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Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
+44 1720 423719
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (75 reviews)
“wedges” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a selection of tapas dishes to share for our meal. Nice dishes ... well presented and cooked. Disappointed with just one lightly battered courgette flower to share between 2 for £3.50 ... the menu listed courgette flowers .... note the "s." Stressed our disappointment...More

Thank mathsboffin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A smashing menu - from tapas up to lunch or dinner - in a great setting. The service was friendly and attentive.

Thank DavidUhlar
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like tapas this is the place for you. The food was excellent and service very friendly. Outdoor tables are available without booking but if you want to eat inside booking is essential. Compared with some eateries on Scilly the prices were very reasonable.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Dibble and Grub whilst on holiday after seeing the excellent reviews. Day 1 - couldn't get a table as fully booked which was understandable so made a booking for a couple of nights later..The food did look good so we were looking forward...More

Thank AR2211
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed sitting in the sun and a delicious lunch . Great service and great food out of a very small establishment . We will return

Thank 52vall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selective choices for a great tapas evening out. Highlights included chorizo in red wine source and wedges. Outdoor seating for perfect summer evening, with fleece blankets if the air gets nippy. Inside the restaurant is also lovely, with a great atmosphere. Booking a table...More

Thank Holis84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always quite busy. Obliging staff who are courteous and efficient. Had quite a few nice coffees here. A good spot to chill out

Thank cliveuk2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tripped over this venue when in St Marys hunting for something to eat during my stay. Lovely staff with prompt service and good acknowledgement of their customers. You can tell when they move about the place that they are interested in the people and customers...More

Thank KDavids0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Repeat visits to this excellent beach front venue, particularly known for its tapas dishes but also a great place to have a drink outside, including a great mojito. Enjoyed mackerel bap, tortilla, butter beans, halloumi "fish fingers", courgette fritters and the best potato wedges. Very...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. The service is excellent and the food really great. We had brunch twice croissants and eggs benedict both lovely. Could have decaffeinated tea to be even better. Tonight we went for tapas all dishes were very good and the service excellent....More

Thank flb1
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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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