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“Lovely atmosphere”
Review of The Black Boy

The Black Boy
Ranked #13 of 25 Restaurants in Knowle
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Went for a family meal me hubby a 2,4,10,10 yr old kids. Food was just under £40 drinks just under £12 for the 6 of us is excellent value. Food arrived within 20 mins kids portion sizes very generous. Overall all enjoyed the food and service. Gorgeous outdoor area with kids play area and right next to canal where boats dock. Canal access through a locked gate for safety. Toilets very clean and modern no issues. Will go again hopefully as a couple one evening.

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

A very pleasant and enjoyable experience at this gastropub with nice food and excellent facilities right by the canal side - very worth a visit but be prepared to queue for food at busytimes its very popular but worth it

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Felt like outsiders when walked in. Bar staff didnt appear happy. Food overcooked, avoid the cottage pie tasted metallic, the bar kept my husbands credit card in order for him to open the tab, so to get it back we asked for cashback, apart from one decent waiter who served us, we all decided never to return!

Oh nearly forgot, signs plastered around the toilet area basically saying due to health and safety children must be seated and if visiting the establishment with family they MUST eat there???

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2  Thank Diane T
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

Have been going here on a regular basis over the years. It is a very popular place so always busy. Your can't fault the food or the prices. We went one evening a fortnight ago with son & daughter-in-law with small baby in pram. It wasn't quite so packed so we managed to get a corner table with plenty of room for pram up corner easily. For a special occasion it is better to book a table in advance.

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Thank jf40
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

We used to pop in here once a month or so on Friday evenings but after the last visit, no way. My partner had to queue up for 40 minutes just to order our meals (there were only two of us to order for) and then we had to wait a whopping 90 minutes for the food to arrive. When the food eventually did arrive the waitress, if you could call her that, slammed the plates down so hard on the table, some of the chips came off the plate. I politely asked for mustard but it never arrived and the meal was only lukewarm anyway, so we had to eat it quickly. Admittedly the place was busy, but on Friday evening one would expect that and it was clear that the place was understaffed. Now summer's here this place really needs to get it's act together!

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Thank Wendy E
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