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Giggling Squid Billericay

120 High Street, Billericay CM12 9BY, England
+44 1277 630621
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (36 reviews)
“massaman curry” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
120 High Street, Billericay CM12 9BY, England
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1 - 10 of 515 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As always, a great meal and friendly (although a little vague) staff. Highly recommend the chicken Penang, and my husband loves the squid. Can be tricky to order drinks, as it gets very busy and servers are overstretch.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This Billericay restaurant has really upped its game since it first opened . In its early days I felt it was overpriced with rushed service . I have been back many times since ( initially enticed by my son & daughter in law last year...More

Thank Fiona T
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful review Fiona. We are so pleased you have had so many great experiences with us and delighted we are your favourite Thai restaurant. Kind regards Giggling Squid

Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of us booked a table for 6 pm as a post Towngate Theatre birthday dinner. We booked several weeks in advance, and no mention was made of a time limit on the table at the time. However, when we arrived, the first thing...More

Thank Alison B
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sincere apologies for your experience and we have taken your feedback on board in order to improve our operation. We are pleased you enjoyed the food. The service charge is discretionary and can be removed on request. We hope you will give us another opportunity...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a little gem this restaurant is, the decor , the staff, but most of all the food!!! What a refreshing change from Italian,pub grub,Chinese or Indian that we normally go for , the food was absolutely delicious.The spices and flavour out of this world....More

Thank Stanlydog
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a fantastic review! We are so grateful for you to take the time to write such a positive review and promote our business that I would like to offer you a FREE BOTTLE OF PROSECCO when you next dine with us. Please email stuart@gigglingsquid.com...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly, our trip was ruined by the rude and miserable female waiters. The male waiters were fine but there were two females who kept a straight face for the entire night; they were both dressed in normal clothes so they are possibly the managers. They...More

Thank 362rw
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our sincere apologies for the service on your most recent visit. If you would like to discuss this further please email stuart@gigglingsquid.com Kind regards Giggling Squid

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little venue for a fantastic meal. The service was good not rushed. Drinks order taken quickly and arrived prompt. The starters were just as quick and very tasty as well as filling. Shared platter is a good option. Main courses were really good...More

Thank Andy S
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the splendid review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your meal and felt overall the experience was good value for money. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards Giggling Squid

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked it here. Great fresh food and service. Staff really friendly which is such a plus. Food was amazing and we would travel here again! Prices are quite high, but as it was for a special occasion and a treat no one minded...More

Thank Kmay03
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the positive review. We hope to see you soon at Giggling Squid Billericay and we have taken on board your comments regarding pricing. Kind regards Giggling Squid

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with friends... ordered the crab fish cakes, they were like rubber, yuk, main was fish that was ok, but the side of noodles and bean shoots was a gluey lump, really! Crying beef was tough to. It was very very noisy so I...More

Thank LuvLanzar0te
GigglingSquid, Manager at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sincere apologies for your poor experience. We have taken your feedback on board and we hope you will give us another opportunity in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times and have noticed found it to be gradually getting worse, both in terms of the warmness of the welcome and the quality of the food. We are Londoners and are lucky to have access to amazing Thai restaurants....More

Thank ping22
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Went to the Giggling Squid last evening with another couple, the four of us were seated at our table on arrival which was great until we realised we were seated underneath the air con unit which was banging out chilled air, it was a chilly...More

Thank bazzajee
GigglingSquid, The Giggling Team at Giggling Squid Billericay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi bazzajee, I'm sorry to hear about your experience at our restaurant. If you could email full details of you visit to stuart@gigglingsquid.com and we will investigate as to why this happened. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Kind Regards, The Giggling Team

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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
We ate there last night and I can confirm that they have an allergy listing & we're very helpful with both my sons dairy allergy & my gluten free. If you can ask the older lady that serves,Mage is very knowledgable & will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 High Street, Billericay CM12 9BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Billericay
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 630621
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Description
Boom!! We opened Giggling Squid with a big bang in Billericay. It was such a great surprise to have so many happy customers wanting a Thai restaurant like ours right from day one and it’s still going strong. We must have done something right. The locals are so friendly; we can’t help but feel that we should have brought Giggling Squid to Billericay a long time ago. This restaurant is one of the ones we’re particularly proud of with beautiful old big lamps at the entrance hanging down from the high ceiling. You have to see it for yourself!
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