Tag Archives: Marco Pierre White

Booming Black Boy

If two different business men approached you asking for support in their plan to take over an ailing village pub, which one would you select?  A famous TV celebrity chef or a chap who had run a building company with … Continue reading

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The Black Boy has a new claim to fame

The Black Boy in Milton has a new claim to fame to add to its considerable history.  This delightful village pub in the tiny hamlet of Milton (the one in North Oxfordshire and not the Milton near Abingdon) has a … Continue reading

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Milton’s got its pub back

This is Milton in North Oxfordshire and the pub is the Black Boy.  It has been my local for 30 years and I have seen almost as many landlords.  There is a story to tell about many of them but … Continue reading

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Black Boy under new management

Rumour has it that the Black Boy Inn, Milton will soon be under new management.  Contracts are expected to be exchanged on Monday 16 February 2015 with completion scheduled for later in the month. Marco Pierre-White’s regime will come to … Continue reading

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Rum do at The Black Boy

The Black Boy is a lovely old (late sixteenth century) pub in the North Oxfordshire hamlet of Milton.  I like a pint and a sandwich at lunchtime and our Jack Russell likes a place after his midday walk where he is … Continue reading

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A new dimension on a quick pint …..

I have been drinking at The Black Boy Inn at Milton in North Oxfordshire for 20 years or more and I have seen its fortunes wax and wane.  My quiet drink on Tuesday was interesting because I was the only customer and … Continue reading

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