Giraffe is a chain of modern, buzzing restaurants that serve healthy food at all hours of the day, including a weekend brunch. It is a non-smoking restaurant and children are welcome.
Heathrow Airport, Stanwell, Hounslow, TW6 3XZ
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+44 (0)20 3117 5500
I was connecting in London, oh my gosh, let me get to Boots, I love loading up on crisps and sweets (and Sulphadine) when I go to England. I was dragging around wasting time and I saw Giraffe, it looks like a diner in the middle of the airport. Brightly colored chairs, a large bar area for single diners and plenty of tables. I thought, let me go check this out. I ordered beans, toast and...more
I was pretty hungry and waiting for my flight so anything could have sated me but as it turns out I was wrong. I saw another place that exclaimed, "Real Good British Food!" and then I chuckled to myself. I reviewed my options on my crackberry Yelp and noticed the other yelp review for this place was good. As I peered over the shoulder of other diners and reviewed the menu, I thought, "this...more
T5's Giraffe has served me many a-hungry-mornings, turned on my electronics in their moment of need and kept my worry scale (and the impending worry scales of doom from those around me) low. You wanna know what's a-ok? It's a-ok that I can comfortably sit, nosh, charge and watch the departure board to my heart's content.
After all of this the food seems secondary - which is not unusual for...more
Hungry at the airport? Giraffe has a decent selection of foods. Service is okay, probably because they do not rely on repeat customers.
Overall, just a convenient casual dining restaurant while waiting for a flight. I've eaten here on a couple of occasions.more
Giraffe at Heathrow Terminal One is the epitome of bad airport food - bland and uninspired.
How is it possible to overcook pancakes? They must had been reheated them as the pancakes did not taste fresh---super dry! Despite trying to douse them in syrup, they simply were inedible. The blueberries on top of the short stack were clearly from a can and probably had been sitting out for a...more