Category Archives: Food + Drink

Locals’ Guide to Cold Bath Road – Part 1: Food and Drink

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Cold Bath Road has been described as the Notting Hill of Harrogate – and rightly so. With more than 50 indie shops, salons and places to eat, it must surely be Harrogate’s most independent street. It’s rather unusual name dates back … Continue reading

Scandi Street Food at its Best – Pølse!

Photo of the Scandi street food pulse (hot dogs) for Scandinavian cafe Baltzersen's in Harrogate

Since the popularity of street food seems to have risen recently, with great places such as Bundobust (a bar serving Indian street food in Leeds) making it into the Michelin Guide, we thought it would be a great idea to … 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

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

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

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

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

The Locals’ guide to the Best Pizza in Harrogate

family restaurants in Harrogate

Following hot on the heels of our guide to the best burger in Harrogate we decided to find out what the town’s independent pizza restaurants have to offer. We’ve tried to include as many as we can but if we’ve … Continue reading