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Introducing Remi and his mince pie croissant

Our in-house Pastry Chef, Remi, is French – as surely all the best ones are. ‘When I was a kid, my mum always took me


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Getting To Know Our Head Chef, Steve Wilson

Our incredible Head Chef has been working with Balans for around 10 years and ensure that every plate of food we serve is beautifully presented

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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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Eat Out to Help Out (and even more)

The sun is shining and Balans is back. As if all of that wasn’t exciting enough, for the entirety of August, ALL of our Balans

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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. “Inspired by Salvador Dali’s Les Diners De Gaia, Cinderella’s ever helpful mice, and of course, the storied history of Balans, comes ‘Crimbo Spice Jam’. It

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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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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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