come and enjoy a well deserved break after looking around Ponderosa Zoo!

We have picnic areas around the site if you have brought your own food, then maybe treat yourself to an ice-cream afterwards.

The coffee shop and pizza shed is now open 7 days a week for a takeout service only. 

The Lakeside Restaurant will remain closed until further notice.

Coffee Shop

Fancy a break? Come into our Coffee Shop and Ice Cream Parlor 

A variety of cold sandwiches, biscuits and crisps. And afterwards why not treat yourself to something sweet and get one of our Carte D’Or ice creams.

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Lakeside Restaurant

Our stylish contemporary Lakeside Restaurant set in award winning gardens overlooking a beautiful lake, within Ponderosa Zoo.

Lakeside Restaurant is closed until further notice

Whether you fancy a drink, snack, afternoon tea or a full meal, you'll love our Lakeside restaurant. Available to book for parties, events and weddings, for more information visit

If you are planning on eating at the Lakeside Restaurant during your visit, please call ahead to make sure there are no functions booked in that day.

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