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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
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Pub, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Woodbridge Road, Butley IP12 3NZ, England
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here today after a five mile walk. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the food was great. I can recommend the sausage sandwich with caramelised red onions - delicious! My husband said the beer was excellent and it was good to...More

Thank Izzie62
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So glad to see The Oyster Inn at Butley has reopened. The owners have done an amazing job with the renovation and managed to keep the essence of the original pub and the style and ambience is just right. We sat in the courtyard and...More

Thank Glyn J
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review, we really appreciate your support and feedback! We are delighted that you like the "new" Butley Oyster and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How nice it is to see The Oyster reopened after being closed for a few years. The whole place has had been tastefully renovated and there are exciting plans for the future. We only intended to pop in for a nose and a quick drink...More

Thank lawol59
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We really appreciate your feedback, and are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub with a nice atmosphere. Staff were friendly & helpful. Food was tasty & well cooked. Only complaint - no wine list & £22 for a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc is a bit steep for a Suffolk pub !! We'll go...More

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

Thank you so much, we are glad you enjoyed your visit! Sorry our wine list wasn't more visible, it is on the to-do list :) Hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a fit of madness, we decided to bike from Bawdsey to The Butley Oyster. Will certainly be doing this again. The pub was beautifully decorated although the weather was so nice we sat in the garden. For a Wednesday lunchtime the pub had a...More

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

Thank you so much for choosing the Butley Oyster as your first cycling destination of the summer, and thank you even more for sharing your experience on here! Much appreciated, and we look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Popped in on a Tuesday lunchtime after a morning walk. Excellent suffolk ham sandwich using some delicious local bread with good chips and some first rate beer served straight from the barrel from the Earl Soham brewery. By 1pm the pub was pretty packed which...More

Thank martinballhome
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review - we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again! Best wishes.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Really nice to see a pub back in Butley, it looked very forlorn when it was derelict. The refurbishment is very tasteful and the atmosphere lovely. Nice menu, friendly staff and quick (too quick?!) service. The sweet potato fries did not disappoint; however the tartlet...More

Thank Yalda D
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to send us a review - we are glad you are pleased to see the doors back open after almost five years of closure! Thanks for the feedback, I will pass that on and I hope you...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Beautiful Suffolk Pub in a lovely part of The county. We called in for lunch and we're not disappointed. Everywhere was immaculate, let's hope the standard is kept this high. Friendly and welcoming staff, fresh vegetables, generous portions, and quick service. Well done Butley Oyster!More

Thank societyvisitsleader
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you so much for such a lovely review - we really appreciate it. As you can imagine, the re-opening of the Butley Oyster has been a real labour of love so we are delighted when people enjoy what we have done. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We enjoyed a circular walk which took just over an hour, parking the car at the Oyster Inn Car Park which was large and afforded plenty of parking. We finished up back at the Oyster which has for so many years been empty, It has...More

Thank Rumbellis
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for your very positive review, we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We care about this re-opened pub very much and we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit - hope we can welcome you back soon. Best wishes.

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this little gem of a Pub Must see for food & real beer fans Booking advisable as its very popular locally dog walkers friendly Newly reopened after a full refurbishment

Thank eddieK_10
Judi2000, Owner at The Oyster Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review, much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Best wishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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