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, 19 January 2020

We arrived in plenty of time on Sunday unfortunately you had a burst water pipe in the kitchen and was unable to cook our Sunday lunch, we therefore had to leave and make alternative arrangements.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Love the place. Ate there twice this weekend . Two great meals with great service. Steph looked after us both times , a diamond , thank you .

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Excellent food and Service.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Lovely village pub, would happily go again.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

As always such a joy to visit this lovely pub where the staff are lovely, the food is superb and we leave feeling very happy Thank you to all of you

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Great pub and food as always

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Excellent food and service in a beautiful setting.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Lovely place (pretty village, homely bar and restaurant rooms with book cases etc.), and great gastro food, but could be even better with a couple of improvements: 1. Heating - the front bar was very cold when we arrived, and staff did not have access to the key needed to switch on the central heating. Wood burner was too far away at other end of the room for us to feel any benefit. My parents needed to be warm as they are both in their mid-eighties. 2. More veggie (dairy as well as vegan) options needed on the menu - we deserve as many choices as meat eaters. In particular, there needs to be a daily veggie and vegan Special. Specials (everywhere) are always without exception aimed at meat-eaters. Break the mold by doing this better!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Lovely food, peas quite hard, but cod was delicious

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Great Food, Great Atmosphere!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Fantastic food. Fantastic service. Will certainly be going back

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Fabulous love it will definitely be back food is amazing service is great the atmosphere is just right cannot say anything wrong!! It’s absolutely wonderful everything you want in a nice restaurant/ pub

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

A great start to our new year celebrations with great food, great service and a lovely atmosphere

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

COMPARED TO A PREVIOUS VISIT WHICH WAS EXCELLENT, WE WERE VERY DISAPPOINTED ON THIS VISIT. THE YORKSHIRE PUDDINGS AND ROAST POTATOES WERE OVER COOKED, THE BEEF WAS STRINGY AND TOUGH. SLOW SERVICE BETWEEN COURSES. ON THE UP SIDE ALL STAFF WERE VERY GOOD.. The Parsnip soup was delicious along with the sticky toffee pudding and the Banana caramel Monkey Bread, delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Lovely meal

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Much better value than our local in Snettisham

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

Traditional Boxing Day atmosphere. Waitresses very efficient, lovely food.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Fast friendly service

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

We had an amazing breakfast on Boxing Day, thank you. It would be good to see Adnams Southwold bitter on draught.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Caters for all. Manages to retain the atmosphere of a great local pub whilst offering great food in the Resturant - and great for families who just want a snack in the barn

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Every dish a pleasure!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Amazing quality food Attentive service

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Excellent pub

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Fantastic pub. Visiting the area, Sunday lunch x10 with 4 children. Good quality food, good atmosphere, pleased we chose it

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

without a doubt the best meal out I have had for many years.

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