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
  • Private Dining
  • Children's Menu available
  • Accommodation
  • Well Behaved Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
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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.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, Afternoon Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

Amazing as always 😃

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Service very good but a bit slow

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Food was delicious. Service was attentive. My apple juice was not to my taste (Bramley!), so it was quickly swapped for a different juice - I don’t think many customers who ask for apple juice would expect Bramley apple juice - might be worth choosing a sweeter variety?

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 November 2019

We enjoyed the food and our first experience of dining at the Dabbling Duck. We look forward to enjoying another visit there.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 November 2019

A fantastic experience from start to finish. The Sunday roast was delicious, the best I’ve had. The service and atmosphere were second to none. Will definately be back and thoroughly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Although it warmed up later, the service was distinctly chilly to start with.We were not made to feel welcome.Food was better but still nothing to write home about-good mussels with a heated stale bit of baguette,strange tasting soup and watery cod.Good village pub atmosphere and we regretted not just settling for a sandwich.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 November 2019

Tastiest Sunday roast for miles around! The Norfolk Dexter roast beef was tender and served with a delicious gravy and perfectly cooked veg. It’s a bit of a drive for us but definitely worth it. Dog friendly too!

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Excellent lunch and enjoyable afternoon. Very welcoming and friendly atmosphere-would love to visit again if lived closer!

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Lovely location

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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

A fantastic evening with family including a well behaved dog,! Food and service excellent ..... best sausage and mash I’ve had For a long time! And the size of the pies you really need a good appetite at the Dabbling Duck Thank you for a great memory making evening

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Visited On Friday, 20 September 2019

Lovely food, great atmosphere, awesome!

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Visited On Monday, 21 October 2019

Many thanks for going the extra mile with the suprise that came with the dessert, really made our wedding anniversary meal extra special.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

Great place great food as always

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

Great meal again. Service was good although coffees were forgotten at the end but taken off the bill. Great monkey bread dessert!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

Wonderful pub, great place to stay. Doggy friendly, roaring fires, good food, pretty location. Service also very good.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

My wife and I both had the Bhuna curry for the main course. My wife had the prawn version medium and I had the chicken version hot. My wife’s was edible but mine was just to hot to enjoy! I do like a hot curry but you would need an asbestos lined mouth and throat to have eaten that!!!! Phew....still sweating 😓 Keith Quilty

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Lovely!!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

very limited menu , Had burger which was over cooked, and bangers and mash had too much salt.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Been three times with family and friends, and every time have had amazing food and service. Will be coming back even though we travel an hour to get there , the pub is exceptional would not change a thing thank you .

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Visited On Sunday, 06 October 2019

Had the Sunday roast. Food was extremely disappointing, one of the worst pub meals I’ve ever had. The meat was tasteless and the Yorkshire puddings were burnt to a cinder! We would have complained at the time but Wes were family whom we were treating to lunch so did not want to embarrass them. That said we were very disappointed for them at the poor quality of the meal. The staff were also very inattentive and service was overall poor

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Service was very attentive but could have been a bit friendlier.

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Visited On Friday, 04 October 2019

Nice surroundings and good atmosphere, let down by very average food. It’s a shame and we were expecting so much more, we’d recommend that the chef tries some of the food and comes up with better combinations; the Trout starter was just overwhelmed by the sauce and I’ve had better steak from Aldi.

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Visited On Monday, 30 September 2019

Brief comments are :- Menu very limited House red v. Poor My wife's veggie burger dry and bread inedable. My battered fish looked like it had swim the deep drier more than once and very small size. Service v. Good and pleasant obliging staff. Maybe an off day in the kitchen!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

would have given 10 out of 10 except for the dogs ( not for me )

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Visited On Saturday, 28 September 2019

The meal was pleasant enough although the waitress informed us that the restaurant had run out of all steaks on the menu other than the T-bone (for two to share) - meal was for 8:30pm and so surprising to be told this. Menu was slightly limited in choice due to this.

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