Shop local with a community of independent retailers in the centre of Harrogate

Why Commercial Street?

Bored with the high street, want some individuality and a unique shopping experience? then visit Commercial Street in central Harrogate. Our little street is crammed with over 22 unique independent shops, where expert friendly service and incredible value abound.


Despite trying Covid times, the street community spirit also remains vibrant, and 17 shops are paid up members of our retailers group, and so represented on this website and social media.


Let’s not forget, Commercial Street is also home to 3 much-love charity shops; Age UK, Martin House Hospice and Shelter. Find us just a few minutes walk from the bus and train station. There’s also plenty of on street parking.


Images courtesy of the Harrogate Advertiser

Shops

Who doesn’t love to shop and on Commercial Street you are spoilt for choice! With many interesting independent shops you’re bound to find something special and with expert friendly service too!

Mr Arkwright’s

2 Cheltenham Parade

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Mr Arkwright’s

  • Mr Arkwright’s opened in 2012
  • Owned and run by Stephanie
  • Traditional hardware merchants
  • Ironmongers
  • An Aladin’s cave
  • Household and garden products
  • Ideal for DIYers and builders
  • Friendly, knowledgeable & helpful service
  • Can’t find what you need we will try order it!

Tel: 01423 569020

White Rose Sewing

No. 3

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White Rose Sewing

  • White Rose Sewing opened In the 1950’s
  • Owned and run by Phil for 17 years
  • A sewing machine expert with 40 years in the business
  • They sell, service and repair sewing machines
  • Largest official stockist of Janome and Bernina sewing machines in Yorkshire
  • Official stockist of Horn Sewing cabinets
  • Have a colourful range of wool
  • You can satisfy all your haberdashery needs
  • Friendly, expert service
  • Dog friendly

www.whiterosesewing.com

Tel: 01423 503676
Email: info@whiterosesewing.com

Iconic Vape

No. 4

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Iconic Vape

  • Iconic Vape opened in October 2017
  • Owned and run by Saeid
  • Huge selection of quality vape devices
  • Liquids
  • Spare glasses
  • Batteries and battery chargers
  • Excellent value for money
  • Really friendly and helpful service
  • Outstanding number of 5* reviews
  • Stockists of Smok, Innokin, Aspire, Snow Wolf, Geek Vape, Eleaf, Freemax

www.iconic-vape-e-cigarette-shop.business.site

Tel: 01423 568289

AC Gallery

No. 17

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AC Gallery

  • AC Gallery began life as an art shop in the 1950’s
  • Now in the 3rd generation of the same family
  • We have 7 galleries across The North
  • AC Gallery opened in Harrogate in 2018
  • Expert picture framing service since 1965
  • Covering family photos, embroideries, medals, canvas stretching & much more
  • Visit their beautiful art gallery with affordable art
  • Local artists & scenes
  • Prints and gifts
  • Gift vouchers
  • Friendly, helpful service

www.acgallery.co.uk

Tel: 01423 313520
Email: harrogate@acgallery.co.uk

Crown Jewellers of Harrogate

No. 23

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Crown Jewellers of Harrogate

Quality, Value and Expertise you can trust

  • Crown Jewellers opened in July 2000
  • Owned & run by husband and wife, Sue & Steve
  • Delighted to offer exceptionally friendly & professional service
  • Steve is one of the most qualified diamond and gemstone experts in Harrogate
  • Specialise in beautiful vintage and pre-loved gold, platinum, diamond & gemstone jewellery
  • Contemporary silver jewellery
  • Genuine pre-owned Tiffany & Co jewellery
  • Cash paid for unwanted gold, jewellery & silver items
  • Expert jewellery repairs including rethreading & rhodium plating
  • Make your dream a reality with their bespoke commission service
  • For peace of mind, see their wonderful reviews
  • Gift vouchers
  • Dog friendly

www.crownjewellersharrogate.co.uk

Email: info@crownjewellersharrogate.co.uk
Tel: 01423 502000

Books For All

No. 23a

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Books For All

  • Books for All opened in 1998
  • Owned and run by Jenny
  • Oldest secondhand bookshop in Harrogate
  • Over 20,000 books to choose from
  • Many different genres
  • Art, drama, sports, maths, history, health & many more
  • Excellent value, quality and choice
  • We also stock LPs and CDs
  • We buy books from single items to larger collections
  • We will happily make house calls

Tel: 01423 561982

Food & Drink

What a niche foodie destination we are, with 3 specialist food shops unique to Harrogate offering cheese, fish & curry mixes.
Day and night, when you need something to eat or a coffee you can enjoy anything from club sandwiches, to Barista coffee or a takeaway pizza.

The Cheeseboard

No. 1

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The Cheeseboard

  • The Cheeseboard was established in 1981
  • Independently run specialist cheese shop
  • Owned and run by Gemma – a cheesemonger for more than 20 years
  • Former World Cheese Awards Judge
  • We pride ourselves on stocking only the highest quality cheeses
  • We stock 200 different types of British, Continental & Local cheese
  • Luxury range of accompaniments
  • We offer Cheese Hampers and Wedding Cakes for varying budgets and taste requirements
  • Open Monday to Saturday 9-5pm
  • We believe our team of dedicated, friendly, and knowledgeable staff always offer great advice and great service
  • Samples of our cheese are also available on request to allow customers to try before they buy

www.thecheeseboard.net

Tel: 01423 508837
Email: gemma@thecheeseboard.net

Chico’s

No. 4b

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Chico’s

  • Chico’s has been established for over 25 years
  • Owned and run by Figret
  • Specialise in fresh hand-made stone baked pizza
  • Delicious traditional Donner and Turkish chicken Donner kebabs
  • Open 16.00-12.30am Sunday to Thursday & 16.00-02.00am Friday and Saturday
  • Order online or by telephone
  • Delivery service up to 5 miles

www.chicosharrogate.co.uk

Tel: 01423 564584

Bean & Bud

No. 14

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Bean & Bud

  • Bean & Bud opened in 2010
  • Owned and run by Helen & Phil
  • Ethically traded speciality coffee, loose-leaf tea & hot chocolate
  • Lite-breakfasts, lunches & all-day treats
  • Homemade cakes and traybakes
  • Sandwiches & soups, all-day pastries
  • Retail coffee, tea & hot chocolate
  • Coffee & tea making equipment and sundries
  • Friendly service from expert baristas
  • Barista training & coffee courses
  • Plenty of inside & outside seating
  • Gift vouchers available
  • Dog friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi

www.beanandbud.co.uk

Email: info@beanandbud.co.uk

Rafi’s Spice Box

No. 15

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Rafi’s Spice Box

  • Rafi’s Spice Box opened their first shop in Sudbury in 1989
  • We now have 10 outlets, with Harrogate opening in 2015
  • Preparing delicious home-made spice mixes for home-cooked curries
  • Tailored to your tastes (heat is always optional!)
  • Quick & easy to use
  • Variety of spice blends including seasonal & family recipes
  • Friendly, helpful advice for the novice cook or the avid foodie
  • Award winning OFM Independent Retailer of the Year 2017
  • OFM Independent Retailer of the Year Runner Up 2018
  • The service we offer is tailored to the individual

www.spicebox.co.uk

Tel: 01904 430850 ext. 209
Email: harrogate@spicebox.co.uk

Tarbett’s

No. 18

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Tarbett’s

  • Tarbett’s first opened in Leeds Kirkgate market in 2013
  • Now have 4 branches - Yorkshire’s largest independent fish retailer
  • Most recently opened on Commercial Street in September 2020
  • Owned and run by Liam Tarbett who takes an active role in each shop
  • Winner at the 2020 Great British food awards - ‘Best British fishmonger'
  • Specialise in fresh fish
  • Selection of shellfish, smoked fish, seafood deli produce, soups, sauces and spices
  • Friendly service from highly skilled professional fishmongers
  • Supply the public and trade
  • Indulge in a delicious bespoke seafood platter
  • Gift vouchers available
  • Free home delivery

www.tarbettsfishmongers.com

Tel: 01423 858750
Email: info@tarbettsfishmongers.com

Lilly's Bistro & Cafe

No. 24

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Lilly's Bistro & Cafe

  • Lilly’s opened in 2008
  • Owned and run by Sue & Tayfur
  • All food is homemade
  • Daily specials like steak pie & lasagne
  • All day breakfast freshly prepared with famous Masham sausages
  • Amazing club sandwiches
  • Delicious homemade cakes & scones
  • Vegetarian options available
  • Fine roasted coffees & speciality teas
  • A selection of chilled wines & lagers
  • Takeout available
  • Plenty of seating inside and out
  • Free WIFI

Tel: 01423 504017

Pamper & Groom

With 3 excellent barbers and a beauty lounge on Commercial Street now is the time to treat yourself to a haircut and enjoy time to relax with a treatment.

Cirrus Hair

No. 9

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Cirrus Hair

  • Cirrus Hair opened in 2006
  • Proprietors Peter & Garry have worked on the street for over 33 years
  • All types of gents styling catered for
  • Please call 01423 525625 to book an appointment
  • Walk-ins welcome
  • Professional and skilled service
  • Stockists of Muk & Reuzel Hair products
  • Dog friendly

Tel: 01423 525625

Bluebeards Barbershop

No. 13

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Bluebeards Barbershop

  • Bluebeards (formally Blue Gents Barbers) opened in Knaresborough in October 2004
  • The Commercial Street branch opened in 2006
  • Owned and run by Alex who has over 30 year’s experience in the business
  • Highly skilled and friendly service
  • Excellent customer service
  • Cater to everyone; adults, children and babies
  • NVQ qualified barbers
  • Primarily a walk-in service
  • You can book an appointment online (see link below)
  • Members of British Master Barbers Alliances
  • Members of National Hairdressing & Beauty Federation
  • Stockists of MUK UK hair products for over 10 years
  • Gift vouchers
  • Dog friendly

www.bluebeardsbarbershop.setmore.com

Tel: 01423 500707

Kurdish Style Barber

No. 16

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Kurdish Style Barber

  • Opened in January 2020
  • Owned and run by Ranko & Lanya
  • Friendly service from expert barbers
  • Services include haircut, beard trim, traditional Hotel shave
  • Gents grooming including facial steam, facial waxing, candling, hair waxing
  • We sell hair products (wax , gel, black mask, beard aftershave, ear candles)
  • Jet fighter chair for kids haircuts
  • Table football available for kids
  • Walk-in and telephone appointments available
  • We are open 7 days of the week
  • Gift vouchers
  • Dog friendly

Tel: 07308 484046
Email: Kurdishstylebarber@gmail.com

Mahiba’s Beauty Lounge

No. 22

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Mahiba’s Beauty Lounge

  • Mahiba’s Beauty Lounge opened in January 2020
  • Owned and run by Faiza
  • Specialists in threading
  • Waxing
  • Tinting
  • Eyelash extension
  • Eyelash lifting
  • Henna Art
  • Attentive and friendly service
  • Highly competitive rates

Tel: 01423 538197

If you have any queries regarding an individual shop, please contact them direct.

For queries related to the Commercial Street Retailers Group only please email us on hello@commercial-street.co.uk

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