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“fabulous food glacially slow service”
Review of Dibble & Grub

Dibble & Grub
Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in St Mary's
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“fabulous food glacially slow service”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Granted we are approaching the end of the season but a 90 minute wait for a rare steak just is not acceptable.

  • Visited October 2013
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English first
Newquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Coffee”
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Lovely position, right on the beach at Porthcressa, within easy walking distance of the main street, friendly service, great coffee

Visited September 2013
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Thank Trewls
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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tapas and fun”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Still a very good place even just for morning coffee (lovely position overlooking Porthcressa Beach). The evening menu is good and the food always freshly prepared and good value.
Look out for live music nights

Visited September 2013
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Thank maggieannerowe
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Overpriced but good food.”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This is an interesting place, in a former fire station, hence the name. It is quite small, but right on Porthcressa Beach at St Mary's. There is some seating outside, which everyone wants when it is good weather, so book ahead. I found lunch there to be more reasonably priced, but dinner was expensive compared to mainland prices, but then you aren't on the mainland, you are in an idyllic place with a fantastic view!

Visited June 2013
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Thank indiannie10
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Quite small restaurant, ok for tea and cake.”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Have eaten here in the daytime and evening. Very nice but quite expensive, and the cake portions could be bigger!

Visited May 2013
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Thank Josephine E
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