Giggling Squid

Giggling Squid speed up expansion plans after investment

Giggling Squid speed up expansion plans after investment

By Mark Wingett

Giggling Squid, the Thai restaurant chain led by Andy Laurillard, is set to accelerate its expansion plans after confirming that the Business Growth Fund (BGF) has taken a significant minority stake in the business and investing £6.4m in the process,...

Loosened Thai: The group's casual interiors aren't overtly ethnic

Business Profile: Giggling Squid

By Joe Lutrario

A marketer by trade, Andrew Laurillard thinks he’s on to a winner with his Giggling Squid restaurant format, which, in common with a number of his competitors in the branded Thai space, he co-runs with a Thai spouse. He’s probably right.


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