Whether you bring your own, or take advantage of our food outlets, Taronga Western Plains Zoo offers a dining experience to suit everyone.
The Visitor Plaza
This newly redeveloped area is part of the free access zone at Taronga Western Plains Zoo which allows visitors to enjoy a coffee, refreshments or a meal at the café before entering the Zoo. The Visitor Plaza is the perfect place to plan your day at the Zoo whilst watching the Spider Monkeys and Lemurs frolic on the islands of the Savannah Lake. The Visitor Plaza features the information desk, Zoo Shop, Bakhita’s Café and Bakhita’s to go. All services are streamlined in this area so that you can book an encounter, grab a bite to eat or a coffee as well as a souvenir before or after you see the Zoo.
Located in the Savannah Visitor Plaza, overlooking the beautiful Savannah Lake, Bakhita’s Café offers modern Australian cuisine for breakfast and lunch. Bakhita’s Café also serves a selection of beverages including soft drinks, wines, beer and coffee to compliment each meal. It is a great place to meet with friends for a coffee or lunch, a business meeting or to break up your visit to the Zoo by stopping in before heading around the circuit again. Check out the summer menu below. Open from 9am daily. For café bookings contact 02 6881 1437.
Bakhita’s to go
If you’re after a something quick before heading off into the Zoo then stop in at Bakhita’s to go. Bakhita’s to go has a wide variety of refreshments available including hot and cold food including burgers, sandwiches, wraps, pies and sausage rolls and a variety of hot and cold beverages. Perfect for a snack on the go or to enjoy on the terrace overlooking the Savannah Lake.
Streets Milk Bar
Located half way around the Zoo's six kilometre circuit, the Streets Milk Bar is a great place for a pit stop. Offerings include a great selection of hot and cold food and beverages with plenty of space to sit down and relax.
For those visitors wishing to bring their own food, the Zoo has a number of free picnic and barbecue areas are dotted along the circuit, inlcuding the African and European picnic grounds as well as one in the free access area near the Safari Park children's playground.