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Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (89 reviews)
“wedges” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love the food here. The fresh orange and pancake breakfast was amazing. Lunch is always lovely and the staff are friendly and superb customer service. We love all the dishes. We struggle to eat anywhere else after going here it's so delicious....

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the food, atmosphere and views. Great service with really friendly and helpful staff good value for money as well.

Thank 604helenj
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dibble & Grub is our restaurant of choice for dinner. Wide ranging menu, delicious food, very friendly and helpful staff and excellent value.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have to book but worth it. Ate here twice, inside and out. Good selection of tapas well explained by our lovely waiter, very good potato wedges so had them on our next visit, and yummy desserts.

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once again we had to try the food and it just gets better,also lovely for drinking outside with the bonus of lovely view an,great staff to serve you..See you again next May........

Thank philipEastbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location overlooking the beach. Excellent selection of dishes, especially veggie options. Fresh, well presented food with helpful, friendly service. Highly recommended, but do book for evenings.

Thank Gill G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of our party shared tapas; the best were lamb skewers, chorizo & beans and feta & tomato plus my son enjoyed his burger, and he eats burgers regularly! Fab location on beach, great cocktails and excellent service. We had a lovely time and would...More

Thank Julian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had snacks here and booked up for dinner the following evening. We all enjoyed everything we ordered and didn't leave a scrap! Had to take pudding home as we had no room. Lovely staff who are very attentive. Not a huge restaurant so make...More

Thank JennyMoriarty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is rustic, and well made. Dibble is a favourate of mine when I visit Scilly, as it provides awesome food with great stuff. The view from the cafe on to the beech is simply spectacular. Overall - love this place very much. Try...More

Thank WorldTravellerJames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To avoid disappointment, you must book your table. A fantastic place to eat, great atmosphere, good service and varied choice of tapas to choose from.

Thank Seatonlady
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Questions & Answers
7 March 2018|
Response from Kernewes | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the terrace but I have never seen them inside. Wait until they open and phone for a definite answer.
3 March 2018|
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Response from Kernewes | Reviewed this property |
My scant answer was due to the scant nature of the question which I felt did not warrant an in depth answer. If the enquirer wanted to know what sort of food was served in the Dibble and Grub then surely that is the question... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's
  • Phone Number: +44 1720 423719
Dibble & Grub has a fantastic location on Porthcressa beachfront with beautiful views over the bay. Serving brunch, lunch, tapas & evening meals, all food is freshly prepared on the premises. Special dietary requirements are happily catered for with a wide choice for vegetarians and ceoliacs. Baristas prepare your coffee from seasonal espresso roasted in Cornwall. The fully licensed bar offers excellent cocktails, Mediterranean lagers, Cornish ciders and a carefully chosen Wine List.
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