A three course meal at Revolution, Solihull
Revolution Solihull Cocktail Bar & Restaurant
In the run up to Christmas, I got invited along with a plus one to visit Revolution in Solihull for a complimentary three-course meal to sample their new menu. We arrived at the venue on a Friday at 8pm so as you can imagine it was lively with everyone in good spirits celebrating the festivities. I do visit my local Revolution occasionally to meet up with friends, however I had never visited the Solihull venue, so it was a great change of scenery. It had been awhile since I visited central Solihull so we had a quick wonder around first, but it was awfully cold that evening, so we couldn’t wait to get inside, warm up and begin our feast.
Revolution Solihull was bursting with atmosphere, there were an array of guests dining and a lot propping up the bar enjoying the music and disco lighting, it was a great start to the Christmas weekend.
Although it was busy we were quickly shown to our table and our arrival cocktails were quick to arrive too. We started the evening with a classic mojito and a strawberry spritz. They do have a great selection of cocktails so there’s plenty to choose from and they have a happy hour too.
The new menu has a variety of bar snacks, small plates, sharing platters, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, sides, desserts and a few classics on the main menu such as fish & chips, steak, ribs and pulled meat for meat lovers and a superfood salad for vegans.
To begin our three course feast we ordered a bowl of nachos to share (£9.95), it came with tortilla chips, cheese sauce, guacamole, salsa, crème fraîche and Roquito peppers. We both really enjoyed this starter because the tortilla chips were so moorish but if we were to be picky we would have preferred to have had grated cheese over cheese sauce, otherwise we loved it especially the peppers!
We also ordered a garlic bread to share to go with our nachos, however this came out with our mains, but that wasn’t a problem, it was a bit difficult to hear when ordering, it was 8pm after all.
For my main, I went for the margarita pizza (£8.95), it came with tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil. You also have the option to add extra toppings, so I added some mushrooms, I thought afterwards that I should have asked for peppers and sweetcorn too, as I just love a veggie pizza.
The pizza was huge, although it wasn’t a struggle to demolish, as it was cooked just the way I like it, a thin base with a crunchy crust and plenty of toppings. I would go back to order it again, in fact I could eat it right now! (*I’m trying not to look at photos while I type, I’m hungry!).
My sister ordered the pulled beef Denver fries (£9.95), it came with skinny fries topped with pulled salt beef, cheese sauce with Roquito peppers and a creamy peppercorn sauce. She wasn’t overly impressed with this as it was more like minced beef than pulled beef but she did love the fries, I did too I munched on a side of fries with my pizza, nom!
To finish off a festive-filled evening we shared a baked New York cheesecake and a warm chocolate brownie (£3.95) for dessert. The vanilla cheesecake was served with crème fraîche and a strawberry and the Colombian chocolate brownie was served with vanilla ice cream. We’re both dessert obsessed so we loved these sweet treats. But we did agree the cheesecake needed a slighter thicker biscuit base to balance the thick and creamy filling. The crème fraiche was amazing too, until I sadly dropped my mobile into it, although that didn’t stop me from eating it!
Disclaimer: Thank you too Roche Communications for the invite and Revolution for the complimentary food & drink. All photos and words are my own.