Village Grill - Village Hotel Solihull

3.5
154 reviews
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Top tags:
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Casual
  • Live Sports
From Sunday lunch to a working breakfast, dinner with mates or lunch with the ladies, our restaurant welcomes hotel guests and locals alike, all day, every day.

Special Offers

Kids eat for free on Sunday Carvery

One child eats for free for every paying adult.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 9 January 2019

Ends: 31 January 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-17:00

4 course carvery: £15.95

Enjoy summer everything with an unlimited Sunday Carvery at Village! Help yourself to a selection of unlimited starters, carved meats, vegetables and sides plus all children eat for £7.95.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 20 people

Starts: 4 January 2019

Ends: 28 February 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-17:00

What 154 People Are Saying
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TM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the set 2 course menu. Both had delicious tacos to start. Served in the bambo steamer . They were amazing . I had the lentil & sweet potato curry . Came with mini popodoms and dips . Very tasty . My daughter ordered the chicken skewers . She was served one long skewer of chicken & another of beautiful vegetables, mushroom,onion , peppers & courgette. Served with wedges and tasty dip. Also ordered two children’s meals which were perfect two. Friendly staff and good service. We will definitely return .

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WH
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

This is not the kind of place you go for a special occasion! It’s essentially a poor effort at creating a formal area in a sports bar. Positives - the food was presented well, the menu had a good variety of dishes and the staff were efficient and friendly. Negatives - food was bland and overpriced and felt like we were eating at the back of a college common room! Not the restaurant that it appears on the website!

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JC
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Very busy noisy place to eat not the place to be for a quiet date

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RS
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Sunday carvery nice to see the gravy has improved. Also a naive change to have lamb on the menu. Excellent value for money and quality

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MB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great place to go to. Beautiful rooms beautiful building and lots to do leisure and activities etc.

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R
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Carvery, tasteless, barely even warm, never mind hot food. Not much Choice of starters, or puddings . Staff were friendly enough

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DL
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Alcoholic drinks over priced....no drinks menu on tables and restaurant setting too open and basic. Would have preferred a more intimate setting.
Breakfast lovely but had to ask 3 times for hot water jug ...

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OT
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent meat and lots of it . No complaints at all except black chairs and table cloths are a bit dull . Didn’t eat those though so it was very good .

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S
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Food was disappointing as we’ve been before and was so much better, there was a very small amount of veg to choose from as it needed replenishing and dessert was an apple crumble unfortunately it tasted more like apple sauce which should of been served with custard but by the time that arrived the crumble was cold. We was also sat next to the bar and there was the England and Croatia match playing so was very noisy and rowdy.

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GP
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

The website stated a four course meal for the Sunday lunch. A starter, dinner and dessert was three courses. The staff although very pleasant had obviously not been briefed on what the fourth course was. Apparently there are two starters! The food was nice, as we have always found it at the Village Hotels. Screaming kids didn't help the ambience though.

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MG
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We did not eat. We left as menu was for a noisy sports bar. Not for a restaurant

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RS
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Really good love the new layout.
Just one thing the gravy on the carvery was a bit thin and watery! But could not fault the meats and everything else. Will be back

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E
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good food at a very good price , been going there for along time never been disappointed .

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BA
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was our first visit to The Village Grill and enjoyed great food at a great price.
Good Friendly service and look forward to a return visit soon.

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MD
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

My niece and myself really enjoyed our Sunday lunch here. The staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The only thing is I would like to see the return of a hot pudding option.

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EH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

So loud now and not a relaxing place for Sunday lunch. Waitress service slow and comes with attitude. Food reasonable but will not return.

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SR
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We didn’t stop to eat, it was a Saturday evening and football on numerous big screens , there was people littered everywhere looking at the screens, the noise was deafening, definatly not a place to enjoy a nice evening meal, ok for watching sport and a burger and beer.

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GK
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 2food 5service 4ambience 1

Restaurant recently refurbished to meet the needs of the young as a social meeting place to view sports Tv in noisy bar atmosphere. Unfortunately not the place to be for a Super Sunday dinner anymore, shan't be returning again under this regime...

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KD
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

Was a little surprised by how much this had changed since the last time we were here - had I realised what is was now we wouldn't have booked.
The food is still good; however, the layout, noise and the fact that there are giant tvs etc means we won't be back.

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JU
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Waiting around for drinks after ordered and had to collect from bar unfortunately we were on a time schedule which didn’t help. Fried food soggy and oily.

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RW
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

tables are constantly being moved, not much space between tables, soup was ok but nothing wow, would of been better if it was hotter.
Selection of starters was very good, no complaints.
Carvery was awful, served on cold plates, Turkey was ok but the gammon was far to salty, frozen sprouts and cabbage cut like coleslaw yuk, had to wait for gravey and whoever made the Yorkshire puddings shouldn't be working in a kitchen, very bland and the wrong texture.

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FD
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Noise was so bad that we cancelled our booking and took our friends elsewhere to a quieter environment. Not at all what we expected.

Had to show 'poor' above as survey would not be submitted - but only had experience of breakfast which was good.

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JC
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 1food 3service 4ambience 1

Had not been for Sunday lunch for a while used to come quite often. They have now moved the pub into the restaurant with massive tv screens everywhere. The atmosphere is awful couldn't hear yourself think you can hear everyone conversations and the tv screens are intrusive. Not a relaxing Sunday lunch anymore. The quality of the food is not as good the soup was cold the bread was hard. Not a good experience shame it used to be a nice place to go. Would not recommend.

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YV
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was very freshly prepared and nice presentation

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AB
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 1

Restaurant merged with pub in same room. Noisy dining atmosphere. Unsuitable for family of 5 as small tables, noise and we were unable to get pushchair through restaurant easily. Child’s dinner fell to floor as high chair tray not on correctly. Staff replaced promptly as it was their error. Starter arrived with main meal and we got told we should have requested it as a starter as their till doesn’t recognise that it is a starter not a side dish, despite the item being on the starter menu. Waited for over 50 minutes for children’s dessert. The dessert never arrived and there was a quibble regarding refunding this cost. Staff friendly and helpful but poor dining experience overall. I would not recommend for families.

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TR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

I booked for Sunday lunch for my family and friend from the US. The quality of food was extremely poor, the meat was dry, Yorkshire puddings cold and dry and poor selection of vegetables.

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JF
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

I tables very noisy incorrect food from the menus we were shown

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MS
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Awful. This is not a restaurant it is a bar complete with massive sky sports screens and shouting. Totally inappropriate for family dinner.

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t
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 2

Service was exexcellent food was plentiful and good.
But there was a football match on Hull City vs Aston Villa and there was much vocal support for the local club during our meal and afterwards until after midnight. ..which kept us awake unfortunately.
The restaurant is part of the bar.....

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MD
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I tried to look for a way to contact you when I got home on Sunday but could not see a contact form.

The manager was particularly friendly and helpful. We had a elderly person with us who eats very little and I was able to get a reduced rate. The service from all who spoke to us was excellent. I only missed the hot puddings that used to be there.

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H
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2018
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 2

Overall good experience but a few staff need extra training at the bar as they seem unsure what they are doing. Mash a little watery compared to previous experience and seemed to be slightly less choice than previous visits

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M
1 review
Dined on 29 July 2018
Overall 1food 4service 4ambience 1

Way too loud, made the eating experience most uncomfortable. We are due to meet up with friends soon and tried out the Village on our own. we will not be returning with our friends as we will want to be able to converse without having to compete with the level of noise in the bar area. Goodness knows what the level of noise rises to when the football season kicks off!! We were considering rejoining the gym/swimming pool membership, but after our experience on Sunday we have decided not to do that.

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JG
Warwickshire
2 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

We used to use the restaurant regularly, but unfortunately hate the new design, noisy, unfriendly and bad service. Will not be goi g again

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RS
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

My only comments was gravy was very thin and watery

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t
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Service was fine nothing you wouldn’t expect anywhere however the food was to a very poor standard,basic frozen overpriced pub grub.
My better half expressed an allergy to mushrooms and the kitchen staff thought it was fine to just remove the mushrooms and return a cross contaminated dish back to her,she was ill all evening and thusly we had a miserable experience,even now 3days later she is still having abdominal pain due to wrenching so violently.I also believe the staff who dealt with us was more interested in covering their own backsides and hoping we would go away,I also believe we were lied to on more than 1 occasion.This incident had the potential to be life threatening,myself and my partner couldn’t be more disappointed and angry.

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TK
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The new bar/restaurant is lovely, really warm and inviting. A much needed makeover and much better than the previous formal dining experience, more relaxed. The staff were really nice and attentive. The food was lovely, again much better than the previous menu. My only issue was the mussels i had, they were really tasty, but quite a few of the shell's had broken so i kept getting little bits of shell in my mouth :-/

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P
Cheshire
4 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

No high chair ready for us or kids stuff such as crayons, menu and table mat offered despite it being clear on reservation that these would be required. Staff generally ok, but service was average at best. Food was really good.

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ET
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2018
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

Food was poor on this visit cold potatoes and vegetables and meat was tough, new layout doesn’t work well as starters etc are to close to the end of the carvery counter so becomes very crowded

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j
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

Plates were cold which cooled the food down rapidly! Vegetables were not cooked sufficiently. My beef was quite tough albeit I had asked for some more well done as the blood was still running when cut which I do not like.

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LW
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and fantastic food
Great selection of food
Served quickly and waitress was lovely and friendly

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