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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

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

Coffee in Harrogate: Introducing Our Single Origin Filter

Filter Coffee in Harrogate Maude El Salvador single origin

  If you were looking for coffee in Harrogate last week, you would have had to try one of our #ThinkIndie friends as we were closed to make some improvements to ever-evolving space – we are firm believers in the … Continue reading

Kalita Wave – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

Kalita Wave

We’ve found quite a few things to say about coffee brewing methods, yet there are always more curiousities to satisfy and inquiries to settle. The current case concerns some Kalita Wave brewing equipment we recently received. These quality coffee brewing tools … Continue reading

Barista Diaries: The View From The Hoppers – pt 2

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In pt. 1 of his barista diaries, Paul explored first impressions, aeropress and damn fine espresso from Noble. Caravan King’s Cross As previously mentioned we had been told to expect great things from Caravan, both in terms of coffee and … Continue reading

Barista Diaries: The View From The Hoppers – pt 1

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Here at Baltzersen’s we don’t just like to make great coffee; we also like to consume a few drops when we get the chance and share what we have discovered.  The capital of England is considered by many to be … Continue reading