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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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Chatham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another Secret Escaoe eat and a very enjoyable blue location . Although the room was small it was ours fault as we had to change our date. All the staff were very helpful. 5 stars for the food, the steak was excellent and the breakfast exceeded our needs. Would have been 5 stars all round but we lacked hot water... More 

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Rawdon, Leeds United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On holiday recently in Castle Acre, and looked up dog friendly pubs, this one came up so we decided to try it. The menu was so different to anything we had seen before and we were not disappointed, the food was delicious. Served by a very friendly young lady. Would recommend this place.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three of us had lunch here on boxing day. The restaurant was lovely and warm (lovely wood burning fires) and the staff were working at top speed to ensure everyone was served in good time. The food was excellent, portion sizes were huge! Also, dogs are welcome, which is actually the same for most Norfolk hotels and restaurants. We will... More 

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been years since we visited Great Massingham and this pub restaurant really is among the best in the area. Friendly and informal, the food is excellent with service to match. We visited on a busy lunch day, most tables were occupied with some people taking a full meal, others home made soup and sandwiches. We will certainly return.

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Hevingham, null, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read lots of positive reviews we were looking forward to a nice lunch, however we were very disappointed. The food was very average and uninspired. Perhaps less time wrapping the lemon in gauze and more time spent on the flavours would produce something more appealing. Unfortunately we will not be rushing back. We eat out a lot and feel... More 

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Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Held a birthday party for 30 people and cannot praise the staff and venue enough. Excellent food, stunning room and guests who stayed overnight were very happy with the accommodation along with the must have breakfast. Highly recommended and we have already been back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent 2 fabulous nights (Fri and Sat) at the Dabbling Duck. We received a very warm welcome by the Manager, who showed us to our rooms. WOW! the rooms were wonderfully decorated 40s/50s style with character and charm. We had a complimentary decanter of delicious homemade Rhubarb vodka and a chilled bottle of Prosecco. We drank this with friends who... More 

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San Diego, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stayed at this lovely B&B for one night while visiting family in the village. The rooms are small, but very comfortable and well decorated. Lovely location in the middle of the village. Very friendly staff. Breakfast, like dinner, was interesting. I like food and like when a restaurant makes an effort to try something different. Saying that I just didn't... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have just returned from a weekend break at the Dabbling Duck with some friends and you could not fault it. The rooms were beatuifully decorated with lovely old furniture, which I just love. There was a lovely bottle of Prosecco in each of our rooms along with some delicious homemade rhubarb vodka, I drank the lot! There's a lovely... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Our party of six had an excellent Sunday lunch the smoked haddock brulee was certainly very strange like soup we asked the waitress if that's how it should be? After returning from the kitchen we were told no it wasn't right and apologised they offered something else and when we declined removed it from our bill. Handled just right the... More 

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