Eat, Drink & Shop

Food and Drink

We pride ourselves with providing you with freshly prepared, great value quality food and we have a number of food and drink outlets at the zoo. Where possible, our food is made onsite by our expert chef team using locally sourced and seasonal produce. If you have any special dietary requirements, let us know and we’ll cater for your every need.


The Himalaya restaurant and Café Tibet offer visitors a delicious array of food and drink featuring locally sourced ingredients from ethical suppliers. Our varied selection includes light lunches and snacks to homemade favourites and a great children’s choice. Our homemade cakes feature on the unmissable cake table and we serve a huge range of hot and cold drinks.

CateringTwycross Fish Bar

We Brit’s love traditional fish and chips and where better to enjoy this delicious treat than at your favourite zoo?

Located near the Gorilla enclosure, this traditional fish and chip restaurant offers a fantastic, traditionally cooked selection – available to eat in or take away.

The Dome Cafe

The Dome Café is the perfect spot for a rest as you enjoy your trip around the zoo. Relax with a light snack or homemade cake and a wide selection of hot and cold drinks.

Farfalla Café (Open from Easter 2014)

Located in our newly expanded Kids Explorer Zone, our newest café offers you a delicious range of made on the premises pizza! Get an authentic pizza experience with our freshly prepared pizzas available with a variety of tasty toppings.


We have two retail outlets at Twycross Zoo, with a great selection of gifts and souvenirs to suit all pockets.

Our themed gift shop located inside the Himalaya visitor centre has a wide selection of zoo, conservation and animal themed products – from toys and gifts to home wares, foods and clothing. Take home a memory of your day at Twycross Zoo.

ShopThe Explorers Shop

Found in the Kids Explorers Zone, this handy shop has a range of pocket money priced items. Idea for your little explores.