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.
For those of you who have been doing Dry January, the time has come to raise a glass again. We asked wine aficionadoRead more
Being in lockdown when you could be drinking a glass of something delicious and enjoying a plate of food at Balans can be a littleRead more
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 PasteRead more
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