When it’s time to recharge your batteries, why not stop for a fresh cup of coffee? Macawbers Café is our main food outlet at the Zoo and is situated near to the entrance. Choose to eat inside the family friendly café or al fresco on the café patio, perfect for summer days out. Kids can choose from their own Macawbers Mini Menu whilst adults can choose from a full range of appetising options from a full cooked English breakfast to a full lunch range of jacket potatoes, sandwiches, baguettes and paninis all served all year round. If you have room left for something more there is also a delicious range of cakes, cream teas and ice cream.
Situated next to our outdoor play area is our Snack Shack which is open during busy periods serving hot and cold drinks, hot dogs, ice cream, lollies and more! There is also an undercover seating area close by.
There are various picnic tables situated around the zoo and takeaway food is available from Macawbers Café.
There is also a drinks machine situated inside Macawbers Fun House for coffees, tea and hot chocolate, and soft drinks, snacks and ice lollies can be purchased from the Gift Shop.
Please note: Only food purchased from Macawbers Café may be consumed in the Café or on the Café Patio.
Group Bookings – Macawbers Café
We are happy to cater for groups but do ask that you book at least a week in advance (a deposit will be required at the time of booking). However, Macawbers Café is unable to take bookings or reserve tables during peak periods.
For all enquiries about the Café please Telephone 01245 329259
Our Gift Shop situated at the entrance to the zoo stocks a large range of soft toys, souvenirs, books, confectionary, speciality beers, wines and ciders, toys including many zoo themed items. There is also a good selection of pocket-money toys and souvenirs for kids.
The Gift Shop also stocks cold drinks, snacks and ice lollies.