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The Black Boy

) #17 of 21 Restaurants in Knowle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
+44 1564 772655
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (11 reviews)
“cod” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
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Reviews (545)
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Eat at the Black Boy on a regular basis, and cannot fault the food and service, there seems a lot of negative reviews lately and I can't see why, great value, great location, great food, it's not 5 star but you won't find a friendlier...More

Thank roy w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for a Birthday meal with my niece 9 of us wasted a lot of money, very bad food and service to match, shame as such a lovely place, avoid if your hungry, nice for drinks in sun

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful place stunning surroundings but awful awful food and service. We were a party of 12 including 5 young children. We waited in a long queue to place our order then was told an hour wait for food. We all had different food and we...More

Thank shirley-robinson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been here a few times in the past and love the location but the quality of food is going downhill. I ordered a 12oz rump steak cooked rare and after a 50 minute wait it arrived well done. Not impressed at all. Staff...More

Thank Jordaynie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is situated in an excellent country location and has a fantastic feel to the overall building design and decoration. Can get busy on the weekend but that because the food is fab. The the extra large jumbo fish and chips will certainly keep...More

1  Thank DivingRich007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered drinks and was told we had to wait 1.5 hours for food, so we went outside so children could play whilst we waited, after an hour we decided to go back inside and find a table in preparation for our meal, only table available...More

1  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the black boy to have lunch. They provided water for our dog. We ordered however the prices were quite high and the food was only satisfactory. Located in the middle of nowhere so very difficult to get to. No buses to get...More

Thank Vincent H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional canal side pub that sits in an attractive position and is popular with families. Waiting staff work hard to keep up with demand. Large car park and plenty of outside benches and tables. However the inside seating is segregated and families with children...More

2  Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waitresses were cheerful that's the only positive thing I can say. We chose lamb in redcurrent and rosemary sauce.It was actually an overcooked lambshank , sauce tasted just like thick gravy, chips tasted like frozen oven chips and a helping of peas.Desert was some...More

Thank patc9Solihull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a sunny late afternoon/early evening weekday with just a couple of work colleagues. The location is great, right by the canal and well away from the road with lots of space around the building. Sat outside on the canal side amongst the regimented...More

Thank peasantslife
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
tony h
Menu please
5 October 2016|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
As previous replies menu on the website nothing beware large fish and chips is large........
Colin S
Hi, Do have any gluten free options?
7 August 2016|
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Response from Sue19402014 | Reviewed this property |
I think so, look up their menus on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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