Save to your city mapThe Elephant House is a popular coffee shop in the centre and a welcoming spot to stop for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a simply a good cup of coffee. It is notoriously known for being the spot where J.K. Rowling penned her first Harry Potter novels. If you're a Harry Potter fan, take a look behind the coffee shop in the graveyard to find a grave where Rowling got inspiration for one of her characters from!
From the wall at the Elephant House: "Dobby is a free elf." Poignant and ironic today. #indyref @torimcp @madelinegracem
Posted by Jeff Mac - 1 day ago
#tbt Edinburgh Castle out the window of the Elephant House in 2003. #Scotland http://t.co/fko3TzFxuO
Posted by Paul Blakeley - 1 day ago
#birthplace of #HarryPotter #Scotland #Edinburgh #ElephantHouse @ The Elephant House http://t.co/W7703f1r2x
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Bathroom at The Elephant House cafe, where JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter. ⚡️ @ The Elephant House http://t.co/gg4n6m8CiQ
Posted by Kelsey Wallen - 4 days ago See image
Had lunch today at the Elephant House, the coffee shop in Edinburgh where J.K. Rowling wrote the first… http://t.co/uusV96IFI1
Posted by Quinn Rollins - 5 days ago See image
Just visited Edinburgh &'The Elephant House' thanks to @jk_rowling &wrote something pretty epic! #script #actorslife http://t.co/cMWOXWXEUj
Posted by Matt Postlethwaite - 5 days ago
At http://t.co/u9wMT10OA9 -- Tea at The Elephant House in Edinburgh, where JK Rowling wrote much of Harry Potter. #HarryPotter #JKRowli...
Posted by Scenes from Scotland - 7 days ago
I'm at The Elephant House in Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh https://t.co/eTp3KLaWjm
Posted by Roxanne - 7 days ago
Coffee with F and Gitte (@ The Elephant House in Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh) https://t.co/qWkZoxyr2k http://t.co/bJLJyLyKiK
Posted by Bruce Scharlau - 7 days ago
Where J.K. Rowling dreamt up her most famous creation, The Elephant House | SmallPotVanilla @ The… http://t.co/qj7oxeoWMM
Posted by Sabreena Nordin - 8 days ago See image
Finally Here!!!! Birthplace of Harry Potter 💜 @ The Elephant House http://t.co/yk9WapV9Jv
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One year ago today, i was in edinburgh, soaking up the magic of the elephant house with @Carly_Nations and @Cameron_Nations. le sigh. ✨🐘🏠⚡️
Posted by Jill Barrett - 8 days ago
We were standing in front of The Elephant House cafe, The birthplace of Harry Potter. This was the place where J.K. Rowling first wrote the Harry Potter.
Posted by Putri Viona Sari - 9 days ago See image
Enjoying a tea at the same spot J. K. Rowling penned Harry Potter
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Obligatory Elephant House mirror selfie. #harrypotter #selfie @ The Elephant House http://t.co/2VKwO2NTxR
Posted by Sianny - 9 days ago See image
Obligatory Elephant House mirror selfie. #harrypotter #selfie
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The Elephant House in Edinburgh where J.K. Rowling wrote! I love that there's a "Birthplace of Harry http://t.co/W6EzRrxqtf
Posted by Cyrielle - 9 days ago
Sure why not? #breakfast #Elephanthousecafé #Edinburgh #pancakes #bacon #syrup
Posted by Rachel Morrison - 9 days ago See image
Feel so warm to see this at the birthplace of Harry Potter:)
Posted by MANDY DING - 9 days ago See image
@jk_rowling I went to The Elephant House when I as in Edinburgh for the first time last month. Thank you for making my childhood better!
Posted by Ella - 10 days ago
@jk_rowling I went to Edinburgh last year and ofc, I went to 'The Elephant House'. I can't explain all the feels I had when I sat there ♥
Posted by donna of house noble - 10 days ago
Photo: Tales from the Elephant House, Edinburgh, Scotland http://t.co/ll39AUy9TB
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The moment where I met some of my future classmates at the Elephant House. The café where Harry Potter… http://t.co/PtixXoUAnA
Posted by Linda G - 10 days ago See image
@jk_rowling @ackenney88 Have you ever been to the Elephant House's bathroom in Edinburgh? The same thing's going on there because of you. :)
Posted by Ardit Haliti - 10 days ago
Jk rowling got inspiration here (@ The Elephant House in Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh) https://t.co/nDFPn3XBwB
Posted by nedyzita - 14 days ago
Has a nice bar area for a quick drink by yourself or with a friend. Why not get a Scottish drink - the oaky Innis and Gunn beer is nice - or read a book under the decorative lamps and elephants?
Posted by Michael Greig - 1 year ago
Highly recommend to members of Dumbledor's Army. Coffee's a bit sketchy but worth visiting for some of the best views of the Castle in town.
Posted by Daniella Lebor - 1 year ago
It's overrated... The coffee taste nothing and they charge £2 for wifi. The place is super dull for the price...
Posted by Run Gan - 1 year ago
I quite like the Chilli Con Carne here...
Posted by damo - 1 year ago
Even if you're not a Harry Potter fan it's worth checking out the toilets here just to see the graffiti by fans. They're a dedicated bunch!
Posted by Charlie E. - 1 year ago
They'll tell you the wifi isn't set up yet when you ask for the wifi password. Seriously? Not cool.
Posted by Sami - 1 year ago
I came to accompany a friend! But everything is so expensive! Great music! I am not a Harry Poter fan at all,.but if you are and ypu have time you should come. It is not a big deal thou! Just saying.
Posted by Elizabeth Beltran - 1 year ago
JK Rowling wrote and planned the saga of Harry Potter here
Posted by Mike Patterson - 1 year ago
Breakfast seems to be left over from yesterday
Posted by Hilary Bidmead - 1 year ago
@EverydayAbleism it was at The Elephant House in Edinburgh.
Posted by Nathaniel Gale - 24 days ago
Lunch. Anna sleeps rather than eating. Rest of us eat just fine. (@ The Elephant House) https://t.co/F6lLrkXCkX
Posted by Christine McIntosh - 1 month ago
#BBCNewsday live from the Elephant House cafe in Edinburgh with the castle through the window http://t.co/vpsxXinjx2
Posted by David Whitty - 2 months ago
The bathroom wall of The Elephant House Cafe where the first Harry Potter was written #latergram @ The… http://t.co/61cphtzcUU
Posted by Janna - 3 months ago See image
#GrandTour #day9 had lunch today in #Edinburgh at the Elephant House Cafe, also known as the place… http://t.co/MskrWwuVYq
Posted by Amy Lamb - 3 months ago See image
Sightseeing in #scotland #harrypotter #jkrowling @ the elephant house cafe, the birthplace of Harry… http://t.co/egta2a4dbz
Posted by Belle Hamilton - 3 months ago See image
Frick we're going to edinburgh this weekend i wanna go to the elephant house cafe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by charlotte ☆ - 2 months ago
@CecilBaldwinIII The Smallest Pub in Scotland (in Edinburgh) does very nice haggis, neeps & tatties. Avoid the tiffins in the Elephant House
Posted by Paige of Maces - 2 months ago
"Cappuccino at the Elephant House in Edinburgh. I see you JK Rowling. Thanks for writing my childhood." - Maci Moore http://t.co/Neg7aGOulh
Posted by HU Intl Programs - 1 month ago
The cafe JK Rowling wrote the first two Harry Potter books. #fangirling #harrypotter
Posted by Franchesca Ramirez - 6 months ago See image
With a few good words, and one last breakfast, it's onto the next adventure. @ The Elephant House http://t.co/QF2mO4fkhZ
Posted by geneva - 3 months ago See image
Harry Potter fans of the world in The Elephant House's bathroom. And this is only the door. http://t.co/fc4k6FzaPX
Posted by molly malone - 3 months ago
The Elephant House Cafe, Edinburgh - home of Harry Potter http://t.co/o3jRej0r7A #somewhereyonder http://t.co/iwfC40Z73A
Posted by Claire - 1 month ago
Messages to JK Rowling in the toilets of The Elephant House in Edinburgh #cafe #messages #harrypotter… http://t.co/UShce9rl92
Posted by Lucy Bennett - 1 month ago See image
Eating chilli with a bottle of red looking up at the inspiration for Hogwarts (@ The Elephant House) http://t.co/YsU8ZullgO
Posted by Darren Bristow - 2 months ago
"Such a beautiful place to be with friends."
Posted by Heather - 5 months ago See image
Elephant house cafe,Edinburgh. The birthplace of the Harry potter novels. http://t.co/ZY4W1HbaxF
Posted by Carl Johnson - 17 days ago
@radiogagan Awww! You should go Scotland is lovely. Go by Edinburgh Castle n there's a lovely cafe The Elephant House :)
Posted by Bubi Kaur - 2 months ago
#ElephantHouseCafe #edinburgh @ the elephant house cafe, the birthplace of Harry Potter. http://t.co/cX3hRsW0as
Posted by Henri Sikoki - 3 months ago See image
So much Harry Potter graffiti in the loos at the Elephant House cafe (where JK wrote the books, allegedly) #Edinburgh http://t.co/QSn7P0qA2Q
Posted by Hannah Cutting - 25 days ago
Breakfast at the elephant house cafe in Edinburgh on Friday #Edinburgh #breakfast #uni #open #day… http://t.co/BqSWr92Wac
Posted by Emily Davey - 3 months ago See image
Looks like there's not enough activity around The Elephant House to show here today.
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