Elephant House Cafe

With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opening this week, I thought this was good time to look back at one of the birthplaces of Harry Potter, The Elephant House. J.K. Rowling wrote the first two Harry Potter novels in various café’s in Edinburgh, Scotland, but The Elephant House is probably the best remembered and the most publicized. I came across it in a student travel book and decided to stop by early one morning for breakfast. Even in the morning a number of tourists were outside taking pictures in front of the café, especially the sign declaring it…

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