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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” (16 reviews)
“cod” (17 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 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal on Saturday lunch time, managed to find a table at the busiest time, food was very good and after being told it may take an hour it came much quicker. Very pleased with the service and the location is very nice...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were both off work on a Thursday and decided to drive to the Black Boy and take a walk along the canal. The restaurant was very busy but we managed to get a table and look at their extensive menu. I chose from the...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked a table the day before, and were seated in a lovely cozy corner, right next to the fireplace. Very pleased with that. The Sunday Roast (turkey) was absolutely huge, and quite tasty. I got the large size, but next time would get the...More

Thank rsaatlarge
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Went there with friends. Previously told we couldn't book a table but it looks as though this policy has changed. There were 11 of us and we sat at two tables whereas if we had known we could book we would have been on one...More

1  Thank topiary
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

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

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

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

2  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

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 16 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
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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