Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Forage and Graze

Fancy a flat white amongst the peacocks? Grab a light meal at Forage and Graze (near the Zoo’s entrance) before you head in. Or pop in for lunch under the courtyard’s gumtree, for a view of the tree kangaroos. 

Enjoy cafe favourites with the Taronga touch - think avocado crush with Persian fetta and toasted olive bread, and plenty of kid-friendly treats as well. 

Food available*:

  • Bircher muesli and yoghurt
  • Toast with a variety of toppings 
  • Filled croissants 
  • Bacon and egg rolls 
  • Sandwiches and wraps 
  • Pizzas 
  • Muffins, cookies and slices 
  • Tea and coffee

*Subject to change

Need to know:

  • Open from 9am
  • All-day menu available 
  • No zoo admission ticket required for entry 
  • 90 minutes free parking for non-zoo visitors 
  • Access to lockers, restrooms, ATM and children’s play area available

The View

The View is currently closed for renovations and will re-open after Christmas! Stay tuned for an exciting refurbishment and upgrade.

Future dates are still available to book, follow the Dimmi link to view available booking dates. 

Need to know when you book:

  • Open Thursday to Sunday from 11am – 3pm 
  • Open seven days a week during NSW school holidays 
  • A la carte menu available (lunch, refreshments and coffee)
  • Zoo admission ticket required for The View entry 
  • Available for private bookings and events

The View restaurant
The View restaurant

Taronga Food Market

The brand new Taronga Food Market is now open! Having recently undergone a full renovation, the Taronga Food Market is a bright space serving a selection of diverse and contemporary hot and cold food options. Choose from freshly cooked roast chicken to a delicious salad or simply relax with a coffee in a calm oasis setting.

Options include:

Hot food

  • Burgers
  • Hot chips
  • Roast Chicken
  • Noodles & Curries

Fresh cold options

  • Children’s Pick ‘n Mix
  • Sandwiches 
  • Salads 
  • Sushi
  • Drinks, Slushies, Ice Cream


  • Coffee & Tea
  • Pies & sausage rolls
  • Pastries and sweet treats
  • Gourmet sandwiches
  • Cold drinks and ice cream
Taronga Food Market
Taronga Food Market

Mini Market

Try a tasty range of hot dishes, quick snacks as well as tea and coffee at the Mini Market, our pop-up food and drinks outlet right next to our friendly Meerkats.

Food available*:

  • Hot food (think burgers, fish and chips) 
  • Sandwiches, wraps and salads  
  • Peters ice creams
  • Fresh fruit 
  • Cold drinks
  • Tea and coffee 

*Subject to change 

Need to know:

  • Open from 10.30am (Coffee available from 9:30am)
  • Zoo admission ticket required to access the Mini Market
  • Located next to the Meerkats, Map Ref. 8H
Takeaway coffee available at the Mini Market
Takeaway coffee available at the Mini Market

Picnic areas

There are plenty of lawn and picnic table spots to enjoy a meal with a view at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Spread out under the sun, and indulge in views of Sydney Harbour, the Bridge and the city skyline. 

Concert lawns picnic area
Concert lawns picnic area