Food & Drink

The food barn

Food & Drink

A big day out at the zoo can work up an appetite! Head to our various kiosks or restaurant to keep those hunger pangs at bay.

At this time, Face masks are strongly encouraged to be worn when ordering and moving in the Food Barn and at the Bear Kiosk, unless you have a medical exemption or are under the age of 11.


The Food Barn

Located at the entrance to the zoo is the Food Barn which is our main self-service restaurant. We provide a mouth-watering range of hot and cold food including burgers & chips, hot jacket potatoes with a range of fillings, toasted panini’s, homemade baguettes and sandwiches and an assortment of freshly prepared salads. In addition, we have a children’s menu of some classic kids favourites and a 'grab and go' lunch pack.

Our Brunch menu is served until 12.00 with a selection of mouth-watering breakfast baps.  While our lunch menu is available from 12.00pm until 3.30pm.

If you just want a little treat, the Food Barn has a scrumptious range of cakes and slices made on site by our chefs paired with our blend of Clifton Coffee and an assortment speciality teas with a tantalizing range of soft scoop icecream available throughout the day.

Please let staff know if you have a dietary requirement.

Have a look at our menu to get your taste buds going!

What's on the menu?

Kiosks around the zoo

Around the zoo we have a several seasonal kiosks providing yummy treats on the go!

Bear Necessities

Located by our Spectacled Bear enclosure, the Bear kiosk is open for freshly brewed Clifton Coffee and teas and a selection of hot and cold food including burgers, hot dogs, chips and hot savoury snacks.

Please note that this kiosk is only open weekends and school holidays outside of peak season.  For dietary needs, please speak to our staff at the Food Barn.

Bear Necessities Menu

Trunk Stop

Located by our Elephant Eden enclosure, this seasonal kiosk is open for hot and cold drinks and ice creams.  Please note this kiosk is only open at weekends and peak times and subject to weather conditions.

Our Ice cream huts will be back in 2021 with some scrumptious ice creams.

Dietary requirements

If you have specific dietary requirements, please ask a member of staff as we do cater for vegans, vegetarians, gluten free diets and have soya and oat milk available!

Allergies and intolerances

Our Food Barn provides a range of snacks and meals that are or can be modified to suit your dietary preference.  Please ask at the Food Barn for our Allergen Matrix.

Our site kitchens have products that are supplied pre-made that may contain nuts or that are made in factories that use nuts and items that may be allergenic to people. Every effort is taken to clearly label and separate these products however we cannot guarantee our site is a nut-free environment.

Download our full Allergens menu below. If you have any questions relating to specific dietary requirements before your visit please email where our friendly team will be happy to assist you.

Full Allergens Menu


Eat on the go

The Elephant Snack Shack
The Bear Necessities
Picnic Areas


Compostable Packaging
Responsible Sourcing
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