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11-13 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4RB
 
 
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GiraffeThe warm and colourful Giraffe restaurants are popping up all over London - there are more than twenty around town - adding a splash of colour to the city's dining scene. Spread over two floors, the Soho version includes a lighting installation made from recycled pickled jars and a cedar plank sharing table within the downstairs bar. The all-day menu is a winner - you can breakfast on organic porridge, pop in for coffee or cocktails as well as eating from a menu of globally inspired dishes and good-for-you food. The menu extends from burgers to really tasty freshly squeezed juices, blueberry pancakes to stir fried udon noodles. Portions are big so if you can't manage a whole three course meal then starters like the spicy chicken wings and vegetarian mezze are good options. There's a special menu just for kids too. Your ravenous tots can choose from a brunch of fried or scrambled eggs, beans, veggie or pork sausages, or mini-mains like fish fingers and pasta. It may appeal to a parents looking for somewhere to keep the kids happy but that doesn't mean it's overrun with tots and teens, and adults are made to feel welcome too.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Euston Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  22% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Giraffe
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  22% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Giraffe
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  42% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Giraffe
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
 
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Chotto Matte
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
11-13 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | Same location as Giraffe
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Bar Italia
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
22 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
Bar Italia is a near 24-hour traditional Italian cafe in the heart of Soho. This small, authentic Italian coffee bar has a continental feel. The tiled ... More
 
 
 
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L'Escargot
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
48 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Giraffe, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from Giraffe
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Giraffe, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Giraffe
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Giraffe, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Giraffe
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47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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Soho Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its current ... More
 
 
 
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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We Are Cuts
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
7 Royalty Mews, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
We Are Cuts is the latest incarnation of the iconic Cuts salons which began in 1981 when James 'Cuts' Lebon opened his first shop in Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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8 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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Sunspel
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40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
British clothing company Sunspel have a proud history of innovation and were the first to introduce boxer shorts to the UK back in 1947 - their ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Giraffe
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Giraffe
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London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 9 minutes from Giraffe
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Giraffe
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Norman's Coach & Horses
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29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
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142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Giraffe
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Simmons Soho
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2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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Tea Room
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23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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Akbar
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77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Giraffe
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Giraffe
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Giraffe
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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