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The Black Boy Pub and Restaurant

91 Old High Street | OX3 9HT, Oxford OX3 9HT, England
+44 1865 741137
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
91 Old High Street | OX3 9HT, Oxford OX3 9HT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday lunch with friends. Good choice for vegetarians. Stylish decor, friendly, helpful staff. Tasty, good sized meals.

Thank Nikki H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came down from Liverpool to visit my dad in hospital and the next day when we was having breakfast we over heard the owner take a cancellation and had just one room left when we asked about it and explained we might need to...More

Thank ema322
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I went for lunch to celebrate my friend getting married. I am vegan, one of us is gluten intolerant and the other two are red blooded meat eaters. We all had options and our choices were delicious. What the venue lacks in...More

Thank 613william
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having had a really good meal a few months ago we recommended it to some friends and took them last night. What a disappointment! The starters were poor value - the portion of scallops were the smallest Id ever seen. But the quality of the...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night only and this is truly a hotel to recommend. Modern, stylish, clean and comfortable rooms. The pub serves fantastic food and the staff are very service minded. The only thing that could be improved is that the check out time...More

1  Thank Martina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked into this lovely pub and hotel,a lovely warm welcome,we arrived early they said our room would be ready in twenty minutes,they said we could have a drink while we were waiting.The room was lovely everything you needed.we booked a eve meal which was...More

Thank Margaretwestwasking
Reviewed 11 August 2017

So, we'd heard that The Black Boy was under new management/ownership. Previous reviews were less than favourable, but we decided to chance it. We arrived and went out to the shady, but pretty garden. There was just one table left. As we sat drinking a...More

Thank Frugal74
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went to the Black Boy last night for dinner with 4 friends. We had a main course and wine and coffee and with the tip it was about £22 a head. I had the battered fish and chips and the batter was light and...More

1  Thank Helen F
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I first visited this restaurant because of a glowing review in the Observer - even though that had been 5 years earlier. It is still providing good food in a relaxed and friendly setting. One way in which I judge restaurants etc is what they...More

1  Thank danceclothears
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Table was booked for 6.30pm and as we were seated I noticed the restaurant was quite empty but it soon filled up. Staff were polite and service was fairly prompt. I had a burger and my husband had pork belly, followed by desserts. I was...More

Thank Claire O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Old High Street | OX3 9HT, Oxford OX3 9HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 741137
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