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The Black Boy Inn

#350 of 1,293 Restaurants in Bristol}
££ - £££, British,
171 Whiteladies Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2RY, England
+44 117 973 5233
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fruit crumble” (3 reviews)
“steak pie” (3 reviews)
“fish” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
171 Whiteladies Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2RY, England
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the pub was advertising two Sunday roasts for £20 and thought we'd give it a try. A choice of beef, pork or vegetarian, we went for one beef and one pork. Really good and seemed to ge using using quality ingredients. Along with...More

Thank bristolkiwi39
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beer&batter fish and chips great portions more than I could eat And freshly made & hot Lovely atmosphere from staff and customers Disabled myself and staff more than happy to help whar ever possible So I'm coming back for sure Give it a try...More

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The ploughman's was beautifully presented, with plenty of cheese and pickle, while the potion wasn't huge the quality made up for the quantity. The service was excellent, with lovely friendly staff. The place was really nicely decorated and had a calm atmosphere. The prices were...More

Thank MandyTaunton
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My mum and I ate here for lunch and it was lovely well cooked and not that expensive.. My mum took her townswomens guild ladies to the pub a couple of weeks later and they all had a lovely time. Good landlord and staff

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Having been here quite a few times when it was under the previous management and having enjoyed the experience, we were interested to see how things had changed. The biggest difference is that you can now drink and/or eat both in the front and back...More

Thank cltc43
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Clifton for the weekend and came across The Black Boy Inn purely by chance after struggling to park anywhere. I had a Ham Hock Terraine with Caramelised Apples. It was superb and the best I have ever had. We ordered 4...More

Thank Katherine E
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely landlord and staff. They make you feel at home :) We had burgers, which were amazing. Generous sized and excellent quality meat plus it was 2 - 4 - 1 so you cant go wrong. It was cash only when we went...More

1  Thank TanDur
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Was reccomended to come here for food and drink. good choice, as i understand it has been taken over by new management and the food was absolutely lovelly the beer was good and very down to earth freindly staff, chefs abit missurable but a great...More

Thank Lo K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Booked a table on a friends recommendation,eat last Friday ev, warning bells that no one else reserved should have rung loudly, however we ploughed on , I'm afraid there wasn't a chef in the kitchen, my goujons were cooked to a crisp and not edible...More

Thank rhbristolox
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Best roast I have ever had!!!! Lovely atmosphere and service. Food is locally sourced and lots of it.

Thank Jake G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Whiteladies Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 5233
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Relaxed, traditional local pub, serving home-cooked food.
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