Category Archives: Locals Guides

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

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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

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

The Locals’ Guide to Kings Road – Part 1

Kings Road Harrogate

In the first of a series as part of our Locals’ Guides, we’ll be taking a look at the great indies you’ll find on different streets in Harrogate. We kick off with a focus on Kings Road – or, more … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Christmas Trees in Harrogate

Christmas trees in Harrogate

With just a couple of weeks to go until the big day, now is the perfect time to put up your Christmas decorations and enjoy the cosy festive feeling that only tinsel, fairy lights and too much chocolate can bring. … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Christmas Shopping in Harrogate

Christmas shopping in Harrogate

Christmas may sometimes feel overly commercial and dominated by big brands and huge advertising budgets. However, at Baltzersen’s we believe it’s a great time to #ThinkIndie. If you’re planning to go Christmas shopping in Harrogate, why not make the most … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Independent Craft Shops in Harrogate

craft shops in Harrogate

With the Knitting & Stitching Show starting at the International Centre on November 24, we thought we’d take a look at some of the best craft shops in Harrogate. It’s boom time for crafting and there are some great local … 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

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

Happy birthday to Baltzersen’s!

It’s our birthday! On October 1 it will be four years since we opened the doors at Baltzersen’s. And what a great four years we’ve had! We’ve been featured regularly in national magazines and newspapers, and were finalists last year … Continue reading