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The Oyster Inn

$$ - $$$, , British
Woodbridge Road, Butley IP12 3NZ, England
+44 1394 459722
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Pub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Woodbridge Road, Butley IP12 3NZ, England
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, newly refurbished pub. Clean interior and good food. Good welcome from the staff too and dog friendly.

Thank 531zenac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent food, really lovely decor, great G & T’s and well kept beer! What more can I say?

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met up with friends/family for drinks and ended up having one of the nicest Sunday lunch meals I've had in a pub for ages. Excellent roast beef with all the trimmings. Great staff as always. Lovely.....

1  Thank gilmanserv
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Group of 13 visited Orford Island for the day. Made reservation at The Oyster for drinks and evening meal. Very well looked after by the staff at The Oyster and we all enjoyed the food. It was nice to have an area for our group...More

1  Thank john b
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Oyster and we hope we can welcome you back another time! Many thanks again and best wishes.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was my first visit to thee pub since its extensive refit and re-opening and no expense has been spared in transforming what was a tired and uninspiring space into what is now a very smart and modern establishment. Parking at the rear of the...More

Thank Jon A
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Many thanks for such a fantastic review - as you can imagine, the renovation has been a huge labour of love so we are really delighted when people share our enthusiasm for the Oyster's new lease of life. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Although we have lived in the area for over 45 years we have never visited this pub, because it's a reputation for being a bit odd and unwelcoming. All that has changed. Recently reopened with new owners it is now a charming destination with a...More

Thank dandysmum
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much, we are delighted that you enjoyed your first visit to the Butley Oyster! I am even more delighted to hear that you and your friends would like to return - that is music to my ears, so thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

My Partner & Myself visit Orford Quite Often & Recently found An Article In Our Local Paper That The Butley Oyster Had Been Refurbished well We Decided to Call In & Have Sunday Lunch Well You Won't Be disappointed I Had The Fish Pie It...More

Thank Philip G
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for this lovely review - we really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. I am delighted you enjoyed your meal (I agree, I love the fish pie too) and I hope we will see you again soon. Many...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This pub is well worth a visit. Recently refurbished it looks amazing. Drinks and food were very tasty - the gravy with the sausage and mash was the best. Eaton mess was to die for. We sat outside watching the coming and going of mainly...More

Thank paul8392
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and hope that we can welcome you back again soon! With best wishes and thanks again.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This pub used to be famous for its folk music, and the new management team have tried to resurrect this tradition. We went last night for a meal and a few drinks before seeing what the music was light. We didn't have high expectations, but...More

Thank ajcn70
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Many thanks, we are really pleased you enjoyed the folk night. Our next folk night starts in 5 minutes! Please do come again, first Tuesday of the month. Thanks again.

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, simple food really well done, just what you want from a traditional village pub. It's recently been very tastefully refurbished, has a cool cinema room (film nights look worth a trip), & has a lovely outside area. The manager (Nick?)...More

Thank HenryDowson
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a positive review - we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Butley Oyster and hope to see you again soon! Maybe for a film night? Best wishes and thanks again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodbridge Road, Butley IP12 3NZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Butley
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 459722
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Description
The Oyster Inn re-opened in March 2017 as a traditional village pub, serving real ale and home-style pub food. Located next to Rendlesham Forest, it has always been popular with cyclists and ramblers and was famous for its folk nights.
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