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This Instagram-Worthy Cafe In Ipoh Is Harry Potter-Themed With Diagon Alley’s Windowfront

Calling all Potterheads! Whether you think you’re a wizard/witch, or a muggle, this is cafe is made just for you. Normally, wizards and witches will receive their Hogwarts’ acceptance letter on the 11th birthday. Unfortunately, there must be something wrong with the owls ’cause we have yet to receive ours. Fret not! Here’s how you can visit the famous Diagon Alley in Malaysia.

Harry Potter-Themed Cafe In Ipoh

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Wizards and witches, we are sure that you know all about the famous Diagon Alley. Supposedly located in London, the entryway to enter the wizarding alley and shopping area is through Leaky Cauldron. Of course, all of the items on the Hogwarts supply list can be bought here! While shopping, you can always drop by Platform 9 & 1/2 for some good old butterbeer.

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Recently opened on the famous Concubine Lane, Platform 9 & 1/2 has some other noteworthy neighbours including BookXcess situated at Kong Heng. This new Harry-Potter themed cafe is definitely a showstopper with the windowfront resembling Diagon Alley’s windowfront. With two bulging and curved windows accompanying the front door, this is the first Instagram spot in this cafe.

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Staying true to Ipoh’s heritage area, it appears that Platform 9 & 1/2 retains some of the features of the heritage building. Nonetheless, there are still so many Harry Potter-themed spots! One of the most standout beverage would be butter brew float, or commonly know a butterbeer, a beverage enjoyed by wizards and witches. It is pretty tasty as it is made with butterscotch and whipped cream. Yums! 

A must-visit by wizards and witches

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There are so many places to experience the wizarding world. From going to the official cafe located in Tokyo to checking out all the props for the movie sets in London! Now, you can add this to your ever-expanding list of things to do. Lucky for all of us, it is just a few hours drive away from Klang Valley. It is time to tag your fellow wizards and witches for a weekend road trip!

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Address: 22, Lorong Panglima, Concubine Ln, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak

Operating Hours: Opens daily, Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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