Date and time

Thur 3 - Tues 24 December 2020


Please check our festive menu for prices


The Oakfield

It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas! This year, warm up your winter visit to Chester Zoo with an extra special Christmassy lunch.

Enjoy a delicious festive lunch in The Oakfield located in the heart of Chester Zoo, from Thursday 3 December until Thursday 24 December*. This year we will be offering three courses of mouth-watering, locally sourced, seasonal dishes created by our Executive Head Chef, Ben Finchett.

Start your festive countdown in the stunning surroundings of The Oakfield by treating yourself to a delicious Christmas lunch with your nearest and dearest. No pre-payment or deposit is required, your order will be taken the day of your visit, to view this year’s festive menu and make a booking please follow the link below.

View our festive menu 

And if that’s not enough to entice you – we also have a range of indulgent wines, refreshing Prosecco and a well-stocked bar of over 170 tipples for you to try…it is Christmas after all!

*Pre-booking a table is essential. For all other safety information, please read our FAQs here

It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas!
Book your festive feast today by clicking here

Booking is essential and does not include zoo admission. Members come into the zoo for free, please bring your membership card. Christmas Lunch is only available between the Thu 3 – Thu 24 Dec. 

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