Restaurants & Facilities

Got a roaring appetite? Head to one of our restaurants or cafes around Dublin Zoo, we wouldn’t want the cubs to go hungry.

Please note that the following food and beverage outlets are available along the Outdoor Safari Trail for takeaway service: Picnic Bench, Nakuru & Sea Lion Cove. Check out their menus here.
*Cashless payments are advised.

Nakuru open 7 days a week – 10am – 4pm

Picnic bench open 7 days a week (weather permitting)  – 10am – 2pm

Picnic bench, Sea Lion Cove and Nakuru will be open for weekends,
Picnic bench – 9.30am—4pm
Sea Lion Cove – 10.30am—4.30pm
Nakuru – 10.30am – 4.30pm

Please note that the Meerkat and Kiosk are closed until further notice.

Restaurants & Facilities

Got a roaring appetite? Head to one of our restaurants or cafes around Dublin Zoo, we wouldn’t want the cubs to go hungry.

Please note that the following food and beverage outlets are available along the Outdoor Safari Trail for takeaway service: Picnic Bench, Nakuru & Sea Lion Cove. Check out their menus here.
*Cashless payments are advised.

Nakuru open 7 days a week – 10am – 4pm

Picnic bench open 7 days a week (weather permitting)  – 10am – 2pm

Picnic bench, Sea Lion Cove and Nakuru will be open for weekends,
Picnic bench – 9.30am—4pm
Sea Lion Cove – 10.30am—4.30pm
Nakuru – 10.30am – 4.30pm

Please note that the Meerkat and Kiosk are closed until further notice.

Meerkat Restaurant

Please note that the Meerkat Restaurant is closed until further notice.

From hot meals to freshly prepared sandwiches and salads, the Meerkat Restaurant has plenty to ward off the even the hungriest of beasts. And best of all, watch the mischievous meerkats while you munch.

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The Cove

Please note that Sea Lion Cove is only open for takeaway food until further notice.

Located in Sea Lion Cove, The Cove is the perfect pitstop for the peckish. With burgers, chips, cold drinks and plenty more on offer, it’s the ideal place to re-energise before heading to the African Plains.

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Nakuru Cafe

Please note that Nakuru Cafe is only open for takeaway food until further notice.

With locally-roasted coffee, ice-creams and a range of snacks to keep your little monkeys fed and watered, why not kick back lakeside with a well-deserved barista brew in Nakuru Cafe in the African Plains.

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Kiosks

Snack time! 

Seasonal kiosks and vending machines to keep you and the cubs going all day.

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Zoovenir Shops

Stock up on zoovenirs and snacks in one of the two gift shops on site, with all profits going back into Dublin Zoo.

Located at the main entrance and beside the Nakuru Cafe in the African Plains.

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Toilets & Baby Changing

Please note, to ensure strict social distancing and new public health guidelines can always be adhered to at Dublin Zoo baby feeding rooms will be closed to the public until further notice.

Find your closest toilet on our interactive map.

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Luggage Storage

Please note that Dublin Zoo’s lockers are unavailable at the moment.

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Kid’s Scooters

Kid’s scooters are not allowed in Dublin Zoo due to the volume of visitors and child safety.

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