Lifestyle and Parenting blog based in Surrey.

Wednesday 18 May 2016

Surrey Girl: Giggling Squid Esher

Having little Sophie has meant that hoping on the train to London town has become a little less frequent, but this has meant that I have been sampling eateries a little closer to home to maximise on the babysitting. Therefore, I thought I’d add a little ‘Surrey’ section to my blog about my fave local spots. 

Thai food is one of my absolute favourite cuisines (and was my craving when I was pregnant too) so finding a new place to try out for either a dinner out or a naught weekend take away is exciting. Giggling Squid is a small chain specialising in simple, rustic and fresh thai food - no MSGs here. 

Scrubbed wooden tables, low lighting and lanterns give a warm and welcoming ambiance where a romantic evening or fun times with friends is in atmospheric setting. Our welcoming hosts were happy to offer suggestions from the menu and we bravely ventured away from my standard thai order of red curry and pad thai. The salt and pepper squid was a sensation and we opting for the new menu addition of Stand up Sea bass which looked as beautiful as it tasted and our waitresses favourite Pad Cha - a delicious mixed seafood dish. 

I don’t normally go for pudding in Thai restaurants, but we went all out and really enjoyed sharing the Brighton Rose Yogurt Ice-cream and Chocolate Feuillantine - YUM. The fresh and vibrant ingredients left us contented but not over-full and ready to book our next visit…


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