We receive a lot of digital reviews and emails these days. But this one, handwritten and left behind on the back of a napkin made us smile and feel a little nostalgic for pen and paper.
It’s just the customer feedback we want to hear about the ‘super soft vegan chocolate sponge’. Remi our in-house dessert, pastry and baker ‘extraordinare’ will be very pleased to hear.
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.Read more
Balans has long attracted creative talent. Our liberal nature, 24-hour opening hours and the magic of Soho, means artists of all kinds and their spiritedRead more
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 happensRead more
For the last few months, Balans have been hosting our lovely friends from Queer Culture Club as they drink and draw their evenings away inRead more
Balans Kensington is stylish, classic and unfailingly charming. The perfect dinner spot when in West London. We’ve been in this location for 20 years. AtRead more
Having worked for Balans for a whole 13 years, Anca is an utterly indispensable part of the family and we simply wouldn’t be the sameRead more
In June, Westminster City Council agreed to proposals made by the Soho Society, to pedestrianise Soho, allowing restaurants and bars to put their tables andRead more
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 whenRead more