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One Airport Road | Manchester Airport, Manchester, England
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 21:30
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Preston, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came for breakfast before my flight as the grain loft was ridiculously busy. The waiter was lovely and very helpful. Wish I remembered his name but he was Egyptian and one of the harder working staff I saw there. Breakfast was OK. Potatoes a bit over done as we're the sausages but they tasted OK. Did the trick and filled... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Not sure of this was a bad day or just the sliding standards of Giraffe since being sold by Tesco? Either way the service was good but the food was very bland and sub-standard. We had starters and mains and none of it would make me want to return. Burgers dry and tasteless, squid tasteless, salmon nicely cooked by the... More 

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Thank swordfishontour
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Been to quite a few Giraffe restaurants and this was no where near as good as any other I've been in - service was ok - polite but not helpful - food was not as hot as I'm used to at Giraffe - I know this is in a captive market airport setting but that does not excuse lower standards... More 

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Thank Dave V
Solihull, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick breakfast before catching a flight, have visited many other giraffes in the past and food has always been good. We ordered 2 heuvos rancheros with a side of chunky wedges. The huevos' were caked so heavily with cheese none of the other toppings were visible and after a couple of mouthfuls it became too sickly... More 

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Thank sem2048
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for quick lunch here- with children - Overall food was good , but prices were so high for simple lunch !! Overpriced for this type of food :(

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Thank Anneloubrown
Leicester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We tried this place for breakfast with our two sons at 7 am before boarding a flight to Vegas , and thought it best to fill up for the long flight , It turned out to be the worst meal we have ever had, overpriced , badly cooked and just slung together, cheap sausage made of gristly paste , ice... More 

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Thank craigthebaron80
Salford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Called in for a meal during the week . Very good food, well priced, Staff very friendly Fast service Also very clean

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Thank karen h
Manchester
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We decided to have some breakfast in Giraffe before boarding our plane. We chose Giraffe as the menu looked really nice. We were seated straight away. It then took quite some time for the waiter to take our order. We had to ask them to take our order as we were due to catch a plane (obviously as we were... More 

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Thank JaneofAshton
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2,065 reviews
608 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Waiting for a flight at breakfast I had the croque Monsuier - with egg on top the toast was hardly cooked and the whole thing was a messy globulous blob on a plate - not very appetising and not what you want before a transatlantic flight - I told the waitress i was not happy and she said they would... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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532 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I had sour dough toast with hummus and avocado and it was a generous portion although maybe a bit too much hummus. It was tasty if a bit haphazardly presented! The coffee was good and the staff friendly and efficient. I assume the tiny knives have something to do with security but they are very annoying! There was nothing remarkable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Airport Road | Manchester Airport, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?