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Giggling Squid

58 High Street, Crawley, England
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Ranked #17 of 164 Restaurants in Crawley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas, Thai
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Surrey, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Love "wealthy squid" tapas choice. Pad Thai is sublime. I have only ever been at lunch time but it is a lovely place with friendly servicr

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Looking for somewhere to eat as visitors to Crawley and found this reastaurant in passing. Seated straight away even though it was Saturday and they where quite busy. Service good and food authentic. Good presentation.

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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Right in the centre of town so get there early if you haven't booked and want to park nearby - as we did. A larger venue than we expected (and tables not packed-in close together). Friendly, attentive service. For starters (approx. £7 each, we tried Yummy duck spring rolls - scrumtastic, the best yet plus Salt/pepper squid - a weeny... More

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manchester
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Wow this place is head and shoulders above any Thai restaurant I've eaten in and I eat Thai all around the UK on my work travels. The seafood is bloody amazing! Try the lamb cutlets I loved that dish! So sorry I'm leaving tomorrow or I would be back again. Hopefully my work will bring me back soon. Well done... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great food and fantastic service makes the Giggling Squid stand out in Crawley town centre. When we want a special night out without travelling too far, it fits the bill. The restaurant is cosy and the food brilliant, fresh and really nicely presented at the table, which is always a bonus on a special night out.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I've been lots of times and although the the atmosphere in the place is pretty much nonexistent, the food is really very good. They have some great set menus which are very reasonably priced and everyone working there is really nice, there is just something missing, but don't let that put you off, it's certainly worth a visit for lunch.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Great food but not massive portions ( typical in most Thai restaurants we've been to ) they also put 10% service charge on top of bill as standard without asking ... You can knock this off and we did although food and service was excellent we believe paying the bill is enough! Will go again ...

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Sussex
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Thai tapas for lunch...lovely food and very tasty. Packed restaurant on a Wednesday lunchtime says it all. Excellent value, good service!!

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went midweek with work colleagues to this restaurant and was pleasantly surprised at the Thai-ness of the food! Delicious! Brings back fond memories of holidays. Would recommend the Squid and the Moo Pong (pork skewers). The service was really good, albeit a little slow for the large number of people we had in our group, understandably! Comes highly recommended and... More

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Godalming
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We met up with our family for an early supper in Crawley as we were going to watch our granddaughters sing in the Hawth theatre. We decided to give the Giggling Squid a go despite mixed TA reviews. We had a delicious, very genuine Thai meal. We had pork dumplings, seared scallops and salt and pepper squid for starters and... More

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