Weddings at Bristol Zoo

Say “I Do” at Bristol Zoo!

If you have just got engaged this year and eager to walk down the aisle in 2016, then our great late availability offer is just for you!

Based on a minimum of 50 adult guests, we are able to offer the following:

  • Private hire of the Clifton Pavilion at Bristol Zoo Gardens including access to the Zoo grounds for you and your guests.
  • Glass of prosecco after the ceremony / on arrival from the church 
  • 3 course sit down wedding breakfast with coffee and truffles
  • Glass of house wine with the meal
  • Glass of prosecco for the toast
  • In the evening, thick cut hand carved Gloucester dry cured bacon served on artisan bread
  • Use of up lighters in an array of colours
  • 5’ L.O.V.E sign as a stunning back drop

March, April, May & November dates - £75.00 per person
June – October dates - £79.00 per person

Terms & conditions apply.  Price includes VAT.

Please email Hospitality@bristolzoo.org.uk for more info. 

The Clifton Pavilion at Bristol Zoo Gardens provides the perfect setting for your wedding ceremony, reception and evening party.  Built in the 1920s, the building’s graceful architecture offers elegant rooms with beautiful views overlooking the west lawn and flamingos.

With its high vaulted ceiling and chandeliers, the Clifton Suite offers a stunning backdrop for both the wedding ceremony and wedding breakfast for up to 120 guests. The Garden Room is light and airy with a patio leading out in to the gardens; a great space for your reception drinks and evening party for up to 150 guests. There are fabulous photo opportunities within the 12 acres of award-winning gardens, creating the perfect venue for the most memorable day of your life. Your guests are welcome to explore the Zoo and see a host of animals ensuring that your wedding will be a unique event to be remembered.

Photo credit Shutter Bliss Photography

We offer a superb range of menus using the finest local, seasonal and ethical ingredients. Our menus offer great selection for all tastes, whether you want an inclusive or bespoke package. You are welcome to join us for a taste test of your chosen menu prior to your wedding day. 

Here at the Clifton Pavilion at Bristol Zoo we offer exclusive hire, coupled with the ability to host your entire day from the wedding ceremony through to the wedding breakfast and evening party. Adorned with creams, greens and golds, high vaulted ceiling and chandeliers, the Clifton Suite offers the perfect setting for both your ceremony and wedding breakfast. The floor to ceiling windows flood the room with natural daylight creating a truly memorable atmosphere for your perfect day.  Prior to your ceremony your guests can take in the fabulous views across the Zoo from the balcony of the Clifton Suite. 

We then welcome you down to the Garden Room where you can celebrate with your guests and enjoy drinks on the terrace.  It is then time to explore the delights of Bristol Zoo, set within award-winning gardens.  From intimate shots of the happy couple through to group shots taken from the balcony, we can offer extraordinary photo opportunities within a truly unique setting.

Once the sun sets, the Garden Room is the perfect location for your evening party where you can relax with your family and friends and dance the night away!


Photo credit  CaptureSC

To complement the beautiful surroundings, we offer exquisite food, prepared by our brigade of chefs, using the finest locally sourced, sustainable and ethical ingredients available.  Our experienced team here are also on-hand to offer advice and support throughout to make sure your day is perfect in every way. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon.  Best of luck with all the plans.

Call us on 0117 9238332, e-mail Hospitality@bristolzoo.org.uk or fill out the contact form below.