29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SA
Mon to Thu 8am-10.30pm, Fri 8am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-10.30pm, Bank Holidays 9am-10.30pm
Under 25


Giraffe The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours and big portions too. Thankfully they've avoided the temptation to fill the place with long necked stuffed animals; instead the brightly coloured decor is tempered with natural wood and the whole place positively beams with warmth and cheerfulness. Flexible and generous opening hours mean you can drop in for coffee, brunch or cocktails as well as food. The food extends from burgers to freshly squeezed juices and starters like the spicy chicken wings and vegetarian mezze are particularly good options. There's a special menu just for kids too. Your ravenous tots can choose from fried or scrambled eggs, beans, veggie or pork sausages, chicken and fries or mash. They even throw in a juice and some yummy ice cream and only charge you 5.25 for the whole meal. It's very refreshing. But the real winner with our young audience is the white chocolate and crushed Toblerone cheesecake - and not just with the kids. Yum. The Islington branch is about a five minute walk from Angel Tube, on Essex Road near the Business Design Centre.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
7 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
12 minutes walk

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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 83 25% off
    53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Giraffe
    The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
    DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 70 26% off
    60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Giraffe
    The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
    Thistle City Barbican Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 55 35% off
    Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Giraffe
    Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More

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    Theatre | Until 6th June 2015 

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    Theatre | Until 20th June 2015 

    The Old Red Lion Theatre 8 minutes walk from Giraffe


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    Concerts | On 2nd June 2015 

    Union Chapel 10 minutes walk from Giraffe


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    Concerts | On 2nd June 2015 

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    Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2015 

    London Canal Museum 16 minutes walk from Giraffe


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    Concerts | Until 2nd June 2015 

    The Nightjar Bar 18 minutes walk from Giraffe

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    Exhibitions | On 2nd June 2015 

    The Proud Archivist 19 minutes walk from Giraffe

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    Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2015 

    The Proud Archivist 19 minutes walk from Giraffe

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