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The Black Boy

) #12 of 58 Restaurants in Belper ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Old Road | Heage, Belper DE56 2BN, England
+44 1773 856799
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
“mash” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Old Road | Heage, Belper DE56 2BN, England
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Reviews (165)
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a pleasant welcome when we arrived at this lovely pub. We were quickly shown to our table and presented with a good choice of menu which included a specials board too. All of the food is cooked to order and wow it was worth...More

1  Thank TrishChesterfield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like to visit Derbyshire about once a month for a meal out with family members. The Black Boy inn came highly recommended, which made me wonder why we had never been here before. On arrival we were shown to our table by a very...More

2  Thank leonardo1519
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been visiting the black boy for many years & the meals are always perfect. Tasty home cooked food & a lovely welcoming atmosphere

1  Thank Emmsybo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recently had sunday lunch,one word excellent.the food was fresh and hot,the meat was absolutely wonderful with this meat you did not want a knife to cut would highly recommend this "BOY". staff as you would expect from here was just great well done black boy

2  Thank derbweb1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch, the food was great! I had the prawn, tuna and salmon salad. It was lovely and such a generous portion! Staff were great and friendly, definitely with a visit. The menu choice is extensive and very well priced :)

2  Thank Charli W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We live in the neighbouring village to the Black Boy, so this is classed as one of our locals. Since its first class refurbishment, this pub is now a very nice place to eat. Our experience from all of our visits has impressed with the...More

2  Thank DA_Derby
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal on a last minute booking, fab seating area and lovely food. BIG proper cider selection, the Welsh Dog was amazing but decided against a second pint as the first made my eyes go funny! Had the medium fish and chips... I dread to...More

1  Thank TheSnapperMan
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A good friendly pub with good tasty food at a reasonable price. We have been before and we have never been disappointed that's why my wife wanted to go there for a special occasion. Good choice of food and also a choice of standard or...More

1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice Sunday lunch with family. Roast dinners were excellent and the meat very tender.lots of veg, huge Yorkshire puddings. Even the small meals were a generous plateful.Enjoyef by all.

1  Thank Joy B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

we booked a table but there was no need as the place was empty despite it being bank holiday. My friend and I ordered lambs liver which was nice but the mash was dry and served in scoops like school dinners used to be. Our...More

Thank joybabe
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
John S
Do you have a table for 4 that is for disabled people with no steps for a Sunday Lunch?
9 August 2016|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
There are tables that would be accessible for people with disabilities. It would be prudent to mention this when booking to ensure you have such a table reserved. Indeed, it is such a popular place that you'd need to book... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Road | Heage, Belper DE56 2BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 856799
  • E-mail
This is a traditional village pub which has a restaurant area and does very good, simple food, that is cooked fresh to order.

The bar area has recently been refurbished to a high standard, and an extension has created an additional dining area which is disabled friendly.
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