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The Balcon

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

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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.

A perfect restaurant experience. We are regulars at Balcon because we love it.

Celia Moxom 26 January 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 44 reviews)
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  • dinner (23)
  • luxury (19)
  • romantic (18)
  • afternoon tea (14)
  • lunch (14)
  • business (13)
  • value (8)
  • large parties (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • private dining (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( by from London

    The hotel restaurant is very modern and beautiful, the tea area is more intimate and very nicely decorated. I felt I was in a doll house. The service was great and very polite. The food was delicious and the price very reasonable. And is on a great location. I would definitely go back!

  • ((((* by from Cannes

    Très bon repas dans un cadre très typique . Le personnel est au petit soin et l on y mange très bien .

  • ((((( by from Vienna

    amazing afternoon tea, we even got free refills of our tea

  • ((((( by from London

    A perfect restaurant experience. We are regulars at Balcon because we love it.

  • ((((* by from London

    Pretty good

  • ((((* by from London

    It was a brilliant experience and we had a booking for 10 and got a lovely private area where the the children felt free to play whilst the adults had tea. The service was amazing and the team at balcon were very patient and helpful. I will definitely go back. The only down side to the afternoon was that unlike other afternoon teas I have been to in London the food was not unlimited but there was still plenty to go around and there were more sweet treats than savoury. Nevertheless it was a fantastic experience. Thank you for a lovely afternoon.

  • ((((( by from London

    Excellent food, excellent service!

  • ((((( by from Hornchurch

    Perfect. Lovely surroundings, good food and wonderful service. Our waitress was superb and everyone could not be more helpful.

  • ((((* by from London

    It was difficult to chose a dish the menu was so varied. Best starter Lobster mousse. Succulent
    Pork excellent. Service and ambiance excellent. Will definitely co spider revisiting.

  • ((((( by from Stamford

    Perfect location for a business lunch. Service was excellent. Good selection on menu. Between us we had steak tartare, foie gras, hake and duck confit. An excellent selection of starters and desserts. This was accompanied by a very good wine list. We were able to conduct our business lunch in excellent surroundings, undisturbed. I would definitely book it on another occasion.

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