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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.

The free flowing afternoon tea was wonderful - plenty of food and 90 mins of great champagne; wonderful.

Martin Fitzgerald 31 December 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 142 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (76)
  • luxury (66)
  • afternoon tea (58)
  • lunch (58)
  • romantic (50)
  • value (31)
  • business (30)
  • private dining (19)
  • trendy (13)
  • breakfast (11)
  • large parties (11)
  • views (8)
  • child friendly (5)
  • entertainment (3)
  • ((((* 22 January 2017 by Natasha from London

    Enjoyed this place, ambience was great and service good.

  • ((((( 22 January 2017 by Danny Muir from London

    I took my girlfriend here for her birthday brunch and we were really happy with everything. The food was great and the service from the waiting staff was excellent especially the waitress from Turkey and they even brought her out a little cake assortment with a candle attached. All in all, 10 out of 10 and would definitely go back tomorrow and the next day etc.

  • ((((( 20 January 2017 by Charmaine Adegbite from London

    The dinner was lovely and filling! The waitresses and waiters were exceptional. They were all very helpful and nice, making sure we had all that we needed. They even went the extra mile and sang a little happy birthday. Will be coming back soon

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Paloma Forde from London

    Superb afternoon. Staff were professional and great. Our glasses were never empty! Highly recommend.

  • ((((( 15 January 2017 by Abby Wright-parkes from London

    Delicious & generous 'unlimited champagne' afternoon tea.

  • ((((* 13 January 2017 by Mary Boole from London

    Good restaurant with excellent service and good food. Tea and coffee after the meal is included which was an unexpected bonus too

  • ((((( 31 December 2016 by Martin Fitzgerald from London

    The free flowing afternoon tea was wonderful - plenty of food and 90 mins of great champagne; wonderful.

  • ((((( 29 December 2016 by Khalil Habhab from London

    We had an afternoon tea at the Rose lounge with my spouse, it was an incredible experience

  • ((((* 16 December 2016 by Gaia Zavalloni from Italy

    We enjoyed very much the bottomless champagne brunch...stunning art deco salon, excellent cooking, original and amusing " bloody mary station". Friendly staff. A very elegant and romantic place!

  • ((((* 12 December 2016 by Helen Blackman from Portsmouth

    Lovely afternoon tea food was lovely and they even brought out a lit cake for my friends birthday. My only complaint was we had to keep calling someone over to top out glasses andtea but it was a very busy Saturday afternoon in December and it did not affect out experience.

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