Saturday, 17 December 2016

Glasgow Living Part 10 – Opening of Revolucion de Cuba

Readers, it’s been such a busy week this week.  I’ve done two reviews and had dinner out this week.  Needless to say, we are having a quiet weekend!

On Wednesday night I was invited to the opening of Revolucion de Cuba alongside a number of other Glasgow bloggers.  I went with Kaitlin from Cocktails & Fairytales, however, it was as really friendly crowd and we soon got to know people.

Revolucion de Cuba is a Cuban rum and cocktail bar with tapas served until 10pm.  It’s even got a stage AND a coffee bar tucked away in the back corner.  The team behind Revolution Vodka Bars are the creators of this new concept.
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The Bar

We were greeted with mojitos on arrival then shortly were whisked over to a group table to learn about making pulled pork and infusing it with Cuban spices.  Afterwards, we made our own spice mixes and packaged them into kilner jars as a take home from the event.
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spice lesson

After our spice session, we were treated to rum tasting…. 5 dark rums and a white rum to finish (although confession, I was too chicken to try the last one!)  We were brought rum cocktails to the table too… getting us into the Cuban vibe as a band played in the background.
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Rum tasting with the gang!

Next, it was on to tapas and chat, where we were brought a range of dishes – from calamari to patatas bravas, prawns, chicken skewers and to finish… churros with either salted caramel or chocolate sauce. Delicious. 
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Tapas time!

Turns out the venue used to be a big opticians and the design team have done an amazing job turning it into a bar with a relaxed Cuban vibe.  Oh and the mixologists are amazing.  We were lucky enough to sample some of the Christmas cocktail menu including a berry sharing number that came in a kilner and was big enough for three of us!

You’ll find Revolucion de Cuba on Renfield Street in Glasgow City. It’s a perfect place to get your girls night out started – meet the girls, grab a booth and get the cocktails flowing.
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To find out more visit Revolucion de Cuba’s website, or check out their Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Disclaimer: I was invited to the launch event to enjoy complimentary food and beverages. Any opinions expressed are my own. 

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