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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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“pork belly” (10 reviews)
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7:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
European, British, Pub, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
91 Old High Street | OX3 9HT, Oxford OX3 9HT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked it for the Christmas office do (only 6 people) and all were very happy and impressed. There is parking in front, easy access avoiding some of the Headington traffic, or from London easy access. Inviting little fireplace as you arrive, good bar, and...More

Thank Hada M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 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

1  Thank ema322
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I recommend this beautiful and cozy pub and hotel. I wanted to feel being in a neighborhood setting, antique and modern, beautiful and so Oxford. I loved the tomato soup and the vegan guava-passion fruit sorbet, I had to have that two dys in a...More

1  Thank Scobadiver
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A quaint corner of Headington which offers a comfortable retreat after the bustle of Oxford. Rooms are well equipped ( although no telephone despite an instruction to dial 999!! ) but tea, coffee and an array of chocs etc. Bathroom was spacious and clean and...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were visiting in Oxford and this Pub was suggested to us, so we decided to visit on a weekday evening for dinner. It was quite full and we had no reservation but still managed to find a place. Very good choice on the Menu....More

Thank jborg360
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Following a cooking demonstration at the Oxford Foodie Fest this year, my dad and I were sold on making a visit to The Black Boy. We visited with our other halves and each of us had a different meal to one another. There was definitely...More

Thank tversfeldsteere
Reviewed 14 October 2017

On the corner of the picturesque street in Old Headington, the Black Boy is the centre of this attractive village on the outskirts of Oxford. Our meals were well cooked and from a reasonably imaginative menu, if on the high priced side (it is Oxford!)...More

Thank KNBD
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The food was very good at a reasonable price. The service however was poor, two male waiters served us , they both acted throughout as they would rather be elsewhere . When one of them was asked about an item on the menu, he had...More

1  Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The Black Boy Pub and Restaurant is the perfect small hotel experience! Beautiful setting in a quiet corner of Headington, 10 minutes from the center of Oxford, surrounded by old Georgian houses, churches and parks. Immaculate rooms and a staff that was determined to please....More

Thank catherinesky2014
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub tucked away in Headington village. Great food. Room is great with comfortable bed. Interesting selection of beers which were great. Very helpful staff and parking !

Thank Andrew M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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