Food and drink

Whether you would like a tasty snack, hot drink or delicious ice-cream on a hot day - we can cater for you.

Pasty Shack (takeaway)

Choose from a selection of pasties, sandwiches, and hot/cold drinks, as well as ice creams and confectionery.

The Hungry Monkey Kiosk (takeaway)

With hot dogs, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks, stop by the Hungry Monkey for rumbling tums. When the sun comes out you can also grab a soft scoop ice cream too!

Picnic Areas

Bring a picnic and head over to the lawns, but please make sure you pick up any rubbish afterwards and take it home with you.

Please note: 

  • There are no indoor eating spaces open at this time, we have moved the benches and tables around site to support our visitors to socially distance.

  • The Hide is not currently open.

  • We are accepting contactless card payments only.




Our Promise

We do have a selection of Gluten and dairy free options. If you have any specific allergy requirements please either contact us prior to your visit or speak to a member of the team on the day who will be happy to advise and provide you with our allergen log.

Our food is made using the best local, ethical and sustainable ingredients, all freshly prepared by our team of chefs every day. 

All our fish is MSC certified and our coffee beans are 100% rainforest alliance certified. We aim to use produce that contains sustainable palm oil or none at all.


Did you know, you can also book The Hide for venue hire? Call us on 0117 923 8332 or e-mail Hospitality@bristolzoo.org.uk for more information.

Please note - The Hide is not available for school groups. Food and drink is available to purchase from our other outlets around site.

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