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The Oyster Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Butley ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , British
Woodbridge Road, Butley IP12 3NZ, England
+44 1394 459722
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (22 reviews)
“pork burger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Pub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Woodbridge Road, Butley IP12 3NZ, England
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped in two nights consecutively in August for an evening meal prior to going to the Snape proms and on both occasions was suitably impressed. Both inside and out the pub has been tastefully restored and indeed extended. The staff were friendly and helpful and...More

Thank rickyc956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thursday late lunch. We have just enjoyed the most delicious dingley dell sausage sandwiches on Suffolk trencher bread with excellent chips! We enjoyed our food so much that we had to do this review. The whole experience was superb, with the lovely setting and the...More

Thank Alison B
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review - we are delighted that you enjoyed your sausage sandwiches! We are really pleased that you like what we have done to the pub and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, food and atmosphere. Lovely areas outside with tables and chairs. I have returned to it and I keep doing so. Lively evening events. It is near Rendlesham Forest so a great place to visit after a walk in the forest. Flies were mentioned...More

Thank janieb16
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely review, we are really pleased that you are enjoying the Oyster's new lease of life so thank you for your continued support and enthusiasm for this special old pub. I am glad you like the loos! We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Oyster due to its proximity to Snape Maltings, having dinner before an evening performance. The menu in the evening was rather brief, but I could easily have eaten all of it! It is noticeable the landlord is going for quality over quantity in...More

Thank James S
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback - I am glad you enjoyed your meal: the bangers and mash are proving to be very popular! I am sorry to hear that the flies were a nuisance in the garden and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of years ago I passed this pub and was sorry to see that it was in a fairly derelict condition. However it has been skilfully renovated and is well worth a visit. Good range of well kept beers and a decent menu. We...More

Thank alexandercook
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and we appreciate your kind words of support - it means a lot to us, as you can imagine. We hope to see you again soon! Very best...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third visit since June. Each time weather has been great so have sat in the garden with the dog, although dogs are allowed inside. On each occasion the food has been really good and the staff all very attentive and friendly. The...More

Thank Lyn19682013
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and we are so pleased to hear that you have been enjoying the Oyster's new lease of life! We look forward to seeing you again soon - thank you very much for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I popped into the Oyster Inn last night for the second evening running. We are staying in a Bed and Breakfast about a mile away. In an area with very few local pubs, we were very lucky to have found such an...More

Thank Chris B
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback - we are delighted that you are enjoying the Butley Oyster whilst staying in the area, and are really pleased that you liked the roast dinner... thank you and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knowing the owners and having seen and heard all about the sheer hard work that has gone into the resurrection of this community pub, we finally visited from "the big smoke". It is certainly worth the trip and a lot of love and thought has...More

Thank BarcaFan
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much - we are so pleased you enjoyed your first visit to the Butley Oyster and we hope you will come again (often). Thank you for spreading the word and encouraging others to support this lovely old pub. Best wishes.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here after a visit to rendlesham forest, hadn't booked but we were seated without trouble. Great selection of food. Thai curry was amazing. Pub is beautifully decorated with beautiful views. Manager Rob was really friendly and informative over local area. We will definitely...More

Thank fabalistic
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience at the Oyster - we really appreciate it. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon! Best wishes.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was derelict for years. It is in beautiful countryside and made the ideal stop off for cyclists and walkers So happy to see it reopen. Nicely refurbished inside and out. Delicious roast beef Well kept real ale. Friendly staff. The chocolate tart dessert...More

Thank Joy A
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this lovely review - we really appreciate it. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
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
  • E-mail
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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