Category Archives: Events

La Feria Restaurant Opening Party

Photo of La feria restaurant in Harrogate menu taken for Baltzersen's blog a scandinavian cafe in harrogate

For the few of you who may be unaware of La Feria, it is a Spanish tapas and rotisserie restaurant in Harrogate. Recently, the well-established restaurant moved location, just around the corner from it’s original site. The new spot is … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Visit Baltzersen’s During the Green Party Conference

Photo of Baltzersen's t-shirt with caption 'it's better to support an independent than curse a chain'

The Green Party Spring Conference is taking place this weekend from 26th-28th February at Harrogate International Centre. We would like to welcome all members of the Green Party to Baltzersen’s – here’s 5 reasons why you should come and visit … 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

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

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

Baltzersen’s Guide To LIF

Leeds is hosting a month-long food and drink extravaganza that is sure to inspire and satisfy the hungriest of brains and bellies. We have sifted through the wealth of events for you to have a closer look at. Hope to see you there! Continue reading

Christmas in Harrogate – a Baltzersen’s guide

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Christmas is a fairly big deal in Scandinavian culture. Sure, we all like to get down with the season, but Nordic folk are particularly aggressive about it, inheriting a lot of personal investment in the season from German culture. That … Continue reading

Northern Coffee Party: Cup North 2014

North Star with borrowed light box at Northern Coffee Party: Cup North

Cup North was a Northern Coffee party and they didn’t compromise on the coffee.  We’ve never seen so many coffee machines in such a small space and an abundance of roasters all willing to offer the chance to taste their … Continue reading

Especially Speciality Coffee: Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

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Head barista Ben Loebell pulls a shape for the slo-mo camera A few weeks ago, we received an invite (on Twitter, no less – how trendy) from La Bottega Milanese: an authentic Italian-style espresso bar & speciality coffee shop in … Continue reading