About us

The Root of Magic is a family run magical  store at 110 Hope Street in Glasgow City Centre, just 1 minute walk from central station. 
We began as a small retail store in the west end moving to the city centre in 2020 (yes 4 days before the pandemic hit) 

Our location has a cafe full of hot and cold wizarding treats including every wizards favourite butterscotch beer original, latte or Chilled potions versions (or for the older witch or wizard alcoholic versions are also available)

If you wish to advance to potions making, we offer daily potions cocktail brewing sessions which are bookable in advance or can be purchased on the day if space is available.

For a more immersive magical experience, our potions cocktail classes hosted by our professors  are held on Friday & Saturday evenings and can be pre booked online.

we haven’t forgot about the younger witches and wizards, our professors also host children’s potions & science classes on a Saturday morning, Sunday afternoon  and on other days during school holidays, see our children’s potions class section to book (we advise booking in advance) 



We are stockists of:
-official Fantastic Beasts merchandise
-official Harry Potter merchandise
-Hoxton Street Monster Supplies & Potions Cauldron 


 Our mesmerising classes held in our potions area:

-Children’s Potions & Science classes  
- Adult Potion (Cocktail) classes
-Potions cocktail sessions 

We ship UK wide from our website if you can’t make it to our store and have gift cards available which can be used in store or online and are valid for 2 years 


Whilst The Root of Magic is a retailer of Officially Licensed Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts merchandise we are not affiliated with the Harry Potter franchise, J.K. Rowling or Warner Bros.