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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.


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About BAP Balans’ Arts Programme

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 spirited

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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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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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A look at Balans Kensington

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. At

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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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Nice things written down

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

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Soho George

George Skeggs, more commonly known – although there’s nothing even remotely common about him – as ‘Soho George’ is one of the last true Soho

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Lost in Soho

A forgotten remnant of old London, hidden beneath one of its busiest streets, there lies a tantalising glimpse into the lost history of Soho buried underneath

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Post of the month

We’re hiring FOH & chefs!

FRONT OF HOUSE We’re hiring Front of House staff at all levels to work at Balans restaurants. Email your CV if you think you’d be a good fit for the Balans Soho No.34 casilda.ilia@balans.co.uk CHEFS Think you’re the right kind of person to join the Balans kitchen team? Then email

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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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DJ Fat Tony x Balans

Legendary London DJ and Instagram’s wittiest man @dj_fattony_ is one of our oldest friends and most loyal (and handsome) guests. Tony used to live above

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