Giraffe  

 
 
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7 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 5NP
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 8am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 9am-10.30pm, Bank Holidays 9am-10.30pm
 
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Under £25
 

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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. The Kensington branch is on the High Street, opposite the Royal Garden Hotel, and a 10 minute walk from the Royal Albert Hall.

 

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The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £313  28% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 1 minute from Giraffe
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £228  27% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from Giraffe
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Thorney Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £471  35% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 4 minutes from Giraffe
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
 
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25A Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Giraffe
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 27th June 2019 - 6.30pm
Giraffe, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 6 minutes from Giraffe
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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Giraffe
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Giraffe
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Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from Giraffe
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Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Giraffe
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Giraffe
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MAC Cosmetics
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28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Giraffe
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Giraffe
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Giraffe
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Giraffe
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Giraffe
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 9 minutes from Giraffe
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Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 12 minutes from Giraffe
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Giraffe
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119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Giraffe
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1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | Same location as Giraffe
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London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Giraffe
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Giraffe
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Giraffe
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Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Giraffe
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