Supporting the indies: Deli Bar in Harrogate can get through anything with loyalty of its customers
For 15 years owner Darren Winder has stood at the counter of the Deli Bar in Harrogate serving homemade hot deli dishes, bean to cup’ coffees, fresh sandwiches and more to local residents, workmen and office staff.
The loyalty of his customers has got him through everything, even Covid - well, almost.
Darren Winder said: “We had to close from March to July when everyone was working from home. Business has obviously been very inconsistent but what has shone is the loyalty shown by our customers built up over the last 15 years.”
Since then the Deli Bar, which is located on Regent Parade facing Devonshire Place not far from the Stray, has continued to offer the full menu as takeaway. It’s not been easy but the Deli Bar endures.
Darren said: “Our aim is to survive and come out the other side with new customers and old.
“One of the major challenges for the Deli Bar as been adapting to how our suppliers have had to operate.
“With our fantastic loyal team of staff I’m as confident as I can be in this situation.”
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LIST OF SHOPS OPEN IN HARROGATE (as normal or click and collect and/or takeaway only)
Ake & Humphris Wine & Beer Merchants, 32 Leeds Road, Harrogate
Addyman K Butchers, 20 Commercial Street, Harrogate
Mr Arkwright's Tool Emporium, 2 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate
("As an essential retailer, we will remain open seven days a week during this lockdown")
Beks Electrical, 1 Commercial Street, Harrogate
Blameys Florist Harrogate, 42 Beulah Street, Harrogate
Black Sheep Brewery, Wellgarth, Masham
(door-to-door beer delivery via www.blacksheepbrewery.com)
Boots, 26-28 Cambridge Street, Harrogate
The Cheeseboard, 1 Commercial Street, Harrogate
Daleside Brewery Ltd, Camwal Road, Starbeck, Harrogate
(new home delivery service via [email protected] )
Elite Meat, 53-57 High Street, Starbeck, Harrogate
(Order online for home deliveries Thurs/Sat)
Games Crusade, 13 Oxford Street, Harrogate
(01423 566357 www.gamescrusade.co.uk)
Grape Tree Health Foods, Victoria Shopping Centre, Harrogate
Imagined Things bookshop, Westminster Arcade, 4, Parliament Street, Harrogate
Lush handmade cosmetics, 30 Beulah Street, Harrogate
M & S, 18-20 Cambridge Street. Harrogate
(food hall and ladies clothing only)
News & Co Newsagents, 22B Station Parade, Harrogate
NM Money Harrogate (formerly Eurochange), Victoria Shopping Centre, Harrogate
Poundland, Victoria Shopping Centre, Harrogate
Post Office, Victoria Shopping Centre, Harrogate
Rafi's Spicebox, 15 Commercial Street, Harrogate
Tarbett's Fishmongers, 18 Commercial Street, Harrogate
Timpson shoe repairs, 1 Garrick Buildings, Oxford Street, Harrogate
Waterstones book shop, 15 James Street, Harrogate
(online order and collect)
WH Smith, Victoria Shopping Centre, Harrogate
Yorkshire Farmers Meat Company, Oxford Street, Harrogate
CAFES/bars/restaurants/bakers OPEN in Harrogate (for takeaways and/or click and collect)
53 Bo’ Grove Cafe, Grove Road, Harrogate
Bakeri Baltzersens, 2 Garrick Buildings, Oxford Street, Harrogate
Bettys Parliament Street, Harrogate (shop is open but the cafe is closed)
Bettys Harlow Carr, Harrogate (shop is open but the cafe is closed)
Lago di Como cafe, 40 Beaulah Street, Harrogate
Caffe Nero, 2 Beulah Street, Harrogate
Caffe Nero, 6 Cambridge Crescent, Harrogate
Costa, 11 Beulah Street, Harrogate
The Fat Badger, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate
Graveleys of Harrogate – Fish & Chips, 8-12 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate
Major Tom's Social bar, 3 The Ginnel, Harrogate
Mama Doreen's Emporium, 9-11 Station Square, Harrogate
Marconi, Princes Square, Harrogate
North Bar, 2D, Oxford Buildings, Cheltenham Parade
(email/phone or message in advance then collect)
Roosters Brewing Co Taproom, Unit H5, Fifth Avenue, Hornbeam Park Ave, Harrogate
Sasso, Princes Square, Harrogate
The Deli Bar Harrogate, Regent Parade, Harrogate
Truffles Cafe, 22 Station Parade, Harrogate
Vivido Bar & Restaurant, 16 Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate
(Open 7 nights per week for takeaway collection and deliveries, 01423 566453)
William & Victoria restaurant, 6 Cold Bath Road, Harrogate
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