Pin Mill Butt & Oyster summary from Suffolk Camra
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Pin Mill Butt & Oyster

  • Pin Mill Rd
  • IP9 1JW
  • 01473 780764ring now
  • grid reference TM 206 379
  • opened 17th cent
  • owner Adnams
  • visit website
real ale available
  • bar / diner
Beer served through handpullsBeer served direct from the barrel by gravityLunchtime meals (not just snacks)Evening mealsRestaurant or separate dining areaTraditional separate public barTraditional pub games availableReal coal or log firedogs-welcomechildren-welcomePub is accessible to disabled customersBus stopstation within five milesQuiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukeboxCar parkBeer garden or other outside drinking area
Historical info
Public transport

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** historic book information from Bob Mitchell)

(**** Last Orders is a free local newsletter - published by Suffolk CAMRA memers since 1978)


A butt was a large wine cask. Oysters could often be packed in wooden casks for transportation and were extensively harvested along the river Orwell in bygone times.