Giraffe  

 
 
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1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London E1 6DW
 
 
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Mon to Fri 8am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-10.30pm, Bank Holidays 9am-10.30pm
 
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Under £35
 

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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.

 

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Kai Althoff Goes With Bernard Leach
Exhibitions | Until 10th January 2021 

Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Giraffe

German artist Kai Althoff's first public show in London includes paintings, works on paper and ephemera presented across three galleries, ...More

Nalini Malani: Can You Hear Me'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2021 

Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Giraffe

The Indian's artist's first UK commission is a multi-layered, immersive installation inspired by the violent death of a child in ...More

Ling Tan: Playing Democracy
Exhibitions | Until 4th April 2021 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Giraffe

Artist Ling Tan explores social structures and collective responsibility in a multimedia installation comprising a giant two-player game of Pong....More

Nye Thompson; Insulae: Of The Island
Exhibitions | Until 4th April 2021 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Giraffe

A video installation of British coastal waters captured by drone, contemplating the impact of island geography on national identity in ...More

Nubya Garcia
Concerts | On 29th October 2020 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Giraffe

The London-based jazz saxophonist, composer and bandleader incorporates dub reggae, cumbia, afrobeat and neo-soul with Caribbean and Latin America influences ...More

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Barbican Art Gallery 14 minutes walk from Giraffe

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Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Giraffe

Film, photography and material from across dancer and choreographer Michael Clark's career plus his collaborations across visual arts, music and ...More

Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
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Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from Giraffe

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