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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London Town Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £41  23% off
15 Penywern Road, SW5 | 3 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
Dating back to 1877 and just a few steps from Earls Court tube station, the London Town Hotel (no relation) offers easy access to the West ... More
 
 
 
Hotel Indigo London Kensington - Earls Court
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  26% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 4 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
Hotel Indigo London Kensington is a boutique hotel located within London's esteemed Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Situated only 150 metres from Earl's Court tube ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  38% off
25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 | 5 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
259 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | Same location as Balans - Earls Court
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The Pembroke
London > Restaurants >
261 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
Located on the corner of Old Brompton Road, a stone's throw from the celebrated Troubadour, this newly refurbished informal gastropub is the reincarnation of one of ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
237 Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 17th August 2018 - 3.30pm-9.30pm
Balans - Earls Court, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
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Troubadour Free Jazz Tuesdays
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st August 2018 - 8pm
Balans - Earls Court, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
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Homos, Or Everyone In America
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th August to 1st September 2018 - Various Times
Balans - Earls Court, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 4 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 4 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 13 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | Same location as Balans - Earls Court
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233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from Balans - Earls Court
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349 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 9 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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 - Earls Court
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 20 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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19 Michael Road, SW6 | 16 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 16 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 7 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 9 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 8 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 11 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 15 minutes from Balans - Earls Court
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Jordan Seavey's comedy examines gay love and relationships in modern America. Josh Seymour directs....More

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Posters from the events of May 1968 in France, created by the Atelier Populair, a revolutionary poster workshop run by ...More

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