Category Archives: Coffee

Dairy is Wary as Plant Based Milk is on the Rise

We have been stocking plant based milk options pretty much forever, but this year we’ve stepped up our game adding coconut and oat milk to our selection (to join soya and almond).   Manufacturers have done a much better job … Continue reading

Drink like a Barista – 5 Reasons to Try our Batch Brew Coffee

Batch brew and cake at Baltzersen's, Harrogate

We’ve had batch brew or filter coffee on the menu for ages now, but we think it’s an undervalued product and that we should be making more.  Before we go any further lets just be clear that batch brew/filter are … Continue reading

Baltzersen’s Announce Yorkshire’s First Disposable Cup Ban

The documentary ‘Blue Planet’ has brought the issue of single use plastics into the conversations of so many of us across the UK with many calling for a disposable cup ban.  There is no doubt that plastic waste is a … Continue reading

Get your hot drinks to takeaway from Baltzersen’s this November

half price takeaway coffee baltzersens november

We recently surveyed our guests and one of the things that came back to us as a result was that there is a section of people that find us to be expensive.  We can understand that.  We’d frame ourselves as … Continue reading

Christian’s Cafe and Kickstarter

Photo of Christian's cafe in Knaresborough for blog by Baltzersen's scandinavian cafe in Harrogate

A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to be invited to the opening of the new Christians Café. Christian and his fiancée, Alice, grew up in Knaresborough and so the move from Crimple Hall to their home town … Continue reading

Coffee in York: A Guide by Head Barista Niall

Photo of Kiosk in York for Baltzersen's Scandinavian cafe in Harrogate North Yorkshire for their blog on Coffee in York

Head barista Niall headed out of Harrogate in search of the best places for coffee in York. He’s put together this guide for those of you who were wondering where to get a delicious coffee in York. The Attic Gallery … Continue reading

Starling Independent Beer and Coffee House

Photo for the Baltzersen's Scandinavian cafe in Harrogate blog about the opening of Starling Independent Coffee and Beer House

Wednesday saw the opening of ‘Starling Independent Beer and Coffee House’ in the space formerly occupied by ‘Walrus and Carpenter’ and ‘Jakes’. Some of the team went along to the industry opening night on Tuesday to find out about our … Continue reading

Coffee Training – CPD for Cafes

When we first opened Baltzersen’s we didn’t have a lot of knowledge in terms of coffee.  We knew that coffee was going to be an important part of the business but we had no experience.  After a brief morning of … Continue reading

Signe Johansen: Bringing hygge to Harrogate!

Signe Johansen

We’re unbelievably excited about presenting a special event with renowned food writer and cook Signe Johansen. It’s at Harrogate Theatre on 25th October, and we’d love you to join us! We’re not exaggerating when we say that Signe – or … Continue reading

Coffee Comparison: Batch Brew vs Americano

Photo of batch brew filter coffee made with Kenyan coffee by Maude coffee roasters in Leeds and an americano made with North star coffee roasters in leeds at Baltzersen's Scandinavian cafe in Harrogate for their blog about americana vs batch brew coffee

As you may have noticed, here at Baltzersen’s we recently introduced a batch brewed coffee option to our menu. As many of our guests are curious about the new brewing method, we thought we’d get head barista Niall and coffee … Continue reading