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The Leaky Cauldron

Concept illustration of the Leaky Cauldron entrance

A friendly, wizarding pub which serves as the entrance to Diagon Alley

Diagon Alley from the Prisoner of Azkaban

The Leaky Cauldron

By J.K. Rowling

Jim Kay's illustration of Diagon Alley

Welcome to Diagon Alley

‘Welcome back, Mr Potter, welcome back.’


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

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We’re staying at the Leaky Cauldron tonight, too! So you can come to King’s Cross with us tomorrow! Hermione's there as well!

Ron Weasley
Fudge speaks to Harry in a private parlour of the Leaky Cauldron

Private parlour

Diagon Alley

Diagon Alley

... he had walked right into Cornelius Fudge, the Minister for Magic himself.


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

The Leaky Cauldron fact file

Where in the world

Drury Lane, London



Residents or owners

Tom the barman

Magical properties

Magically invisible to Muggles

Significant events that took place here

Harry Potter realises he is famous