food full of flavour. Special mention to the waitress who was incredibly busy but her service was outstanding.

Thank armenzinie
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Great place to go on a cold and snowy day. Cosy and good coffee. Typical Lancastrian warmth and lots of local regulars.

Thank HarryM208
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $9
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley BB12 8HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 771661
  • E-mail
The fat giraffe is a welcoming place to be, we serve delicious homemade food at great prices. Our speciality is afternoon tea which is voted the best around by our customers. We have the most amazing coffee nd mouthwatering cakes. Its a great place to sit with your friends and have a good old catch up. We also cater for private functions and we are fully licensed. We hope to see you soon :)
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