Butt and Oyster

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    The perfect waterfront pub in Pin Mill near Ipswich

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    The Butt & Oyster has long associations with barges and sailing

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    Wonderful, scenic local surroundings

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    Idyllic waterfront location

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    Cask conditioned ales

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    Enjoy welcoming surroundings with characterful décor

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    Enquire about our function room

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    Tasty and classic dishes

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    Time for something a little bit special

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    How about something traditional ?

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    Traditional and contemporary food

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    Freshly prepared deserts…

Welcome to the Butt and Oyster

Great location, atmosphere, food & drink

The Butt & Oyster is one of the best known public houses in Suffolk renowned for its good beer, good food and great views, situated in the hamlet of Pin Mill on the River Orwell.

Let the sounds of the Orwell seduce you. Watch the changing tides on traditional timeless shores. Understand an artist’s inspiration with Thames barges, swans and the river, enjoying the finest Suffolk ales whilst being tempted by the wonderful aromas which welcome you.

Pin Mill, once a smugglers haven offers beautiful walks and amazing scenery, the name of the pub commemorates the oyster fisheries originally a major export from the river Orwell.

In the old days the pub would be full of bargemen and sailors enjoying a pint. Made famous as being the setting for Arthur Ransomes “we didn’t mean to go to sea” book. “It is a fantastic pub” with a welcoming and traditional atmosphere.

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Early Start? Having a day out with the family? Why not start your day the right way with a Deben Inns Breakfast. With wonderful morning views across the river Orwell. Breakfast served daily from 10am till 11.45am Monday-Friday and 9am till 11.45 Saturday and Sunday

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2 4 1 Sunday Roasts

Enjoy your traditional Sunday favourite without the washing up. Let us do the hard work and receive two roast dinners for the price of one from 5pm every Sunday. Booking is advisable and this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Excludes Mothers day.


Butt and Oyster in Places and Faces Magazine

Places & Faces Magazine have published a glowing review of the Butt & Oyster with Lesley Rawlinson and her partner paying us a wintery visit.

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