Balans

Balans

60-62 Old Compton St, Soho, Greater London, W1D 4UG, United Kingdom
Hours:
Open until 5:30 AM, reopens later (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • Midnight–5:30 AM
    • 7:30 AM–Midnight
  • Fri–Sat
    • Midnight–6:00 AM
    • 7:30 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 7:30 AM–2:00 AM
Price:
£ £ £ £
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Weekend Brunch.

8.0/10

Based on 298 votes

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  • cocktails
  • breakfast food
  • good for a late night
  • martinis
  • free Wifi
  • pancakes
  • steak
  • brunch food
  • sea bass
  • burgers
  • open 24 hours
  • happy hour
  • seafood
  • daiquiri
  • bistros
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  • good for a quick meal
  • trendy
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  • duck
  • Tara J.

    great place for soho brunch

    Tara Jeromel · March 22, 2010
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  • Stacy Z.

    The tuna was good, but the sea bass was amazing...

    Stacy Zapar · September 7, 2013
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  • David James L.

    CRAB CAKES!!! Try the crab cakes!!! lush with a glass of bloody mary. ;-)

    David James Lennon · July 11, 2010
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  • Dominic D.

    Kir Royale has to be my favourite cocktail with a nice Steak and hand-cut chips...mmmmm good food, nice staff, a little on the pricey side, but nice comfortable and enjoyable evening Read more

    Dominic Diesel · May 13, 2010
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  • mylifeisgorgeous

    You don’t need to be gay to enjoy a coctail in this soho crowded bar.+44 (0) 20 7376 0115 Read more

    mylifeisgorgeous · October 22, 2011
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  • Karl K.

    The blueberry pancakes are amazing!!

    Karl Kemp-O'Brien · January 3, 2011
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  • Anna M.

    Passion fruit daiquiri is a must!

    Anna Muradova · October 2, 2012
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  • Andrew T.

    If having a cocktail, have a pornstar... It won't disappoint!!

    Andrew Tipper · March 25, 2014
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  • Daniel L.

    Great food, would definitely recommend the burgers! Lovely staff and free wifi, just ask for the password.

    Daniel Ley · September 15, 2013
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  • Michael L.

    Free wifi. Password: Mike4578

    Michael Lau · August 3, 2011
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  • King D.

    They don't have the duck confit or the pork leg anymore

    King Domingo · April 21, 2011
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  • Igor T.

    They don't serve duck leg anymore. Was my favorite.

    Igor Tsallagov · April 21, 2011
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  • Elle G.

    In it for the Benedict every night out without fail

    Elle Graham-Dixon · April 15, 2010
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  • Oliver S.

    A good place to eat if you need to eat late. Think of it as an elaborate bistro with cocktails and house music.

    Oliver Shreeve · August 6, 2014
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  • Ellen M.

    Wonderful atmosphere, good food, delicious cocktails and good staff.

    Ellen Marinho · August 24, 2013
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  • Sergey M.

    Awesome scallops as a hot starter and delicious duck of two kind as a main course! The staff is very friendly and smiley ;-)

    Sergey M · May 2, 2013
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  • Jamie

    Had a Pornstar with my breakfast

    Jamie · March 30, 2013
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  • Drew o.

    Awesome breakfasts

    Drew of Drew · April 22, 2012
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  • Sarah C.

    A very kind waiter warned me about the £15 gin and tonic. Beware! Order two pornstar martinis instead.

    Sarah Cook · April 12, 2012
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  • Clayde B.

    The front area is better for conversation mode. Back area for hustle and bustle. The truffled chicken liver starter is orgasmic and the Thai curry is always a safe bet. The Chilean Merlot is gorgeous!

    Clayde Baumann · November 9, 2011
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  • Misae R.

    Never had a bad meal in here and the staff are a delight Read more

    Misae Richwoods · June 13, 2011
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  • Neil E.

    The pie of the day is well worth the money.

    Neil Evans · December 27, 2010
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  • Andrew H.

    Over-priced and rude staff. The cafe is much better.

    Andrew Hargreaves · October 23, 2010
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  • Hayley T.

    Try the amazing skinny chips!

    Hayley Tweetie · September 2, 2010
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  • Carina A.

    go here for drinks or food early morning, noon or late night

    Carina Andersen · May 1, 2010
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  • Hasan K.

    Great atmosphere good food

    Hasan Köseoğlu · January 16
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  • Victoria C.

    The Tuna was so Amazing!

    Victoria Chang · November 1, 2014
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  • Emad A.

    24 hours 🍴

    Emad AlShalhoub · August 1, 2014
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  • Hector G.

    Happy hour until 6!

    Hector Galvis · September 5, 2013
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  • Andy W.

    Large Cosmo extra lime

    Andy Woodfield · April 21, 2013
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  • Kristof H.

    Seafood Jambalaya was fantastic. Also make sure you ask for the cocktail list - there are almost always specials.

    Kristof Harling · March 30, 2013
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  • Sara C.

    Lovely staff, great menu and fab cocktails, very attentive service too. Love!

    Sara Cluderay · January 6, 2013
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  • Patrick James S.

    Great service, great breakfasts. What more could you ask for ;)

    Patrick James Stephens · December 2, 2012
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  • Sara C.

    Best Sunday roast in London, great cocktails, fab atmosphere and open almost all hours! What's not to like?

    Sara Cluderay · November 19, 2012
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  • Stephan v.

    Such Bad Service!

    Stephan von Perger · November 4, 2012
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  • Richard D.

    If you can, grab a seat outside and watch the world go by. There's nowhere else in Soho gives you the combination of great people watching & friendly service!

    Richard Delaney · September 9, 2012
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  • Richard D.

    They will, on request, do a mean Bloody Mary with Gin & Cucumber! Ask very politely and enjoy!

    Richard Delaney · September 9, 2012
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  • Eduardo K.

    Thai chicken curry!!

    Eduardo Kowata · August 2, 2012
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  • Ava L.

    Open 24 hours and also fantastic food and service to boot. Come here almost every week after a night out in Soho. Just as tasty sober! A must.

    Ava Lloyd · June 21, 2012
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  • Tim U.

    the food is great. try the thai chicken or the steak. oh! and the servers are hot, hot, hot!

    Tim Unger · April 21, 2012
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  • Terry E.

    Get a table by the windows as this is the best place in London for people watching

    Terry Eastham · April 11, 2012
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  • Scott G.

    The food is more about quality of appearance than quantity. Not good if your extremely hungry!

    Scott G · February 26, 2012
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  • Javier H.

    The only place in central London where you can eat decent food 24/7. Burguer is good.

    Javier Hernandez · November 20, 2011
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  • Victor B.

    What a good Sunday Roast!

    Victor Bosc · November 2, 2011
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  • King D.

    Balans gives me one more thing to look forward to for the fall: Duck confit with parsnip mash is back!

    King Domingo · October 29, 2011
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  • Kareena U.

    Great for cheese cake and people watching.

    Kareena U · August 22, 2011
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  • Lin H.

    Fantastic happy hour drink specials from 4-6.

    Lin Humphrey · August 20, 2011
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  • Erlantz I.

    It's a good place

    Erlantz Irure · August 4, 2011
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  • Leo S.

    Да, коктейль Pornstar из водки и шампанского - идеальный напиток для местечка в самом центре голубой жизни Лондона.

    Leo Skvirskiy · April 8, 2013
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  • Jerôme

    Une pensée pour Seb Landron et Gabor

    Jerôme · July 14, 2014
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