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Giraffe - Royal Festival Hall

Belvedere Road | The South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XX, England
+44 20 7928 2004
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Belvedere Road | The South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XX, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Service and food were OK for a quick meal, but really it was pretty ordinary. Nice outlook to Southbank.

Thank NotistBodds
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The server was sweet and French the food was alright but expensive. We should have sat inside not outside as the outdoor furniture was cheap. The chicken salad was dry and overpriced at a whopping £16. It was bland, overdressed and boring. Typical for a...More

Thank j462
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had not eaten at Giraffe for ages and I wish I had continued avoiding it. Last Friday, 2nd sept, I stopped by with relatives and their kids visiting London , so the only reason I did not ask for the restaurant manager to complain...More

Thank ElenaLuciaAgnese
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We visited as part of a day trip to London with three adults and four children of 4, 5, 7 and 9 with the 5 and 9 year old being visually impaired. Because of the need to have a clear itinerary to have a good...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 5 September 2016

OK if desperate or in a hurry & rich. 1 starter 2 Plates of Food and a bottle of wine £60 odd quid. Packed like all London in August tourists school hols all a bit rushed staff bit pre occupied and changing over. Past its...More

Thank Ketchup57
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

There was a slight problem with the meal and we were given a complimentary desert and were surprised to find both the breakfast and desert were not on the bill. Lovely food and staff. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Eugene P
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Ordered fruit juice, brunch meals and teas. The food arrived immediately (less than 5 minutes, so not cooked to order) but the drinks didn't come for another 10-15 minutes, after asking twice, by which time the food was cold. Husband's bacon was burnt and sausage...More

Thank RBR47
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A group of 10 met for lunch ... Picked due to bring child friendly as we had 4 children with us. Kids menu was great as was the selection in the standard memy but the actual taste and quality wasn't there. I had the nachos...More

Thank Jodie B
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Chose Giraffe as I'd heard it had a great menu which I'd wanted to try for a while. Starters we shared Tuscan lamb meatballs and the prawn saganaki which has were delicious. For mains my friend chose the tuk-tuk duck stir fry and I had...More

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Although it was a busy bank holiday August the service was quick and the staff friendly in a way that made us feel they were genuinely concerned that everything should be right for us. The food was pretty good too - basic but well prepared...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

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  • 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
Kids, View, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!
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