Three Broomsticks at Universal Orlando 2022 Guide: Menu, Reservations, and More!

Would you like to dine like a wizard at the Three Broomsticks in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal?

Today, dear ThemeParkHipster, we are visiting Hogsmeade– the only wizarding settlement in Britain without any pesky muggles.

So, chug some Fire Whisky, let sparks shoot out of your wand and flaunt your new robes! In Hogsmeade (even if it is in Universal Studios Orlando), there’s no need to hide.

And when you’re tired from all the gallivanting and want a hot meal, head over to The Three Broomsticks. Madam Rosmerta will fix you right up!

Come on, let me show you around!

Universal Orlando Resort Entrance to Three Broomsticks next to snowman in Hogsmeade Harry Potter World Islands of Adventure

Where Can I find the Three Broomsticks at Universal?

You will have to enter Hogsmeade from the main entrance (near the island of the Lost Continent) and look around. You’ll see the Three Broomsticks beside Honeydukes, right across from the Owlery.

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Hogsmeade at Universal Zonko and Honey Dukes Candy Shop

What is the Three Broomsticks in Harry Potter?

Well, it’s only the best place in Hogsmeade to get some grub! I can’t believe you haven’t been there before.

In Harry’s third year at Hogwarts, he learns of Hogsmeade– an entire village populated only by wizards.

Backside of the Three Broomsticks at Harry Potter World Universal
Backside of the Three Broomsticks at Harry Potter World Universal

Unfortunately, because his pig-headed uncle Vernon just wouldn’t sign the school form that would allow Harry to go to Hogsmeade!

Although this may have something to do with Harry blowing up Vernon’s sister Marge into a giant balloon and then running away.

Universal Orlando Resort Butterbeer in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade

However, a muggle cannot stop the Chosen One from doing as he pleases. So Harry sneaks into Hogsmeade, drinks butterbeer at the Three Broomsticks, hangs out with Ron and Hermione, and even scares Malfoy out of his wits (a hilarious scene).

Over the next years of Harry’s school life, Hogsmeade and the Three Broomsticks became the stage of many iconic events. 

For one, Harry overheard the teachers talking about how Sirius Black had (kind of) killed his parents in the Three Broomsticks. Oh, and he was also Harry’s godfather. 

Universal Three Broomsticks Entrance with Sirius Black Photo

Later in the movies, Madam Rosmerta (owner of the Three Broomsticks) was put under the Imperious Curse by Malfoy when he was tasked with killing Dumbledore.

On the lighter end of things, Harry had his first date in Hogsmeade. He also began his illegal student group– Dumbledore’s Army there.

Universal Orlando Resort Hogsmeade in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with snowman Islands of Adventure

With all the good times and the bad, Hogsmeade and the Three Broomsticks became a vital part of the Harry Potter books and movies.

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What to Expect at the Three Broomsticks in Universal Studios?

Now that you have the backstory on the importance of the Three Broomsticks in the Wizarding World, let’s go over everything you need to know before you come to Universal.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade the Three Broomsticks
Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade

Three Broomsticks Food & Drinks

As the Three Broomsticks is an old British inn and pub, a lot of the food is standard British fare. 

You’ll find rotisserie chicken, Shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, and Butterbeer. Some debate told that the Butterbeer here is better than the Butterbeer at the stands.

Fish and Chips at the Three Broomsticks and Long Island Tea at Harry Potter World Universal

You can also pop over to the Hog’s Head Pub right next door and order some exclusive Wizarding World beer (my favorite spot to hangout). You will also find ales, wines and spirits.

Universal Orlando Resort Hogshead butterbeer and fire whiskey at Harry Potter World in Islands of Adventure
Hogshead Pub

For the kids, they also sell juices and milk. But I would recommend the Pumpkin Fizz– it’s the most ‘wizard’ thing to drink.

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Theme & Decor at the Three Broomsticks

This is what makes the Three Broomsticks at Universal Orlando so special. The detail and artistry of the building is jaw-dropping.

Three Broomsticks interior entrance in Harry Potter World

When the art director of the Harry Potter movies– Stuart Craig saw Universal’s version of the Three Broomsticks, he used the same plan for the sets! So yes, the Three Broomsticks in Universal is exactly the same as the one in the movie!

Let’s start with the entryway– three broomsticks (pun definitely intended) are hung from the snow-covered roof to welcome you into the inn.

Three Broomsticks crossing entrance in Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Upon entering the inn, you will see high, vaulted ceilings, rickety rafters and ginormous vintage chandeliers.

Any sign of modern appliances (air conditioning, fans, lights) have been cleverly hidden. You will feel like you just stepped into the past.

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Things You MUST NOT to Miss in Three Broomsticks at Universal

Now for the magical elements. There’s a twisted staircase that leads nowhere. You can see shadows of busy house-elves scurrying away on the rafters. There’s a giant magic menu with moving pictures (just like the books!). 

Three Broomsticks crossing stairs in Wizarding World of Harry Potter

And then, there’s the staff themselves who are all dressed up in wizarding gear.

Do You Need Reservations for the Three Broomsticks at Universal?

The Three Broomsticks doesn’t take any reservations except for breakfasts that are part of your Universal Orlando vacation packages. 

Universal Orlando Resort Entrance to in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade

So it’s usually a first-come, first-serve kind of thing. And there’s always a queue.

But don’t worry, it’s not a long one. And you can browse their physical menu while waiting. 

By physical, I mean a life-size recreation of the menu that is separated from hungry queuers by thin glass. Very practical.

Harry Potter World Hogsmeade

Once you have chosen your meal and moved up to the top of the queue, you can order. Collect your food at the next counter and look for an available table.

And here’s the BEST seating option– outside. 

Universal Orlando Resort Velocicoaster going over lagoon viewing from hogsmeade at harry potter world at Islands of Adventure

Yes, the Three Broomsticks has both indoor and outdoor seating. However, the outdoor area gives you a beautiful view of the Hogwarts Castle and the Isles of Adventure.

Islands of Adventure touring plan itinerary

Best Photo Spots at the Three Broomsticks

  1. The entrance– with quaint snow-covered roofs and three broomsticks hanging over your head, you just can’t go wrong!
  2. The antler wall– apparently Madam Rosmerta really liked hunting. You can tell from the giant wall of giant antler heads in her inn. Great photo op though!
  3. The moving head– next to the inn is the Hogs Head pub. If you look closely behind the bar (and the cute barkeep), you will see that the hog’s head actually moves!

Is Three Broomsticks Better than Leaky Cauldron at Universal Orlando?

Choosing one place to dine at is really hard. Both places have similar menus, serving times and seating options. 

My advice is to pick the one that meant the most to you while you watched/read Harry Potter. Or eat at both (because that’s what real fans and indecisive folks like me do).

For those who are confused, Universal Orlando Resort has two different Harry Potter-themed areas.

Three Broomsticks upstairs in Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Three Broomsticks upstairs in Wizarding World of Harry Potter

One is Hogsmeade inside the Islands of Adventure theme park and the other is Diagon Alley inside the Universal Studios Florida theme park.

Lemonade drink in the Leaky Cauldron at Harry Potter World Universal
The Leaky Cauldron

You can travel between both Hogsmeade and Diagon using the Hogwarts Express if you have a park-to-park theme park ticket for both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure!

Leaky Cauldron is the dining option at Diagon Alley and the Three Broomsticks is the one in Hogsmeade. 

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What Do They Serve at the Three Broomsticks?

Now let’s go through the best part of this Harry Potter restaurant, the FOOD!

Hogsmeade Village Three Broomsticks

Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks in Universal’s Islands of Adventure

All breakfast options average around $17.99 (prices are subject to change). But don’t let that scare you, they all come with many different elements like sausages, croissants and eggs (even the occasional scone).

Traditional English Breakfast in Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Traditional English Breakfast

The quantity and taste is also pretty freaking good. Kids can have the same dishes (the smaller version) for just $12.99!

Three Broomsticks traditional British food at Islands of Adventure Hogsmeade
Three Broomsticks traditional British food

Just know that breakfast hours in the Three Broomsticks is from park opening until 10:30 a.m. each day!

Breakfast Menu at the Three Broomsticks

  • American Breakfast
  • Traditional English Breakfast
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Porridge breakfast
  • Pancake Breakfast

Lunch and Dinner Menu at the Three Broomsticks

There’s no end of meal options at the Three Broomsticks! Just talking about the menu makes me hungry. Look for yourself:

  • The Great Feast (Platter for four – $69.99; Each additional serving – $17.99)
  • Shepherd’s Pie with Garden Salad – $16.49
  • Fish and Chips – $16.99
  • Beef Pasties and Garden Salad – $11.49
  • Rotisserie Smoked Chicken Platter – $14.99
  • Spare Ribs Platter – $18.99
  • Chicken and Ribs Platter – $17.99
  • Smoked Turkey Leg – $16.49
  • Soup and Salad Combo – $11.99
  • Rotisserie Smoked Chicken Salad – $12.49

You can also get sides of Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes, baked potato, fries and Corn on the Cob for less than $5. If you’re feeling healthy, you can get a fruit cup or a salad!

The Three Broomsticks Drink Menu

The non-alcoholic drinks at the Three Broomsticks include:

  • Butterbeer – $7.99
  • Frozen Butterbeer  – $7.99
  • Hot Butterbeer  – $7.99
  • Pumpkin Fizz and Juice – $4.99
  • Cider – $4.19
  • Gillywater – $5.50
  • Hot beverages (tea, coffee, cocoa) – $3.29
Universal Orlando Resort Hogshead Butterbeer in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade
Butterbeer

For the grown-ups, here are the alcoholic beverages on the menu:

  • Hogs Head Brew
  • Dragon Scale
  • Draught Beer
  • Wine (by the glass)
Universal Orlando Resort Harry Potter World Long Island Ice Tea in Hogshead at Islands of Adventure
Hogshead Pub

Dessert Menu at the Three Broomsticks

  • Butterbeer Potted Cream – $5.99
  • Cup of Ice Cream (Butterbeer, Strawberry and Peanut Butter, Vanilla or Chocolate)– $5.99
  • Fresh-baked Apple Pie – $4.49
  • Chocolate Trifle – $4.99
Butterbeer Ice Cream at Diagon Alley Universal Orlando
Butterbeer Ice Cream…Mmmm Diagon Alley

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What to Know Before You Go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Let’s go through a few of the most commonly asked questions about this magical dining experience.

Hogs Head entrance in Harry Potter World

What are the Three Broomsticks Hours?

The Three Broomsticks is open whenever the park is open, although it may not be open during the Early Admissions and around the closing time.

Universal Orlando Resort Butterbeer in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade (2)

It’s usually open all days of the week at varying times, so be sure to check the dates of your visit for an exact time.

How much does it cost to eat at the Three Broomsticks, Universal Studios, Orlando?

Usually, an adult can eat for $17.99 and a kid for $12.99 (for breakfast) or $15 to $20 (for lunch & dinner). However, if you order something big (like the Great Feast) and share it with a bunch of people, the cost will go down.

Hogwarts at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Was any scene shot in the Three Broomsticks at Universal Orlando?

No, but Universal’s version of the Three Broomsticks was the inspiration for designing the set. Everything down to the seating situation to the fireplace is the same as it was in the movies. 

Butterbeer at the Hogshead in Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Do you need reservations for Three Broomsticks?

No, the Three Broomsticks works on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, you can reserve your breakfast spot there as a part of your Universal Orlando Resort Vacation Package.

Time to Disapparate Wizards!

So there you have it, fellow wizards! A full guide to the Three Broomsticks at Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Three Broomsticks in Harry Potter World
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We hope you enjoyed the tour. Make sure to get your pictures with the broomsticks, and don’t forget to buy Butterbeer (it’s cheaper inside the inn).

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Until next time, Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!

(Original Article Date: May 3, 2021/Updated on June 28, 2022)

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