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The Black Boy

Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
+44 1564 772655
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (11 reviews)
“play area” (16 reviews)
“canal side” (20 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 1 week ago via mobile

Great on a sunny day with large garden area next to the canal. Kids climbing area to keep them amused. Good pub food menu at good prices and portions. Inside is a traditional pub with plenty of tables for diners. Gets very busy especially on...More

Thank butterflyjay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called into this pub for lunch after a visit to Packwood House. The size of the very large car park and outdoor seating area suggests this pub must do a roaring trade at times. The outside location alongside a canal, which you can access via...More

Thank norman r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Black Boy in Knowle on a sunny Sunday afternoon in May with my wife and 2 grown up children. The pub is a traditional canal side pub that is very popular with families, and has an extensive patio area with seating and a...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a sandwich with chips and onion rings at 3pm with the pre-warning of a half an hour wait, which was reasonable considering there were a few tables outside on a sunny day. However at 3:55 when I asked how much longer our food...More

1  Thank sltlan2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have not been for a while,but looked as though it had been refurbished and was always a pleasant classic style country pub . It was to cold to sit in the gardens next to the canal but was adequate seating,food menu is classic pub grub...More

Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here before but it was a couple of years ago, so as we had the bank holiday we had some time to go back. It was sunny and the gardens were busy, so nice to be able to sit outside. Good lunch...More

1  Thank rigbyvic2ria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit especially on a warm day or evening. It is right next to the canal so you can watch the barges float past. There is a kids area in the garden which makes it a nice place to take...More

1  Thank Jacko96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inside of the pub is bright and refreshing, the food is of high quality and the serving staff are very friendly. There is wheelchair access and an adult only section. Considering they are on the canal it is a pity they do not have...More

1  Thank blossomdaisi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could not have been more helpful my girls are canoeing from Birmingham to Oxford and we stopped here for a meal fantastic value for money really good roast beef dinner with masses of meat. Very helpful and lovely little dog !!!!! Thank you for your...More

1  Thank Gail G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my uncle out for lunch to this beautiful canal side pub. It was a beautiful sunny day and the pub was really busy. Nearly every table was taken outside, which was great to see. We had to wait about an hour for food (due...More

1  Thank MaunConsulting
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
tony h
Menu please
5 October 2016|
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Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
As previous replies menu on the website nothing beware large fish and chips is large........
Lesley B
Do you serve gluten free meals ?
7 August 2016|
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Colin S
Hi, Do have any gluten free options?
7 August 2016|
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Response from Sue19402014 | Reviewed this property |
I think so, look up their menus on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Groups
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
  • E-mail