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Giraffe - Southbank Centre

Behind the Royal Festival Hall, Riverside Level 1, London, SE1 8XX

((((* International
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 23:00, Saturday: 09:00 - 23:00. Sunday: 09:00 - 22:30.

Nestled within a hive of culture on the popular riverside, Giraffe – Southbank Centre serves delicious international cuisine. The sleek, vibrant dining room is offset by the covered al fresco area.

The Giraffe menu spans continents, picking the most vibrant dishes from around the world. A wide range of burgers are available, from chicken schnitzel BLT to Greek lamb focaccia varieties. The farmer's market vegetable burrito is just one of the vegetarian options at Giraffe Southbank, and a fun kids menu keeps Giraffe’s younger diners happy.

Family-friendly Giraffe restaurant serves a range of rich and colourful desserts, alongside freshly-squeezed juices and gourmet coffees. Beers and ciders sourced from Sweden to New York are available, along with an extensive wine and cocktail list.

With floor-to-ceiling windows and bright modern furnishings, Giraffe London evokes a contemporary vibe. Waterloo Station is just a 6-minute walk away.

Giraffe - Southbank Centre

Behind the Royal Festival Hall, Riverside Level 1, London, SE1 8XX

Contact +44 2079282004

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Customer reviews for Giraffe - Southbank Centre

4.1 ((((* (based on 13 reviews)
84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • large parties (12)
  • child friendly (11)
  • entertainment (9)
  • romantic (6)
  • al fresco (3)
  • lunch (3)
  • business (2)
  • dinner (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* by from Nottingham

    We dined pre theatre and it was ideal for a casual meal with friends.

  • ((((* by from London

    19.30 Good range. Unusual fayre on offer

  • ((((( by from Crawley

    Obviously freshly prepared food.

  • ((((( by from london

    Quick & Courteous service, reasonable food - ideal place to eat before going on to South Bank concert

  • ((((* by from Leigh on Sea

    So busy that it felt that occassionally service got delayed. But staff very friendly and able to sort matters out

  • ((((* by from London

    We had lunch here after going on the London Eye. It was great to be able to go straight to our table in such a busy area. Service was very good and this a always a very family friendly restaurant.

  • ((((( by from birmingham

    We had lunch & it was my first experience of a Giraffe restaurant at Southbank - we had a great table with a view of the Thames and one of our party was running late, the service was memorable and sympathetic so we ordered at different times which wasn't an issue at all. The burger I had was wonderful and the hot dog was perfect kids' fodder. The banana waffle desert was fantastic. I am glad we booked and after a visit to The London Eye it made for a wonderful trip to the capital! Thank you

  • ((((* by from London

    Definitely one of the South Bank's best. Service is good if a little slow, but you can't really expect anything different in this area at lunchtime. Courses were plentiful, tasty and surprisingly well presented.

  • ((((* by from Portsmouth

    We had booked and arrived at a very busy time (6PM), we were rapidly shown to our table and the food was swiftly delivered by a cheerful and helpful waitress. We have eaten here before as a family and always enjoyed it.

  • ((((* by from NWLondon

    I had a great meal deal, 2 courses for [$] and happy hour glass of wine, fish and chips were good, though fish a bit bland! and fabulous dessert of ginger and pear sponge, though my friends Bread and butter pudding was dry and tough!Also a great Zumba salad which looked and was very fresh. Great food and just right amount of attention and waitress told us of good deals

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