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Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (89 reviews)
“wedges” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, 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 November 2017

Firstly, thank you to all at Dibble and Grub for being accommodating with an allergy, they sorted out my food Making sure it wasn’t on the plate, and were so accommodating that we went back the next night for desert after a disappointing meal somewhere...More

Thank Elaine K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Very popular tapas restaurant on the sea shore. Need to book early for evening meal. Great atmosphere, staff brilliant and the food superb.

Thank Moya F
Reviewed 22 October 2017

By day this is a place for drinks, cakes and lunches by the beach. By night it is a tapas restaurant. I had been here a previous year for a drink sitting outside in the sun and was nervous about what dinner we would get...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

Thank DorothyStewart2014
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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 11 October 2017

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 7 October 2017

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 5 October 2017

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 3 October 2017 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.

1  Thank Giles T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

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
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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.
2 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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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