Monthly Archives: February 2022

Will you dare to try our icy-cold plunge pool?

9C plunge pool

The benefits of a hot steam room and icy-cold plunge pool have been known for hundreds of years. In fact, the plunge pool is good for your overall health and wellbeing in a number of ways: ❄️ When you plunge into the icy-cold pool, the sudden drop in temperature instantly causes your blood vessels to […]

Hoxton’s hidden treasure: GoBanya / review by All in London

Banya No.1 - Hoxton

Now I’ve been to a fair few spas in my time, but nothing quite like this one. If you’ve never tried a Russian Banya, you’re in for a treat. Tucked away down an unremarkable side street in Hoxton, London’s first Russian spa Banya No.1 will change your mindset on spas for good. Based very much […]

What type of massage is best for you?

Russian massage

At Banya No.1, our valued customers have a wide range of massages to choose from. Every masseur who works in our spa is appropriately qualified and will provide an exceptional service when performing one of the following massages. Russian massage The Russian massage first appeared during the times of the Soviet Union and is still […]

The best and healthiest way to welcome spring

Maslenitsa, Russian pancake week, normally takes place at the end of February or the beginning of March. For this reason, this celebration is often associated with saying farewell to winter and welcoming spring. During this week, people cook pancakes that resemble the sun as a sign of the upcoming spring. Pancakes with red caviar are […]

World Spa and Wellness Awards 2022

WSW Awards 2022 Finalists - Independent Spa Business of the Year

We are extremely happy and proud to announce that Banya No.1 is a finalist at the World Spa and Wellness Awards 2022, one of the spa industry’s most prestigious events. These awards have been independently evaluating and monitoring standards in the spa and beauty industry for the past 30 years, and as a result they […]