About Us

About The British Lion Food Store

The British Lion Food Store, Balchik is a premier provider of quality goods to British Expats and other nationalities living and working in Bulgaria.
Run by Expats and Bulgarians with aggregate experience of over 20 years in food retailing, we know that you deserve quality goods at the very best prices and we are empowered to offer the very best service to our customers.  Our growing list of products should ensure that anything you require that may not normally be available in Bulgaria is available to you in the Balchik region and beyond, even into Romania and further afield. We welcome any suggestions for additions to our range as well as the ease with which you shop. If we do not have the product you are looking for please enter your suggestions on our contact us page and we will endeavor to stock it for you as quickly as possible.
Our easy to use store layout will make shopping online a pleasure.  We can deliver to your door overnight via courier anywhere in Bulgaria (including frozen goods in thermal lined boxes with special gel packs as well to ensure chill) at cost. Naturally, you may call in and see us at our shop in Balchik (currently not operational until further notice). We are here to serve you and with that in mind, encourage any feedback you may have.
We offer a complete service, secure online payment via PayPal, Bank Transfer in Sterling within the UK, Post Office Transfer in Leva within Bulgaria, collection or delivery* throughout Bulgaria.  Normally, within Bulgaria, payment is via the above methods for goods and COD in Leva for courier charges.
We hope you enjoy your visit.
Delivery – Delivery charges are at cost. The courier promises, normally, overnight delivery to anywhere in Bulgaria and each shipment may contain any amount of frozen goods. For more information, please see the internet site of Econt Couriers.
Please note that it is highly preferable for us to send any frozen goods to an Econt office for the client to pick up rather than to an address to minimise transit time.If  the client chooses to order frozen goods to go to an address/village address, this will be at client risk as the courier may experience delays in delivery
We deliver all over Bulgaria, Romania and Greece to your home address or any Econt office in the country, including frozen products in thermally lined boxes.
Information on Econt offices and tariffs:
http://en.econt.com/offices/
https://www.econt.com/en/services/courier-services
***If you require your order to go to an Econt office, please ensure you indicate which office you wish to use for your delivery***
Track your shipment
https://track24.net/service/econt/tracking/
https://www.econt.com/en/services/track-shipment