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The Black Boy, Oving - pub details

Black Boy

Address: Church Lane, Oving, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4HN [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 40708) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

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> Current user rating: 5.2/10 (rated by 4 users)
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Pilgrim, North Marston (1.0 miles), WHite Horse, Whitchurch (1.3 miles), White Swan, Whitchurch (1.4 miles)

 

user reviews of the Black Boy, Oving

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The Black Boy feels like a really remote place. Yet it is not too far off the beaten track. Situated in a small farming village, you can certainly smell the countryside! But the views across the fields are nice. The pub itself has an attractive exterior. The interior has an atmospheric bar area and a dining area round the corner. The owner appears to be Italian and food is clearly popular here. 3 ales were served - XT4 & 25 & Chiltern Beechwood Bitter. There was no real cider. I tried the XT25, which was a Christmas ale and reasonably good. Worth a visit.
blue_scrumpy - 28 Dec 2016 21:11
currently closed and up for sale
mjbea1 - 17 Jul 2014 18:22
Visited on a Sunday @ 8pm to be told we close at 6pm - WTF?

Nice looking place but gets a 1/10 for ridiculous opening hours and petulant and unrepentent staff.
goalman2000 - 27 Jun 2011 23:10
A terrific location and a superb old building, give you a good feeling about this place. The rear garden is spectacular - well kept with excellent views over the Vale.

Really friendly staff and local ale from Vale Brewery. Food good, but beware Monday night when the menu is quite limited.

On the downside, my pint of Vale Best was cloudy, had no condition and (shock horror) I didn't even finish it! I'm sure their beer can't be that bad all the time though.

We worth a visit on balance
davvac - 5 Aug 2010 14:02
Food orientated pub but with space for drinkers - about 3 standard ales & a cider on tap. Good traditional pub on a hill with lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
Booze_Allen - 7 Jul 2010 10:25

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