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Giraffe - Basingstoke

Lower Ground Festival Place | Festival Place Shopping Centre, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
+44 1256 475770
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible20%
1 week ago
“Average meals let down by sticky tables.”
2 weeks ago
“Sunday Lunch”
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CUISINES
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Lower Ground Festival Place | Festival Place Shopping Centre, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was ok, but the table top was sticky and we were told it's the varnish used! The ice dispenser could do woth some instructions, too.

Thank MartinMGB
Reviewed 1 week ago

If self service station style operations float your boat, go. You'll need to order EVERYTHING at the bar yourself, and the chance of a handmade cocktail is now gone - they are dispensed en masse, making the mixologist completely redundant. The chips were barely blanched...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Sad to say it's gone down hill! More like a cafe at a service station. Cheap refill do it yourself drinks... You queue for everything now. Childs food disaster sent sausages back twice due to being cooked they were brick hard at...More

Thank chell_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been to Giraffe before I didn't know what to expect but we left pretty happy with our lunch. Admittedly 3 things off the menu but it didn't worry us too much as what we had was fine. The waiter who served us was...More

Thank Frankiesue62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my daughter and daughter in law and two granddaughters to lunch. The grandchildren were given a children’s pack when we sat down, and although service was prompt they enjoyed the colouring. Food was excellent and the icing on the cake was a bill of...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went into Giraffe for lunch with partner and toddler. They only had a limited menu which had to be ordered from the bar - no table service anymore. Table was wobbly and high chair sticky - hygiene wasn’t a priority. Drinks are self service, just...More

1  Thank Adayaway84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too keen on the changes to service, ordering at the bar rather than table and serving your own soft drinks looks chaotic when busy, but the drinks are limitless so top up when you’re ready rather than waiting to catch a waiters eye isn’t...More

1  Thank Angela D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited Giraffe with a group of friends. I was initially hesitant to visit, given that restaurants which offer a broad range of foods can sometimes lack quality, in their attempts to cater for all. On this front I must say I was wrong...More

Thank Daisysmith123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to go to Giraffe with my little one and it all worked quite nicely but somebody has had the brilliant idea to make it self service. Taking a 3 year old on my own is now a nightmare. I won’t come back until it’s...More

1  Thank P N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What have they done dumbed down what used to be a reasonably good resturant Whoever dreamed up these changes should be sacked pronto. Let me give you a hint the secret to a good resturant is good food and service in clean pleasant suroundings They...More

Thank Mark E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Ground Festival Place | Festival Place Shopping Centre, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 475770
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Description
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!
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