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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” (34 reviews)
“burger” (51 reviews)
“pudding” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend this restaurant/pub/B&B to anyone visiting Norfolk. Professionally done with amazing food, great beers and very boutique'y rooms. ComfortableMore

Thank Geoff_Siddle
Mark D, Manager at Dabbling Duck, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its great to hear you have had a nice stay with us. We work really hard and its great to know this is showing with the food and comfortable rooms. We are lucky to be in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited for a friends hen do for late Sunday lunch. The pub is lovely, staff were friendly and really accommodating when some orders were changed due to having eyes bigger than our bellies! The roast beef was absolutely amazing and I would most definitely...More

Thank hiltonra
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely big pub on a very pretty village green. We went late afternoon for an early family dinner. Play area in the garden for the kids. All the meals were delicious, the desserts were outstanding. We will be back!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Shere after a couple of hours shopping in Guildford. The service at the dabbling Duck was fab, they were very accommodating to our beagle and the food was excellent. We had the sausage roll, goats cheese tart and Avocado on sour dough,...More

1  Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into the Dabbling Duck on our way home, but it was quite early on a weekday morning, so was pleasantly surprised to see it open from 10AM. Prompt and friendly service, coffees supplied with some very good and well-presented cake - delicious! One to...More

Thank SolarPanelPhil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit was on a Friday evening with friends. The bar area was very busy with people that seem to be the North Norfolk London second homers set, very loud and obnoxious, after struggling to get our drinks having to listen their shouted opinions on...More

1  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful find - reviews are all true: enormously friendly (especially with dogs - even a dog menu!) incredible menu of jazzed up classics without being too pretentious, and incredible decor. Can’t wait to come back as soon as possible!

Thank Elly242
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We stayed with friends for one night and had an excellent 24 hours at Great Massingham. The manager Ian (and his staff) deserves special plaudits for his very attentive service. The food, menu and spotless bedrooms made for an enjoyable break.

Thank br0sche
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Family meal tonight. Great atmosphere and absolutely amazing food in a lovely setting. Great choice behind the bar as well (Shame I was driving! ) Will be back for sure.

Thank ShaneE933
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very nice menu and wide range of excellent pub options. Also a good range of beers. Would certainly go back, whether staying at the hotel (whihc we were) or not

Thank David M
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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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