HERE’S WHAT’S NEW FOR SUMMER

Dining & Nightlife, Fashion, Furniture, Pamper, Shop

Posted on July 4, 2019 by Alex Perrins

Over the last few months, some the most exciting fashion, home, beauty and food brands have joined us at the Mailbox, offering shoppers a lifestyle haven in the heart of the city. From the latest grooming must-haves to colourful, hand-made sofas – and even a tasty vegan dining treat – these are the latest names to join our already impressive offering.

 

JAMES LAKELAND


Whatever the occasion, you’ll find a whole range of tempting looks at our new James Lakeland store, its first stand-alone in the Midlands. The renowned British brand, founded in 1992, offers an impressive range of feminine, elegant and luxurious womenswear with effortless, classic cuts and bold patterns and colours at the forefront.

A combination of bespoke fabrics and Italian tailoring add to the brands ethos of using only the highest quality material materials for its collection of dresses, knitwear, separates and accessories.

SOFAS & STUFF


Whether you’re after an on-trend velvet settee or a classic leather Chesterfield, there’s an impressive range of furniture to tempt all budgets and all tastes at Sofas & Stuff,

With more than 70 years of family heritage in the industry, the team have the knowledge and expertise to guide you to your perfect sofa, bed or chair, while the in-house design consultants are specially trained to listen to your lifestyle and needs and help you find your perfect piece of bespoke furniture.

HARVEY JONES


For a kitchen guaranteed to make you swoon, offers a range that oozes understated, premium-quality cabinetry, combined with the best in thoughtful design and service.

The company has been designing and handcrafting bespoke kitchens from its Cambridgeshire workshop for more than 40 years and each one designed and made to order to meet the needs of their owners. The classic Shaker kitchen was designed more

PALL MALL BARBERS


From the latest haircuts and beard styling to luxury wet shaves, up your grooming game at the award-winning Pall Mall Barbers. The newly-launched Mailbox salon joins an illustrious list of global locations, including central London and New York’s world famous Rockefeller Center.

Pall Mall has been at the forefront of grooming for nearly a century and the highly-trained team understand that style is very much a personal expression and spend time with clients to deliver a tailored service. This approach has received numerous industry awards including the British Hairdressing Awards, Salon Business Awards, Hair Awards, Beauty Awards, London Lifestyle Awards and most recently the Business Innovation Awards.

BA-HA @ CHURCHILLS


Legendary street food duo Frankie and Becky launched their vegan menu at Churchills just a few months ago and it’s already proved to be quite an institution in the city.

The plant-based menu has quickly proved a winner with non-meat eaters and carnivores looking to try the extensive range of breakfast and brunch dishes alongside beer battered “bish” and chips and sweet jack burger. Best of all, there’s even a handful of naughty sounding deserts, including orange brownie with rum ice cream, Oreo cheesecake and Booji bar.

Plus, if that wasn’t enough to whet your appetite, there’s more exciting openings coming in the Autumn!

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AL FRESCO DINING AT THE MAILBOX

Dining & Nightlife, Fashion, Furniture, Pamper, Shop

Posted on July 4, 2019 by Alex Perrins

With the weather finally playing ball, there are few better places to dine in the city than our canalside restaurants and bars. Here are five great reasons to pull up a table with friends, enjoy a cocktail and sharing plate in the sun, and simply watch the world go by.

BISH & CHIPS AT CHURCHILLS >>>

With more than 300 wines, ports and Champagnes as well as countless beers, cocktails and spirits, Churchills is perfect place to settle back with your tipple of choice and enjoy the view. New this season is BA-HA, the vegan street food sensation that offers a tasty range of plant-based goodness. Our pick? It’s got to be the meat-free Bish n Chips!

BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT GAS STREET SOCIAL >>>

Tuck into an impressive range of grazing boards, small plates, stone-baked flatbreads and locally sourced meats and seafood teamed with a classic cocktail menu, featuring handcrafted signature creations and sharing drinks. For the ultimate weekend treat, indulge in Bottomless Brunch and choose from a range of classic dishes and Bellinis.

NEW SUMMER SPECIALS ZIZZI >>>

Grab a table on the outdoor terrace and enjoy a range of tasty dishes from the new summer specials. From the new Rainbow Gnocchi filled with mozzarella and topped with riserva cheese and red pepper tapenade to the Cicchetti Sharing Board, complete with harrissa chicken skewers, calamari, fonduta formaggi, and spicy ‘Nduja sausage garlic bread, the menu really does taste as good as it sounds.

A TASTE OF FRANCE AT CÔTE >>> 

Whether it’s breakfast, a family lunch or romantic dinner for two, you’ll find a tempting selection of comprehensive and classic French dishes. Enjoy two courses for £15.95 (Friday to Sunday 12noon until 7pm; Monday to Thursday 12noon until close) and tuck into starters including Calamari or Moules Provencales, mains such as Pan Roasted Haddock and Asparagus Risotto and finish off with a delicious Crème Caramel.

MEDITERRANEAN MENU AT BAR ESTILO >>> 

If you can’t make it to the Med, then Estilo brings the Med to Birmingham! From the Moroccan inspired décor to Sangria on the outdoor terrace all you need is the sunshine. There are three paellas to choose from, alongside an extensive menu of meat, seafood and veggie tapas menu that tastes just as good in Brum as Barcelona.

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