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The Island Pool

Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster DY10 3RX, England
+44 1562 850311
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“pork” (23 reviews)
“black pudding” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster DY10 3RX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A most enjoyable carvery. Food was piping hot and the choice of meats (Turkey, beef or pork) were not overcooked nor dry, and ample slices served. A good selection of vegetables and the roast potatoes were cooked to perfection as was the mash.. The gravy...More

Thank margaret p
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 9.45 on Sunday and were lucky to get a table for 8. The food, as always, was perfect, plentiful and fresh. Staff are lovely. Cannot fault this place. Just wish they did breakfast everyday! Can't wait to go again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Iv been to the island pool a few times an always enjoyed my meal but today got ther just after 12 an the food was lukewarm witch was dissapointing

Thank deborah l
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've eaten at the IP numerous times over the last few years,its always been a bit hit or miss, but this weekend it was pretty dire. I will state that the place is quite nice inside and the staff are very good,its just the food....More

Thank nickold
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent as always 😊 Good food sociable pleasant staff,not had a bad meal yet! Adviseable to book for a carvery on a Sunday as very popular.

Thank RRivers3
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit, impressed with overall ambience of the pub, our friends had booked a table as it was a Monday and very busy. 3 had carvery and 1 had mixed grill very good value for money. Meats were a bit dry but...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's deal with the positives first. - Most of the staff were pleasant and made the effort to engage with us as appropriate. - Children under 5 (I think) eat free However, all carvery meats looked dry and were well past resembling anything that looked...More

Thank owsphil
Tony C, General Manager at The Island Pool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear that you had a bad carvery when you came to visit our pub. The Roasties are cooked fresh every day would u be able to tell the the date and time you visted the pub so I can try to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Island Pool for a Sunday Carvery on my fathers birthday and enjoyed the experience. Staff were polite and efficient. The Carvery was nice with a large choice of vegetables and potatoes. Food was regularly topped up and warm. All in all a...More

Thank DomGill12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a meal on Friday to the Island Pool on the Wolverhampton Road with the family the Carvery was excellent and you got a good choice on the menu would recommend it

Thank lesbadger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was very busy we were found a table the food was very good however we declined the beef as we like it well done and it was very pink so not for us but overall lovery place

Thank Tim B
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lucas g
30 July 2017|
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Response from Lindybow | Reviewed this property |
lucas g
30 July 2017|
Response from Paul S |
Hello.. . sorry but it is carvery only on a Sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster DY10 3RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Kidderminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1562 850311
  • E-mail
The Island Pool is a clasic country pub serving not only a high standard of food but great tradional ales. We have to offer, a carvery with a choice our locally sourced meats accompanied by a wide variety of fresh locally sourced vegetables. Alongside our carvery we have an extensive menu with a range of foods to suit any and every pallet. We are proud to offer exquisite beef steaks, also sourced locally, and are all cooked to perfection.For Bookings or any information, send us a message or give us a call! We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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