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Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (86 reviews)
“wedges” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, British, 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

This is quite a small restaurant / cafe on porthcressa. It seemed busy when we walked past one evening but we decided not to eat there as rather confined space inside. That said we did stop for afternoon tea and cake once or twice. For...More

Thank travellingtash
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant could do with a clean, lots of staff but does not mean good service. Was surprised to hear them unwilling to assist a parent who requested scrambled eggs. They said that they could only do what was on the menu but it was...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me this is the best place to eat on st Mary's. Food really nice great selection of tapas and staff really friendly. Seams to get very busy therefore would recommend booking well in advance.

Thank Woofwoof1972
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great halloumi wrap with old fashioned lemonade to take away and sit on the beach. Lovely friendly staff and the wrap was delicious.

Thank Caldie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't eat here as food service had not started, but we did have some really good Scilly brewed ales, a very high quality and unique hot chocolate :) while taking in the gorgeous views over Porthcressa Beach sat outside in the sun. The staff...More

Thank Plymspear
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff, lovely views over the beach, great atmosphere and amazing tapas, lots to choose from.

Thank JWren10
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great restaurant. The staff were so friendly. We loved the menu and tried tapas one time and sandwiches the next, both excellent. Best to book, it is very busy - not surprising.

Thank alisch2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views can't be faulted, especially if you have younger children who can nip off and play on the beach while you look at the view. Great wine selection, and fabulous tapas. We ordered far too much food, and ended up eating the lot because...More

Thank Kratch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick lunch on our last day did not disappoint. Veggie bean burger was tasty and moist. Proper tea and they had soya milk.

Thank DebandJonathan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here twice, both times in the afternoon I sat outside and bathed in the sunshine. Great selection of drinks alcoholic and non alcoholic. Lovely tapas and tasty sandwiches. The cheese board is very generous and the smoked almonds are yummy.

Thank keltchick
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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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