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Here for the Summer

The thought of sunny days has inspired our Chefs to create 4 summery specials bursting with freshness and flavour.

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New Year, New Dishes

Welcome to the year 2024 – we hope it’s a great one for all. We’re diving in with a giant joyful splash as we offer you new dishes for a new year. From seafood sharing platters to feisty new curries, we’re ready to blast away those January blues.

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Cuffing Season

We love a season change here at Giggling Squid and Autumn is one of our faves – there’s nothing like a luscious Thai Green Curry or comfort-food-extraordinaire Pad Thai to warm the cockles (as Grandma Squid likes to say) when the weather’s getting a little blustery. This is prime time for cosy coupledom so bring on cuffing season. 

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Discover Giggling Squid menu…

How often do you venture away from your tried and tested favourites to explore new and unfamiliar dishes? We have selected some underrated gems from our menu to inspire you to explore!

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Thai cuisine – will…

Thai cooking is famously rich and complex in flavour and – as our own Giggling recipes reflect – crammed with a huge variety of vegetables, herbs and spices that many people might be unfamiliar with in the UK.

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Thai Tea for Two…

In celebration of the Coronation, our chefs created a Coronation Special fit for a King with a Royal Thai Tea and it proved so popular that some of our Giggling restaurants have decided to continue offering it.  

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Kids Crafts

Our very own Crafty Squid, Amber, has created fun and easy-to-follow arts and crafts activities to keep your squidlets entertained – and giggling – over the Easter holidays. Her inspiration?

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Live life on the…

We’ve got squid in our name that’s true, but our commitment to providing loads of plant-based options is no game…

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Giggling Squid Cookbook

It’s with much joy and some over-excited tentacle waving, that we announce the launch of the first Giggling Squid cookbook. For as long as we have been operating, we’ve had requests for recipes from guests who’ve loved our food as much as we do. Available 3rd Nove

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Book your Christmas party…

It’s never too early to start considering the best restaurants for your Christmas party if you’ve been tasked with organising the team festive outing or if you’re the person who always rallies friends and family for gatherings and seasonal fun! Book your Christmas party at Giggling Squid today.

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New Summer Specials

The heat is on but our summer specials are crammed with light, summery ingredients to leave you feeling satisfied without raising a sweat! See what summer specials available for both eat-in and takeaway.

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Thai under the sky

There’s nothing like al fresco ‘Thai under the sky’. Find your nearest Giggling Squid restaurant with outdoor dining.

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Giggling Cocktail Recipes

Nothing gets us Giggling like flavour, freshness, fire and fizz – not only in our Thai-licious dishes but also in our cocktails and mocktails. Taking full advantage of Thailand’s abundance of fresh, flavourful ingredients our master Squidologists spend their days dreaming up potent luscious libations and alcohol-free sensational sips to accompany your Giggling feasts.

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Calories count, but do…

From 6th April, you’ll see a change in our menus. Our chefs rose to the challenge, scrutinising every ingredient that goes into creating our full-flavoured dishes. We discovered that taste and eating-satisfaction does not automatically mean calorie-laden.

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea:…

Mother’s Day is celebrated worldwide with many countries having their own unique ways of honouring mums, grandmas and mother-figures. Having recently hosted a Lei workshop in our Horsham Giggling Squid we wanted to share our step-by-step guide in case you feel inspired to get creative with your Mother’s Day gifts this year too.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day by shining a light on the many inspiring women leading by example across Giggling Squid.

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New Vegan Menu

We’ve got squid in our name that’s true, but our commitment to providing loads of plant-based options is no game.

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Meet the big squids…

It’s been 20 years since co-founders and owners, Andy and Pranee first dreamt up their Thai tapas menu and we’ve asked them 20 questions about their journey so far.

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