Discover the Magic at “Wizards and Wands”: San Francisco’s Newest Themed Bar

San Francisco welcomes a mesmerizing new addition to its roster of unique bars. “Wizards and Wands,” a bar that has quietly stirred the city’s curiosity, recently opened its doors at 2030 Lombard St, offering an enchanting experience inspired by the world of wizardry and magic. If you are looking for some fun things to do in the city, trust us, this place is awesome.

Bar at Wizards and Wands
Wizards and Wands Bar

A Portal to Another World

Upon stepping into “Wizards and Wands,” you are immediately transported to a realm that echoes the enchanting aesthetics of the famous wizarding world. The bar is adorned with an array of magical decorations and artifacts that fans will find familiar, including a sinister dementor, the iconic 9 3/4 platform sign, a majestic replica of the Hogwarts Express, ethereally floating candles, and captivating murals that breathe life into the mystical ambiance. However, the coolest feature of the bar (in our opinion) is the custom made floor with streaks of LED lights. This is definitely one of the most instagrammable spots in the city right now.

Platform 9 3/4 Hogwarts Sign at Wizards and Wands
Platform 9 3/4 Sign

Dominating the skyline, a 30-foot custom-made dragon perches atop the roof, promising adventure and magic to those who dare to venture inside. The interior is no less impressive, with a spellbinding light show that dazzles visitors at sporadic intervals, creating an atmosphere of wonder and excitement.

A Culinary Adventure

“Wizards and Wands” offers a menu that is as inventive as its decor. The bar serves up an array of creative concoctions that would make any potion master proud. Highlights include an authentic Butter Beer that offers a taste of the wizarding world’s favorite beverage, the Polly Potion—a drink accompanied by a buzz button flower that numbs the mouth for a unique sensory experience—and the 3-legged Fox, presented with a dramatic flourish on a bed of dry ice.

The food menu is equally imaginative, featuring delights such as pretzel wands, Liquid Nitrogen Flaming Hot Cheetos, among other whimsical offerings. Each dish and drink is crafted with attention to presentation, ensuring that every order is an Instagram-worthy masterpiece.

Wizards and Wands Bar Interior - Quidditch Broom and Bookcase
Quidditch Broom and Bookcase

Adding to its allure, “Wizards and Wands” hosts a Drag Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. This event combines great food with spectacular performances, providing an unforgettable experience for patrons looking for entertainment beyond the ordinary.

The Visionaries Behind the Magic

The brainchild of Brett Frost, Leo Kaplan and Dan Hayes, who also own The Summer Place on Bush Street, “Wizards and Wands” occupies the space formerly known as the Mistletoe Bar. Their vision was to create a venue that not only serves as a bar but as an immersive experience that transports guests to a magical world. With its detailed thematic execution and innovative offerings, “Wizards and Wands” is poised to become a beloved fixture in San Francisco’s nightlife and a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike.

Whether you’re a die-hard fan of wizarding lore or simply in search of a unique night out, “Wizards and Wands” promises an enchanting experience filled with magic, mystery, and maybe a little bit of mischief. So gather your friends, don your cloaks, and step into a world where magic comes to life, right in the heart of San Francisco.

Wizards and Wands Interior
Wizards and Wands Interior

Wizards and Wands
2030 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123