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The Butt and Oyster

Pin Mill Lane, Pin Mill, Babergh District IP9 1JW, England
+44 1473 780764
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (18 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pin Mill Lane, Pin Mill, Babergh District IP9 1JW, England
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1 - 10 of 625 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I arrived here with my mum and sister just after 5pm on a Wednesday for dinner having spent the day at a museum in Ipswich. Mum and I had been here before, 18 months ago for a birthday meal and had had a lovely experience...More

Thank Elfin A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another offering from Deben Inns is the well appointed traditional pub diner at Pin Mill. A well thought out menu and excellent bar service makes the trek to the riverside well worthwhile. Dogs are welcome and appear to enjoy a lazy time as much as...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am slightly biased as I first came her 27 years ago with a man who has now been my husband for 25 years. We came back to reminice and weren't disappointed. The weather was lovely and outside was busy, being a Friday we had...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited The Butt and Oyster before, my partner and I ate here last night. Firstly the location of the pub is second to none. Beautiful views across the salt marshes to the estuary, and whether rain or shine, the area simply captivates. If you...More

Thank MrsH1203
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and myself went there on Saturday 8th July, lovely warm day and we sat outside for lunch, its an old pub / restaurant on the waters edge surrounded by all sorts of boats, i had Scallops to start which were lovely, we had...More

Thank WayneM62
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite Suffolk pub. Right on the banks of the River Orwell, there is always something boatie going on. Beer selection is excellent with some 'straight from the barrel'. Nice menu. Pretty good quality.

Thank Octavia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had several meals at this lovely pub.The ambience is perfect,situated in a sailing community right beside the river Orwell.There is plenty of boating activity but parking is at a premium if busy (which it usually is). There are usually plenty of EU and...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking is a nightmare. The pub carpark at the end of the lane (behind the pub) is always full. You might be able to find a space in the public pay and display about 100m before the pub. The food is simple but well prepared...More

Thank ChorleyLichfield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old fashioned pub on the waterfront is a delight. Adnams beer and a wonderful menu. The fish and chips was amazing with proper mushy peas! Choice of specials was overwhelming and the puddings!!! Not easy to find but well worth the effort when you...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a light lunch and a walk with the family. Great Adnams beers and fantastic seafood. Gluten Free options available which was good for my wife. I had the scallops which were good and also the superfood salad which was very tasty and a...More

Thank Phil B
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Response from Irene C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, can't help you,myself, but give them a call, I feel sure they can help you and your party. Hope all have a lovely time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pin Mill Lane, Pin Mill, Babergh District IP9 1JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Chelmondiston  >  Pin Mill
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 780764
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