Hog's Head Pub reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Hog's Head Pub, a counter service restaurant in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure.
Written by Robert Niles
A bar inside the Three Broomsticks, this is often the best place to buy The Wizarding World's acclaimed Butterbeer. Sure, there's a big Butterbeer cart outside in the middle of the land, but it's queue is often crazy-long for this wildly popular drink. Swing around the corner and duck into the Hog's Head from the back for one of these creamy, butterscotch-flavored (non-alcohol) treats, in either traditional or frozen (slushy) form. Frozen is usually a buck more ($4 and change, if you don't go for the souvenir mug). For the grown-ups, a selection of real beers, wine, and mixed drinks also is available.
There's nothing wrong with this spot. It is perfect. - Jonah Sirota
I LOVE the theming in this pub! The special effects are amazing. My only wish is that there was seating just for the pub, separate from the restaurant that isn't outside. - Michelle Morgan
This place is magical. When you listen closely you hear the footsteps of the tenants upstairs and when you give a tip de hogshead on the wall comes to life. I signed my bill with a magical feather pen that stood straight up on the bar and when I complained a bit about the rain the girl behind the bar gave me a smile and said it what authentic and putting a smile on my face. Sitting outside gave a great view of the castle and the theming of the back of this beautiful environment. - O T
My favorite hidden spot to duck out of the crowds and sun to grab a peaceful drink in the dark! - Dennis O'Brien
Great theming, great drinks, great service. - Sean Huckel
Pro Tip: get a pretzel at the outside cart and order a beer here for a nice little snack :) - Panagiota Shaw
Great theme and great drinks! 9/10. - David L.
It is fun to see the hog move its head! Nice theming. The butterbeer is tasty; I tried both frozen and regular; I liked both but preferred frozen. There was only one server working and it took a long time to pour out each drink, although the server was friendly and into the spirit of the whole thing. - Devra Small
I could sit here all day!!! - Glenn Davis
Rather good, although there are more charismatic and older (but none magical) pubs dotted throughout England. - Mark Moore
At the media day, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) called this his favorite part of the Wizarding World. :-) - Robert Niles
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