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The Dabbling Duck

11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham , United Kingdom, PE32 2HN
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Opening Information

Bar
12:00 - 23:00 Monday- Saturday
12:00 - 22:30 Sunday

Food
Breakfast served 8:00 - 10.00

Food served all day
(12:00 - 21:00 Mon- Thurs)
(12:00 - 21:30 Fri & Sat)

Morning tea & coffee 10:00 - 12:00
Afternoon tea & cake 15:00 - 17:30

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Dabbling Duck

The Dabbling Duck pub was opened in 2006 as the result of a tireless community action group and a far-sighted local authority's 6 year campaign to prevent the beautiful old building (previously the Rose and Crown pub) from being converted into housing.

The Dabbling Duck now plays a vital part in the heart of the local community and is a focal point for the village. The owners regularly eat and drink at the pub with their friends and colleagues.

Afternoon Tea is served daily 15.00 - 17.00

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, Afternoon Tea
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Food absolutely delicious and staff excellent, we were sat in the side room to the rear, it was a bit chilly and felt separate from main rooms which were decorated more Christmassy.

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

We liked the little twists on traditional dishes eg the fish and chips. Good options for vegetarians, a wider range of meat choices would have enhanced the menu for the carnivores in our group. Overall we had a good lunch and will return.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

hope your online reservations system can also do cancellation of reservations in advance.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

So nice to find a pub that you feel comfortable going into in your walking gear, yet has an unusual and innovative menu at very reasonable prices. The portion sizes were good too and the service attentive and friendly.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Excellent atmosphere, good music and excellent food choices. Service was great also. Chilli beef especially good. We will be back. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Atmosphere was great, beautiful back restaurant, set in pretty village. Helpful staff, attention to detail. Original menu, and very impressed at that. Just shame I didn’t have space for pudding! Good value for money. Great stop over and local B&Bs. I was hugely impressed to have the vegan seitan steak, something you might only expect to find in specialist vegan place in London. Very impressive and thoughtful, and didn’t disappoint in taste or portion size, i’ve never had the opportunity to taste and experience anything quite like it before. I personally would have preferred some other accompaniments. The purple veg was too bitter and the rocket dressing got too rich due to its quantity. Sharing in the hope this proves constructive for development.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Great meal with good service in a lovely building with a great atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Awesome service and food, all at a fantastic price. My little girl was also looked after brilliantly despite her making quite a mess!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Best roast dinner I've ever had!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

We cannot praise the DD enough...the food is excellent, breakfast choices superb, relaxed atmosphere, lovely bedroom/bathroom and - without exception - professional and friendly staff are a real plus point. Congratulations to you all!!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Great place, would reccomend to anyone.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 October 2018

The Dabbling Duck is a great find with great food. It's everything we would want in a local pub, just wish it was our local. Maybe in the future....

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

Great food. Great service. Highly recommend

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Very slow service. Coffee never arrived. Menu has gone a bit odd in its flavours. Ie mashed potatoes mixed with sweet corn. Not very nice. Staff pleasant.

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Visited On Monday, 29 October 2018

What a great pub/restaurant for food and drink. Staff were friendly and very welcoming. Service was great and dog friendly too which was an added bonus with our pooch joining us for our visit to the Dabbling Duck. Would recommend this establishment very much.

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Knowledgeable staff. Delicious food. Excellent beer. We had a fabulous afternoon celebrating our anniversary x

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

A fantastic Sunday lunch, lovely staff and gorgeous setting!

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

A great place to stop for a drink or to have lunch. Terrific service, great atmosphere and tasty, delicious food. Would recommend and will be returning soon

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Superb roast dinner! Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon with you. Will visit again. Wish breakfast was on a bit later til 11 rather than 10. We turned up the next day to sample the menu but it had finished :(

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Had a lovely Sunday family lunch. Nice portions and friendly service.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

A very pleasant stay with grandson, daughter and Molly the Labrador. Very accommodating staff in a pleasant village atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

Good atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

Another great stay . The pub and restaurant just ticks all the boxes . Blends pub atmosphere and restaurant food superbly.. Thank you once again .

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous evening meal here sat night. Couldn’t fault the food. It was our first visit and I’m sure we’ll return. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

I would have given 5 stars for the food but, the chips were rather hard and quite dry. I enjoyed my chicken curry but it would have been better if the chicken had been in bite size pieces. I had to remove the chicken from the bowl to cut it on my plate, each piece into three. I will be back.

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