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The Dabbling Duck

Middle Street, Shere | Nr Guildford. Surrey. GU5 9HS, Shere, Guildford GU5 9HF, England
+44 1483 205791
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (99 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Middle Street, Shere | Nr Guildford. Surrey. GU5 9HS, Shere, Guildford GU5 9HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super friendly staff and delicious food - their burgers are excellent and the outside seating area is lovely. No wonder they have won loads of prizes for best cafe in Surrey. They deserve it.

Thank Redpaice
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely friendly beautiful attentive staff. Fantastic coffee best I've tasted in ages. Didn't get a chance to eat but looked at what others were having and looked scrumptious. Beautiful clean surroundings. We will be going back for breakfast.

Thank Patrizia D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I don't normally write reviews but we had such a lovely lunch at the Dabbling Duck yesterday I thought it was worth noting. Thanks DD team for the great food and service.

Thank GfordGl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided on a visit to Shere for brunch and had this place in mind. It looks so quaint and the decor inside is great. We chose the vegetarian breakfast and the full breakfast, both were fantastic with good quality sausages and food. Plenty of...More

Thank 27love2travel27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful location. Found this cafe by chance. The setting is stunning and the service was outstanding. Thank you Melanie. The coffee was very hot and delicious. Thinking about going again for a cream tea tomorrow afternoon. They make all there own fabulous cakes....More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This coffee shop/eatery looks fabulous inside and out. The outdoor seating area is so nice. Staff are lovely and food is tasty. The breakfast portions are generous but lunch time not so much for the price. It is nice though hence the 4 stars.

Thank Hiiiflyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we bought my little 3 year old an ice-cream from Shere Delights and we walked into the dabbling duck for lunch with his grandparents. The manager rushed over to us and demanded we leave because he had an ice-cream from another shop. I explained we...More

Thank Dean V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small cafe in a picturesque village of Shere, I doubt you happen to pass by, most likely you'll go purposely to see the place they filmed the 'Holiday' and few other movies. The Dabbling Duck is a welcoming change to otherwise very...More

Thank Randur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed by The Dabbling Duck on a few occasions and today my partner and I made a stop for lunch. What could be a lovely cafe has some serious let downs. We ordered pate and toast, and a chicken caesar sarnie. The pate...More

Thank Adelle P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This gem is hidden away in a little village but if you’re passing nearby definitely worth a stop. The food is very reasonably priced for the quality. Great specials on offer and very generous sizes on the panini front. Staff all friendly and table service...More

Thank Alexander H
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jan g
30 October 2015|
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Response from DabblingDuck2013 | Property representative |
Of course! No cream tea is complete without proper clotted cream
16 October 2015|
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Response from DabblingDuck2013 | Property representative |
Sorry . We close for 2 days a week. Xmas Day and Boxing Day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Street, Shere | Nr Guildford. Surrey. GU5 9HS, Shere, Guildford GU5 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford  >  Shere
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 205791
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