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The Black Boy

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

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.
US$ 8 - US$ 18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a nice meal and couple fo drinks with family and here whilst visiting Belper just before new year. It was quiet with only a couple of people in there when we arrived in the main bar but the lunch room looked pretty busy. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DIOTD
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in to The Black Boy whilst out and about in the area. The pub is nicely presented with modern decor. We were seated quickly by staff who were friendly throughout our stay. The menu had a good selection of dishes at reasonable prices. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 95trevorl
Reviewed 4 days ago

great choice of four different meats,two prices one 7-50 and 10-50,the 10-50 one was to big for me but i polised it off, service was good seeing how busy it was,i will reccomend the black boy every time.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank grizzly48
Reviewed 5 days ago

6 of us went 2 days before Xmas and had a very good meal, ample portions and quality super. Fortunately a large group of families were just leaving so it was noisy on arrival for which the staff apologised so may ask for a table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nerissa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With an air of pretentiousness from the staff when attempting to make the booking I was looking forward to my dining 'experience' amuse bouche, Foir Gras and a touch of truffle...What I received was actually a decent pub dinner. The starter was underwhelming, a plate...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TravelerT86
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Had a problem booking an evening meal. They said they were busy so we had to book and eat very early. Arrived had a drink and went to table. No waiter or drinks so we had to go to the bar to check how we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank pboroman
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Easily the best pub in Heage, its a typical classic English country pub, can easily be missed driving around the countryside, but stop if not for a meal, jsut to have a pint in a splendid English pub atmosphere served by good staff and good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We're always in here for lunch and you can't go wrong with the bar snack menu - I would recommend the chicken bites and chips!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Guest22993
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nicely set out pub, much improved from previous visit. Beer was good and the hot beef sandwich was excellent. Just right for a brief stop off. Will try and get in for a meal in the restaurant now I've sampled.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank phil1965smith
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Enough said in the title. Well worth a visit! We were welcomed in as a (very) late Sunday booking and were not disappointed - absolutely fantastic experience!

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank AJ G
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Howard P
25 October 2018|
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Response from kellygderbyshire | Property representative |
We have a Christmas menu running alongside our normal menu throughout December. Our Christmas menu is available from 3rd-24th December (Excluding Sundays). Menu and booking form are available to view on our Facebook page... More
Kieran M
6 July 2018|
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Response from KLeeFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Although relatively quiet on the Sunday afternoon we visited I would recommend you booking a table to avoid disappointment.
23 May 2018|
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Response from kellygderbyshire | Property representative |
Unfortunately dogs are not allowed inside at The Black Boy.
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