Balans - Kensington  

 
 
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187 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6SH
 
 
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Balans - KensingtonFrom a plate of pasta to rib eye steak, you can get food all day long at Balans brasserie. One of five London Balans branches, this restaurant on Kensington High Street is ideally situated to serve shoppers on the busy retail road. Sip a glass of chilled Chardonnay while relaxing in the cool and contemporary black interior, punctuated with a purple bar. Cocktails and all day breakfasts are specialities, proving that you can be all things to all people.

 

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Earls Court Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
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Hornton Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  40% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 2 minutes from Balans - Kensington
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  24% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 7 minutes from Balans - Kensington
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £313  41% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 7 minutes from Balans - Kensington
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Brasseries nearest Balans - Kensington

Nearest to Balans - Kensington
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The Ivy Kensington Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
96 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Opposite High Street Kensington tube station, all-day dining at The Ivy Kensington Brasserie is a sophisticated affair. Open for ... More
 
 
 
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Ffiona's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Voted "Top British traditional restaurant in London 2008" by Zagat, the appeal of this cosy local brasserie in Notting Hill is the feeling of familiarity you ... More
 
 
 
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Balans - Earls Court
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
239 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, Earls Court, London SW5 | 15 minutes from Balans - Kensington
On the corner of Old Brompton Road and Earls Court Road, Balans West is exactly what a brasserie should be - casual and vibe-y, serving uncomplicated ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Balans - Kensington

Near Balans - Kensington
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Britannia
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Allen Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Balans - Kensington
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Yashin
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1a Argyll Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Balans - Kensington
The London sushi scene got a whole lot better with the opening of High Street Kensington's upmarket Yashin in autumn 2010. Brought to you by two ... More
 
 
 
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
222 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 2 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Of all the many burger chains in London, Byron is the least gimmicky and could well be the best. Byron promises to source its beef from ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Balans - Kensington

Near Balans - Kensington
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An Evening with Tim Bouverie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 19th June 2019 - 7pm
Balans - Kensington, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | Same location as Balans - Kensington
Historian Tim Bouverie will give a compelling reappraisal of the immense drama of the disastrous years of indecision preceding WWII, of the failed diplomacy and parliamentary ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Material Innovation: Sustainable Textiles
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th May to 2nd August 2019 - 10am-6pm
Balans - Kensington, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from Balans - Kensington
An installation of 18 cushions for the atrium seats showcases Land Rover's new range of interior fabrics including a synthetic PVC-free material, suede created from recycled ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
David Adjaye: Making Memory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd February to 4th August 2019
Balans - Kensington, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Architect David Adjaye examines the idea of the monument at the Design Museum where seven of his buildings come under the spotlight. The London based architect, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Balans - Kensington

Near Balans - Kensington
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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The Print Room at the Coronet
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 12 minutes from Balans - Kensington
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from Balans - Kensington
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Balans - Kensington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Balans - Kensington
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Balans - Kensington
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Balans - Kensington
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current Kensington ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Balans - Kensington
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Balans - Kensington
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 2 minutes from Balans - Kensington
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Children's Book Centre
London > Shopping > Books
237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Balans - Kensington
This is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Balans - Kensington

Near Balans - Kensington
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Balans - Kensington
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 20 minutes from Balans - Kensington
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Balans - Kensington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 6 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Balans - Kensington
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 14 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Balans - Kensington.
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Balans - Kensington
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Balans - Kensington
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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Balans - Kensington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Balans - Kensington
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Balans - Kensington.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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An Evening with Tim Bouverie
Exhibitions | On 19th June 2019 

Waterstone's - Kensington

Historian Tim Bouverie will give a compelling reappraisal of the immense drama of the disastrous years of indecision preceding WWII, ...More

David Adjaye: Making Memory
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

Design Museum 4 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

Architect David Adjaye examines the idea of the monument at the Design Museum where seven of his buildings come under ...More

 
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2019 

Design Museum 4 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

In 2019 the Design Museum stages its version of the Deutsches Filmmuseum's hugely successful exhibition - which began in Frankfurt ...More

 
Opera Holland Park: Un Ballo In Maschera
Concerts | Until 29th June 2019 

Holland Park Theatre 6 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

Love, power and politics collide in this opera, based on the real life assassination of King Gustav III of Sweden ...More

Opera Holland Park
Opera Holland Park
Concerts | Until 3rd August 2019 

Holland Park Theatre 6 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

The annual Opera Holland Park, a highlight of summer in London, returns with 35 performances and five new productions. Held ...More

 
The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia
The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia
Exhibitions | Until 28th June 2019 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 14 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

A popular fixture in the London arts calendar since 1972, the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair has become part ...More

 
House & Garden Festival
House & Garden Festival
Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2019 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 14 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

A new summer festival for London, the four-day House & Garden Festival brings together three events: the Spirit of Summer, ...More

 
HOUSE & GROW London
HOUSE & GROW London
Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2019 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 14 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

It started as a seedling in Hampstead then GROW London upped sticks and moved west to Olympia where it has ...More

 
Spirit of Summer Fair
Spirit of Summer Fair
Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2019 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 14 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

Hosted by House & Garden magazine, the Spirit of Summer Fair is part of the House & Garden Festival, which ...More

 
John Smith + William Crighton
Concerts | On 19th June 2019 

Nell's Jazz & Blues 14 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

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Moon Festival
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Exhibitions | From 19th July 

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In the year of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and in the ...More

 
Pride in London at St Martins Lane Hotel
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Exhibitions | From 28th June 

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Concerts | From 16th July 

Hammersmith Apollo

The illustrious, Grammy Award-winning songwriter Burt Bacharach teams ...More

 
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Hammersmith Apollo

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Free Range 2019
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The Old Truman Brewery

Every year Free Range, the UK's largest graduate art show, provides a platform for emerging ...More

 
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In celebration of its 20th anniversary, 100th edition and the launch of its new fragrance, ...More

 
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Savoy Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 21st June 

The British Academy

Aimed at those with curious minds, the British ...More

 
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Billed as 'the ultimate garden party', Chelsea Summer Fete brings music, sport, games and shopping ...More

 
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Taking over the former site of Zigfrid von Underbelly, Gigi's Hoxton is an all-day restaurant, ...More

 
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