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The Dabbling Duck

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11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE322HN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love it here the food and drink. We have now been six or seven times and my partner often flys in the afternoon for the chips and curry sauce. The food is excellent and service very good. The only comment would be I would like to see the menu change a little more often.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Dabbling Duck for one night in June 2015 with another couple. Really impressed. Lovely clean rooms, great village pub atmousphere, and high-end food in the restaurant. Beautiful village setting, with some nice walks (ask at bar for maps)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in to the Dabbling Duck for afternoon tea and cake, which was delicious. The place was much improved since our last visit a few years back, and on the strength of this we booked dinner there. I felt it was distinctly average, and with that in mind overpriced. I chose ham egg and chips for main, which from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a night away through Secret Escapes and on the whole were not at all disappointed. The room was compact but clean the bathroom was also clean and the water exceptionally hot - the deal included dinner and breakfast. which for me were both truly delightful - my husband's meat on his main was inedible through no fault... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had a couple of days here. We decided to stay after having a good meal on a previous visit that we really enjoyed. We were given room 5 which is fairly small but has an ensuite bathroom. The size of the room was not an issue as it's an old building but it was crammed with unnecessarily large furniture.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 7pm on a Sunday and was still able to have the roast. Couldn't fault the beef, veggies or the portion size. The staff were friendly however service was a little slack as only two working with several diners and bar attendees. Good choice of food, quaint setting and lovely outdoor area. If in the area, would recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a triple room here for the weekend and I must say the room, the food, the service were fantastic. The room no. 3 was furnished 50's style, little Bush radio and quaint furnishings. No telephone (who needs one nowadays) and only the TV let you know you are in the 21st century, (Great). The evening meals were superb both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night. Very happy with our room. The food was delicious. This pub is in an idyllic setting, couldn't be more perfect. Hope to return soon for more of the same. Have recommended this to all our friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked out of The Dabbling Duck this morning & fresh in my mind I wanted to write my review... We enjoyed a fantastic two-night stay along with our two Sphynx Cats. (Cats were arranged in advance) The decor was done with beautiful old touches & lovely pine furnishings! We had an evening meal on our first night it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

As soon as we walked through the door we felt immediately welcome. The staff here couldn't help us enough!. We only stayed two nights in what was a very clean functional room and was greeted each morning by a smile and "good morning!". Amazing food with great atmosphere. We Will be staying here again, hopefully very soon...Thank you Hannah and... More 

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