Balans - Earls Court  

 
 
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239 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, Earl's Court, London SW5 9HP
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Sunday: 08:00-00:00. Friday,Saturday: 08:00-01:00
 
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Under £35
 

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Balans - Earls CourtOn 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 things like burgers and fishcakes and open all day. Balans is best known as a gay hang-out with cafes in Soho and here - harking back to the days when this part of Earl's Court was famous for the Colherne pub and festooned in rainbow flags. But Balans works well here as a neighbourhood restaurant, welcoming anyone who wants a less stuffy experience than rival restaurants in the area. Happy hour cocktails are popular with young locals who spill out onto the street-side tables in the summer. If the weather isn't quite up to it there's also a bright conservatory seating area inside at the back.

 

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Underground Stations

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Earls Court Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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15 Penywern Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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