About dibble & grub

Our passion is providing a welcoming enviornment for you to enjoy tasty food and delicious drinks.

For both environmental and quality reasons we source as much produce as we can locally. So come for morning coffee and you'll enjoy Cornish roasted beans with milk from our neighbours on St. Agnes. Your brunch will be prepared with eggs from St. Mary's and our ham and smoked salmon are just from Cornwall.

We stock a wide range of bottled drinks from Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and squeeze our own juices to order.  We also offer a range of organic wines that are sailed into Porthcressa bay, rowed ashore and carried up the beach to the restaurant! So you can enjoy excellent French wines with zero carbon footprint.

In the evening we serve a tapas menu where you can choose a selction of dishes to share or opt for one of our set meals and just sit back and enjoy.  You'll also find daily specials created from our fresh deliveries of organic vegetables from St. Martins.

The meat and fish we serve at the restaurant are all from Cornwall and most of our cheeses are too.

Both the colourful restaurant and outside terrace offer beautiful views of the bay. Or if you'd prefer to take lunch or drinks away you can relax in the knowledge that all our disposables are environmentally friendly (plant-not-plastic, recycled, compostible).

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dibble & grub is an independantly owned restaurant opened in 2003.  Since then our small cafe has developed in many ways, but our driving motivation for originality and quality remain the same

If you only go to one restaurant on St. Marys make it Dibble & Grub.  Not only wonderful food, but an amazing view of the beach and sea as well. 
Exquisitely located Dibble and Grub is a tapas hangout inside a former fire station (hence the name – remember the children’s TV series Trumpton?) bang on Porthcressa beach.