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About us

We are a family owned and run independent food retailer based in Harrogate.

We have been the proud owners of Regal fruiters since 2002.We have a passion for quality produce and good service. Sourcing produce as locally as possible, and responding to customer needs and interests, every corner of our shop is stocked with a wide range of fruit, vegetables and cooking ingredients.

Regal is located on Kings Road, where our neighbours include an excellent fishmonger, butcher, a variety of delicatessens and bakeries, florists and gift shops. Together we create a great one-stop shop destination in north Harrogate for your shopping needs – there are several cafés to enjoy coffee and cake too!

Regal also provides imaginative solutions for gift needs for foodie friends and family – including our custom-made hampers filled with delicious gourmet treats including exotic fruit, biscuits, crackers, local honey and more.

Pete Weatherhead

  • Peter started his food retail career as a provisions counter assistant at Standings on James street.
  • Worked at Asda for 12 years working his way up to Fresh food manager, before he and Dawn bought Regal from Mark Berber in 2002.
  • Today Pete uses his skills and knowledge to find the freshest produce, purchased as locally as possible, so that Regal customers can be assured of responsibly sourced food at great value.
  • Regal has been in Harrogate for over 30 years, first starting on Cold Bath Road.
  • A keen runner and cyclist

Dawn Weatherhead

  • Dawn trained as a chef at Harrogate catering college gaining qualifications in City and Guilds7061/2
  • She left catering to bring up her family and working part time in Hairdressing
  • Today Dawn applies her knowledge and experience to sourcing high quality ingredients to meet her customers’ wide range of culinary interests including world foods and specialist items.
  • Speak to Dawn about creating a hamper gift – she’ll use her expert eye and creative skills to make you a custom-made beautiful basket tailor made to please the recipient!
  • She’s also a social media expert so follow us on Twitter or Facebook to get the freshest new and offers.