To celebrate our recent launch in Birmingham, plus the upcoming Christmas season, we’d like to share our top picks for Birmingham Christmas gifts!
Gifts for Him
Whisky Blending Workshop: The process of making and blending whisky is long and complicated, but this experience will give him an introduction to the art! This is perfect for the man who loves whisky and may be curious to know a bit more about the process. The Whisky Lounge is located inside the luxurious hotel the Edgbaston, so he will be tasting whiskies in the height of sophistication.
Vegetarian Tasting Menu for Two: For the man who doesn’t do meat we have a seven-course tasting menu at the Michelin-starred gastropub The Cross. They’re known for their imagination and stunning presentations with dishes like the orange and gingerbread soufflé. With a wood-fired burner, big windows, and leather chairs, he will be both amazed by the food and relaxed by the ambience.
Massage and Facial: Spa days aren’t just for women! Men need to relax as well, and One Day Spa is a great place for him to do so. He will enjoy a full-body massage to release his muscle tension and a facial personalized to his skins needs. Leaving the spa, he will feel the results immediately and feel completely renewed.
Gifts for Her
Sparkling Wine Tasting: Who doesn’t like a good glass of Prosecco? Loki Wine Merchant and Tasting House specialise in making wine a bit more fun rather than stuffy. In this experience, she will enjoy two hours of sampling seven glasses of the best Prosecco Loki has to offer. She will learn about what regions and classifications are best, so she will leave knowing how to choose her own. This along with the light and fun atmosphere will make for an unforgettable experience.
Luxury Heaven Spa Day: Every woman deserves to be treated like a queen, and a day at the Genting Hotel’s Santai Spa will certainly make her feel that way. Her day includes a hydrating facial, toning full body massage, delicate manicure, age reducing lightwave therapy, and delicious champagne and high tea. Se will leave the spa feeling like an entirely new person!
Three-Course Lunch Menu for Two: Michelin-starred Adam’s Restaurant is the perfect gift for foodies. They offer minimalist fine dining that carries a load of flavour in each bite. As one of the top ten restaurants in the UK, she is sure to have one of the best dining experiences in her life. In an intimate and sophisticated setting, she will have an experience she will want to savour forever
Journey Menu for Two: Purnell’s is the perfect place for a date night dinner. The Michelin-starred restaurant is known for it’s bold and innovative dishes. It’s decorated with 1970s influences and has large windows to let in a lot of natural light. Their Journey menu is a homage to their best dishes in the ten years Purnell’s has been open. This experience will give a couple a night to remember.
Spa Package for Two: Give a couple the gift of relaxation at the Sentai Spa! They will eat pastries and sip tea as soon as they arrive and then will receive Heaven Halo treatments and a manicure or facial. After the treatment, they will celebrate with a glass of Bogetta Gold Prosecco or a fruit smoothie. They’ll both leave the experience feeling absolutely relaxed.
Gin Cocktail Masterclass: This is a great gift for couples who like gin. Jekyll and Hyde is one of the quirkiest bars in Birmingham. Downstairs is Mr Hyde’s Victorian Pub, and upstairs is Dr. Jekyll’s parlour stocked with over 90 bottles of gin. In the class, they will learn about the history of gin, have a blind taste test, and create their own cocktails. This experience is certainly a unique date night!