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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%
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“steak pie” (13 reviews)
“play area” (17 reviews)
“canal side” (26 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Family of eight, wish they did reservations, was trying to get a table, it was like a bum fight, getting drinks was a chore, ordering food was a chore, then the food was wrong, then to be fair it was just poor quality for the...More

1  Thank Lynsey T
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Omg ! We have been going to the Black Boy 22 years on a regular basis & have never been disappointed great friendly staff nothing too much trouble, fantastic chief Jayne Turner , the fish is just amazing you would think Russel fished it that...More

1  Thank Themadi
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Went here with a friend for dinner and a drink. He had the 16oz rump and I had the large cod. His came out first and the steak looked massive, then my cod came out and looked like a shark. We both struggled to eat...More

1  Thank Avtar_1
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I have been going over to the Black boy now for over 20 years and for many of these years I have always had Steak Pie. There Steak pie is the best I have ever had and still is. However my huge disappointment today was...More

3  Thank jo06kev
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Called here for evening meal whilst stopping local, it was packed out, but we weren't rushing about anyway(warmest Saturday of the year) was told there was a 45 minute wait, but food arrived within 39 minutes, lasagna enormous and tasty, the real ale was good...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic menu selection, great food, great service and a stunning location in the heart of the Midlands countryside Fantastic for families, or a nice evening out for some real pub grub, with a nice selection of ales, wines and spirits. Canal side seating, should the...More

1  Thank Lee F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Called in today with a group of OAP's . Very busy, but food came out reasonably quickly. Large menu covering all bases from bar snacks to a full roast . Prices as you would expect from a pub catering for lots of people. It has...More

Thank Bloke1947
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Chees plowmans beautiful T bone steak will not b bet tender succulent Service excellent went there 29/9/17 ordered food about 17 30 On table at 17 50 staff very frindley have used this pub since it opened over 20 years still good family run Excellent...More

Thank jccrehan
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here today 28th sept 17 for the in-laws Birthday. Wanting a decent pub to visit, or so thought. Have to say total disappointment. The food was way over cooked, portions too much and general lack of a friendly service, plus when you walked in,...More

2  Thank Duncan L
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Used to visit alot years ago. Came here menu changed however food is still great and home made. Plenty enough on your plate to fill u up. Ordered fish and chips and gammon and egg and chips. Nothing wrong with the food was nice. Prices...More

Thank lindsey v
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26 July 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
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
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Kids
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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