The winner of our Port Dinner competition was Theresa Cooke. Theresa and her guest will enjoy a four-course meal with wine courtesy at Opus at Cornwall Street in Birmingham followed by a stay with us at the Rotunda.
The Port Dinner is being hosted by Sophia Bergqvist of the Quinta de la Rosa estate in Portugal. Her family has been making port since 1815, and red wine since the early 1990's.
The dinner costs £65 per person including 4 course dinner, wines, service and VAT.
Our October competition closes at 9pm tomorrow (October 23rd).
The prize is well worth winning - we have two tickets for the Port
Dinner at Opus on November 8th, 2013 and thw winners will also be
treated to a night with us at the Rotunda! Full details on how to
We've launched a competition in partnership with one of our favourite Birmingham restaurants - Opus in Cornwall Street.
Our winner will receive two tickets for the four-course Port Dinner with wines at Opus next month - on sale at £65 each - plus a night with us at the Rotunda in a Mini apartment.
Sophia Bergqvist of the Quinta de la Rosa estate will be host ing this unique event. Her family has been making port since 1815
To enter simply 'like' our Facebook page and click on the competition tab.
email email@example.com using the
subject 'Port Dinner'.
Best of British!
If you are staying with us tomorrow night at the Rotunda get
'The People's Songs'. Six Music's Stuart Maconie will
tell the story of post-war Britain via 50 pop singles.
We'll launch a very cool new competition online midweek, with a foodie slant. Our advice is to keep November 8th free just in case you're our winner!
Next month, the Frankfurt Christmas Market opens again in
Birmingham. And it really does lend a delightful Christmasssy
atmosphere to the city centre. The Rotunda is the perfect place to
stay to enjoy gluhwein and shopping.
The market runs from the 14th November to the 22nd December.
We love this shot of one of our Minis from our new Instagram account. Just the place to curl up on a cold autumn evening.
We're champagne aficionados here at Staying Cool, but we are intrigued by the Whisky Women event coming up in Birmingham on Friday 18th.
It's National Champagne Week! To celebrate, we are giving all Rotunda guests the chance to get £10 off a bottle of champagne when they stay (ends Nov 30th). You can find the details on how to claim your discount here.
Cheers from all of us at Staying Cool!
We very proudly sponsor Orchestra
of the Swan. We have five pairs of tickets
to give away to their
next concert on the afternoon of October 16th
featuring cellist Raphael Wallfisch.
…Wallfisch was a superb soloist… The Guardian
…a performance of outstanding
clarity and perception… The Times
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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