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Dabbling Duck

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Great Massingham $$ - $$$ , British,
11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
+44 1485 520827
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed for 2 nights, the double room garden accommodation was very good, the single less so, noisy from adjacent room and pub below, no bathroom ventilation. Most of the staff were friendly, not all. The quality of the supper food was a disappointment, there...More

Thank minky2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

We celebrated out wedding anniversary here for lunch. Food was impressive. Service efficient and not obtrusive. Trio of pork dish particularly good and desserts were exciting and tasty. Not cheap but worth every penny!

Thank relaxonhols
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of parking, apparently very nice accommodation, but as a pub it's not the best. We have eaten here, not exceptional. Whole place a little pretentious.

Thank Colin A
Mark D, Owner at Dabbling Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for your valued feedback, I'm sorry that the pub just wasn't for you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pork belly, cod and chips, cheese board and the decontruted banoffie pie. All excellent, and backed up by a very good wine cellar.

Thank martin b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in by chance on a late lunch visit, superb garden wanted to eat outside, seating full of smokers could not see any set aside area for us non smokers. So ate inside, service was good although had to ask for tap water. Other tables...More

Thank 186342Paul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful village. The food is excellent and the service good. Very relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be returning.

Thank kimmiegx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one niht and ate there. Perfect. Room was ideal and the food was excellent. Character throughout the building and staff were helpful and friendly. I would stay and eat here again.

Thank AntToon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After being recommended to come here, we booked for a celebratory meal this evening. Can't explain how disappointing the meal we have had, we sat down in a loud room to wait an hour for our mains, my fish was over powered by a spicy...More

1  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub and a wonderful restaurant. The Dabbling Duck simply oozes character and charm. The kind of place that makes you feel comfortable immediately you open the door. A top team running the place. Friendly and engaging and always ready with advice....More

Thank DennisClar
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Such a fantastic Sunday lunch, great choice of menu and was hard to choose what to have. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and nothing is ever too much trouble.Never disappointed with eating here. What else can I say, can't wait to go again!!

Thank Stuart J
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Ann C
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Response from KevinL-Kna | Reviewed this property |
Ping them an email, I got a quick response to my questions
23 June 2015|
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Response from kvh315 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know when their last orders in the bar/restaurant but generally it is 21.00hrs, call the Dabbling Duck they can advise. Houghton Hall is about 10/15 mins away by car.
23 June 2015|
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Response from Felicity U | Reviewed this property |
Definitely book in advance and do not leave it to chance to be able to stay or have dinner without doing so. When eating, avoid the Cromer Crab and Rigatoni!!! Dreadful!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Massingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 520827
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