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Butley Orford Oysterage

Market Hill, Orford, England
+44 1394 450277
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“prawns” (54 reviews)
“sardines” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Market Hill, Orford, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on a whim not expecting to get in but they managed to fit us in. We were so glad they took the trouble! No frills but the focus was all on the fresh fish and seafood and marvellous, efficient and very friendly service. We...More

Thank Redders61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your out looking for the best price & quality deal accompanied by high standard values like: sustainability, tradition and high standard working conditions for the staff, then you'll be more than pleased with this culinary experience. The venue is simple but friendly and we...More

Thank afischer65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably best to book, unless you have come this far on a whim. Quaint restaurant with lots of buzz as the tables are close so not really for a romantic assignation. Quality of food is quite flawless but the portions could be a little larger...More

1  Thank JohnFSaunders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is an interesting blend of restaurant and cafe, where the whole purpose and expectation is the variety and quality of the wide variety of fish available. Buzzing atmosphere, with friendly and attentive service enhances a very special experience. The range of fish options...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing lunch here- really friendly staff and lively restaurant (not the place for romantic quiet lunches or dinners as quite noisy), but most importantly: excellent seafood. Had the oysters, which are a must, and the griddled selection, which was really good. My husband...More

Thank Mizyka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small no frills restaurant in the quiet village of Orford in Suffolk served up some of the best seafood I have eaten since my days in Sydney, Australia. Wonderful selection of fish and shellfish served by a small team of all female staff in...More

1  Thank Roger G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience was appalling! Chance customers passing by, entered......only two tables were taken. Coldly asked if we had a reservation.....no....Oh well if you sit at a small table you can stay.....shown to a corner table......order taken.....couple of drinks turned up. By this time the place...More

2  Thank GeeNorthumberlandUK
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Not fancy, but a down to earth place with simply excellent food. Seafood. Fresh fish. Smoked fish. Oysters. Oyster soup! Everything delicious, and not overpriced. Simple restaurant, extremely fresh food. Enjoyed it.

Thank Hans_Staden
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I alway eat here when in Suffolk. It never fails to disappoint. Delicious. Honest. Simple. Ingredients exceptional. Wine list straightforward but thoughtful. Thank You!

1  Thank carindablanche
Reviewed 4 June 2018

In & out within an hour - Potted shrimp tasty but ramekin only half full. Smoked eel on toast was just that, 1 small piece of toast with thin slices of eel - £14.00!!!! Presentation non existent. Sole & Sea Bass very nice. 2 x...More

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NightScents
24 November 2016|
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Response from Puttmans | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they seemed to be very easy going people, suggest call them first i'm sure they will sort something out.
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_llen14
12 September 2016|
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Response from Anne G | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But as a previous respondent suggested, leave the dog in my the car on a cool day and go for s fabulous walk before lunch.
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Jane R
30 June 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
no, but if it is a sunny day and you want to sit inside i would recommend booking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Hill, Orford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450277
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