Category Archives: Harrogate

We can’t believe Baltzersen’s is 5 today

Everyone says it, but it’s true – time flies when you’re having fun. Today marks 5 years since we first opened the doors at Baltzersen’s.  It was such a big job to get those doors open, taking a shell and … Continue reading

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

The Locals’ Guide to Adult Education in Harrogate

Adult education in Harrogate includes community choir Rock Up and Sing!

As September approaches, there’s always a back-to-school feel in the air. Kids are busy choosing their new pencil cases, trying on school shoes and complaining about the impending start of term. But it’s also the time when there are lots … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Pubs with Beer Gardens in Harrogate

Living in Harrogate, we are fortunate that we’re surrounded by beautiful countryside. When the weather is dry, there’s nothing better than enjoying the great outdoors and making the most of one of the best aspects of our area. For some, … Continue reading

Locals’ Guide to Harrogate: Dressing for Ladies’ Day

Ladies' Day

Ladies’ Day is an occasion for fashionistas to shine – even if the sun doesn’t. If you’re heading to the races in Yorkshire over the summer we’ve sourced some of the best Harrogate indies for your post frocks and fascinators. … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to the Best Bike Shops in Harrogate

Head to Prologue on Cold Bath Road for all you need when you're cycling in Harrogate

Ever since the announcement that the Tour de France was coming to Yorkshire, Harrogate has had a reputation as a great place for cyclists. With a growing number of local cycle paths – not to mention nearby routes out into … Continue reading

Locals’ Guide to Cold Bath Road – Part 2: Shopping

Cold Bath Road shopping

Following on from our guide to independent food and drink on Cold Bath Road, here’s a round-up of the best independent Cold Bath Road shopping. One of the charms of Cold Bath Road shopping is the selection of longstanding family … Continue reading

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

cold bath road The Last Post

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

Locals’ Guide to Kings Road – Part 2

King's Road Harrogate

Our latest series of Locals’ Guides is going to look at different streets around Harrogate, focusing on the great indies each street has to offer. A couple of weeks ago we took a look at Kings Road, but as this … Continue reading