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Giraffe - Royal Festival Hall

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Belvedere Road | The South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XX, England
+44 20 7928 2004
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Belvedere Road | The South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XX, England
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Reviewed today

Manager refused to give us the free food for kids offer, there were only two vegetarian options, the menu is unimaginative and unhealthy compared with Giraffe's early days in business, and food arrived so quickly it must have been microwaved. In more detail... A flyer...More

Thank Ceci101
Reviewed yesterday

I met a friend for dinner and we picked Giraffe - what a mistake! The food was terrible. My main was an oval shaped dried out pizza and the wrong order. I had ordered a Turkish dish with char grilled chicken - this was definitely...More

Thank Findthe C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thought we'd give Giraffe a second chance; ate at this same restaurant about 7 years ago and was less than impressed and it appears nothing's improved. The food was a bland slop, the staff couldn't seem to care less whether we were there or not...More

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 5 days ago

called in here after a long day at the office, party of 7 quickly accommodated and even added a table at our request very friendly waiter, keen to give tips and advise and a consummate professional throughout. loved the food choices - but no giraffe...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were told to go to this restaurant because its suitable for families but unfortunarely it was not what we expected to be Small portions no taste whatso ever Not going again

Thank Tonia S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had been at Underbelly, Southbank and were looking for food. Most places had said they were no longer serving but the staff here were very kind and said as long as we ordered within 5 minutes they would serve! They came over straight away...More

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a late lunch on a sunny Saturday afternoon. It was quite busy, we approached the young girl who was sitting people and asked for a table outside to which she replied “we don’t have any, only inside “....More

Thank Manmoon11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed small plates for lunch outside in the sun. Beautiful location good service. Would recommend the slider buns and salt and pepper calamari.

Thank oioioi1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking along the Thames and decided to stop here and have a bottle of wine and some appetizers. We sat outside which was pleasant. Our server was friendly and prompt. The wine selection was very limited. We had tapas and onion rings but...More

Thank drwsurf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleague and I were looking for an outdoor restaurant near the London Eye where we could get a spot of lunch after a business meeting in the city. There were quite a few burger bars available but Giraffe fitted the bill with a good...More

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Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a
thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National
Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the
reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belvedere Road | The South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7928 2004
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Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!
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