Category Archives: Harrogate

Spotlight On…Indieworx Collective

Indieworx Collective Harrogate

We step away from the retail sector in our latest spotlight feature on independents to visit Indieworx Collective, the co-working space for Harrogate’s business community and chat with founder Jem Henderson. Time and again people’s personal experiences in life feed … Continue reading

A New Coffee Shop in Harrogate

Baltzersen's New Coffee Shop Harrogate

We’re happy to announce that at some point in November there’s going to be  a new coffee shop in Harrogate.  As we’re sure many of you will have guessed it’s going to be located next to our existing site on … Continue reading

Announcing FredagsRamen at Baltzersen’s

Earlier this year we ran a series of events called FredagsTaco and they were legitimately grounded in the modern Swedish tradition of Fredagsmys and staying in on a Friday evening to enjoy tacos and time with your family.   We wrote … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Gather & Stow

In the latest of our spotlight on features, we return to the vibrant King’s Road to meet Ange Maughan from Gather & Stow and talk about cool interiors and quality coffee. Go to Gather & Stow and three things happen. … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Cold Bath Brewing

Cold Bath Brewing Company

In the latest of our features on Harrogate independent retailers, we tap into the vibrant bar scene and talk lager, labels and location with Mick Wren, one of the trio owners of the new name in town, Cold Bath Brewing … Continue reading

Spotlight on…Harrogate Food Assembly

Emma, Harrogate Food Assembly

Our feature on independent retailers continues with a look at Harrogate Food Assembly, which brings together local producers and local shoppers in an online Farmers’ Market. We caught up with busy owner Emma Povey. Background The Harrogate Food Assembly (HFA) … Continue reading

Fredagsmys and Fredagskos

fredagsmys definition

Fredagsmys and Fredagskos Back in December Paul was browsing through a shop in Ilkley and he came across a book entitled ‘Lagom’.  It’s not a new book but he hadn’t had the chance to leaf through it and one of … Continue reading

Spotlight On: Cold Bath Deli

Cold Bath Deli Harrogate

Our series highlighting some of the best independent businesses in Harrogate continues with a visit to Cold Bath Deli, which opened its doors in December 2018 after a three month refurb project. We caught up with owners Peter and Tracey … Continue reading

Simple ways to have more hygge in your life this Christmas

hygge at Christmas

It’s all too easy during the hectic festive season to get bogged down in to-do lists, shopping, cooking, wrapping and more. It’s a busy time of year and here at Baltzersen’s we have been thinking of ways to embrace the … Continue reading

Think Indie: Return of the Damn Yankee in Harrogate

Damn Yankee in Harrogate is set to re-open in November 2017

It’s great to hear that Damn Yankee, one of Harrogate’s oldest restaurants, is about to re-open its doors. There was widespread disappointment around town earlier this year when it was announced the restaurant was closing down with immediate effect. Anyone … Continue reading