Make your winter visit to the zoo extra special and full of Christmas sparkle with our delicious festive menu…


Warm up this winter and start your Christmas countdown in the stunning surroundings of The Oakfield, by treating yourself to a delicious Christmas Lunch with friends, family or colleagues.

We offer a delicious three courses of locally sourced, seasonal produce followed by an after-dinner treat, and a range of indulgent wines, refreshing Prosecco and sparkling Champagne available to pre-order. We also have a well-stocked bar of 174 tipples to try… it is Christmas after all!

Download our Christmas Lunch menu here >

Bookings available from Monday 26 November until Sunday 23 December and is available at a set price of £24.00.

Booking in advance is essential.  To book your table and guarantee your place, please email our events team on events@chesterzoo.org.

This booking does not include zoo admission – please purchase this separately via the events team, online or on the day. Groups of 8 or more are eligible for zoo admission discounts – just speak to our team. Members come into the zoo for free – please bring your membership card.

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