Eat, Refresh and Shop - Dublin Zoo, Ireland.

Eat, Refresh & Shop

Zoo RestaurantWhere to eat

You are sure to get peckish during your visit - but don't worry. At Dublin Zoo there is no excuse for hunger pangs spoiling a good day out!

Be sure to visit the unique Meerkat Restaurant. Dublin Zoo has a wide range of offerings to suit every taste. And as you enjoy your meal - look out for the inquisitive Meerkats - they'll be watching your every move!!

There are several cafes and kiosk around the zoo serving delicious sandwiches, hot coffee, pizza, ice cream and more. (See Dublin Zoo map for locations)

And in the summer months - Stop Me and Buy One- ice cream delivered to you the Italian way - by bicycle!!

Zoo Shop

Dublin Zoo has two gift shops which feature an array of fascinating gifts and treats from around the world. You will find exclusive merchandise featuring our animals, cuddly toys, t-shirts, books, bags and much more.

You can also take home a Magic Memory – a portrait that will always be a special reminder of your wonderful day at Dublin Zoo.

All profits go to the up keep of Dublin Zoo.  

You can buy a large range of gifts at any time from our Online Shop.


Food Allergy Notice


Dublin Zoo’s catering partner, BaxterStorey, follows all food safety protocol and provides consumer information and advice on allergens in all restaurants. 


Although animals are usually fed at distance from the public, the produce we feed our animals may contain human allergens. 

Other Visitors

As visitors are permitted to bring their own food produce on site providing an allergen-free environment is not possible.

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