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Dabbling Duck

11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
+44 1485 520827
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“duck” (32 reviews)
“pudding” (23 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped here on a whim for a drink and a snack at lunch time. Nice pub, lovely location, food was served quickly and price fair for such an establishment. Not 5 star, but I was not looking for nor expected 5 star. This is a...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spotted the Duck a week before on a diversion away from some traffic congestion. As we passed we decided to go back and give it a try. Thirty-five minutes from home isn't excessive after all So glad we did. The atmosphere is lovely, scrubbed...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at the weekend for the first time. The menu was excellent and we all had starters and mains. I had the chilli beef which I couldn’t eat because it was ridiculously spicy. Everyone else said it was bad aswell and we all love...More

Thank Vixasharl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, beautifully served if you haven't tried this you should its excellent, food peers you cooked and presented,

Thank stephaniedent27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's our first visit at the 'Dabbling Duck' it did not disappoint. Check'in was easy and the reception team were pleasant and calm. The room itself was cosy and had great finishing touches. 'the rain fall shower is great' The bar/restaurant is homely and has...More

Thank Yum_food_yum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today (Monday 22nd Jan 2018) three of us visited the Dabbling Duck for lunch. The two portions of seared scallops were not seared but soggy and the 'white pudding' slices were grossly overcooked. The main courses of cod and chips & fries were soggy -...More

3  Thank mepsepirr
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Although a limited menu, the food was excellent. The service very good and best of all we were allowed to bring our dogs with us. This lovely old coaching inn is worth a visit, lovely location and perfect outlook. Atmosphere was so friendly.

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Just moved nearby recently and decided we would try this for Sunday Lunch, bearing in mind there are a plethora of restaurants/pubs/gastro pubs in the vicinity. The starters were simply brilliant, the scallops with white pudding, with various additional flavours were superb, the partridge equally...More

Thank ineedgoodfood
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous coaching inn, luxurious bedrooms and food to die for. What more is there to be said! Polite welcome and superb service.

Thank Malcatola
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch today as part of the Norfolk restaurant week - had the Pork Belly and was fantastic! Great atmosphere fab food and lovely pub thanks!

Thank Roguereview
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Ann C
8 February 2017|
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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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