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The Balcon

Sofitel St James, 8 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5NG

(((() French
Main course: £23
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Daily: Breakfast: 06:30 - 11:00. Lunch: 11:00 - 15:30. Dinner: 17:00 - 23:00. Except Saturday to Sunday: 07:00 - 11:00. Sunday: 17:00 - 22:00.

Amazing staff, great location and the pastries were delicious. Loved the whole experience

Mayra Garcia-tarin 03 August 2016
from London

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Pure dining splendour is showcased with effortless chic at The Balcon. Combining traditional elegance with contemporary flair, this blend of London and Parisian grand brasserie boasts a champagne balcony and restaurant.

Fabulous blends of styles complement one another beautifully at The Balcon London. Dual spiral staircases make up the striking champagne balcony, which offers a select range of bottles that include Dom Perignon. Sweeping arches and crisp whites are set off by dark stained wood and leather furnishings.

The Balcon menu is a diverse blend of the finest traditional dishes given premium contemporary additions.

Also featuring an accomplished wine list and selection of spirits, The Balcon in St James's is just a 5-minute walk from Piccadilly Circus Tube Station.

The Balcon

Sofitel St James, 8 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5NG

Contact +44 2073897820

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Customer reviews for The Balcon

4.5 (((() (based on 111 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (63)
  • luxury (55)
  • lunch (48)
  • romantic (41)
  • afternoon tea (39)
  • value (28)
  • business (25)
  • private dining (15)
  • large parties (11)
  • trendy (10)
  • breakfast (6)
  • views (6)
  • child friendly (5)
  • entertainment (3)
  • ((((* by from Munich

    Perfect setting for a business lunch. Good food and excellent service

  • ((((( by from London

    Fabulous service, subtly altered menu to be pregnancy friendly and were very welcoming

  • ((((( by from Kingston upon Thames

    I have booked Balcon for my friends birthday, the moment we enter we felt very special,Alessio was very welcoming and friendly from beginning to the end of our wonderful dining experience.Food was delicious specially starter I loved it.I just mentioned that we selebrating birthday and for my and my friends surprise Alessio put such effort and organized very beautiful selection of small cakes with candle for my friend.We where very happy and desided to stay for drinks and continued our evening in the bar .Service was amazing .Staff was very helpful especially Hamdi.Thank you very much to everyone who made our evening remarkable.We definitely will be back .

  • ((((* by from London

    Another delicious meal here. This was our 3rd visit and it didn't disappoint. We had the Champagne & 3 Course deal. The menu is varied enough to suit most palates and the service is attentive and friendly. It was quieter than usual, but then, it is holiday season! The decor is elegant but comfortable. I had the goats cheese with ham which was light and summery and very tasty and he had the rabbit which he really enjoyed. Sea bream for me and duck for him-both yummy. Then to finish, chocolate with popcorn and yoghurt pannacotta with raspberries. Overall fabulous food and very good value.

  • ((((( by from London

    Amazing staff, great location and the pastries were delicious. Loved the whole experience

  • ((((( by from London

    Fantastic experience. Great food and service. Lovely environment.

  • ((((( by from London

    Value for money, very friendly staff and tasty food

  • ((((( by from London

    Lovely afternoon tea, excellent food, service and atmosphere. Would definitely gp again!

  • ((((( by from Margate

    Lovely French style restaurant, very friendly and professional staff, super food and great value

  • ((((* by from London Borough of Islington

    A lovely restaurant in a beautiful hotel. The deal was very good value, my only criticism would be a limited choice from the menu. That said, we all easily found something we liked. The twice baked soufflé was delicious, as was the char (fish) main course.
    There was a nice atmosphere, friendly waiter. We all really enjoyed it.

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