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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
Price point:
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Visited On Monday, 18 February 2019

I had the Vegan steak and Mac and cheese. It was absolutely delicious and so amazing to go somewhere with a vegan option that is a proper portion. Most vegan and veggie options leave me still hungry or uninspired. But your vegan steak was incredible. Thank you and please keep it on the menu!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Fantastic service and food! Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

We had a great meal and food was excellent. The service and food was quite slow. It was very busy though but I think a couple more servers would have helped out no end. Everyone was very polite and helpful though just quite stretched. Would definitely recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Excellent and lively bistro pub. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

I'd order a wine but it never arrived so I reordered it and then it appeared twice in the bill. However the food was amazing and the pub was buzzing

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Very impressed with the understanding staff when I needed to breastfeed my son. Thank you for finding me somewhere private to feed him when the bar area was full of rugby fans!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Great sunday lunch experience, very pleasantly suprised with the range of gins on offer....

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

A lovely little pub. We stayed overnight in a pretty and well maintained room and enjoyed sitting by the log fire on a cold January day. Welcoming, helpful and friendly staff. Excellent breakfast with lots of homemade touches.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

A very enjoyable evening, great pub, lovely food...particularly well done to the staff, we were a large group but the service was brilliant, friendly and fast.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 January 2019

The Sunday roast was delicious and the service once we were seated was great. When we arrived we waited patiently at the end of the bar to let them know that we had a reservation but we felt like we were being ignored. One member of staff was on the phone, another was making hot drinks another was taking stuff to a table, I appreciate they were busy but it would have been nice if somebody had acknowledged we were waiting rather than us having to wait for somebody to make eye contact so we could tell them we had a reservation. If we hadn't had a reservation and had been walk ins I would have felt like leaving.

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Visited On Monday, 07 January 2019

Absolutely loved it! Was actually quite mesmerised by the whole place. Lovely happy staff. Really interesting tasty food and a dog menu!! Who knew there even was such a thing? Will definitely recommend and will return.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 January 2019

Great place could have stayed all day but the kids wouldn’t let us! Really tasty food. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 06 January 2019

Really enjoyed our roast beef and pork lunches. Service was excellent. Dessert choice was a bit limited but overall a pleasant meal

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Our first visit and the food was excellent I have given 4* for service because when we arrived I stood waiting at the bar to let someone know we had arrived and the member of staff failed to acknowledge us, and proceeded to serve someone who had come to the counter after me ...

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Very imaginative food!

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Lovely place, we enjoyed our stay. The only thing that slightly let it down is the room could do with a good dust/clean and refurb.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

Great food, especially enjoyed the breakfast.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 January 2019

The welcome & explanation of the specials board by one of the staff was very impressive & showed real pride & knowledge.

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Visited On Monday, 31 December 2018

Very friendly, efficient and unobtrusive service,

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

Thank you for a lovely time at the dabbling duck , food was amazing , staff were lovely and friendly , we had a really lovely time , pub is gorgeous and we will definately be back ,

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Visited On Sunday, 30 December 2018

Great meal, lovely surroundings

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Visited On Saturday, 29 December 2018

The Dabbling Duck is our favourite restaurant/pub. The menu has a different twist from other local pubs and the food has always been excellent. Well presented, delicious and value for money. We took our friends from Suffolk there last Saturday and they were both so impressed. One of the new assistant managers was friendly and informative. This place always delivers!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 December 2018

It’s always fun to go to the Duck. We were 9 of us. The youngest is 2 and his great grandparents are 86 and 92. We had plenty to eat, everyone was happy. Greatgran had scampi and chips from the kiddy menu and the rest of us ate heartily. My grandson sat at the head of the table with a good view of the much of the restaurant. It kept him entertained. Much better than shoving small child away from the action and you gave him something to keep him occupied

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Visited On Thursday, 27 December 2018

Delicious food, warm friendly atmosphere.

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