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Supplier Stories: Fenns of Piccadilly

We’re proud to call Fenns of Piccadilly, which first stared in Berwick Street Market back in 1898, our butchers. Now run by Stan Silver who


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Drinks

King of Soho gin

Balans began in Soho, on a little corner of Old Compton Street, over 33 years ago. Consequently, it’s pretty unsurprising that The King of Soho,

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Provenance

H. Forman & Son

In 1905 Lance Forman’s great-grandfather, Aaron ‘Harry’ Forman set up the family business with his son, Louis, in London’s East End. A Russian émigré with

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Provenance

Fenns of Piccadilly

Fenns of Piccadilly are our butchers, offering stunning meats carefully procured with high animal welfare standards that Balans proudly serves. The company was established in

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Post of the month

Balans’ Pastry Chef

Our in-house Pastry Chef, Remi, is French – as surely all the best ones are. A man who says he couldn’t live without Praline Paste and that the secret to perfect pastry is, ‘determination, flair, love and patience’. With a degree in French pastry, chocolatier and confectionary from the world

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Coco Bayley for Balans

National Porn Star Martini Day is upon us (yes it’s a thing…) Celebrations are planned at Balans (responsibly), and artist Coco Bayley has created some

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Food

Balans’ Pastry Chef

Our in-house Pastry Chef, Remi, is French – as surely all the best ones are. A man who says he couldn’t live without Praline Paste

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Balans insider

Memories: Balans ft. Take That

As most of you know, Balans has been boldly standing in Soho since 1987. For 33 years and counting, we’ve been leading the way when

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