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The Dabbling Duck

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Called in for lunch, we we surprised to find at 12-30 that the floor in the restaurant was dirty and still had crumbs scattered about. All the tables and chair legs had about three inches of thick black dirt where the floor had been mopped with the furniture still in place, this must have taken weeks to accumulate. The gents... More 

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England
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been on many occasions. Some staff members are lovely, others are not so friendly. My food has always been beautiful, sometime food does not come out with all of the accompaniments that are described in the menu, which leaves me disappointed because I get so excited about it! Only once have we called up late and they haven't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A excellent location near pond. Beautiful walks of various duration in the area. Very polite and courteous staff. A good place in the back to enjoy your beer o a good day. Only down side was in a single room there was no ward robe.

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

The Dabbling Duck earns its name with 2 ponds, complete with ducks (some an unusual breed) either side of it in the village of Great Massingham. We greatly enjoyed our one night stay in the double room with extra lobby area (in which exercise enthusiasts can do their yoga!) - ours was room 5 overlooking the road. The menu also... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and found the accommodation clean, attractive and comfortable. The staff were very pleasant and helpful at the booking stage and welcoming on our arrival. Our evening meal was good although we had a long wait between courses. The bathroom was spacious and equipped with a good shower and bath. Breakfast was in a lovely book-lined... More 

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed stay at Dabbling Duck. Parking outside front door, easy check in, comfortable and clean room. Very relaxed vibe throughout. Shabby chic elements enhanced experience. Stayed in room above restaurant. No problems with noise. Bathroom was fine. Had meal at restaurant. Food great. Portion size great. Slept like a log. Breakfast in library was superb. Eggs Benedict were delicious.... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dabbling Duck looks like an upgraded pub, however the food was definitely second rate. The food was quite expensive but the quality was just not up to standard. My mum had a pigeon breast salad, and whilst the salad looked OK, the pigeon breast was dry, tough and unappetising. The fish and chips dish was passable, but not good... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is situated in an idyllic location, overlooking the village green and church. Inside there are several different rooms; we ate in a room with lots of bookshelves. Pleasant ambience. Menu was limited, and quite expensive. I had duck, which I thought was rather tough. My sister in law had salad with grilled halloumi. She thought the cheese was... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked in on a whim on a Sunday afternoon as a last minute get away. The decor is in this historic buiding was tasteful and interesting. Muted Farrow & Ball colours, exposed beams, rustic furniture, antique prints and bookcases bulging with a varied collection of literature. The room we stayed in had a view over the green, a large... More 

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Thank Ruffle5
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely compact room overlooking the village green, excellent dinner, superb beer and imaginative and excellent breakfast dishes. And friendly staff albeit overstretched in a busy Sunday evening in summer.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Dabbling Duck

Address: 11 Abbey Road, Great Massingham PE32 2HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Great Massingham
Price Range: $94 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dabbling Duck 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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