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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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“t bone steak” (7 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 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 29 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived here late Friday evening. It was extremely busy and only had a few places to sit, the only place we could sit in fact was a table with food on. The guy at the bar soon cleaned it for us - really nice polite...More

Thank loula24
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a quaint old canal side pub popular with families. It can get extremely busy with long waits for food, especially when the weather is good as it has a large canal side garden. Food is good value with generous portions of fairly typical...More

Thank boaterlady
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Visited this lovely pub last night for the first time.Greeted at the bar by friendly,helpful staff,served straight away and shown to our table.Very extensive menu which is well presented.I had the jumbo haddock which was huge,it was cooked fresh and tasted as fresh as if...More

Thank ticerdeb
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Good menu and food, served with a smile. Lovely situation next to the canal, outside seating on fair weather days, ideal for walkers or people who want to watch the boats glide past. easy access for the less able and ample parking

Thank Sue19402014
Reviewed 6 April 2016

So tired of trying places to eat that simply cant manage it. AT LAST this pub passed the test. Now the beer was a tad dear, but ah ha..... Is this why they don't put in the steak pies. Thank you thank you thank for...More

Thank tryhard50
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Although other members of my party were less unimpressed than I, my meal was of pretty low quality, consisting mostly of a mountain of chips and an inadequate portion of beans to fill the Yorkshire. Not only that but I had to return two sets...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed the black boy. We had a walk along the canal and sat in the beer gardens. It was well fenced in with a good play ground for 3/4+ Drinks where good, atmosphere was nice with the scenery and south...More

Thank Worldwidetraveller89
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Lovely setting, right next to canal. We were walking and might have popped in. Sadly the sign on the door put us off (see pic). The Kings Arms which is a quarter of a mile further down the canal welcomes dogs and their owners and...More

3  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Food is good pub grub and more. Staff are friendly and the service is good. If the weather is right this is fabulous place as the play area outside is great for children

Thank gizmobaby27
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Just come back from a lovely meal at the black boy. The homemade ale and steak pie was gorgeous with lots of meat and the other meals were equally as nice. Never had a bad meal here and any issues however minor are always sorted....More

2  Thank Samantha S
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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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