We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Island Pool

Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster DY10 3RX, England
+44 1562 850311
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (23 reviews)
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Wolverhampton Road, Kidderminster DY10 3RX, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (499)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my husband, children and in laws. I was very impressed by speed of service, quality of food, portion size of the carvery and how reasonable it was in price. Highly recommend and would visit again. Nice and clean. Pleasant and helpful staff. Also...More

Thank AngelCake13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and a brilliant carvery.?There is always a good choice of veg and meat and plenty for the plate.

Thank holiday17hammo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the best place for a carvery, the meat is tender, the choice of vegetables is great, everything is beautifully cooked. the staff are all chatty and friendly. the whole atmosphere is so relaxing, i cannot fault this place

Thank lesley j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off for lunch on a bank holiday as we were driving past and glad we did. It was the option of the menu or the carvery we chose the carvery and we were glad we did. Tasty food good service

Thank 15Bae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to come here 20 years ago when it was a pub. Very different now and food oriented. Not a bad thing though, plenty of space and relaxing atmosphere (visited Saturday lunchtime). Staff are welcoming, a couple of real ales on and altogether very civilised....More

Thank DJParkie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited with friends on a Saturday evening. Was greeted by a very pleasant young man and chose a table near the carvery. Can honestly say that the service at the bar and carvery was excellent with the choice of food being first class. Thank you...More

Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

£10.50 for 3 full English breakfasts & a coffee . Excellent value & descent proper sausages couldn't fault it.

Thank Cheekybleeda
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Thank you look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

sunday carvery..avoid like the plague!!joined queue looking forward to what was to come to see the chef carving ever decreasing portions of gammon off the tiny remains of the joint & no replacement to be seen..after opting for other meats to get a reasonable portion...More

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Island Pool is a nice pub/ restaurant with a beer garden just two miles north of Kidderminster on the A449. It has easy access and plenty of parking spaces available. I think that is has been recently refurbished and is nice and clean inside...More

Thank robert m
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely carvery lunch to celebrate our friend and her daughters birthdays. Friendly staff, good food and good ales. Recommended.

Thank Aldersbarnboy
Nearby Restaurants
The Anchor Inn
118 reviews
.65 km away
Cookley Fisheries
41 reviews
1.08 km away
The Eagle and Spur
33 reviews
1.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Cross Inn
14 reviews
2.80 km away
Churchill Forge
6 reviews
3.04 km away
Kinver Edge Rock Houses
269 reviews
3.62 km away
Bodenham Arboretum
97 reviews
3.86 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
lucas g
30 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Lindybow | Reviewed this property |
hi I have not eaten here yet but i would think that you would be able to order from the main menu too. i would just give them a call - they seemed really friendly when we popped in for a drink. Hope you enjoy your visit.
lucas g
30 July 2017|
Response from Paul S |
Hello.. . sorry but it is carvery only on a Sunday
14 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bettybetty54 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it,theyre not very accomadating to people let alone pooches.Beer garden looks okay tho
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing