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Oyster Reach Beefeater

) #240 of 366 Restaurants in Ipswich ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Bourne Hill | Wherstead, Ipswich IP2 8ND, England
+44 1473 692372
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
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“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Bourne Hill | Wherstead, Ipswich IP2 8ND, England
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Reviews (367)
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Reviewed yesterday

We used to have frequent family meals at the Oyster Reach, but hardly go at all now, as although the food is generally good, service is often very slow. On one occasion we waited over a hour for main courses so be prepared to wait...More

Thank janetc472014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just turned up here, got a table in the bar. Went to order food. I asked for the chicken melt no BBQ sauce - all fine. But then I asked to swap my chips to rice or a jacket potato. They had no jackets and...More

Thank carrie w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic service. The place has just finished being renovated. Denise our server was very polite and helpful. Will definitely return.

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Place looks amazing aftet the refurb, staff are so friendly and helpful, food was fantastic and not over priced, great place to bring the family.

Thank Nicki1236
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in and had no idea where we had to stand to be seated, then the couple seated after us were seen to and served food before us. Meals arrived, one very small and missing some items, other was very much flipped out of a...More

Thank Jess O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Oyster reach for an evening meal bank holiday sunday, we had booked a table, this turned out to be upstairs that was fine, but what was not fine was the extra long wait to be served, and then for people who came...More

Thank wendy a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for 35 people all had main meals ,the staff was excellent as for the food so tasty ,even does calories control for those that slimming . a must if you passing to stop ..the service was friendly ,food cost was great low value...More

Thank Marina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 80th birthday celebrations have been over several days but this visit to the Oyster Reach in Ipswich was far and away the worst! We arrived and despite having reserved a table, waited for nearly 10 minutes to be taken to our table with our...More

Thank BrianFitzs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was dreadfully slow, 1st drinks order took 25 minutes, second about the same. Main course was disappointing, 8 chips on my plate. I'm sure Tom ketchup was rationed. Deserts took 35 mins, my son Choc Brownie had 5 sets of finger prints on. To...More

Thank TeamF15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped by with some friends with a late lunch. I had the smothered chicken which was nice followed by the Banoffee Pie. Very good! Definitely needs a revamp in there, starting to look very old!

Thank Laura B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Anne G
Do they do sandwiches?
18 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Normanjordy | Reviewed this property |
no ...try White Horse at Tattingstone...down A137 take left fork then about 600yds on right..good grub!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bourne Hill | Wherstead, Ipswich IP2 8ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 692372
  • E-mail