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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
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely surprise!

Visited giggling squid in Crawley for early family dinner. We had round table at back of restaurant with glass domed roof - great for a small group. The restaurant was emptying on arrival but full on departure. Having two vegetarians in the party we were very pleased with vegetable and tofu jungle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
deborah566
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
Rochester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Birthday girls night out. Booked table for six for Mum's 78th birthday. Food & service was second to none. Great atmosphere & Mum treated like a queen. Whole restaurant sang happy birthday. Staff were fantastic & food out of this world. Well done Giggling Squid.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Raw chicken satay, I mean raw. It literally clawed me from the bamboo stick Staff seemed surprised I complained. Have eaten there before and it was nice, will not be returning again.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Visited giggling squid in Crawley for early family dinner. We had round table at back of restaurant with glass domed roof - great for a small group. The restaurant was emptying on arrival but full on departure. Having two vegetarians in the party we were very pleased with vegetable and tofu jungle curry and vegetables with noodles - lovely fresh... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We had a quick early lunch last Saturday while we were in town. It was empty but that is to be expected at 12 noon! The lunch menu is easy to work out and was reasonably priced. I had the tapas and hubby had a main with a small side. It was so yummy! Hubby is quite fussy with thai... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 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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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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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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104 helpful votes 104 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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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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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: Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?