Situated at the edge of Margate old town in an inauspicious building, this restaurant is not, on the face of it, an obvious choice for Kent foodies and yet it has deservedly garnered a reputation for fine dining that redefines how one thinks about Indian food.
The Curlew is situated not far from Bodiam Castle. An old coaching inn, it has a pleasant exterior with a pristine car park to the side and a terrace garden to the rear.
Finding myself in London most weekends, I have signed up to emails from Bookatable.com. The gist is this: they send you daily offers from restaurants of all kinds and you book through their platform.
For those of us who loved the Nepalese restaurant Mooli, previously on this awkward restaurant spot on the corner of Calverley Road and Street, the Giggling Squid with its promise of Thai Lunch Tapas at £8 looked like a good bet.