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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

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tasteful Experience

Lovely lunch at this intriguing restaurant. Although the menu looked limiting at a glance - particularly to someone who hasn't experienced Thai cuisine before, the flavours delivered on the plate made up for this ten fold. Beautifully presented, packed with flavour and freshness, and as far as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
achm_hospitality
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Victoria Falls
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English first
Victoria Falls
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely lunch at this intriguing restaurant. Although the menu looked limiting at a glance - particularly to someone who hasn't experienced Thai cuisine before, the flavours delivered on the plate made up for this ten fold. Beautifully presented, packed with flavour and freshness, and as far as taste value goes - excellent! Tangibly, the restaurant lacked ambience and the service... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Group of nine of us were very happy with the attentive service and range of delicious Thai dishes, including sharing platters. Catered well for meat and fish eaters, but not sure it would offer a wide range of dishes for exclusively vegetarian diners. Fairly pricey- but most Thai restaurants are in Tunbridge Wells.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

We have been here many times. Good value and my favourite Thai restaurant. Can't beat their green curry with sticky rice. Nice atmosphere and always busy.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I had seen good reviews so was looking forward to this as I am a lover of Thai food. Beware! It is way overpriced and the food that we experienced was poor! The service was ok but hurried and certainly not attentive. If you pay by card you don't have the usual option of adding service as you enter your... More 

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Crowborough
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

lunch tapas good value-also some gluten free dishes for gluten intolerant like me! would be better if they did small tapas plates in evening aswell.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Such good value at lunch time. The set menus are varied and so tasty! My only criticism is that in the evening they seem too keen to move you along so you sometimes feel the staff hovering! That's the good thing about lunch as its less busy, so more relaxed!

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london
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been to Giggling Squid twice in two weeks. The ambiente is nice and worm, friendly atmosphere and decorations. Very busy place which is a good sign. The food came in both occasion soon, we didn't have to wait. I have been to Thailand few times, I can say the food is not 100 authentic, kind of westernised. Having... More 

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Brimfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Actually have eaten there a number of times and am always delighted with my food. I usually order the combo lunches for around 10 pounds and am quite full. I love the Thai curryies always fresh and tangy....

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Didn't know this restaurant was here until I came with friends. Deliciously fragrant meal. Great atmosphere would absolutely come again. Only thing stopping it being an exceptional meal was that the service was a little slower than I'd have expected but over all very good! Would highly recommend you try this! It also looked like they did take-away too.

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9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and I went for an evening meal and we were not disappointed. The menu has enough diversity to sound interesting and not like a typical chain restaurant, but does have 'safer' options to help new comers explore Thai food. My husband had the Pad Cha with coconut rice and I had the Paneang curry with coconut rice, the... 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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