The magical world of Harry Potter, already familiar to Canberrans, is now coming to the NSW capital with the opening of a new store.
Quizzic Alley owner Michael Milton is set to open a store in Sydney due to high demand from Sydneysiders who have previously made the trip to Fyshwick.
"Every weekend, every school holidays, during the ski season ... we get a lot of Potterheads from Sydney dropping in to Quizzic Alley. Some even make the trip especially. They keep asking us to open another store, so we're excited to be bringing the magic a whole lot closer to a lot more fans," he said.
The store is expected to open early December.
Mr Milton said the store had been planned for more than 12 months, with COVID-19 delaying the process.
"We had to find the right venue and the right location. We're pretty excited to be taking over the original Bank of NSW building in Drummoyne, built in 1928," he said.
"It's reminiscent of a certain magical bank and we're having so much fun fitting it out."
Mr Milton said the Sydney store couldn't quite match the Canberra experience, being a tad too small to fit a Ford Anglia, but promised to squeeze in just as much magic.
"New products are arriving daily and we're juggling that with store fit-out, but we're making progress thanks to our amazing team in both Canberra and Sydney," he said.
"We can't wait to open the doors, welcome fellow Potterheads and talk all things magical."