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The Black Boy Inn

) #4 of 75 Restaurants in Caernarfon ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Northgate Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
+44 1286 673604
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Northgate Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
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1 - 10 of 2,196 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and myself has visited the Black boy several times. The Staff are great the food is lovely but the place is so atmospheric it is worth a visit just to see it. A must place to visit,

Thank stephen s
Reviewed yesterday

Standard unchanged since last reviewed. Food, service, atmosphere all excellent. Enjoy every visit. It is good that food is available all day. My only criticism is the dim lighting in the restaurant - the artificial candles are very decorative but don't give much light.

Thank Olive P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here in June, lovely meal, very busy with lots of holidaymakers, good atmosphere, you need to book in advance for weekend reservation

Thank 644irene
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the lovely review.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic fish pie, husband had some kind of stew which he enjoyed. The kids meals were also of a good standard. The only downside for us was the palaver to book a table - credit card details left, deposit paid etc and when we got...More

Thank TangerineB
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So pleased you were pleased with you meals.As regards table bookings you are correct we do only book with credit cards, the same process we operate with room bookings.We do not take deposit though with table bookings unless large group.Sorry that you where in dining...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped off here for lunch with kids Had two amazing open toasted sandwiches There's a little park just next door so you can watch kids while you have a sneaky prosecco or two

Thank Mark G
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The park opposite is very popular with children.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Read about this place - had to visit. Great pub. Had lunch here - fabulous. Best meals we have had for many years. Could not fault anything. Staff extremely polite and efficient. Highly recommended.

Thank graham a
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Our staff are very professional and friendly.The pace of service here is very high so they do work very hard to please.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ended up eating here 3 times during weeks holiday in area. Highlights of the menu are the pies and the fish. We only are main courses as the portions are too big to warrant starters or desserts! Triple cooked chips are fantastic

Thank Sarah R
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the review,please return again especially for the chips.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed last September for 3 nights and found the accommodation and meals to be of a high standard. We will certainly stay here again on our next visit to Wales.

Thank Robert C
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review please do return again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We go to the black boy pub for every special occasion, the food is great and a lovely atmosphere and very reasonable prices ,we highly recommend it to all our friends and family.

Thank debbiehughes617
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Please do return with friends and family again and thank you for the review.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Have now got a loyalty card so we get an email each week to say what the specials are for that week , been today and cannot fault the service ,staff or food, it was very reasonable ,we ate from the loyalty card menu, The...More

Thank 33gill
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our loyalty card has this year been refurbished and sold more than what they were in previous years. Please show your card on ordering as it makes a difference to how the staff use the till.Thank you for the review.

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Littlefoxyredhead
29 April 2017|
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Response from blackboy673604 | Property representative |
All our table bookings are now taken via our web site and show live availability.
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Ann W
1 February 2017|
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Response from blackboy673604 | Property representative |
Dioch ,Thank you for email . Dining Times at the Inn • Sunday to Thursday: Noon until 9.00p.m. • Friday and Saturday. Noon until 9.30p.m. Restaurant Table time reservations are only accepted to sit up to 6.30pm (subject to... More
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N6161
24 September 2016|
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Response from blackboy673604 | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiry ,unfortunately we only accept bookings up to the fixed arrival time of 6.00pm.If you wish to book up to this time you may do so online or by phoning the Inn.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Gwynedd  >  Caernarfon
  • Phone Number: +44 1286 673604
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Black Boy Inn
Description
The Black Boy Inn is a listed building which is situated in the historic town walls of the Royal Borough of Caernarfon. The Inn is within easy walking distance to the town centre, and the famous 13th-century Castle. An old Inn dating back to 1522 and with its wooden paneling, low ceilings, and thick wooden support beams generates a cosy 'Olde Worlde' Welsh atmosphere. The Black Boy is a very busy Inn; please do not expect it to be a slow laid back hotel. It is in the centre of the tourist hub of North Wales and long wait times can be norm in middle of summer. Come and visit us in the winter season for a more laid back feeling.We now also have Black Jacks, which is another renovated building in courtyard, at rear of Inn .Black Jacks is away from the hustle of the main Inn . All suites have small kitchen area.No lift in building.Some Ground floor rooms are easy access with walk in showers , 1st floor variety of rooms as is 2nd floor.we offer 24 hour staff attendance. When you stay in any country you must wish to stay in somewhere that reflects that country ,we certainly do majority of our staff are welsh speaking and so are the owners .Meal Times Sunday to Thursday: Noon until 9.00p.m. Friday and Saturday. Noon until 9.30p.m.Table reservations can be made via our web site only. We operate a table waiting system from the door at all times to keep the dining areas full. Waiting times can vary and an indication of any delay will be conveyed to you.
Book a table online please.
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