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All 25 St Mary's Restaurants

Dibble & Grub

The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
01720 423719
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Ranked #11 of 25 Restaurants in St Mary's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: 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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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very welcoming and happy smiling waiters. We chose an evening when two guitarists where playing so the place was heaving which gave it a real buzz. There was very little left on the menu but what we had was fresh and tasty and we had a great evening.

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Cambridge
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had one wonderful tapas lunch complete with Green Goddess juices and two evening meals which were also delicious. As a wheat free vegan, they catered for me as their menu gave choices which did so. Small and intimate and staff so friendly. Also wonderful to sit outside, weather permitting, and enjoy the sea and sunshine. Not overpriced. Highly recommend.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

almost on the beach, great coffees and food could spend a lot of time here although they were closing for the end of season still had plenty to offer us

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I loved this little place - doesn't look that much to look at but the Tapas food was gorgeous. You got more of a view if you use the tables outside and if it's getting to the chillier time of year then they have outdoor heaters. Very friendly and very yummy!

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The situation of the restaurant is superb - right on the sea front. Service excellent ( prepared to change recipe to suit diet).Food very good (and the small potions suited our diet too. With live music. What more could you ask. (It would be more popular if it wasn't so crowded !)

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Truro, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were lucky enough to obtain a Saturday night tapas booking in July 2014. The food was amazing, the atmosphere was great with a guitarist playing spanish music in the corner and the setting is beautiful, overlooking Porthcressa beach. The service was very good as well.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were so looking forward to visiting this restaurant and was totally disappointed! Had soup to start which was like water, bread was ok. Followed by fillet steak at £17.95, received a tiny piece of fillet steak, which is fine but to find this swimming in olive oil and balsamic vinegar with a piece of blue cheese and a sliced... More

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Andalucia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We only had 2 hours on the island and stopped there for a quick bite. Pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food and the guy who attended to us was very nice especially as we arrived when the kitchen was closing. In good weather, lovely to sit outside and enjoy the view

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Hertford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great food lovely friendly staff Tapas menu brilliant Manchego with quince paste deep fried sweetcorn chorizo in red wine mouthwatering sharing meat platter good too lots of variety reasonable cost too overlooks the beach Highly recomended.

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Manningford Abbots, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The position of this small cafe restaurant is fabulous, immediately on the beach facing west, so great for sunsets. We had drinks here one early evening, then a main evening meal another day, and on the next afternoon coffee and the lightest chocolate and ginger torte you could imagine. The main meals are predominantly spicy, but it's possible to find... More

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Additional Information about Dibble & Grub

Address: The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
Phone Number: 01720 423719
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isles of Scilly  >  St Mary's
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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