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United kingdom cheshire
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for couple of nights and it was exactly as we expected, old and historic and in a good location. The room was lovely and kept to a high standard. Plenty of choice at breakfast with good service from all staff. It appeared to be a very popular location as there is a pub with dining downstairs. We...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your time at the Black Boy and thank you for the review.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is best to book to eat here as it gets very busy, there was 9 of use, 5 of whom ate of the lunch menu 3 course for £16. We was a bit concerned that the meals would only be Very small for that price but we was pleasantly surprised. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The toilets...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Car parking is available in the day time for eating guests, but in the evening we use for residents only and it is chargeable. As you state loads of parking in the town but all chargeable. Thank you for the review.

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for just one night whilst visiting my daughter - wish I could have stayed longer. The hotel has two extremely cute bars and restaurants oozing character. Great posters,slate,historic information dotted around the building and great choice of drinks and food. Coporate it is not & all the better for it. Rooms....I had a single room on top...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind and detailed review .Please do come back again.

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited for food with family yesterday - obviously a popular place as it was quite busy, especially for a Thursday evening. All 4 of us enjoyed our meals, and it was all reasonably priced. We had the chicken pie, haddock, veg stew and fish crumble. Position sizes were very generous too. Very quaint, lovely Welsh pub - worth a visit...

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blackboy673604, Manager at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Please do book a table online via our web site,this shows live availability.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fantastic stay at the blackboy, really is the best of everything, and spotlessly clean everywhere, everyone is so friendly, can't Waite too come back. Big thankyou from all in the party, you made our holiday a holiday.

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and enjoying yourselves.Please do return and thank you for the review.

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here as a couple for one night. The hotel itself is exactly what we expected, old and historical and in a good location. Our room was very clean. The reception staff were very warm and welcoming. The restaurant seemed extremely popular so we were very keen to book a table in advance of our stay. we were really...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review , we take a note of the points you have arised and these will be discussed at the next staff meeting.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a meal there and can say it was the best sunday dinner we have had. We opted for the three course. Each course was as delicious as the previous. A great choice of starters and deserts with vegetarian options too. Food was freshly prepared and cooked beautifully, no soggy mushy veg here! The building is seeped in tradition...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Character is our big asset in this lovely Inn.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Just inside the walled town of Caernarfon and tons of history. Used their app to book the table in the restaurant which is through the bar and courtyard out the back. Service was very good and attentive. Orders taken and food very quickly delivered, got the impression the guys in the kitchen knew what they were doing. Food was brilliant,...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

What more can i say than agree and thank you very much for the review.Our head chef and the rest of the team certainly know what they are doing .I have been in this trade over 40 years, owning many successful pubs/inns and hotels and our kitchen team is one of the best i have ever had.They serve as they...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch during a tourist trip to Caernarfon. We picked this pub based on a good reputation. I had eaten a large breakfast so just decided to get a starter and sides. Wow massive portions. The food was served quickly and was delicious. The staff were friendly and professional. We had a very nice time and would recommend...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind recommendation and review.

Bradford
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the pub on a sunny Sunday afternoon in March as we were looking for a good real ale following our morning walk. We had seen reviews of the Inn before our trip and it certainly did not disappoint in the range and quality of beer available. There was a choice of both cask and keg varieties these being...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review please return soon.

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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The Black Boy Inn
The Black Boy Inn
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Boy Inn is a listed building which is situated in the historic town walls of the Royal Borough of Caernarfon. The Inn is within easy walking distance to the town centre, and the famous 13th-century Castle. An old Inn dating back to 1522 and with its wooden paneling, low ceilings, and thick wooden support beams generates a cosy 'Olde Worlde' Welsh atmosphere. The Black Boy is a very busy Inn; please do not expect it to be a slow laid back hotel. It is in the centre of the tourist hub of North Wales and long wait times can be norm in middle of summer. Come and visit us in the winter season for a more laid back feeling.We now also have Black Jacks, which is another renovated building in courtyard, at rear of Inn .Black Jacks is away from the hustle of the main Inn . All suites have small kitchen area.No lift in building.Some Ground floor rooms are easy access with walk in showers , 1st floor variety of rooms as is 2nd floor.We offer 24 hour staff attendance. When you stay in any country you must wish to stay in somewhere that reflects that country ,we certainly do majority of our staff are welsh speaking and so are the owners .Meal timesSunday to Thursday: Noon until 9.00P.M. Friday and Saturday. Noon until 9.30P.M.Table reservations can be made via reception up to 6.30P.M. Table allocation after 6.30.Pm. Will be made on availability. Waiting times can vary and an indication of any delay will be conveyed to you. To arrange a table reservation (up to 6.30P.M.)In peak season we cannot accept table bookings at all due to the volume of trade ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Boy Inn

Address: Northgate Street | Stryd Pedwar a Chewch, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Price Range: RM467 - RM794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Boy Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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