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The Black Boy Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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About
The Black Boy Inn is a listed building which is situated in the historic town walls of the Royal Borough of Caernarfon. The Inn is within easy walking distance to the town centre, and the famous 13th-century Castle. An old Inn dating back to 1522 and with its wooden paneling, low ceilings, and thick wooden support beams generates a cosy 'Olde Worlde' Welsh atmosphere. The Black Boy is a very busy Inn; please do not expect it to be a slow laid back hotel. It is in the centre of the tourist hub of North Wales and long wait times can be norm in middle of summer. Come and visit us in the winter season for a more laid back feeling.We now also have Black Jacks, which is another renovated building
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights this week and ate here on our first night, booking a table online in advance. We were seated in the main restaurant, not the Coach House, which was lovely and cosy. Our waitress was warm and friendly and very efficient. Word...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pamparish
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Please do return again for the accommodation and the meals here at this busy Inn.Thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had breakfast here on New Years day. Not disappointed. Great service, the breakfast was a great sized portion, arrived quickly and was hot. Eggs freshly cooked ( not kept hot) so it was nice to see that the eggs were cooked to order. Great atmosphere...More

Thank Jayne J
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Breakfast is a very important start to the day so please call again.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made up to find this pub/restaurant at the beginning of our stay only a couple of minutes walk from out hotel. I am wheat & dairy intolerant and can often find eating out a struggle. On the first day of our visit we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lauraloumk
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased you enjoyed your time with us .We take all allergy intolerances with great care and have a file ready at all times for guests to read. Thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight at the Black boy hotel Was a Saturday night and the place was really busy Had a very good check in very welcoming staff Room was really good was a accessible room with walk in shower massive bathroom Had a great sized bed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chesmetalwork
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Please do not wait to long to return to this lovely Inn.Thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Inn and bar very cosy room ok and clean ,bar a little on the pricey side ,restaurant food diabolical ,ordered a curry it arrived 4 minutes later in a large bowl with rice chips and chicken curry chucked in the middle the chicken was as...More

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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased you enjoyed the cosy and clean bar. Very sorry that you did not enjoy the chicken curry, we will feed your review back to the head chef.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere great, professional service, quick food and big portions! Lamb amazing. Steak good, burgers 8/10, a bit dry. Dessert Pavlova very good. Gluten free options and service on very high level, a bit pricey, but worth it.

Thank moomin215
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the lovely review of this traditional Inn.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a steak, it’s one of the nicest steak’s I’ve ever had! My friends had the chicken burger and lasagne, they were also very tasty. Fast service 100% will be going back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shonaap29
blackboy673604, Manager at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Please do return soon to this lovely Inn soon and have another meal.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at Plas Dinas in Bontnewydd and they recommended The Black Boy Inn and they were right, it’s great. Great selection of food and large portions all very delicious and can certainly understand why it’s popular as it was busy both times we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your meal with us.As regards the amex this in fact caused by the software and upgrade via amex in last few weeks.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered off the lunch menu and chose the mixed grill. For just under £9 you could not go far wrong. Good sized steak lamb chop thick sausage and piece of gammon with egg peas and chips. All cooked really well too. Service was fab...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Littleflink
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Diolch thank you for the review so pleased you enjoyed.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 18 people on New Years Eve at 2pm for a late lunch. Dubious about our party size and the occasion, we were delighted with our booking! Firstly with the beautiful location and feel of the Black Boy Inn, then of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BeckyTeasey
blackboy673604, Owner at The Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your last meal of 2019 as a group.Thank you so much for the review.

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Kim B
May 2, 2018|
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Response from blackboy673604 | Property representative |
Sorry we do not allow dogs inside the Inn , with the exception of guide dogs
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O1068BUjanetm
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Mike2217 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park but you need a code For access. Just ask in reception. But there is a public car pack about 50 yards down the road.
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Littlefoxyredhead
April 29, 2017|
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Response from blackboy673604 | Property representative |
All our table bookings are now taken via our web site and show live availability.
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