It is always best to call us on 01483 205791 if you have a query or would like to make a reservation as we can get very busy and don’t always get the chance to check emails or messenger during the day.

Please note we only take a limited number of reservations each day so that we can ensure there are enough tables available for ‘walk in’ guests and facilitate the smooth running of our busy café

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Please do not email us regarding Afternoon Tea bookings as we always need to speak to you to go through details and take credit card information to secure the reservation


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Where we are


Parking outside The Dabbling Duck is limited, we recommend parking in Shere Car Park, which is just off Upper Street & London Lane.

Bring your four legged friends

Yes, dogs are welcome - as long as they are clean and well behaved please!

Job Opportunities

If you're interested in a future job with us, either in the kitchen or front of house, part time or full time -  please do email us a copy of your CV to We may not have any immediate opportunities, but you never know!