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The Black Boy

$$ - $$$, British,
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
+44 1564 772655
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (17 reviews)
“play area” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
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1 - 10 of 652 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there to celebrate a birthday, got there early as they do not take bookings we were advised when we ordered our food that there would be an hour’s wait. We ordered a starter and a main course, the starters were; mushrooms, potato wedges, prawn...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here last week as recommended by a friend and I was not disappointed 🙂 service was great, decent price and good portions, food was delicious and the view from the back garden was so nice and relaxing lovely place to come on a summers...More

Thank heva1989x
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used this restaurant quite offent always go with a party of 6-8 our last two visits have been very disapointing this last one was been the worst ever..bad servis...bad food...unfriendly and did not seem to bother about poeple complaing...as we were not the only ones....More

Thank Bridget O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We timed our visit at 7pm so just after the straight from work visitors and before the evening rush. A lovely place for a drink on a summers evening. We only had a half hour wait for food but I was disappo8 ted with my...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in a good mood after getting a baby sitter for the kids. Got a beer and a bottle of wine for my wife, then ordered food. Was told there was a hours wait for food , this was OK as it was only 20.45....More

4  Thank Antony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to wait an hour and 25 minutes for food. When we arrived it was sunny and we sat outside, by the time the food arrived the sun had gone down and we were all cold. Asked if we could go inside to eat but...More

4  Thank mankymanks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a beautiful canal side pub & restaurant. I'm from Belfast but my partner & his family are from Solihull so every time we come over home we always make a point of going. Food is good, drinks are good, location is good....More

Thank Oisín M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the beautiful weather at the moment decided to try the Black Boy which is situated in a lovely setting by the canal. It was busy and we were advised it would be an hour's wait which in fact turned into an hour an a...More

2  Thank JeanChris39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a while but decided to come here as it was a lovely day. Staff were friendly and helpful. Menu has changed slightly since my last visit and I wasn't disappointed! It's rare that I come across somewhere that serves vegetarian lasagne,...More

Thank hanonymous93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time , food was excellent, and plenty of it well cooked, also lots of choice. . Very pleasant staff. Nothing too much trouble. Defiantly go back again.

Thank sheila d
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Questions & Answers
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Rob1815 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very popular venue so I would say 'belt and braces' to book.
tony h
October 5, 2016|
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Response from Dave P | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on the website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Knowle
  • Phone Number: +44 1564 772655
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