Type of place
Booking information

Can be booked for a private event.

The modern Terrace Restaurant is London Zoo’s go-to reception venue, housed in the historic Regent’s Building and perfect for large-scale events.

This visually stunning space boasts a soaring double-height ceiling with an impressive mezzanine floor which leads onto an upper terrace deck in the heart of Barclay Court.  

With its spacious and lofty interior, generous bar and mezzanine floor, the Terrace Restaurant can accommodate up to 700 guests for a standing reception. This space is perfect for an evening summer party, Christmas do or good old-fashioned knees up, with the added bonus of Barclay Court at your disposal. 

What events can I hire the Terrace for?  

You can hire the Terrace for receptions, dinners and parties.  

What features does the Terrace have?  

  • Use of Barclay Court right at the heart of the Zoo
  • Private event entrance and facilities
  • Disabled access 

What’s the capacity of the Terrace?  

The Terrace Restaurant can accommodate 300-700 guests.

Where in the Zoo is the Terrace?

The Terrace is in the Regents Building in Barclay Court. 

How much does it cost to hire the Terrace at London Zoo?

Bespoke pricing can be provided. 

Minimum spend of £16,000 + VAT, as of Jan 2023.

How can I hire the Terrace for a private event?  

Get in touch with our friendly team at [email protected]  

How can I hire the Terrace for a corporate event?   

Did you know that free venue hire is one of the key benefits of ZSL’s Corporate Membership packages?  

If your company is looking to host an event at London Zoo or Whipsnade Zoo, it may be worth considering Corporate Membership.

Other membership benefits available include free Zoo tickets for your staff, corporate volunteering days working at the Zoo, behind the scenes tours, and further discounts on future venue hire and event bookings.

Find out more about corporate membership

The Terrace venue hire

  • The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive! Thank you so much for all your help and support.
    - Nicky, Event Organiser
  • Wonderful! Thanks to the sales team for organising an unforgettable event. The team on the day was also great and went over and beyond. Food of top quality.
    - Fernando, Event Planner
  • Thank you, everyone was really happy. They enjoyed the food & drinks, kids were really happy with the animals as well. We can’t wait to come back again next year!
    - Federica, Event Organiser
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