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34 Old Compton StreetW1D 4TS
- +44 20 7439 3309
Top 5 reviews of Balans Cafe
Very disappointed with this place. Traveled to London with a group of friends and after a long day of travel 13 hours flight and arriving late wanted to eat and have a drink.
When seated we were told that they stopped serving alcohol at a certain time which I understood but saw that they were still serving alcohol and taking alcoholic orders from tables surrounding us.
Turns out that we... more
If you're looking for a nice and quiet place to have a brunch during the week, go there ! I went there with friends on a Tuesday at noon and we had the place for ourselves. Nice English breakfast.
I had the most incredible and original French Pain Perdu I ever ate : Cream cheese stuffed pain perdu with crispy bacon and a lot (I mean it) of maple syrup : fat and sugary BUT awesome.
Later we... more
I came in for breakfast around 9am on a Sunday. The food is a nice blend of hearty foodie nonsense. My only complaint : I was really craving a scone or crumpet, but neither is on the menu. more
In a time of need for food Balanas pulled it out the bag with a huge burger and great portion of chips. Cheerful, easy, quick. more
We all have rough days that lead to rough and late nights, and you need an energetic space to work in or just chill without the cover charge or the staff giving you dirty looks or attitude for not ordering a ton of food in the late hours. Balans staff from the security outside to the host to the waitstaff are just oh-so kind, accommodating, and open to having you, even just for a hot tea in... more