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Save Soho’s al fresco: share your views with the council

Soho residents and workers. Thanks for your help over the past year with the campaign to keep Soho al fresco going in future years. I’m


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Live music – Omar Puente x Balans

The last year and a half has been tough for us all but especially the live arts, so we’re delighted to be taking part in

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Annie Fiddian-Green x Balans

Another talented young artist showcasing her work at Balans No.60 Old Compton Street is Annie-Rose Fiddian-Green. The entrance wall to Balans No.60 has a burst

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Balans loyalty cards FAQs

Did you know we have a loyalty scheme? And, if you are already a member, we’ve simplified it so you still get the same reward

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Drinks

Seven wines you’ll love this lockdown.

  For those of you who have been doing Dry January, the time has come to raise a glass again. We asked wine aficionado

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Food

Introducing Remi and his mince pie croissant

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 Paste

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Creativity

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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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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Balans insider

Meet The Managers: Amazing Anca

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 same

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Sophie Glover x Balans

We have been working with an up-and-coming young artist called Sophie Glover to create some new Balans-esque artworks. She’s just completed her amazing illustration for us, so we wanted to delve a bit further into her as an artist and how the process developed for this piece: #gallery-2

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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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Sophie Glover x Balans

We have been working with an up-and-coming young artist called Sophie Glover to create some new Balans-esque artworks. She’s just completed her amazing illustration for

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