Penguins Café overlooks the world-famous Penguins Rock and has spectacular views of the Pentland Hills from its outdoor decking area. The café serves a selection of breakfast rolls, ciabattas, salads and soup of the day. For the kids there are babycinos, hot chocolate and Penguins Lunch Bags.
Enjoy a cup of freshly-ground coffee and treat yourself to one of our cakes, freshly baked on site, or choose from a variety of Walls and Mackie’s ice creams.
Fancy something a little bit different? Why not try our handmade sausage roll or chocolate brownie (with only non-gluten containing ingredients) which are both served by the inch to suit your appetite.
Penguins Café has been awarded the Soil Association Food for Life, Bronze Award, meaning every egg is a free range egg, and all of our meat is farm assured and can be traced back to the farm. We never use fish on the Marine Conservation Society “fish to avoid” list, and we are completely free from controversial additives.
Special Dietary Requirements
Every outlet has a dedicated allergen folder, which details the allergens of each product sold in that particular outlet. If you have any doubts, please speak to one of our catering assistants.
Normal Opening Hours
Penguins Café is open from 10am until half an hour before the zoo closes. Due to Scottish Government restrictions, the café is serving a limited take-away menu and currently accepting card payments only.
- All catering outlet opening times are subject to weather conditions and visitor numbers.
- No picnics are permitted in the restaurant or café.