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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shown to a quaint room overlooking the green, I positioned myself for a 3 day stay and I was not disappointed. The food on every occasion was tasteful, and in some occasions inspirational. Every morsel exploded with flavours (I would recommend the warm asparagus salad and the special’s board pate on brioche), and the wine was pleasantly aligned. The staff... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had dined there before several years back but this time I thought it was average. The choice was a bit limited and I thought a bit pricey for what was presented. My wife had to return hers as the meat was under cooked to the point where the inside of the burger was still red. there is always going to... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely room although it was inevitably a bit noisy late in the evening as we were at the front and our stay was on a Saturday. The food was great, both dinner and breakfast, with lovely staff serving us. There would be possibly difficulty with the very narrow steep stairs up to the bedrooms for anyone with... More

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on a Groupon deal and were very pleased with our stay overall. Our room was small but comfortable and clean with attractive vintage 'shabby chic' decoration and furnishings. We were happy with what we paid for a Groupon deal but would not be so impressed at paying the full rate for a room this... More

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

Booked into the Dabbling Duck for a Friday night stay. The setting is wonderful. The village is very picturesque and the locals very welcoming. The pub itself has a lovely beer garden to the rear and the bar itself is made up of a fantastic polished piece of driftwood. Its also popular with locals, which is always a good indication.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst on holiday last week we visited the pub twice. Lovely village pub and atmosphere , however, the food was limited in choice and quite frankly rather pretentious for a pub menu. Two of our party could not eat the main course as the meat was raw and I, who chose a vegetarian main course, was ill for 2 days... More

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Puy-l Eveque, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From a drinkers or diners perspective, the whole place feels.....well, comfortable. Laid back with a shabby chic interior, a bit trendy and contrived 'country style' but nonetheless, comfortable. Nice choice of beers and wines, menu doesn't offer a wide choice but what it does offer is good.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just when you think it can't get any better, the Dabbling Duck exceeds all expectations. Our recent return visit was great. The food was superb and the service was first class from start to finish. We started our evening with a drink in the bar whilst choosing from the menu and were made to feel very welcome and relaxed. We... More

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in April, for 1 night, and have booked to stay again in July. The welcome was oh so friendly, you get homemade rhubarb vodka on arrival which was lovely. The room we stayed in was the smallest but cosy and had everything you could need. The best part was the food, it was incredible. Our meal was verging on... More

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights here. The room was good but small, nearly everything was provided for that you needed, especially the rhubarb vodka and biscuits, good selection of teas/coffee, bottle of water.The only thing we felt was lacking was a small chair to put your clothes on at night or to sit in front of the mirror to do our... 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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