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“Friendly and good value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dibble & Grub

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
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.
Chesham, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Friendly and good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Very comfortable with one of the best views in the world from the terrace (across Porthcressa Bay). Great choice of food and drink. Sorry that I only had the time to visit once. Friendly but efficient service and quite good value for money.

Visited October 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
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English first
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Delicious and different”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Dibble and Grub is one of those places that every town should have, but very few do. It is a mixture of a cafe by day, and bistro by night. During e day it sells excellent coffee, cakes, sandwiches and, what makes it special in my opinion, a delicious range of tapas. In the evening the range of tapas is still offered, as well as a well thought out specials menu. The food is fresh and beautifully cooked with interesting combinations-vegetarians are especially well catered for, which is always a bonus.
The staff are friendly and efficient and the music funky. The view out of the window is stunning...even on a wet day! It is a shame about the building work going on along Porthcressaa Promenade, but once this is finished it should enhance the location.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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kidderminster
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Bit Arty but good coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Good coffee and limited selection of cakes but the menu looked interesting although we didnt eat. Good location.

Visited September 2012
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Wonderful coffees and lunches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

After a long walk around the Garrison this is the perfect place to sit and watch the world go by overlooking Porthcressa Beach. Once the building project has been finished along the promenade the view will be even better. Delicious menu for lunch and the coffees are brilliant.

Visited September 2012
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Just Right”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Perfect location, right on the beach, great food and wine and music, loved it, will definitely visit again.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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