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Dibble & Grub

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The Old Fire Station | Porthcressa, TR21 0NS, England
01720 423719
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

fabulous views, great coffee ..... say no more. Stopped off here after a sea-glass finding mission on the wonderful Porthcressa Beach. Wow, beautiful location and great coffee and carrot cake.

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Thank loubrum1963
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly people and great food. Stunning view and surroundings. Was full while we were there and everyone's food looked as good as ours.

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Thank Debskeff
Keynsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When popping in for a coffee at the beginning of our 2 weeks we noticed an advert for their Tapas night which we thought could be fun and a change so we booked. We were not disappointed. Each dish was a delight and washed down with a good sangria! The halloumi was lovely, stuffed vine leaves best ever tasted and... More 

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Thank Nigel H
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popular restaurant overlooking the beach. The restaurant is comfortable as well as being rustic. We decided on Tapas and wasn't disappointed. The food was tasty and authentic - A great place for coffee and cake during the day and wine and Tapas in relaxed surrounding in the evening. A great find!

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Thank Nikky H
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this place is superb. Right on Porthcressa beach. Sitting outside it's a great place to watch the world go by. The food is really tasty, but the portions are tiny. I had a lamb kebab and for £8 only had a few pieces of meat. Admittedly very tasty meat, but not really enough to keep a pigeon's... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stopped here before for tea/coffee and snacks but decided this year to book and come for an evening meal. There is a limited menu but that's ok. To have an order for starters taken but told that they couldn't do certain dishes because there were only two staff in the kitchen seemed ludicrous - the very friendly waiter... More 

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1 Thank Paul N
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last visited this café/restaurant 2 years ago and pleased to see that it remains a great place to visit, whether for a drink, tapas or more conventional meal. Staff are very friendly and cuisine is different from anywhere else on the Isles of Scilly. Over a few visits we tried baked feta and tomato (delicious), aubergine stew, superb wedge potatoes,... More 

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Thank Ken M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had several meals here during our two week stay in the Scillies. Breakfast is light and tasty with a lovely hollandaise. The milkshakes and smoothies became firm favourites. Lunches were healthy and fresh. You know you are getting something fresh when you have to wait for the delivery to see what they can cook today! Make sure you check... More 

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Thank Gayle B
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen this several times during our few days on St Marys and amused by the name. Clearly popular so we popped in for a couple of milk shakes at the end of the afternoon. It is lovely, quick and what we drank was very good. Lovely views and good 'people watching.'

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Thank Jawenold
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great homebaked cakes, varied drinks menu. Staff are friendly and efficient - have visited several times and not been disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
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: 01720 423719
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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