Meetings and Conferences

If you’re looking for sophistication then The Oakfield is the venue for you. This Grade II listed building looks out onto the spectacular views of our beautiful award-winning gardens! It’s the perfect location to keep your teammates, clients or delegates both focused and motivated.

The Oakfield offers a wide range of rooms and spaces of varying sizes and facilities to meet your requirements, whether it be for a meeting, function, training session or exciting team-building day!

If the Oakfield is not quite the right setting for you, we offer lots of other spaces around the zoo that we hope will be perfect! Feel free to email us on for more information.

We want you and your guests to feel comfortable. Take full advantage of our ample free parking, as well as our in-house catering team to provide food, drinks and refreshments.

Award Ceremonies

Rich with history and elegance, our beautifully restored Grade II listed building is the perfect venue to host your formal award ceremonies. Enjoy the peaceful gardens that surround you whilst our in-house catering team provide a fresh, seasonal menu that is unique to Chester Zoo, and an exceptional service.

Take a look at our brochure for meetings & events at the zoo, here

If you’re looking for a larger, outdoor space then you’ll love Manado Street Kitchen, our authentic South East Asian themed space located in Islands.

Feel free to contact our dedicated team to discuss your requirements on 01244 650 209 or email and arrange a visit with Chester Zoo today.

We’d like to thank you for considering Chester Zoo at a potential venue for your business or organisation. Did you know that all proceeds contribute to the zoo’s conservation work? By choosing us you are helping to protect wildlife in the UK and around the world – Amazing!


Take a look around The Oakfield without stepping foot inside the building.


Come and see us soon and explore the possibilities!

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