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Giggling Squid

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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 76
    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
Authentic Thai

Eaten here three times now: the fixed menu was very good, I didn't like the squid dish I had on visit number two, and my lunchtime visit was very good. The food all seems to be prepared to order and is always full of flavour. The service is attentive and one is always made to feel well looked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
finedinewine
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
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217 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Best Thai food in Crawley. Not cheap but great food. Have eaten in and used takeaway service. Both are excellent. Will recommend to friend and have even taken my mum here for 3 birthday dinners.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We tried this restaurent a few months back. Service couldn't be faulted. Intimate and friendly. The food seemed to me to be authentic. Wine was served at correct temperature and good value for money.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Eaten here three times now: the fixed menu was very good, I didn't like the squid dish I had on visit number two, and my lunchtime visit was very good. The food all seems to be prepared to order and is always full of flavour. The service is attentive and one is always made to feel well looked after. It's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A group of 10 of us came for dinner on a Saturday night. We had reserved a table which was ready for us when we arrived. We ordered drinks and looked through the menu One of our party is allergic to a fair few things so asked to see the allergen folder all food premises are ment to have. She... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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
10 helpful votes 10 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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11 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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10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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