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The Butt and Oyster

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Pin Mill Lane, Pin Mill, Babergh District IP9 1JW, England
01473 780764
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is busy! Really busy in fact. Forget about ringing to book ahead, I tried several times earlier today & didn't have any luck. In fact I'm writing this review at the bar, listening to the phone ring off the hook. My best advice is just turn up, they packed as many table in as possible so you should... More 

Thank stumpymonkey
Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit, food is well prepared and cooked. Staff friendly, views brilliant. Have visited before, at lunch and for dinner.

Thank Twilightowl
Hertford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went on Sunday afternoon for meal for 4, the food was good would definitely return. Understand the issues with flies & dogs (we are not all dog lovers & dogs should not be on the tables) if outside this can be an issue. The bookings are not well organised we arrived early as we had late booking so hoped... More 

Thank Philm10
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having not seen my Mumsie for a while due to work commitments my wife and I took her out to the Butt & Oyster for lunch (her choice). You can't beat the location especially on this warm afternoon. Even the carpark offered a space, which apparently is very hit n miss as it's very small for a popular location. The... More 

Thank ChelleTracy
Paisley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had dinner here in a group of 5: the location is outstanding, the food very good and the service friendly and charming.

Thank Alexander1421
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The sandwiches are poor value. £21 for 3 sandwiches which were more bread than filling. Kid's meals also poor value compared to other places. Good service.

Thank ChimpyChompy
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited last night for a meal.Location fantastic,it was a seafood special fortnight so decided to participate.The food was amazing,very good.The downside.......the restaurant had lots of flies!!landing on tables ,attempting to land on our food and plates,sat constantly swatting them away.On an empty table next to ours there were at one time 6 flies on the table. I drew the waitresses... More 

Thank sunwOrshiper26_12
London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We often pop in for a drink and meal particularly if the sun is shining. It is a wonderful location. Today one of the off duty staff thought it appropriate to have his dog sit ( think about it) and then lay on one of the outside DINING tables. We thought this a bit much and when we remonstrated he... More 

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my Mum here for a Saturday lunch and even though we arrived very early the car park was full so we headed up to the pay and display car park. Luckily we managed to get an outside table with shade and ordered our meal from the bar with ease. However, the haddock and chips we both ordered was... More 

Thank lisa4040
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After being a fan of the Maybush we thought we would try another of the groups pubs , when we first arrived we thought the setting was very similar . That's where it ended, the pub felt dirty and the menu very limited , we had a seafood platter each , the king prawns where frozen , my pimms had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: 01473 780764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?