Balans: "Breakfast! (or lunch or dinner!) - West & Central" Top 5 Page for this destination Balans Tip by sue_stone

Balans, London: 4 reviews and 4 photos

  coffee at Balans
by sue_stone
 
 

Balans is a "lively and informal group of successful neighbourhood restaurants", open from early to late. They have 3 branches in London - in Kensington, Soho & Chelsea.

We visited the Kensington branch early one Saturday for a pre-shop breakfast. We were very impressed by the modern and tasteful interior.....not to mention the large non-smoking section!

Service was ok and the restaurant looked clean and fresh - only complaint was that they had a news only radio station playing instead of some music....

Favorite Dish: Breakfast was pretty good value - only a few pounds for eggs & bacon with toast and beans. There were some more adventurous menu items - like a breakfast burrito or eggs benedict. The coffee was ok, though not fabulous.

The lunch & dinner menus sounded great too - perhaps we will be back to try them out soon!

**Recently dined at the newest branch in Chiswick, West London. Had the most amazing Eggs Benedict with seared scallops & crab hollandaise**

Address: 4 to choose from in London
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: 4 Branches in London. We went to the one in Kensington, 187 Kensington High Street, london W8 6SH.

Nearest Tube: High Street Kensington

Phone: +44 20 7439 3309
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 4
Theme: Eclectic/International
Website: http://www.balans.co.uk/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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