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Giggling Squid

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57-59 Calverley Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2UY, England
01892 545499
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty food, good service and clean

A nice place for an informal lunch or dinner - the food is tasty and good value and the service polite and efficient .

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Christian V
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Cowden, United Kingdom
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Cowden, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

A nice place for an informal lunch or dinner - the food is tasty and good value and the service polite and efficient .

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I recently went there for a lunch and have been many times before. The sleeping honey duck and the salt and pepper child squid are outstanding. Definitely worth a visit. I've previously had noodle dishes that were delicious too.

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Kent
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Food was OK, service was OK, cost was extortionate, for a basic chain restaurant. I expected a lot more.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I visted last Sunday to this chain which is always a 1st choice of Thai. It was a buzzing sophisticated atmosphere and service has improved dramatically over the last 12 months. The food was presented superbly and tasted divine. It really was a top class visit and one worth spending more for the finer dine expirience.

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Kent, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Still pricey, service still sound (and included in the bill), but the food was mediocre. Beef salad was truly, memorably terrible - a fruit salad with hot beef on top. Unrecognisable from the description in the menu. The sizzle on the griddle had a griddle but was awash with generic sauce and definitely not sizzling. Leaden pad Thai. There was... More 

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I know it is now a small chain but the service and the food is always great. It is always buzzing on a weekend and I like that vibe. Service is efficient and I love the thai corn cakes and tom yum as a starter - mains for me is always a delicious thai curry. Well worth going if you... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Having been introduced to this small Thai restaurant in December 2013, I have been back many times and with many different friends, family and colleagues. They consistently provide fantastic food, service and prices. Top tip - lunch time prices are better value.

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Brecon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Fabulous food, take away was excellent, have eaten in the restaurant but as we had our dog we ordered a take away which was very tasty.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I love thai food and this is a refreshing change to the normal menu. I love a thai beef salad and of all the things I have tried here that isn't quite up to scratch but all the other dishes we have tried are excellent. It's quite noisy as they haven't got many soft furnishings. Worth a visit if you... More 

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Geneva
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had visited this restaurant a few times as a couple but had never brought our children. Today at lunchtime we decided to give it a try with our children. The restaurant was completely empty. As soon as we walked in the door the waiter made a snide comment to the waitresses about our children. After another comment i asked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57-59 Calverley Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2UY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: 01892 545499

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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