Walking around the park can work up quite an appetite, Yorkshire Wildlife Park has many great places to eat and drink, from a quick bite in Safari Cafe to spicy South American food in ¡Caramba!


Masai Coffee House

Nestled in the woodlands, the brand new Masai Coffee House is our very own slice of Africa right here in Yorkshire. Located adjacent to the Giraffe reserve, Masai Coffee House is fantastic for enjoying a nice cup of fair trade coffee and a quick lunch while you stop for a breather and enjoy the scenery.

Masai Coffee House is only a 5 minute walk from Into Africa, a 3 minute walk from Land of the Tiger and located right next to Leopard Heights!

Masai Coffee House

Safari Café

Safari Café is part of our free-to-enter Safari Village.  Safari Café is a great place to grab a coffee with friends, enjoy breakfast listening to the lions roar or take a seat to sample fresh made locally sourced dishes in our relaxing orangery. Drop into Safari Cafe before or after you’ve had a walk around Yorkshire Wildlife Park!  Book a delightful Afternoon Teafor the perfect extra special treat.  Safari Café is open every day from 9:30am.

Tsavo Bakehouse

Located in our African Tsavo lodge, Tsavo Bakehouse provides you with delicious hot pastries, sandwiches, pasta and much more! Open through our Summer season during weekends and school holidays.

Tsavo Bakehouse is only a 5 minute walk from Into Africa and a 3 minute walk from the Painted Dog and Baboon reserves.

Tsavo Bakehouse


Monkey Playhouse

The cafe in Monkey Playhouse is a great place to grab a quick bite to eat and let your little monkeys enjoy some time running around in the play area. Try one of our three new Monkey Playhouse Signature Burgers,  you won’t be disappointed!

Monkey Playhouse is only a 2 minute walk from the Painted Dog and Baboon reserves and and a 5-10 min walk from Into Africa.  Open every day from 10am.


Add a touch of spice to your day at ¡Caramba! Located near South America Viva, ¡Caramba! has a range of South American cuisine for everyone to enjoy, including contemporary South American-inspired street food and warm chocolate churros! So if you want something a little different for lunch, why not head on over to ¡Caramba!

¡Caramba! is only a 5 minute walk from Project Polar and a 3-5 minute walk from South America Viva. Open during the Summer holidays and other school holidays. Weather dependent during Autumn and the Winter.


Leopard Kiosk

Fancy a quick bite? Why not head on over to the Kiosk near Leopard Heights, selling sandwiches, crisps and drinks, as well as donuts and soft serve ice cream. Open select dates during the summer season.

Picnic Areas

Want to bring your own food? YWP has a variety of different picnic areas throughout the park, we even have a new undercover pyramid picnic area located near the Big Bugs Play Area. Picnics may only be eaten in the designated picnic areas and not in any of the Park’s food outlets. Food and drink may not be taken into any of the walkthrough animal areas.



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