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The Black Boy

31/32 Broad Street, Newtown SY16 2BQ, Wales
+44 1686 624369
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
31/32 Broad Street, Newtown SY16 2BQ, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to The Black Boy a couple of times while on holiday at Caersws. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. The furniture does look a little tired, but obviously being a busy pub it’s bound to be. There’s a covered outdoor seating area...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 132clarej
Reviewed 24 November 2018

very poor service, the food was cold when it came to the table, the floor and tables were not cleaned properly, just not very good overall.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank knijjer2018
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Food, Coffee, and Craft Beers excellent value with a great ambience. Staff helpful and friendly. Great mixture of table format and size means that all size parties are catered for.Clean and modern rest rooms.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank N7537FOmike
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Went here because the place we wanted to go to was unexpectedly closed. Very cheap, but not great quality food. The cleanliness of the tables also left a bit to be desired. Unlikely to return

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chanson2013
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice food was great both times friendly fast service fish was huge and very tasty lovely little village

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank clarehenn
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

A real shortage of family places to eat in the town on a Sunday evening so we often end up here. Floors dirty, tables dirty, toilets looked like they hadn't been cleaned in weeks. Food mediocre as always served by staff who really look.loke they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Davewill2010
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Took our Computer up there to Newtown to be cleaned and updated by ( Cambrian Computers) and then to be collected hence two visits. First visit we had the English Breakfast and 1 x the Eggs Benedict which were just Great. The staff were first...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank welshtraveller2014
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Came here for a breakfast with family whilst on holiday with family! Cheap and cheerful, very clean!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnpeters267
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Unfortunately all the Wetherspoons are just the same. No big complaints as its cheap , cheerful and pretty quick but it would be nice if they could have something local and different on their menus. On the bright side you can always rely on Wetherspoons...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank YantoReddish2013
black boy m, Manager at The Black Boy, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you for the review. We always aim have a local pint available be it a real ale from the local area or Newtowns very own Borderland Cider. We also have Welsh menu with food and drink from across Wales. We hope get to try...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Working late in Newtown finishing 22.30 where to eat? Weatherspoons of course. Food orders till 23.00 Great service ample seating. Food was good and well priced. Good selection of beers Would recommend 10/10

Date of visit: September 2018
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Dave B
30 August 2016|
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What is the special on a Tuesday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31/32 Broad Street, Newtown SY16 2BQ, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +44 1686 624369
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