Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Take a break and fill up at one of our food and beverage options around the Zoo! Whether you're after a quick coffee and snack or a warm meal, you can find an array of options to graze on!

Taronga Zoo is a COVID Safe site. 
We're committed to keeping you safe, so you may notice a few changes the next time you visit our Zoos.
Read more about the changes keeping you safe.

Forage and Graze

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


  • Genovese Fair-Trade coffee and tea
  • Filled croissants 
  • Sandwiches and wraps 
  • Salads 
  • Muffins, cookies and slices 
  • Coca-Cola soft drinks, slushies and Peters ice creams

Need to know

  • Open from 9am to 4.30pm
  • No Zoo admission ticket required for entry 
  • 90 minutes free parking for non-zoo visitors
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Access to complimentary WiFi, restrooms and children's play area available

*Subject to change.

Taronga Food Market

For the safety of our staff and guests, the Taronga Food Market is currently operating in a limited capacity, in line with restrictions on the number of guests we are permitted to have seated inside.


Coffee Shop at the Taronga Food Market – access opposite the elephants only.

Open 10am to 3.30pm on weekdays.

Open 9.30am to 4pm on weekends, public holidays and during NSW school holidays.

  • Genovese Fair-Trade Coffee & Tea
  • Burrito of the day
  • Pies & sausage rolls
  • Pastries and sweet treats
  • Gourmet sandwiches
  • Coca-Cola soft drinks and  Peters ice creams

Taronga Food Market

Open 11.30am to 2pm on weekdays.

Open 11am to 3pm on weekends, public holidays and during NSW school holidays.

  • Burgers
  • Hot chips
  • Burritos
  • Fish & chips
  • Vegan curry
  • Child friendly meals
  • Sandwiches
  • Salads
  • Sushi
  • Coca-Cola soft drinks, slushies and Peters ice-creams

Need to know

  • Conveniently located in the middle of the zoo
  • The Taronga Food Market may close early or not operate during wet weather
  • Indoor seating is limited, ample outdoor seating
  • Access to restrooms

*Subject to change.

Taronga Food Market.
Taronga Food Market.

The View Cafe

Grab a coffee and a snack and enjoy while picnic style on our spacious Concert Lawns overlooking the harbour and city skyline.

Limited opening hours.


  • Genovese Fair-Trade coffee and tea
  • Sandwiches and wraps 
  • Salads 
  • Muffins and cookies 
  • Coca-Cola soft drinks and Peters ice creams

Need to know

  • Open from 10.30am to 2pm on weekends, public holidays and during NSW school holidays
  • Closed on weekdays
  • Limited outdoor seating only

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