Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas Song Playlist

We’ve put up the Christmas trees at our office and got our Christmas jumpers on to stay warm – the only thing missing is some good Christmas music! Here are some of the staff’s favourites that we’ll be playing this month.

 

What are your favourite christmas songs? Comment down below and share them with us.

4 reasons to visit Sheffield

1. Shopping

Sheffield has an eclectic mix of fashionable high street names as well as quirky independent boutiques. In the heart of the city centre, Fargate offers high street chains like Topshop, John Lewis, Marks & Spencers and more. Located directly west of the city centre is Devonshire Quarter, home to a vibrant mix of electric boutiques, cafes and design shops. Abit further off (but never too far away) is Ecclesall Road, hailed as the bohemian part of town with more local delights.

2. The Food

To put it simply, there is every type of cuisine you could imagine and different price points to suit all wallets. From fine dining to local markets, indian curry to delicious dim sum. And of course, the magnificent Yorkshire pudding. Sheffield is a culinary heaven!

We’ve got a post-up on some of our favourites, check it out here

3. The people

It’s not so grim up north! There’s a reason why Yorkshire is the happiest place in the UK. People here are happy and oh so friendly, and you meet people from different cultures and walks of life that makes it all the more interesting.

4. Beautiful Parks

We’re certainly blessed with some of the most breath-taking natural scenery in the world. We’ve got public gardens (Botanical Gardens, Peace Gardens, and Sheffield Winter Gardens) as well as Peak District National Park. And that’s just the big ones, there are many parks and woods throughout the city and beyond. Come visit Sheffield to discover these for yourself.

Just a few reasons to love Sheffield and book a quick weekend stay to discover these for yourself! Of course, Sheffield has more to offer – but we’ll save that for another time.

Christmas Meals in Sheffield

Sheffield has some amazing dining options and they are taking part in the Christmas cheer with Christmas menus for their customers to feast on. We’ve got some awesome options to visit for a Christmas meal. Best of all – these are all within walking distance to our Serviced Apartments.

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Anchorage is the east-coast kitchen sister of Wick at Both Ends, a place we’ve recommended before. We love this place for dinners and equally excited for their Christmas Menu.Available throughout December, 3 course meal for 24.95 per person. Another great place for big parties as Anchorage caters for parties up to 80 people and loads of craft beers on tap – if that’s your fancy! View the Christmas menu: here

Address: Unit 3, West One, Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield, S1 4JB / Telephone: 01143277143

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Antibo serves up modern Italian cuisine in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant can cater up to 200 people, making it a wonderful option if you have a big family or looking for a place to host a party. They have a wide-range of dishes to choose from, including gluten and dairy free options. This spectacular menu will be available from December 1st 2014 to December 30th (except December 25th and 26th) and must be pre-ordered. View their Christmas Menu: here

Address: Unit 10 The Plaza, West One, Fitzwilliam Street,Sheffield, S1 4JB / Telephone: 0114 272 7222

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For something more alternative to the traditional Christmas meal, Cubana serves up unique Spanish/South American cuisine. The latino atmosphere is welcoming and infectious and makes for a memorable Christmas party. The menu is available from 1 December to 30 December, at £14.50 daytime and £23.50 for evening. The tapas menu is extensive, view the Christmas menu: here

Address: Unit 4 Leopold Square | Sheffield S1 2JG, Sheffield, England / Telephone: 114 276 0475

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Eten is an independent café/bistro that’s committed to providing delicious food at great value (they have the eatSheffield restaurant of the year 2011 to prove it). Ingredients are from the best of what local suppliers have on offer, and the best bit? They have gluten free and vegetarian options available – catering to the different dietary needs we may have. Christmas Menu is priced at a value price of 2 courses for £12.95 and 3 courses for £15.95 – Bargain! View their Christmas Menu: here

Address: 2-4 York Street, Sheffield S1 2ER / Telephone: 01142730658