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The Fat Giraffe

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3 Church Street | Padiham, Burnley BB12 8HF, England
+44 1282 771661
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for a quick coffee and cake! The carrot cake I had was amazing! Very soft and fresh. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff!

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Thank saspaul2016
Southport
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited one dinner time with my other half and we each enjoyed our meals. I had the burger with fried onions, a side salad and homemade coleslaw and chutney which was lovely; really tasty. The other half had the homemade cheese & onion pie which I wanted to pinch a corner of too, looked excellent! This is just the... More 

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Thank BW89Southport
Wigan, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner, 4 year old step daughter and I have visited The Fat Giraffe two/three times now and it's always our 'go to' cafe in Padiham. My step daughter loves the big cuddly giraffe and the staff are very, very playful with her and really make the effort. The quality of food is excellent; I cannot fault at all and... More 

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1 Thank jobrethers44
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Third time here and first review. First two visits were for breakfast. Great looking and tasting breaky and amazing value (cuppa tea included in price). Today's visit is for lunch, cheese burger and salad. Again, great tasting burger and coleslaw. Love the interior decor (shabby chic/cottage feel). Staff have always been very polite and courteous. Very friendly indeed. Always a... More 

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1 Thank JBH1975
Burnley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Please don't think this is a negative review, as it isn't.. Visited today, in my lunch hour, to meet my grandparents for dinner.. The lady serving on was lovely and was absolutely rushed off her feet (and working really hard), but she was definitely up against it (need more front of house staff!.. 1 people wasn't enough with the number... More 

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Thank Stacy G
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

First time visiting here. It is very small inside but nicely decorated. Welcoming friendly staff. Quite a lot of choice on the menu, but it isn't cheap. We had a small breakfast and a fat breakfast, and to be honest there wasn't much difference in the amount or variety of food except the fat breakfast was double the price! Which... More 

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Thank Hayley311202
Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Popped in today for a quick lunch! Great service and great, real homemade food! Menu is not huge but I think that helps with the food quality. Lovely clean "bistro " style setting, lovely food and lovely service 😊

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1 Thank Alibri1968
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The white hotchocolate is amazing from here !!!! Although it can be abit sickly it's so goooodddd !!! Also really nice and relaxed inside and nice design too !!

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Thank Jemima J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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353 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Nice little cafe on the high street. Fast friendly service. Standard cafe fare with one or two more unusual choices, like the spinach and feta puff tarts which are lovely. Good for a light lunch.

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Thank Jancrow4
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for coffee and cake. Lovely place great cake and service. Will definitely go back next time we are that way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $9
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Families with children
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 - 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
Description
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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