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Spotlight on Cheltenham Mount

Cheltenham Mount is home to an eclectic mix of delightful independent businesses situated in the heart of Harrogate. As you approach Cheltenham Mount from the Conference Centre,Vivido Italian restaurant is on the corner with the terrace having a great view of the mount as well as the main road into the heart of Harrogate. Famed for its friendly welcome and large range of Gluten Free dishes served alongside regular pizza, pasta and a range of delicious desserts. With a huge number of glowing Trip Advisor ratings, it’s well worth a visit, whether for coffee before you visit to the Mount, or for a nice rest after you’ve explored everything Cheltenham Mount has to offer.

It’s a haven for the art lover with Red House Originals and the McTague Gallery situated at the lower end of the road and, just off Cheltenham Mount, at the back of Granville Road, lies the Dove Tree Art Studio, the stunning home of renowned local artist, Anita Bowerman. Anita, who is Artist in Residence at Harlow Carr, creates her paintings using moss, feathers, twigs and other natural items, creating delightful pieces, often inspired by her residency at Harlow Carr. Anita also produces the most detailed and exquisite paper cut artwork, with some of her work being produced in metal.

If you prefer a spot of beauty pampering and relaxation then you will be spoiled for choice, with Get Lashed, Pure Treatment Rooms, Patti Hemmings Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy, and Marcello, Moo and Stage 1 Hair are all situated in this area.

If you are looking for the perfect outfit then look no further than the fabulous Violet. Violet sells pre-owned designer garments, all carefully hand-picked, beautifully presented and in perfect condition. Whether you need a suit for that presentation, an outfit for a hot date, or the perfect little black dress, pop in and see what Violet have got. Of course the stock changes regularly so it’s worth checking back often. Also on sale, HGTE sweatshirts. These are new and specially designed for Violet. A proportion of the cost of the sweatshirts goes to support Harrogate Homeless Project so you can look fabulous whilst doing something fabulous. Always a Win-Win in our book.

If it’s your home that is looking for a little bit of a lift, then pop in to House of Harrogate where you’ll find a huge range of delightful furniture as well as bespoke kitchens, bathrooms and other furniture. Also within House of Harrogate is the fabulous Acoustic Pixel; offering that home cinema experience and smart home technology right here in Harrogate. Just a few steps away is Audio Vogue where you can indulge your love of tech.

If all this shopping is making you hungry, why not pop in to Konak Meze for a snack? Alternatively, try Café Rita on the corner of Mayfield Grove.