Tag Archives: Leeds

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

North Bar Harrogate Opening

Photo of the bar at North Bar in Harrogate on their first day open to the public

On Thursday last week we were lucky enough to be invited to the opening night of North Bar Harrogate, so Paul, Niall and I went to take a look. The long awaited arrival of this bar didn’t disappoint. Niall and … Continue reading

New Opening: Khana Bombay Café

Photo of the menu at Khana Bombay Café in Headingly, Leeds

Khana Bombay Café – a new Indian street food restaurant in Headingley – opened its doors on Thursday for the first time, so I went down to check it out. As an avid Bundobust fan I was sceptical – was this … Continue reading

Baltzersens on Tour: ‘Cooks’ at Carlton Towers

On Monday, Paul and I ventured out into the Yorkshire moors to visit ‘Cooks’, situated in the magnificent Carlton Towers. The drive was long, but as we turned into an extended, twisting driveway we knew that we were in for … Continue reading

Why Baltzersens are urging you to #ThinkIndie

  Ah, what’s better in life than a lovely warm coffee and a slice of cake in the morning? ‘Nothing,’ I think as I sip on my flat white before I start work for the day. It’s no secret that … Continue reading

Daddy Daycare Ep. III: Walk on the Wild Side…of Leeds

Seth in front of the Probat Roaster in Maude Roastery Leeds

Previous episodes of Daddy Daycare have featured trips to Otley and visit to Leeds for Seth’s first Thai.  In this episode Paul and Seth are back in Leeds to check out some new openings and have a quick peek at … Continue reading

Daddy Day Care Episode 2: Seth’s First Thai

So it’s a couple of weeks since the first Daddy Day Care (DDC) post.  We went to York the other week but only called into Ambiente tapas really, plus Seth’s grandma was in tow so it wasn’t a true DDC. … Continue reading

The first edition of the Northern Independent Coffee Guide

The Northern independent coffee scene is now coming out from behind the South’s shadow with the launch of the first Northern Independent Coffee Guide. Featuring cities such as Sheffield, Newcastle, Manchester, York and Leeds, the guide is a fast track … Continue reading

Introducing our coffee suppliers: North Star Roasters

Our great coffee is thanks to two talented guys, Krag and Ellis.  These two are changing the Leeds and surrounding scene fast with their ethically sourced coffee. We went over to their roasters to have a chat about what they … Continue reading

Leeds Feast Special: Norse “pops up” in Leeds

Our evening service Norse made a bold appearance at Leeds Feast last weekend, May 22nd – 23rd at The Tetley. Pictures courtesy of Tom Joy for Leeds Feast. Last weekend Leeds hosted an event brimming with beards and top quality … Continue reading