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The Island Kensal Rise

#398 of 1,346 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 12:00 - 22:30
Open today: 12:00 - 22:30
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Mediocre but acceptable if you are in the area

I attended The Island for our work's Christmas dinner. The food was not that good to be honest. It... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
London, United Kingdom
Decent, if expensive pub

Nice range of beers including a good draught choice. A pint wouldn't get you much, if any, change... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
James J
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
via mobile
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3 Jan 2018
“Mediocre but acceptable if you are in the area”
24 Sep 2018
“BRAVO! C’est Excellent - Farid fatmi”
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I’m a neighbor and I come here always when I’m off work. I was well attended by all the staff off this nice Island. Mercy thank you for a nice smile also other staff: Millie Sami & Corrado are amazing! Please take care off them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ffatmibenali812
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I attended The Island for our work's Christmas dinner. The food was not that good to be honest. It may be because we ordered from the Christmas menu but overall, we were not impressed. The service was ok but the atmosphere was a little dull...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NatalieM143
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends and family in London and they are lucky enough to have this pub as their local. Friendly staff, reasonable prices, lots of tables available and a good selection of food and drink. We came here for a few drinks before we...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Cornwallfoodie44
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I booked this for a friends birthday dinner. He wanted to try it as he lives nearby. It is a pub/bar with a restaurant upstairs. We ate in the upstairs area. Three people with starters , mains, desserts and a bottle of wine for £110....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CWJSLondon
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, nothing special, overpriced and noisy, children everywhere, if you want a Sunday roast without dozens of kids stay away and the staff are grubby and unprofessional, used to be good even though it was overpriced, standards have really slipped, bar staff...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank john c
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with two friends. Nice joint starter - Camembert - well presented - looked promising. All three of us ordered the Chicken and Avocado salad at £12 each. All three of sent it back as we failed to identify any chicken in the small poorly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JoS102
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I ate here few days ago with a friend and we were told that tastecard offer was 50% off the total food bill (as stated on tastecard), we then ordered and when the bill came discount came off only from the mains, after debating the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Clalunaba
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Such a shame the service was so poor tonight at The Island pub in Kensal Rise. I’ve been coming on a Monday night for years after work. Tonight I bought a friend visiting from Toronto who wanted to eat (even though vegan options for me...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SuzyPilates
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Nice range of beers including a good draught choice. A pint wouldn't get you much, if any, change for a fiver but in 2017 where does in London? Chips were good and the staff are friendly. Outside area is really nice with heaters at some...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank James J
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Popped in there Saturday 9.30pm for a drink and were told you can have one drink as we close at 10.00pm , there were only three other customers there. About 9.45 a couple walked in to be told we're closed , 5 minutes later another...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank stephentricker1
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