Events & Experiences

Impeccably decorated the Mansion House is the ideal venue to hold a formal dinner, family celebration such an anniversary party, birthday, funeral reception or drinks reception. Although we have a diverse and delicious range of catering options to suit almost everyone’s tastes; from buffets, canapés and sumptuous three course meals to hearty breakfasts and BBQs, held both inside and out in our expansive gardens, we want your event to be perfect. So, if there is something you particularly want, that’s not included in our menus, just let us know and we will be happy to perfect the recipe while you prepare for your event.

For more information please contact our Sales and Events Team on at [email protected] or call 0131 314 0336.


Children's Birthday Parties

Important Information

  • Parties require one adult per four children; they will gain free entry into the Zoo.
  • Any additional adults qualify for a discounted entry fee of £14.00, which includes panda viewing (subject to availability).
  • Based on a minimum of 8 children and a maximum of 20
  • Your party will take pride of place at the birthday table in our restaurant.
  • Party tea times available are: 12noon; 1pm; and 2pm 
  • Animal viewings are subject to availability and no alternatives are available.

Private Hire

For more information please contact our Sales and Events Team on at [email protected] or call 0131 314 0336.

Rooms, Spaces and Venues

If you would like to explore some of the amazing venues available at Edinburgh Zoo, please visit our rooms and facilities page for more information.

*Private events are subject to our terms and conditions


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