The Annual: What’s Happening This Year Post (2021 Edition)

A Year in Dates Most years I write a little review of what’s happened for us at Baltzersen’s and then do a look forward to what’s coming up. I don’t really want to dwell on 2020 too much, if nothing … Continue reading

Reopening Baltzersen’s: One Week On

Paul Rawlinson at Baltzersen's Cafe Harrogate

It’s been a week since we reopened the cafe to welcome guests to eat in. It’s been another period of adjustment for both the team who have been out of furlough and working for a while, and also for those … Continue reading

Reopening Baltzersen’s: Our Plans For The Future

Next week it will be two months since we closed the doors of the cafe and coffee shop in the face of the growing threat from COVID-19. We have been incredibly lucky to have been able to launch Bakeri Baltzersen … Continue reading

The Coronavirus Closedown Plan for Baltzersen’s

The plan for Baltzersen’s as we move forward during the coronavirus pandemic including plans to offer a bread collection and delivery service. Continue reading

What’s in Store for Baltzersen’s in 2020?

2019 was a very important year for us here at Baltzersen’s. We’ve really been working hard internally to make sure we’re getting the fundamentals of the business right and, as well as taking a quick look back over the past … Continue reading

Introducing Our New Head Chef Ben Keightley

If you’ve visited Baltzersen’s recently, you might have met our new Head Chef, Ben. More often than not it’s our kitchen team who serve food to your table which we think is a nice touch because it allows them to … Continue reading

An Indie Business Perspective on the UCI World Championships

Paul Rawlinson, owner of Baltzersen’s, writes his view on what has happened over the course of the UCI World Road Cycling Championships in Harrogate: Put 10 business owners and 10 residents in a room and you’ll get a whole host … Continue reading

Spotlight On…District Bar, Harrogate

District Bar Harrogate

There’s a uniqueness to the independent bars in Harrogate that never ceases to amaze, and the District Bar in that similarly singular neighbourhood of Cold Bath Road has joined the club. For the bar – with its functional wood and … Continue reading

Spotlight On…HG3 Fitness

HG3 Fitness, based in Harrogate

Located on a no-frills business park on the edge of Harrogate, HG3 Fitness is a far cry from a stereotypical gym. For a start, it’s not about a mirror-lined room crammed with rows of shiny exercise bikes, treadmills and big … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Free Walking Tour Harrogate

Free walking tour harrogate Harry

You’re in a very small minority if you’ve never come across the enthusiastic Harry Satloka from Free Walking Tour Harrogate, clutching a long stick with blue placard attached, wearing a backpack and sensible shoes guiding a group of equally enthusiastic … Continue reading