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Supplier Stories: Fenns of Piccadilly

We’re proud to call Fenns of Piccadilly, which first started 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 Christmas x Renuka Ramanujam

We loved Renuka Ramanujam’s letter to us with her idea for Balans’ Christmas card you see here. Click to see the picture in full. “Inspired by Salvador Dali’s Les Diners De Gaia, Cinderella’s ever helpful mice, and of course, the storied history of Balans, comes ‘Crimbo Spice Jam’. It

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Queer Culture Club at Balans

For the last few months, Balans have been hosting our lovely friends from Queer Culture Club as they drink and draw their evenings away in

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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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Aga Giecko’s Illustrations for Balans

It’s not often you start a discussion with someone who tells you that you share 60% of your DNA with a banana.  That’s what happens

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