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The Black Boy

) #16 of 21 Restaurants in Knowle $$ - $$$ , British,
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
+44 1564 772655
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
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1 - 10 of 568 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I always enjoy mine and my fathers weekly visit to The Black Boy. The food is very cheap and the quality and quantity on offer always astounds me. Fantastic every time we visit. Well done.

Thank DouglasStatham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this pub several times, with friends and family, and have never been disappointed. The staff are always cheerful and helpful. When placing an order they will do their best to make small alterations to accommodate clients. There is always enough staff...More

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on Sunday lunch 6th August although busy it wasn't bursting at the seams. The setting is excellent right on the canal with childrens play area and outside area for seating. We ordered our food and drinks separate as this is how they...More

Thank Adrian10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not visited this pub for quite a few years. So it was a pleasure to revisit it with no change in quality of food and standards.

Thank 19ilovefood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled down from Yorkshire to meet friends. We had researched for a pub with a gluten free menu. Although you can't book on a Sunday we arrived at 12 to find a table. Amazing choice for gluten free and even gluten free chips which...More

1  Thank Kate I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Holidaying on the canal, we dropped in at the Black Boy. Always hard to pick the right place to stop, but this time we hit the nail on the head! Really nice food, and good sized plateful. I had hunters chicken, and it was very...More

Thank Peterpacey
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Met my friend here for dinner, lovely location and the staff were very attentive. However the food was bland, I ordered fish without batter and that is exactly what I got, no herby butter or rolled lemon and dill just big and bland. The chips...More

1  Thank Denise S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Went early as it gets very busy. Had lamb shank roast and it was faultless. Not the cheapest at £13.45 but well worth it. Had to buy food and drinks separately as using cash so if it was busy would be a pain having to...More

Thank kim492
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Midweek, lunch time visit. Very well located on the canal side in rural Warwickshire. Nice setting. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The garden area is adjacent to the canal, and a children's play area is also situated in the garden. Very spacious both...More

Thank Rob1815
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Brilliant location, childs play area, food is very good and very cheap considering the portions, which are large .. 5 stars

Thank Jan A
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2017|
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Response from jeanashby | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply just been on holiday, I would book if there a few of you if a couple just turn up
tony h
5 October 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
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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