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Giggling Squid

Type:Thai

30 Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PR

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Giggling Squid Thai restaurant, Windsor

About

Conveniently located in the centre of Royal Windsor, Giggling Squid serves innovative and tasty Thai food. Guests will be treated to a lunchtime Thai tapas menu and an extensive evening menu, both of which feature a varied selection of seafood, meat, curry, noodles and stir fry options. 

The renowned Giggling Squid Thai tapas lunch menu offers an array of small plates, including the signature Salt and pepper squid. There is also a range of tasting sets on offer with a selection of four carefully curated dish combinations. The extensive evening menu includes popular Giggling staples such as Duck spring roll and Lamb shank Massaman, alongside exciting showstoppers such as the Black pepper soft shell crab; Thai-style cod and Crying Beef (grilled sirloin marinated in Thai herbs and accompanied by a spice dipping sauce).

Families can also take advantage of the ‘Little Tapas for Little People’ menu. Designed to encourage children to be more adventurous with their food choices, the menu features smaller versions of popular dishes including Chicken satay and Pad Thai.

Designed by founder Pranee Laurillard, the beautiful three-tiered space combines hand-painted framed stencils with bold, floral wallpaper and panelling, which add a splash of defining colour. Stunning light fixtures, plush seating and soft leather banquettes create a stylish yet welcoming setting.

Owned by Thai-born Pranee Laurillard and her husband Andy, Giggling Squid – the nickname of one of their three children – was founded in the basement of a tiny fisherman’s cottage, now the Brighton restaurant, where dreams of replicating a taste of home became a reality. The couple opened their first site in Hove in 2009 and have gone on to establish a strong reputation for authentic Thai cooking with an emphasis on signature curries and coastal specialities.

'We’re delighted to call Windsor home, a town with such a rich history and beauty! We’re proud of our restaurant and we look forward to welcoming residents and visitors to enjoy a Giggling Squid experience’ Pranee Laurillard.
 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Catering

  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Meals served all day
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Take away food
  • Take away service
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Children's menu
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • Booking required
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas - Open 12-4 on Christmas Day

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within walking distance

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      53
    • Very Good
      27
    • Average
      6
    • Poor
      11
    • Terrible
      3

    Recent Reviews:

    • RichLee0
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Terrible Service
      2 of 5 stars
      Friday, 10th May 2019
      Be prepared for dreadful service, we turned up without a reservation and were totally ignored by the restaurant employees. Chaotic and disorganised is how I would describe the scene with very little... Read full review
    • Tallylully
      Lewes
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Tasty Thai food
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th May 2019
      Service was good. Menu is quite small, especially for non meat eaters at lunchtime. Good location near the castle. Read full review
    • Liam P
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Delicious
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 20th May 2019
      Visited the Giggling Squid on Saturday evening without a booking and although the place was packed they managed to find us a space which was greatly appreciated. The food was delicious and staff... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Thursday12:00 - 22:00
    Friday - Saturday12:00 - 22:30
    Sunday12:00 - 21:30

    * Open 12-4pm on Christmas Day.

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