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Quality Hotels for the Autosport International at the NEC in Birmingham

Enthusiasts for certain sports and genres will look forward to certain annual events. For football fans, it’s normally the FA Cup final in May. For Anime fans, it may well be Kitacon, whilst for UK based tennis fans it’s usually the two wet weeks at the end of June when Wimbledon takes place. However, for motorsport enthusiasts the annual event that is a must to attend (next to the Silverstone Grand Prix) will soon be upon us at the NEC Birmingham and if you’re one of the lucky ones who has tickets, why not look into staying at one of the most prestigious hotels Birmingham, to make the most of the event.

For the last eleven years, the Autosport International has whipped petrol heads based in the UK into a frenzy, as some of the industry’s leading manufacturers, teams and drivers converge onto the NEC for four days.

For those that are fortunate enough to have tickets to the event, whether it is for the trade and press days at the start of the event, or for the hugely popular public days on the 15th and 16th January 2011, the best way to enjoy the event it to get their before the doors open, which is only possible if you stay in stunning hotels Birmingham.

Here at the Windmill Village, we are in the prime location to get to the NEC nice and early, as we’re situated just off the A45 in Allesley, a short drive away from the NEC. Our hotel accommodation boasts over 100 newly refurbished rooms, which offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury as you relax following a day on your feet.

For those who are visiting the Autosport International show as part of business, our hotel, as one of the more modern hotels Birmingham, offers Wi-Fi throughout, which is free in public areas – allowing you to get your show reviews to the office that night. We also offer a 20m pool, along with sauna and steamroom for you to relax and unwind in.

Fun Places for Eating Out in Birmingham

With the smell of a bacon sandwich drifting through the office air at lunchtime, many people’s thoughts will turn to what they’re going to eat that evening. Chances are the thought of getting home after eight hours plus at work, finding the right ingredients and clattering the pots and pans around the kitchen as you attempt to cook up something both filling and nutritional will seem less than appealing. So why go through the hassle, why not treat yourself and your loved ones by eating out at our relaxed and homely Cellar Bar restaurant?

That perfect restaurant is somewhere which from the moment you walk in from the cold grabs all your senses – from the smell of the glorious food coming from the kitchen, to the sights of the dining area and food, whilst not coming across as being too stuffy. Here at Cellar Bar, we feel that we’ve got the balance just right.

We don’t just provide delicious food which will tickle your taste-buds and get your juices flowing as you anticipate each tender mouthful. The food our chefs lovingly prepare includes types of homemade dishes we remember fondly from our childhood, such as homemade steak pie with chunky chips, followed by bread and butter pudding with custard.

Along with the homemade food and the homely atmosphere which includes television screens to entertain you, when the neighbouring golf course is empty why not enjoy the views from the snug and cosy sofas. We’re also perfectly situated within one of the area’s best hotels should you not fancy the drive home afterwards.

Unlike a lot of the restaurants in the nearby towns, here at the Cellar Bar we believe that eating out should be an experience you can take your time over, which is why we provide you with the food, drink and relaxed atmosphere for as long as you want to stay.

4 Great Restaurants in Birmingham

We are forever reading about how important it is to have a stable diet, to eat the right foods etc. In-fact one of Britain’s most loved authors Virginia Woolf once said of the importance of food “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Here at Fairways Restaurant, we certainly agree with Ms Woolf, which is why we have a superb selection of excellent, fresh dishes at our restaurant Birmingham to get the taste buds tingling, the juices flowing and the stomach growling.

Whatever type of food you fancy, from fine dining with an extensive choice of wines  and champagnes at the Regency Restaurant through to bar and grill food at Houston’s Bar and Grill or the Cellar Bar, with us you’ll find just the thing to sooth your appetite and treat your senses. For those who have spent their Sunday out at one of the nearby attractions, we also have an excellent Sunday lunch menu which includes a range of carvery options.

Our kitchen creates succulent dishes which tickle all senses. The smell of roast chicken with dauphinoise potatoes wafting through the air mixes with the sweet smell of a cooling white chocolate and raspberry tart and is bound to get your nostrils twitching and your stomach rumbling. Our pan fried seam bream, finished with fish bisque will make your eyes bulge in delight – especially when lovingly prepared by our well travelled and well respected head chef.

Unfortunately, no matter how hard we try, it’s impossible to tell you how good the food we have available in our range of restaurant Birmingham is – words honestly cannot do justice to the masterpieces that our team of skilful chefs create in the kitchen. We believe the only way to find out how good our food and drink is, is to come and pay us a visit.

Looking for a Hotel in Birmingham for the Christmas Market

Now that the nights have drawn in and there’s a chill in the air with a frost on the ground, many thoughts will have turned to Christmas. This word may spread fear into the faces of some and joy into others; after all there is nothing more daunting than hitting the shops to complete your Christmas shopping. But why not take the stress out of the build up and enjoy a weekend in Birmingham, taking in the delights of the German Christmas Market by day and staying at in one of the beautiful hotels Birmingham at night.

Since the turn of the millennium people have been flocking from all around the country to Birmingham to take in the delights of the 180+ stalled German Christmas market selling crafts, jewellery and Christmas decorations while all their senses are indulged. Visitors love the entire experience, from the dazzling Christmas lights and the angelic sounds of local choirs singing, to the smells and tastes of some of Germany’s gorgeous food and drink – including traditional German mulled wine.

Why not join the thousands of guests who will visit Victoria Square and New Street between November 18th and December 23rd 2010 to enjoy this extravaganza? But instead of heading home afterwards, why not book a room at the beautiful Windmill Village Hotel?

Our hotel is positioned just outside Birmingham and offers the perfect venue to relax after a day enjoying the Christmas Market. Whether you want to unwind in a sauna or steam room, or head to some mouth-watering food, all can be done here at Windmill Village.

Even the biggest Ebenezer Scrooge who normally moans about being dragged around the shops at Christmas will have their heart melted and the Christmas spirit flood through them when they visit the Birmingham Christmas market, and booking a room at one of the best hotels Birmingham will top the trip off and leave them giddy for the big day itself.

Eat Out for Sunday Lunch in Birmingham Bar

There are some English traditions that most of us simply couldn’t do without, and why should we? There’s nothing quite like tucking into a delicious traditional Sunday lunch with friends or family as a way of catching up and rounding off the weekend. Here at Cellar Bar we’re passionate about food of all shapes and sizes, and so naturally we invite everyone to visit our bar to enjoy our Sunday lunch menu and unrivalled selection of beverages. At Cellar Bar, we’re of the belief that a Sunday lunch should be a time of rest and relaxation.

That’s why we’ve refined the perfect ambiance which combines a lively atmosphere with the luxury of an establishment staffed by professionals with many years of experience. Of course, if you’re used to having Sunday lunch at home don’t be put off; we’ve created sumptuous dishes cooked in house to deliver that distinctive level of homemade nourishment.

Eating out is fantastic way of breaking from the routine whilst still doing those things that you like, such as eating with family. Very often Sunday is the only day when the whole family is together, so it’s important to make the most of it. Here at Cellar Bar we’re able to offer a recently refurbished restaurant that adds a touch of class to all weekend breaks.

Perhaps you’ve had a difficult week and want a break from the cooking? Our chefs are highly qualified and have devised a menu designed to offer something for everyone, no matter what their age.

And because our bar is situated centrally with easy access from Coventry and Birmingham you don’t have to travel far or remain hungry for long. As with any establishment, the only way to really find out whether we can match your home cooked Sunday lunch is to put us to the test. For information on how to find us please see our website.

Sunday Lunch Restaurant Birmingham

Having a Sunday lunch means something different to each and every one of us. Perhaps it reminds you of your childhood, and cosy winter Sundays spent with grandparents, aunts and uncles or even the entire family. Maybe you’ve just begun your own family and want to settle into the wholesome routine of eating together at the end of the week. Here at Fairways Restaurant we aim to preserve the traditional values of Sunday lunch whilst enlivening historic dishes with new and exquisite cuisine from around the world. Centrally located, we welcome families, couples and tourists to our restaurant Birmingham.

Roast beef is of course the dish most associated with this family orientated meal. Here at Fairways, we’ve refined our menu so that it offers contemporary twists on such time honoured classics. For example, our menu includes a succulent shin of slow cooked beef served with parsnip mash potatoes and enlivened with the aromatic flavours of celeriac puree, roast red onion and red wine jus.

Bringing the family to our restaurant can greatly broaden their horizons, giving them a chance to sample something new whilst retaining the opportunity to spend time together discussing the week gone by and those days ahead. We’ve created a friendly and pleasant atmosphere because we believe that nothing should detract your attention from the dishes on offer.

Arguably however, where Fairways Restaurant really excels is in providing a luxurious dining experience for couples on weekend breaks. That’s because we’re tactful and sensitive to each customers’ needs and are fully open to any special requests you may have during your meal.

Overall the down to earth team here at Fairways is dedicated to bringing the Sunday lunch into the 21st century for everyone to enjoy. For more information regarding our restaurant Birmingham or for details concerning local accommodation please browse our website.

Make Hotel Reservations for Carole Nash Motorcycle Live at the NEC

The NEC plays host to a huge number of fantastic events, but none more exciting than Carole Nash Motorcycle Live running from 27th November to 5th December 2010. Featuring stands from countless motorcycling giants, this event hosts an array of interactive attractions for weathered bikers and first time riders alike. Within a stone’s throw of the NEC and National Motorcycle Museum, here at Windmill Village we’re now accepting hotel reservations Birmingham for those looking to open the throttle and get involved with an array of motorcycling events this winter. What better way to rest tired feet than with good food, relaxing surroundings and stylish leisure facilities?

Here at the Windmill Village, we aim to welcome all kinds of guests, from travelling businessmen to couples on a weekend break. We offer over 100 recently refurbished rooms varying in size but all equal in the standard of luxury they afford. This means that, whether it’s just you and some friends in town for the show, or if you’ve brought the entire family to give the little ones a taste of biking, we have rooms to suit.

Located in Allesley, the surrounding area is steeped in motorcycling history. Besides the nationally renowned motorcycle museum, we’re also close to both Meriden and Hinckley – historically associated with the past and present heyday of Triumph Motorcycles.

Perhaps you’re braving the November/December cold and travelling to the NEC on your motorcycle? If so, there’s nothing wrong with retiring to the luxury of all 20 feet of our heated indoor pool (complete with spa and sauna, naturally).

Why not ditch your leathers in your room, warm up in the spa and then head down to Cellar Bar for contemporary food, frequent live music and an even livelier atmosphere? Looking for something more low key? Fairways Restaurant offers stunning views and fine dining. So when considering hotel reservations Birmingham for Motorcycle Live get in touch.

“Best Hotel” Windmill Village Picks Up Coveted Godiva Award 2010

It’s always good to receive thanks for hard work and dedication, which is why here at the Windmill Village we’re pleased to announce being named ‘Best Hotel’ at the 2010 Godiva Awards Ceremony. The event, which was held in the very heart of Coventry at the Ricoh Arena, was attended by countless representatives from the region’s leisure and tourism industries and has been heralded a huge success for the seventh year running.

The team here at the Windmill Village is celebrating beating a number of local establishments to walk away with the award, and we would like to extend our thanks to the award organisers and everyone who voted for us (as well as our commiserations to our fantastic competitors).

This year’s awards were organised by Coventry’s promotional body CV One and held in conjunction with a number of leading local partners, including Coventry City Council, Coventry University and BBC Coventry and Warwickshire.

The award means that our hotel has been found to represent the very best in Midland’s accommodation, which is quite a commendable achievement. We were selected from amongst many nominees, including hotels in Coventry, Nuneaton, Solihull, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and Stratford- upon Avon.

Criterion for the award included the quality of the accommodation itself as well as the level of service delivered to guests. Our hotel, situated on the site of a 16th Century mill, also offers world class conference venue facilities and a popular golf and leisure club.

Having been fortunate enough to win, we’re now renewing our commitments to a perpetually high standard of accommodation and unparalleled customer service. With a view to building upon this success, we look forward to next year’s awards and urge potential guests to pay us a visit during the coming year.

Trendy Bar Restaurant in Birmingham

Whether you’ve had a hard week at work, enjoyed an exhibition at the nearby NEC or been dragged around Solihull shopping by your other half, the next thing on your list should be unwinding with a nice bottle of wine (beer, soft drink or cup of tea / coffee, depending on your preference), fantastic food and great company.  So if you provide the company, here at Cellar Bar, we’ll provide the rest and a relaxing atmosphere at our trendy bar.

Hidden on the grounds of the Windmill Village our trendy bar offers a cellar full of white, red and rosé wine and with cocktails and champagne thrown in for good measure, we’re sure we’ll have something to tickle your fancy. Wanting a non-alcoholic drink? Don’t worry – we also have a wide range of these. After you’ve teased your taste buds and got the juices flowing with a drink, why not tuck in to the house paté, homemade steak pie or one of the other mouth watering dishes we offer.

To go with the fantastic food and drink, here at Cellar Bar we want you to feel as comfortable as you would in your own front room. This is why we have large sinkable sofas for you to relax in and plasma television screens to grab your attention- should you get bored of the stunning view across the golf course.

In the likely event that you’ll have enjoyed your time with us, you can book into one of the nearby hotels and come back the following day to enjoy our fantastic lunchtime menu.
But why take our word for it? Why not come and visit our bar to enjoy the delights on offer. If you keep an eye on our website you may be lucky enough to stumble across some fantastic offers and printable vouchers which are bound to make your visit that little bit more enjoyable.