Balans - Kensington  

 
 
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187 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6SH
 
 
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Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday: 08:00-00:00
 
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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

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

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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 £63  31% 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
 
 
 
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  29% off
Scarsdale Place, W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
On a quiet residential corner just off High Street Kensington, this high rise hotel benefits from a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars outside its door. ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  38% 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
 
 
 
 
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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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Britannia
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Allen Street, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Balans - Kensington
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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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Politics or Play: Citizenship in Children's Fiction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 6.30pm-9pm
Balans - Kensington, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | Same location as Balans - Kensington
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Customer Focus Summit 2017
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 9am-6.30pm
Balans - Kensington, Royal Garden Hotel, W8 | 7 minutes from Balans - Kensington
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The Digital Content Summit 2017
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - 9am-6.30pm
Balans - Kensington, Royal Garden Hotel, W8 | 7 minutes from 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
London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Coronet, 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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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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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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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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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Balans - Kensington
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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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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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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Royal Garden Hotel 7 minutes walk from Balans - Kensington

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