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Black Boy

Shinfield Road (M4 overpass)
Shinfield
RG2 9BP

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 10 Mon - Sat
12 - 9.30 Sun

Owner

Greene King

About the Pub

The Black Boy Inn has been a landmark in Reading for over 500 years. The pub boasts an important piece of British history; it was built around an ancient wisteria tree which is located to the rear of the pub and the tree is believed to be the oldest wisteria in the country. The pub has an excellent outside seating space for drinking and al fresco dining.

Historic Interest

Built around an ancient wisteria tree which is located to the rear of the pub and the tree is believed to be the oldest wisteria in the country.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Greene King Black Boy Crafted Bitter
  • Greene King IPA

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

From Greene King list.

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Black Boy, Shinfield

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    All areas - includes toilets.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Outside seating and booths. Fire pit. New covered area to part of garden.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Garden only.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children's menu & colouring stuff.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Black Boy

Shinfield Road (M4 overpass)
Shinfield
RG2 9BP

Sat Nav Reference

51.4131, -0.95014

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Reading Buses: 3(b), 10

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