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The Meerkat Bistro at Werribee Zoo

Contact The Meerkat Bistro at Werribee Zoo


The Meerkat Bistro at Werribee Open Range Zoo offers sustainable, seasonal dining at its best, with unique views of African animals at play. Sit inside and watch the cheeky meerkats, or take advantage of the large sunny deck and outdoor tables, overlooking the gorilla island exhibit. The family-friendly menu includes soups, a selection of salads as well as more substantial meals such as; tempura battered whiting, the famous steak sandwich, chicken tikka masala and an 18 hour braised pulled pork bun to name a few. There is also a kids menu with universal favourites and for the adults, a glass of wine or beer is available. Enjoy a varied menu of take-away food at The Meerkat Kiosk next door, including freshly made sandwiches, gourmet pies, hot snacks, hot and cold drinks, ice creams and confectionery. You can take a seat in the courtyard next to the kiosk, or wander to the lawns in the African Village, near the playground. Why not hold your next event at Werribee Zoo? Take advantage of the range of beautiful indoor and outdoor function spaces, where the team can help you plan a variety of events from relaxed barbecues to black-tie evening functions.