Harry Potter Café In Ipoh Looks Like A Shop Suited For The Wizarding Street Of Diagon Alley
Those of you who are still waiting for your letters from Hogwarts, the wizarding world of Harry Potter is not entirely out of reach now.
We’ve recently discovered Platform 9½ Café in Ipoh, Malaysia, which lets you experience what it’s like being in shop located at the iconic shopping street of Diagon Alley.
Aspiring Hogwarts students waiting for their owl-sent letter can finally buy the supplies they need to learn spells.
Let’s take a peek inside this otherworldly cafe that will make your childhood dreams come true.
Hogwarts uniforms & shopping carts
Those who want to rekindle their love for the Harry Potter series don’t need to go to London or Japan to see the settings for the fantasy novel.
This Harry Potter café in Malaysia features a massive chandelier and cobble-stoned interior that are exact replicas of shops in Diagon Alley.
Guests can meet fellow students and dress up in black robes and Gryffindor-themed scarves. Here’s to hoping you can meet brave and chivalrous friends.
You’ll be happy to know that you can grab a shopping cart to store rolls of parchment, quills, spellbooks, potion bottles, and strange baubles.
If you ever get tired from shopping, then take a seat and enjoy the cool breeze in this rural town. The peace and quiet are miles apart from your busy life in the city.
Butterbeer float, cold brews & slushies
Muggles can finally get the chance to eat a menu with magical ingredients from S$1.60 (RM 4.90).
Their popular Butterbrew is made with sarsaparilla & Home Brew Butterscotch for only S$1.95 (RM6). Meanwhile, their Butterbrew Float is served with a scoop of butterscotch ice cream from New Zealand.
Tea lovers shouldn’t miss their Dried Fruit and Herb Tea like this Lumos Tea, made from fresh orange, lemon and red dragon fruit from S$4.50 (RM13.90).
Long-time fans will notice that their teas are named after classic spells like Wingardium, Reparo, Confurdo and Vulnera Sanentur.
Coffee connoisseurs can also enjoy a variety of frappes, cold brews, and slushies too.
How to get there
Platform 9 ½ Café is located in Ipoh, Malaysia.
It’s beside My Home One along Concubine Lane and a 17-minute cab ride from the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport.
Address: 22, Lorong Panglima, Concubine Lane, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Operating Hours: Sun-Thurs 9am–6pm, Fri-Sat, 9am–10pm
Contact Number: +60 17-450 1118
Website: Platform 9 ½ Cafe
After years of waiting, you can finally drink butterbeer and shop in Diagon Alley. They say we all have magic inside us so we want to find some spellbooks and realize our potential.
Featured image from Instagram.