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The Black Boy

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Church Lane, Oving HP22 4HN, England
+44 1296 641258
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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A wonderful pub which has recently been taken over. The food is great and the views spectacular.

I saw an advert recently for the Black Boy at Oving so decided to try dinner there with my husband. The Crown at Gawcott took this pub over in November 2014 and have stamped their high standards on this pub too. We received a warm welcome and the menu is good and plentiful. The view is stunning and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Carina S S
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Buckinghamshire
via mobile
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The Carvery was very good, with a good choice of Roasts, and the vegetables were fresh and there was a good selection. A good choice of desserts. The beer as always was good. The staff were very polite and efficient. The view over the garden is spectacular, on a good day you can see Stowe School. Will be coming back... More 

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Buckingham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Very friendly welcome and unhurried approach Enjoyed drink in snug before great meal Steak was done as requested and house wine was very drinkable All the staff where friendly and helpful and regular clients were welcoming Apart from all this the view is one of the best in North bucks Look forward to returning Also meal very reasonable

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Buckinghamshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

I saw an advert recently for the Black Boy at Oving so decided to try dinner there with my husband. The Crown at Gawcott took this pub over in November 2014 and have stamped their high standards on this pub too. We received a warm welcome and the menu is good and plentiful. The view is stunning and the outside... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Came for a roast on Sunday 12th with family and friends party of 6 with a 3 year old amazing food and great staff very busy which is always great to see Scarlett loved the garden and chocolate cake x thanks guys x

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Milton Keynes
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I had heard good reports of this pub and its food so was looking forward to lunch there when I finally got the chance to go. Although the pub is set in a beautiful village and the views are lovely, I found the food very average which was a big disappointment. I had the fish pie and it was very... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My partner and i attended for good friday evening meal, and we have to say it is the best meal she had ever had, praise indead !, prices were reasonable and portions huge, she had duck and i had the rib eye steak, food ws seved hot and quickly . the veiws from the dining area are superb,and i can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I visited the black boy pub with my family on a Saturday evening! Upon arrival we was greeted by the waiter who promptly found us a table for our party of Six! The food was superb i had the lasagne dish was delightful and full of flavors ( must try dish) The staff where always available to help and very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I visited the black boy pub with my family on a Saturday evening! Upon arrival we was greeted by the waiter who promptly found us a table for our party of Six! The food was superb i had the lasagne dish was delightful and full of flavors ( must try dish) The staff where always available to help and very... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lovely place - great food with excellent service and stunning views. Family-friendly too which is great for me. Would highly recommend.

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Aylesbury
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with some friends recently and it wasn't great. The pork was overcooked, the fish pie sauce thin and my friends vegetarian dish was cold in the middle. The service was good, hardly surprising as we were the only people eating so zero atmosphere. But the main problem was at 10.30 on a Saturday night they let in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Lane, Oving HP22 4HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Oving
  • Phone Number: +44 1296 641258

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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