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Giraffe - South Bank
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
Breaded chicken coated in katsu sauce on a red cabbage slaw loaded with spring onion, coriander, chilli & pickled cucumber
Chicken Malay Curry
Chicken, potato and onion in a hearty curry. Served with jasmine rice and garlic & coriander naan. Swap Chicken for Tofu (Vegetarian) or Prawns
Salmon fillet topped with a teriyaki sauce and sesame seeds, on a bed of Jasmine rice with broccoli, carrot, coriander and cucumber
Brunch Dish and Bottomless Prosecco £22.95pp
Brunch Dish and Bottomless Prosecco £22.95pp
Everything feels rather deep fried / greasy / stale. I ordered food for my daughter and I have to say the food for children was really sub-par with no focus on health as all the food was (as mentioned before) really greasy. Ended up only giving her a little fruit and then fed her when we got home.
However the location, staff and ambience was great it’s just such a shame the food let it down so much.
Food was okay, we ordered a chicken starter - it was pink and cold in the middle. The manger told me he could change it but it wasn’t raw.
Food was poor - not fresh - lacked taste and flavour. Had to send back.
Mango sorbet looked like frozen yogurt- had to send back
We were looked after so well by the staff. The vegan options were great (they used to be more but obviously with COVID, I understand they have to have a reduced menu. Even so, it's great to have proper vegan options). My non vegan friend went for the veggie options which she was equally pleased with. We had a table at the window offering nighttime views of South Bank lit up with pretty lights. The staff were attentive without being annoying, the restaurant are obviously being COVID safe and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. It was the perfect place to catch up with a friend and have great food and great wine in a great atmosphere. Thanks, everyone!
The restaurant was good with good service and food quality.
I definitely recommend it to my friends and family
Breakfast was lovely. Coffee was great. Service was average, not very friendly or inviting.
Staff on the floor were polite, courteous and efficient. Food was great except we had to send some food back due to it arriving cold. The atmosphere was great and we’d felt safe as people were spaced out - until a staff member seated a party of 3 right behind us and I was back to back with a stranger. There were plenty of other free tables. If you’re not worried about being seated too close to people then it’s a lovely place. We won’t be going back for a while though....
Food wasn’t that great to be honest. Ok for burgers 🍔 though. Not much available in terms of drinks.
4 of us went to lunch at Giraffe on Saturday. The waitress who served us was quite abrupt and hardly welcoming. It felt like we were annoying her by being there. The food was okay - I ordered the nachos but they were quite disappointing. Overall a pleasant experience but if I were going to South Bank for lunch again it won’t be here.
I had the veggie brunch which had a very tasty vegan sausage, and the avocado smash was so good with just the right amount of chilli kick
Partner and I had dinner
Staff were so helpful and really went out of their way to make us and our children feel welcome
Love the accommodating services from the waiters and the chef kitchen staff. Good to be remembered and given extra requirements, just so grateful for getting a good warm sage meal to eat with friends on a Sunday night so 'late' these days/in this climate time we're in atm! Sunday evening last customers Southbank London Sunday 4th October 2020
The food was average in taste. Presented well and good portion sizes. We were seated in a booth right next to another table, so they were back to back with us. Seems to defeat the point of being otherwise decent with covid procedures, if you’re set right next to other people, even though the restaurant wasn’t full. Staff were very friendly, with exception of one. Overall, it was an ok experience. Don’t reckon I’ll go back.
Roof was leaking right on our table and food seemed to be microwaved as it was cold in parts and piping hot in others.
Another good experience at the Southbank Giraffe ,good ,friendly service, good food ,reasonable prices
Really nice great for kids. Helpful staff. Busy though, definitely book
Not a great place to eat out. Not sure why it is so popular as food is like canteen food
Everyone and everything was perfect! We will definitely return! Thank you!
Great restaurant for young children. Quick service, and enjoyable food.
Alright experience although it was extremely busy
Food was poor. Steak inedible, however they did remove it from the bill
Great service, good systems in place to keep everyone safe. Great value.
Lovely venue, food a little disappointing. Although not horrible.
Food was rushed out within around 5 minutes of ordering. It was not fresh, but like it had been microwaved.
1 out of 4 meals were not served (the waiter had missed my order off even though we went through the order twice) this was only noticed when the other meals were served and then I had to wait for my food another 5 minutes and was told it was very hot.. Yes like it had been blasted through a microwave. Chicken was hard and rice all in clumps. I ended up sharing my husbands food.
I had a voucher for myself and my husband for a free drink, I was told we could only use 1 because its per table?? They refunded my sons £1 fruit shoot and not the drink I had ordered for myself with said voucher.
Good food from an excellent menu - lots of vegetarian/vegan choices. Quick service even though it was busy. Wonderful location. Comfortable seating inside - including high-backed seats for extra comfort. Flawless.
Excellent service, quick and attentive. Good food.
Pleasant experience eating outside. Staff and food prompt and enjoyable
The asian slaw was bizarre - essentially cooked cabbage with chili, served hot. Not very nice, and not a slaw.
No salads on the menu - appreciate the need to offer a limited menu at this time, but in the height of summer I would have expected cold dishes.
The online payment app adds a tip on top of the service charge, which is cheeky.
Service fine, and friendly.
Reception changed our table booking from outside to one inside the restaurant, with short notice.
The staff were courteous, affable, and attentive.
Great menu. Light, tasty, energising food served by bright, hardworking and relaxed people. Buzzy atmosphere whilst feeling safe. Great being by the river.
Delicious breakfast, fast service.
Music and general noise level were a bit intrusive .
First trip out to a restaurant since March. Staff were welcoming and attentive during our visit. We sat outside even though it was drizzly and had a lovely catch up for 5 months.
Food and drink also great. We sat outside and when our table started getting too hot and we asked to move, they were happy to accommodate.
Nice, lively atmosphere with colourful decor. Food cooked well and service was friendly and helpful.
Loved it, great staff and great food. We had a lovely meal outside as the sunset. Definitely recommend.
A truly fabulous place to eat with fantastic staff
Was great time! 🎈 😃 Great job and staff, thanks for the friends birthday 🎂 cake! Will come back again
Excellent food service and location for a breakfast
The chicken teriyaki dish I got was tasty and a good portion for the price. Was very easy to pay at the end of my meal by scanning my QR code and paying on my phone. A lot of safety measures in place to make the customer feel at ease and the staff were really friendly.
Giraffe - South Bank does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.
Giraffe - South Bank is rated 4 stars by 287 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.