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The Black Boy

$$ - $$$, British,
Church Lane, Oving, Aylesbury HP22 4HN, England
+44 1296 641258
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Church Lane, Oving, Aylesbury HP22 4HN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went based on the reviews and wished we had not bothered. Started well with staters eaten at the bar - we had sharing plates which were ok. We were then taken to our table... my simple salad was missing 3 of the main ingredients...More

Thank vjsue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having not been to this pub for years we decided to take my wife's parents there for lunch based on what we had heard recently about the food. I booked a table in the window which has fantastic views across the Vale of Aylesbury. We...More

Thank hector745
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not having visited for a while we thought we would see if it was open, and it was. For a Friday lunchtime it was very busy. We sat on the terrace which overlooks the large pub garden and wonderful view of the surrounding area. We...More

Thank howiepumpkin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Black Boy - great gardens for the children to play and the "Little Tummies" menu is just right for 14, 13 and 10 year olds. We sat outside in the sun and enjoyed a very pleasant, leisurely lunch with stunning views. Staff...More

Thank Graham E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I believe the pub has changed hands a couple of times since I have been there. The view from the garden is as stunning as ever. We went for an early evening meal and eat in the garden. Service was great and food well prepared...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been a couple of times for lunch here. The food was really good and a good menu. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The beer selection is quite wide ranging too. Finally, there is a massive garden with stunning views. What is...More

Thank Rab P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have not visited the Black boy for e few years as we were not impressed with our previous visit. We thought we would give it another try and we a so glad we did. A fantastic country pub with stunning views. We had a...More

Thank Chefelvis1
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Very nice little pub with gorgeous views from the garden. Staff are friendly and polite, though they were all very young. The food was delicious and good sized portions. I had the lamb roast which was cooked perfectly. Would really recommend this place.

Thank RedEyedTreeFrog85
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I have visited this establishment a number of times, both with friends and with my partner and have found it to be a satisfying experience every time. You simply cannot beat the views from the outdoor seating area-perfect on a warm summers day/evening, the service...More

Thank Bunnypoop
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited the pub for a late lunch after visiting Waddeston manor , friendly barmaid nothing was too much trouble for her , good beer and superb. food try the St.George and Dragon burger just make sure you are hungry , will revisit when in the...More

Thank Alan P
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Gillian G
December 26, 2016|
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Response from Markymark1971 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We see dogs in there
malcolm d
May 24, 2016|
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Response from francesca499484 | Reviewed this property |
Latter part of last year. 2015...... Taken over by the people who run the 8 Bells at Long Crendon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Oving, Aylesbury HP22 4HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Aylesbury  >  Oving
  • Phone Number: +44 1296 641258
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