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Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (87 reviews)
“wedges” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely place for some unusual menu options. Tapas and a variety of interesting dishes. Great location and friendly service.

Thank DorothyStewart2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

We only had a hot chocolate here, but that was an experience in itself! Very interesting tapas menu, wonderfully situated right on the beach, and they have a great philosophy about sustainability. They import their wines from France by modern sailing lugger, and export cider...More

Thank Petadonz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice sandwich on a Saturday lunchtime, sitting indoors watching the rain through the window across the bay and enjoying the sight of wet people coming in and out and jostling for a seat.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Dibble and Grub twice during our recent holiday. Without a doubt those meals were the best we had during our stay There was a large choice of tapas and those we tried were highly enjoyable. We had the added treat of a guitarist...More

Thank Kernewes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great evening in Dibble and Grub served by patient and helpful staff. A variety of dishes to choose from and share with a good selection for veggies and vegan diners. The view would have been lovely too had it not quickly become dark!

Thank Wymroyal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And what a jolly good cuppa it was! I had a flat white, my wife a cappuccino. Best cup of coffee I’ve had on the islands. Nice place to sit outside in the sun.

Thank Giles T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to eat som very different food as well as very well made sandwiches, Generall more towards tapas food. but there is something for every one. Wonderful coffee, tea's are all real leaf tea, no tea bags. lovely Cakes her as well. Sitting indoors...More

Thank Cathey W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of us went expecting a good tapas evening it was a set menu for £15 they brought out a salad between 4 of us which would of been enough for 1 person. How can you share 1 pepper and 2 olives between 4...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a blustery wet day we needed food and shelter, luckily we found a table here. Soon beginning to feel dry and warm and delighted with a smashing burger and a some shared potato wedges. All in all smashing, pleasant service from the staff too.

Thank Neal M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our two sandwiches of egg and crispy bacon and ham and cheese were heavenly. The thick granary bread was super fresh with crunchy crusts. A side of crispy potato wedges with a garlic mayonnaise dip completed a fabulous lunch.With 3 hot drinks the bill was...More

Thank GKTravellers
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
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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