A Harry Potter-Inspired Cafe Is Now Casting Spells in DTLA

Nimbus Coffee wants to put magic in your mornings

Potterheads have a new destination in downtown Los Angeles. Billed as “a place for wizards, witches, and muggles alike,” Nimbus Coffee opened its doors on June 18.


The cafe is not an official Harry Potter property, but more of an homage to J.K. Rowling’s iconic series, with whimsical decor and details. There’s a wall of wands–sure to be the Instagram backdrop of choice–and plenty of vintage books and trunks, along with some quirky portraits of real-life celebrities made over as wizards and witches.


On the menu you can order a “blueberry polyjuice” or “strawberry veritas”–or go for a non-wizardy “latte,” made with beans from local roaster Tectonic Coffee. Food is currently limited to a pastry case, but additional house-made dishes may come online in the future.

Setting Nimbus apart from some other pop culture cafes is this one intends to be a permanent fixture, not a limited-time pop-up.

Nimbus Coffee, 1115 S. Hope St., downtown.   

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