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The Black Boy

$$ - $$$, British,
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
+44 1564 772655
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (17 reviews)
“play area” (24 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for my brother's birthday yesterday, good menu. Food was tasty and portion sizes offered excellent value for money. Good quality too. Very efficient and friendly staff. This pub isn't trying too hard to fancy like some other pubs. Just good honest food and service....More

Thank wowifeelgood
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mum eats regulary here and decided to treat me. What a menu (im a fussy eater) and easily found food to my liking. Fantastic portion size. Good desserts. Food order were taken but food not served til after 12. Does get busy with coaches also...More

Thank jacqueline g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here today as I’d never been there were 4 in our party and no one was particularly happy with their meal I have chicken tikka balti the chicken was not pieces of lean chicken it was grisly low standard bits of I don’t...More

Thank cheryl_ludlow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the black boy yesterday afternoon for drinks and some food. Although busy we managed to get a table and seats. Food was good and drinks were reasonably priced. The wasps were a nightmare but that wasn't the pubs fault!! Kids enjoyed the playground and...More

Thank Kmckinky1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon at 17:00 Pub was not as busy as I was expecting Gardens have numerous tables but most lack parasols which made the meal uncomfortably hot Food was good, delivered in less than 30minutes which was less than the 50minute sign...More

Thank 24_McHugh_2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tourist trap. So sorry. This pub was recommended but will definitely not return. Sat in garden as we like dog friendly. Firstly ordered bottle of wine by was served wrong bottle Received food, steak was abominable. Ordered Med no blood received both well done and...More

Thank hotshot062
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Boys is always popular and therefore busy. Its' canal side location and outside play area make it a popular choice for families - especially in good weather. We have eaten here several times. The staff are always happy to help and friendly, Complaints...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This used to serve generous portions of good “pub” food at fair prices. Unfortunately it looks the same as it did in the 1990’s but a dirtier version. The staff are moody and struggle to hold and conversation with customers. The food is mostly microwaved...More

4  Thank Roman6548
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is situated in a beautiful area and has ample parking.Great outdoor seating area right next to the canal.Play are for the kids so making it a great family friendly pub.Drinks are reasonable price and the food is brilliant and priced to match whether...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’d heard great things about the Black Boy; especially the garden overlooking the canal. Unfortunately the rest was downhill. Queue for food was 20 minutes long. When the food came one of the dishes was wrong and it didn’t get replaced until after everybody else...More

2  Thank Laura 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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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