Balcony Bistro


Visit our award-winning bar and dining space, with stunning views of the city skyline – the place to meet for a drink or meal before an event.

Try our seasonal tapas-style menu inspired by the best cuisine from around the world. Highlights include slow cooked shoulder of lamb tagine, mozzarella and saffron risotto balls and dorset crab cakes, all accompanied by an extensive wine and cocktail list.

Book now to make a reservation.

Call us on +44 (0)20 7382 6180.

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Opening Times

Opening Times:

Monday – Friday: 12:00 - 20:30

Saturday: 17:00 - 20:30

Sunday: 12:00 - 19:30

Venue Details & Map

Balcony Bistro

The Barbican, Level 1
Silk Street
+44 (0)20 7382 6180
Public transport:
The nearest Underground station is Barbican, on the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines. Other stations nearby are Moorgate, St Paul's, Bank, Liverpool Street and Mansion House.

Sample Menu

  • Slow cooked shoulder of lamb tagine, fresh couscous, golden sultanas, flaked almonds, black olives - £7.00
  • Malaysian spiced chicken skewer, satay peanut sauce, cucumber, mango and onion salad - £6.00.
  • English asparagus, Rosary goat's cheese, balck olive purée, heritage tomatoes, toasted hazelnuts, extra virgin olive oil - £6.00.
  • Dorset hand-picked crab cake, fresh pea mayonnaise, crispy capers - £8.50.
  • Spanish vegetable tortilla, minted pea and green olive salsa - £5.
  • Desserts
  • Mango flavoured burnt cream, orange aniseed jelly, orange shortbread, basil syrup - £6.50.
  • Raspberry custart tart, raspberry jelly and raspberry ripple ice cream - £6.50.

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessible Venue Facilities
Staff disability awareness trained
Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Catering Facilities
Halal options on menu
Kosher options on menu
Nut-free option on menu
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Set price menu
Vegetarian options on menu
Children Facilities
Children welcome
General Facilities
Internet access
On site parking
Good views
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted

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