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Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (73 reviews)
“wedges” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a few drinks here with a friend who lives on St Marys, nice atmosphere with friendly staff. Although we didn't eat the food that was being served looked and smelt delicious so next year will definitely give it a go

Thank ra28
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting, excellent menu, friendly service but the food could have been hotter, I don't think it was properly defrosted, hence only 4 blobs.

Thank Oldpigsqueal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Named after one of the great Brian Cant's (sadly recently deceased) funny lines this little restaurant is a sort of fusion tapas bar with great selection of delicacies. Highly recommended and well worth booking, as it gets quite booked. Coffee to die for and a...More

Thank Pianoman2014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times and are never dissapointed. Food is served to a high standard. There may be a slight wait but this is only as the food is prepared fresh and it is a very popular place!! Wedges are out of this...More

1  Thank beartrouble
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate/drank coffee at Dibble and Grub on a number of occasions. The coffee is absolutely exceptional accompanied by fabulous food all served up by friendly staff. The views across Porthcressa Bay are great. The only down point is this is small place and very...More

Thank tighthead22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love dibble and grub didn't eat there but prices and food looked good we had coffee and decided to stay for drinks good friendly staff overlooking porthcressa beach highly recommended.

Thank wipeoutt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Food fabulous and lovely views across the beach. Varied menu and children welcome. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a group of sixteen we ate at Dibble & Grub on the evening of 21 April 2017. The meal was made up of numerous Tapas dishes which proved to be very enjoyable with a lovely range of tastes and flavours and all served in...More

Thank Redgrouse49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Overlooking Porthcressa beach. A beautiful location and perfect sitting outside - weather permitting! Delicious home cooked food. Good selection and even better, the best selection of vegetarian/vegan food on the island. Sometimes I don't feel Tapas is particularly healthy, but this place...More

Thank CordeliaB2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small but delightful little cafe offering quality coffee and tasty cakes and well worth a stop whilst walking the coastal path,

Thank vuepoint
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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