Tag Archives: Russian Banya

Legal highs, Review by LUXX, The Times

It’s authentic, unexpected and will leave you buzzing so hard you’ll want to book the whole place for your next birthday party

“And then it happened, the weird but natural high, a mind-expanding, worry-numbing, explosive exhilaration that surges through your being all the way to your core. It’s authentic, unexpected and will leave you buzzing so hard you’ll want to book the whole place for your next birthday party”. — Read full article here

The Historic “Russian Banya” at Banya No.1

The famous painting “Russian Banya” by Sima Vasilieva is now on display at our Banya

The original version of this artwork was first published in 1988 on the cover of the widely popular magazine Ogon’ok and it made the artist famous in the Soviet nation, but perhaps not in the best sense. Soviet readers were indignant and demanded punishment for the manifestation of pornography and the disrespect for the braces. […]

Extreme Beauty: Would you try a Banya? by HARPER BAZAAR

Extreme Beauty: Would you try a Banya?

The traditional Russian treatment is making waves on the London spa scene, but are you brave enough to do it? If you haven’t heard of a Banya, then listen up because it is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after spa experiences in the capital. What is a Banya? Originating in Russia, the Banya is […]

Kate Moss keeps a low profile in a baker boy hat and tasselled coat as she enjoys a pamper session at luxury spa in London

Kate Moss visited Banya No.1 London

She’s been in the modelling industry for over 30 years and is as in demand as ever. But Kate Moss proved she still enjoys a spot of pampering, as she was spotted exiting a luxury Russian spa on Monday. The 43-year-old supermodel kept a low profile as she exited the Banya No. 1 luxury spa […]

Etcetera – Banya No.1: ‘all you need is a good thwacking at a traditional Russian spa’

All you need is a good thwacking at a traditional Russian spa

Down the glass steps is Banya No. 1, a secret spa that will whisk you away from London. A “banya” is a traditional Russian bathhouse dating back hundreds of years. On arrival, Nathalie gives me a tour, taking me to the new private Taiga suite. Designed for groups of around ten visitors, the green, leather, high-backed chairs that…