• Food,  Reviews

    Afternoon Tea at The Edgbaston Boutique Hotel

    Walking into The Edgbaston Boutique Hotel and Cocktail Bar makes you feel like you have just landed on a movie set. The elegance of golden chairs, dazzling cocktails and dangling chandeliers in the Art Deco lounge was the main reason why I booked my birthday cocktail night there in September. Although a little on the pricey side, you pay for what you get and more when it comes to presentation. I was so impressed with the service on my birthday night that I returned to try the tea and cake not long afterwards. It’s not often that a place leaves me in awe, but I would go as far to say this…

  • EmmaVictoriaStokes25thBirthday
    Lifestyle

    Birthday gatherings and the Big 25

    I’ve been spoiled beyond belief this birthday, receiving some of the most amazing gifts, surprises and birthday hamper boxes. I feel that many positive things will come my way while I’m 25, lets just hope I’m right! It started with a beautiful surprise afternoon tea, gifts and balloons from a best friend. She’s a keen baker and makes the most delicious treats. A few days later, I organised a birthday gathering with my best friends at The Edgbaston, Birmingham. The cocktails were absolutely stunning, and came out in all different shapes and sizes. My actual birthday on the Sunday was spent at my parents pub The Wheel Inn and I was…