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Giggling Squid

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Thai, Tapas
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58 High Street, Crawley, England
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great like thai, menu looked good

Didn't book for for wednesday at 7ish. Was ok for 2 later on a larger ( noisy ) party arrived, but service was quick and food was well presented. I had fishing village, a seafood with red curry, jasmine rice, lovely although the squid was large and chewy. Flavour was great. Chocolate mousse after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Richard N
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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209 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Didn't book for for wednesday at 7ish. Was ok for 2 later on a larger ( noisy ) party arrived, but service was quick and food was well presented. I had fishing village, a seafood with red curry, jasmine rice, lovely although the squid was large and chewy. Flavour was great. Chocolate mousse after really tasty. Would go again.

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So, we turned up the restauraunt and were the first in there. We were very excited as we had heard good reviews from a friend. We noticed later some people arrived in a large party with a reservation. The restauraunt was very, very cold and the manager said that the heating was just turned on and would warm up soon.... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Just back from this restaurant in Crawley, what to say, great food (salt and pepper squid YUMMY!!!!),larege portions, nice location, very good service, definetely we'll be back!!!!!! If I have to say something that was not good.....well uncofortable chairs but doesn't matter we had a great lunch!!!!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Eat at this restaurant frequently! The food is amazing The staff are great and always make you feel welcome Yes some of their English may not be the best but they try super hard to make sure your have a great time! We always choose a selection of starters but today we had the salt and pepper squid Large portion... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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155 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I've eaten here several times so this is my last visit. I ordered the same food as before. Duck spring rolls (2 pieces) with sweet sauce which I highly recommend. Lots of shredded duck, carrots, and cucumber. Entree was lamb shank masaman curry with potatoes, carrot and onion. Sweet curry with mild heat topped with cashew nuts. This is a... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Even though I wasn't a big fan of thai food in the past I decided to give it a go and I find some dishes really nice. I've chosen this restaurant for my birthday meal with friends. I have ordered red curry and king prawns for starter. I really enjoyed all of it. We had just small disappointed as my... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We booked a table for 7.30pm, we arrived at our table and eventually our drinks menu was taken. The waiter did not have a pad and appeared to have some difficulty in remembering drinks for 8 people. After some time our food orders were taken and took around an hour to arrive, however, the food was very nice. At no... More 

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Surrey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were a table of eight. After taking order for drinks we were not, at any time during the evening, asked if we wanted another round. No complaints about the food - very tasty but really long wait for main course. After this was cleared, we asked to see the dessert menu but no one came back to take the... More 

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Yatton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Table booked for 7.30 greeting from staff as though they did not care if we ate there or not. Slow taking orders, main course only over hour wait before it arrived. Staff were not interested in taking further drinks orders. After clearing dishes over half an hour before offering dessert menu, by which time to late 10.00 over two hours... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went here for Lunch on Saturday (14/02). First impressions was a little bit unnerving the entrance was too an empty restaurant (bar what looked like the manager on his laptop), nevertheless we decided to give it a go and were led to the restaurant proper (thankfully this was a bit more populated), the entrance area seems to be an overflow.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 High Street, Crawley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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