7 Wizarding World of Harry Potter Food You MUST Try On Your Next Universal Orlando Resort Trip

Are you ready to some of the BEST Wizarding World of Harry Potter food on your next trip?

Imagine stepping into the world of Harry Potter, where Hogwarts Castle is larger than life, Gringotts Bank has a massive fire-breathing dragon on the rooftop, and Butterbeer flows freely.

That’s exactly what you get when you step foot into The Wizarding Work of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort.

While the attractions are thrilling and the shops look like they leaped off the page of one of the Harry Potter books, the food is also worth trying out.

Here at ThemeParkHipster we love trying out as much as we can inside the theme parks, and that means tucking in to fish and chips and loads of other British delights in the place where witches and wizards roam.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter- Diagon Alley

There are two sections of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the first, located inside Universal Studios Florida is Diagon Alley.

Dragon breathing fire on top of Gringotts Bank in Diagon at Universal Studios

This is where Harry Potter and his friends bought all of the supplies they needed for school, and where the wizard bank Gringotts is. There are also some delectable treats located in this area.

Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour

Ice cream and hot Florida days at a theme park just go together, and at Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour you can find some unique flavors including Butterbeer, toffee, and earl grey and lavender.

Butterbeer Ice cream in Diagon Alley in Wizarding World of Harry Potter food.
Butterbeer Ice-cream

If we had to pick just one ice cream to get it would be a combination of clotted cream and earl grey and lavender in a waffle cone. The two flavors are quintessentially British and not like anything else you can get in other ice cream places.

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The Leaky Cauldron

Inside Diagon Alley you’ll also find The Leaky Cauldron, which looks to us just like we imagined it in our minds as we were reading the Harry Potter books.

Lemonade drink in the Leaky Cauldron at Harry Potter World Universal
Tongue Tying Lemon Squash

The fast-casual restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and we’ve been known to eat here a few times a day because it’s just that good.

Breakfast

One thing that cannot be missed in the morning is the traditional breakfast, which is the equivalent of a full English with eggs, sausage, black pudding, English bacon, baked beans, grilled tomato, sautéed mushrooms, and breakfast potatoes.

Traditional English Breakfast in Wizarding World of Harry Potter with eggs, sausage, black pudding, English bacon, baked beans, grilled tomato, sautéed mushrooms, and breakfast potatoes. A delicious Wizarding World of Harry Potter food.
Traditional English Breakfast

Lunch and Dinner

For lunch and dinner we implore you to get the fish and chips, which is battered north Atlantic cod that’s been fried along with steak fries and tartar sauce. You’ve likely had this other places, but this is one of the best meals at Universal Orlando Resort.

Diagon Alley: Bangers and Mash at Leaky Cauldron Harry Potter food.
Bangers and Mash at the Leaky Cauldron. Diagon Alley

The other option we usually try to stick with is the Scotch Eggs, which is a hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage, and breadcrumbs then fried. This is served warm with apple beet salad and a tangy mustard sauce.

Check out the menu here.

The Fountain of Fair Fortune

When it’s time to grab a drink and relax the one spot to go at Diagon Alley is The Fountain of Fair Fortune.

The Hopping Pot in Diagon Alley at Harry Potter World Universal
The Hopping Pot

This pub style bar is serving up some wizards classics like Butterbeer and pumpkin juice, along with beer made just for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Butterbeer at the Hogshead in Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Our favorite hack here is to order one regular or frozen Butterbeer and a shot of Fire Whiskey (which tastes a lot like Fireball) and mix them together for a sweet cinnamon drink that you can enjoy inside the bar or while walking around outside.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter- Hogsmeade

After taking the Hogwarts Express from Diagon Alley you’ll end up inside Hogsmeade, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter area inside Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Butterbeer in Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Butterbeer

This is where you’ll find Hogwarts Castle, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, and a few spots to grab a bite to eat and refuel.

Three Broomsticks

The Three Broomsticks is often where Harry Potter and his gaggle of friends would head after a long day of studying to grab a bite to eat and drink with a round of Butterbeer.

Front Entrance to the Three Broomsticks and Long Island Tea at Harry Potter World Universal
The Leaky Cauldron

This fast-casual restaurant only serves lunch and dinner and gets busy fairly quickly when they do open.

The menu is similar to the one at The Leaky Cauldron with items like fish and chips. However, the real star here is the beef pasties with a garden salad.

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

The pasties are a pastry pie that’s been filled with ground beef, vegetables, and potatoes, and served with a side salad. This is a filling lunch or dinner that will keep you energized as you bounce from attraction to attraction.

Cakes at Harry Potter World food at Honeydukes
Honeydukes

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3 Pro Universal Orlando Tips Just for You!

When it comes to dining at Universal Orlando Resort there are some key things to remember.

Cauldron Cake Harry Potter Food
Cauldron Cake
  1. Mobile order is your friend. By downloading the Universal Orlando Resort app you can save time standing in line at restaurants. You can order your meals while in line for attractions. Just be sure to have a credit card set up and attached to your account and note the return times for your meal.
  2. Try not to dine at prime times. This should go without saying but noon and six o’clock are going to be the busiest times at restaurants because that’s when most people eat dinner. If you can, try to eat an early or late lunch or dinner to beat the crowds and actually be able to find a table at the restaurants.
  3. Do not discount the power of snacks. Sometimes the best food at Universal Orlando Resort is actually at the snack carts, or inside a grab-and-go spot. This definitely includes any ice cream you might find inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Butterbeer and fish and chips in Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Let’s Wrap This Up…

We hope this has helped you plan out what to eat while exploring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Happy eating!

What’s your favorite Harry Potter food you love at Universal Orlando? Let us know in the comments section below.

Until next time, Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!

About the Author

Megan DuBois Theme Park Writer

Megan is a theme park expert and frequent traveler to magical places. She covers all things Disney and Universal and runs marathons for fun.

She thinks you can tell a lot about someone by the name of their signature lipstick, and hers is NARS Dragon Girl.

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