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The Dabbling Duck

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE322HN, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited as a group of 11 (including 6 children) on bank holiday Sunday and had a very pleasant, well cooked meal so I'm surprised to read people complaining. The food was fantastic particularly the roast beef, the children were very well looked after and loved the park and the waiter was superb. He repeatedly went out of his way... More

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had two nights starting the 25/08/14 at the dabbling duck. What a great pub B and B. Rooms were roomy and very clean and tidy. It does require u to climb steep steps to get to rooms. Breakfast was lovely and plenty of it. We tried the restaurant on the first night what a great experience excellent service and... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Managed to book a table at the last minute. Excellent innovative menu, food well prepared and delicious. Staff friendly and helpful. Hadn't been for a while and this was much improved. Such a lovely setting too.

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Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a one night stay with my husband on 19 August. I phoned in the morning to check they had the booking which they had and I was asked if we wanted to make a reservation for dinner. I declined as we had previously looked at the menu and preferred to eat elsewhere. Arrived at 3 pm checked in by... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my fiancée visited the Dabbling Duck for my birthday and from start to finish it was amazing. The rooms are tastefully decorated. Very comfortable bed, spacious bathroom, great amenities and lovely views over the village green. The restaurant was just as perfect. Friendly and helpful staff, the best food I've had in Norfolk and great wine to match.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited sporadically over the past several years and been the recipient of appalling service and mediocre food, we thought we would try again and were extremly impressed. The food is much more adventurous and beautifully presented - modern british with a gourmet twist! We shared the 3 starters - cod scotch egg, cod pastrami and duck pate - all... More

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Roydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the night, room very comfortable and adequate. Dinner was nice and breakfast the following morning was great with homemade offerings All staff were extremely friendly and provided great service. Great massingham village extremely pretty and the airfield is about 10 min walk for those flying to massingham. We will return soon.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights when going to a wedding. The staff were friendly & helpful, the room comfortable ,clean & tidy, the beer good and the food in the restaurant very good indeed. There were 30+ of us at a pre wedding meal on the Friday evening, everything was well prepared, well cooked and very tasty. My only... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dabbling Duck was recommended to us by several independent sources. We won't be back, unfortunately, and I would urge people to read reviews carefully. There seems to be a lack of understanding on how to present foods and what foods complement each other. The 'roast' beef was so tough and served in an unappetizing thick chunk. I couldn't cut... More

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly service on arrival , well stocked room though a little on the small side . However downstairs in the restaurant therooms were large enough and the menu was absolutely fantastic . I tried 4 or 5 different foods and each was delicious . If just passing or even staying in the vacinity , book a table for an evening... More

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Address: 11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE322HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Great Massingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dabbling Duck 3*
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