Tag: St James’s

The history and heritage of The King’s Ginger

The King’s Ginger – our favourite ginger and lemon liqueur – is steeped in 117 years of history, since its inception in 1903. The story behind it is just as colourful as the king it was named for. I speak to Ronnie Cox, our Brands Heritage Director, to uncover the details of its rich heritage.   The King and his neighbourhood In […]

The other side of St James’s

Our Chairman Simon Berry dips beneath the surface of St James’s, exploring a past that doesn’t quite align with the area’s upstanding reputation today In the last edition of No.3 I wrote about the theft of the old wooden till from the shop back in the 1970s. This provoked a certain amount of surprise. Surely […]

Style in St James’s

With the arrival of the MR PORTER x Kingsman pop-up shop at No.4 St James’s Street, Alexis Self sat down with MR PORTER’s Managing Director Toby Bateman to talk cinema, style and the new era of product placement Westfield and St James’s Street represent a retail version of Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities – […]

Cocktail for a Kingsman

Sophistication, integrity and style. The qualities needed to make a Kingsman are not dissimilar to those required of our London Dry Gin. And, in honour of our role in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, we’ve created a limited-edition, 49 percent ABV No.3 London Dry Gin – and a signature serve inspired by the film’s events. Created by our […]