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Butley Orford Oysterage

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Market Hill, Orford, England
+44 1394 450277
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“prawns” (41 reviews)
“sardines” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Market Hill, Orford, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Unassuming super fresh fish and seafood. Friendly service and a family feel. All members of the family loved it.

Thank juabisam
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Oysterage was recommended to us by a friend. It was indeed worth travelling the distance to get some flavourful sea food. Everything was delicious and we ordered more. (see pictures) We didn't give 5 stars because the experience (decor) lets the place down a...More

Thank wildhorse07
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Having spent the bank holiday in Orford we had our last evening meal of the trip at The Butley Oysterage. A fitting way to end a holiday- very friendly staff, great atmosphere and top notch seafood- I could quite happily eat my body weight in...More

Thank mitchammark
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Went for a mid week lunch after visiting Orford Ness. We were disappointed as the service was very slow and the food lack-lustre. The smoked trout was too just-out -of the-chiller- cold/solid and the smoked prawns were as small size and lacking in flavour -...More

Thank JLCgladstone
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Really simple bistro style good value for money and fantastic fresh fish. Oysters delicious and the smoked mixed fish starter was beautiful- especially the smoked fish roe and trout. Had skate wing with caper butter and stunning sea bass. Lovely home made lemon syllabub. Definitely...More

Thank Alberthalifax
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Having been on a short river trip, all eight of us were looking forward to our lunch and we weren't disappointed. This a friendly, easy going restaurant with very good fish dishes and a good wine list. The staff were friendly and knowledgable and if...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

What could be nicer than a cold bottle of prosecco and half a dozen sparkling fresh meaty oysters for lunch on a warm afternoon in August? Staff very friendly, food excellent, decor simple, definitely nothing pretentious here. Just a perfect lunch.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We dined on a Saturday evening, and were guided upstairs where it was empty (and therefore rather lacking in atmosphere, although it filled up later). We ordered a starter of devils on horseback (oysters wrapped in bacon) to share and were rather disappointed to see...More

1  Thank Aspiring_traveller12
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We made a last minute booking and got put in the back room which is not a particularly wonderful place to be. It was quiet and soulless whereas the front room seemed really buzzy. We felt left out and ignored. When booking ask where you...More

Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited Orford Castle and attempted to eat at this place after it was recommended to us the night before. We arrived around 2.15pm on entering the building (via a door that had no opening times displayed) we were asked, abruptly, by a member of...More

Thank Lynne R
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24 November 2016|
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Response from Puttmans | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they seemed to be very easy going people, suggest call them first i'm sure they will sort something out.
12 September 2016|
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Response from Anne G | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But as a previous respondent suggested, leave the dog in my the car on a cool day and go for s fabulous walk before lunch.
Jane R
30 June 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
no, but if it is a sunny day and you want to sit inside i would recommend booking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Hill, Orford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450277
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