Locals’ Guide to Kings Road (Part 2)

King's Road Harrogate

Our latest series of Locals’ Guides is going to look at different streets around Harrogate, focusing on the great indies each street has to offer. A couple of weeks ago we took a look at Kings Road, but as this … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Kings Road (Part 1)

Kings Road Harrogate

In the first of a series as part of our Locals’ Guides, we’ll be taking a look at the great indies you’ll find on different streets in Harrogate. We kick off with a focus on Kings Road – or, more … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Christmas Trees in Harrogate

Christmas trees in Harrogate

With just a couple of weeks to go until the big day, now is the perfect time to put up your Christmas decorations and enjoy the cosy festive feeling that only tinsel, fairy lights and too much chocolate can bring. … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Christmas Shopping in Harrogate

Christmas shopping in Harrogate

Christmas may sometimes feel overly commercial and dominated by big brands and huge advertising budgets. However, at Baltzersen’s we believe it’s a great time to #ThinkIndie. If you’re planning to go Christmas shopping in Harrogate, why not make the most … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop

Around the world, gingerbread has been a festive favourite for many years. Something about the combination of the subtle spices is just perfect for a cold winter’s day when daylight hours are in short supply. Here at Baltzersen’s, we’ve run … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Independent Craft Shops in Harrogate

craft shops in Harrogate

With the Knitting & Stitching Show starting at the International Centre on November 24, we thought we’d take a look at some of the best craft shops in Harrogate. It’s boom time for crafting and there are some great local … Continue reading

Loose Leaf Tea: The new Baltzersen’s ‘Fika’ Blend

Cup-with-tea

Our Loose Leaf Tea We have been working with Paul and Ann, owners of Doncaster based ‘The Tea Experience‘, since before we opened the cafe back in 2012.  They have been very supportive of Baltzersen’s and have always provided us … Continue reading

Signe Johansen brings hygge to Harrogate

How to hygge in Harrogate event with Signe Johansen hosted by Baltzesren's Scandinavian cafe at Harrogate Theatre

More than a little bit of hygge was in evidence at Harrogate Theatre when we invited Signe Johansen to share the secrets of the popular Scandinavian philosophy with the local community. As all things should, the night began with coffee … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to the Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate

Sunday lunch in Harrogate

As the weather turns colder there’s nothing like spending a few cosy weekend hours enjoying a proper roast dinner. Here’s our guide to the best places to enjoy a traditional Sunday lunch in Harrogate. We’ve widened the net to take … Continue reading

Coffee Training – CPD for Cafes

Coffee Training Latte Art

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