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The Black Boy

$$ - $$$, British,
Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0EB, England
+44 1564 772655
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“steak pie” (13 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 yesterday

I've noticed the majority of my reviews are about unsatisfactory places I have visited (most, not all) so I thought after another good visit to Rigby's Black Boy I would lick the imaginary nib of my pen, and write a few words. I can't say...More

Thank MediumToWellDone
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our walking group often dines here. The food is always good. Sometimes the service is a bit slow. Today, everything including servoce was really good. Vegetarians get good choices. Fish and chips very good. Portions are generous.

Thank Birmingham_folk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Black Boy on Saturday between Christmas and new year,and yet again what a great place.Staff very friendly as usual,and food to die for,we had a pig out on 3 courses,various starters including prawn cocktails,chicken dippers and mushrooms.Mains were steaks and scampi meals all...More

Thank ticerdeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to the Black Boy, with my biggest issue being what to order off the menu. The Steak and Ale pie probably comes out just on top as my favourite, and is crammed full of meat with a nice puff pastry top....More

Thank tiltonboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food the warm hospitality. the pub gorgeous Christmas trees and decor The food was delicious well worth a visit

Thank 44hazel
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Had a lovely meal on Saturday lunch time, managed to find a table at the busiest time, food was very good and after being told it may take an hour it came much quicker. Very pleased with the service and the location is very nice...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We were both off work on a Thursday and decided to drive to the Black Boy and take a walk along the canal. The restaurant was very busy but we managed to get a table and look at their extensive menu. I chose from the...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We booked a table the day before, and were seated in a lovely cozy corner, right next to the fireplace. Very pleased with that. The Sunday Roast (turkey) was absolutely huge, and quite tasty. I got the large size, but next time would get the...More

Thank rsaatlarge
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Went there with friends. Previously told we couldn't book a table but it looks as though this policy has changed. There were 11 of us and we sat at two tables whereas if we had known we could book we would have been on one...More

1  Thank topiary
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Family of eight, wish they did reservations, was trying to get a table, it was like a bum fight, getting drinks was a chore, ordering food was a chore, then the food was wrong, then to be fair it was just poor quality for the...More

Thank Lynsey T
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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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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