Food at the Zoo

Please check on the day of your visit for all available outlets.

We recommend that a face mask is worn in ALL indoor areas and that you maintain social distancing throughout your visit.

We would like all visitors to enjoy their day at Colchester Zoo and have created food options to appeal to a range of specific dietary needs.

The Gourmet Sausage
Full Meal ££ Vegan

The Gourmet Sausage

Enjoy delicious, locally-sourced German bratwurst, British old English sausages or vegan sausages, all served in a brioche bun. Our thick-cut chips

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Ice Cream Parlour
Bites £ Vegan

Ice Cream Parlour

The Ice Cream Parlour is located next to The Southern Kitchen restaurant and offers a variety of flavours of ice cream. Why

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Meerkat Hangout
Bites £££ Vegetarian

Meerkat Hangout

Located next to the meerkat enclosure, this outlet serves some great snacks and lunches

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Naughty and Nice
Bites £ Vegetarian

Naughty and Nice

*CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR THE WINTER SEASON* Located by Dragons of Komodo, Naughty and Nice offers delicious snacks and

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The Outpost Coffee Lounge
Bites ££ Vegetarian

The Outpost Coffee Lounge

The Outpost Coffee Lounge is located within our gift shop providing visitors with a relaxing environment to enjoy a hot drink and a light b

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Penguini’s Restaurant
Full Meal £££ Vegetarian

Penguini’s Restaurant

Penguini’s self-service restaurant is open daily offering family favourites, such as pizza and jacket potatoes, as well

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Safari Snack Shop
Bites £ Vegan

Safari Snack Shop

*Open weekends and school holidays only.* The Safari Snack Shop is situated at the Elephant Bush Walk and serves ice cream, Mr Whipp

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Scoop and Go
Bites £

Scoop and Go

Located opposite the lake with an outdoor picnic area, Scoop and Go offers a range of different flavours of Carte D’Or ice cream, includi

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Slush Station
Bites £ Vegan

Slush Station

*CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR THE WINTER SEASON* Slush Station gives you the option to make your own slush from the many flavours o

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