Gibbon Forrest at Twycross Zoo

Norton Grange Norton-Juxta-Twycross Atherstone, Warwickshire, Birmingham, CV9 3PX
Atherstone

About this space

Parties of all sizes and occasions can be accommodated in our magnificent function spaces!

Why not organize a celebration that stands out by taking place in our Gibbon Forrest?

The Zoo is open for your visitors to explore, but to make it the perfect day, why not add a close encounter with a giraffe, a penguin, a meerkat, or an otter?


Prices

Monday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)
Tuesday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)
Wednesday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)
Thursday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)
Friday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)
Saturday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)
Sunday
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 – 0:00
from £600 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 0:00. All prices include VAT.
For Gibbon Forest, hire is only available in Zoo opening hours. Gibbon Forrest can be used for a drinks reception area for weddings but it is not closed off to the public.
Menu Sample:

- Chefs House Baked Bread

- Heritage Tomato salad | Black olive | Ricotta | Rocket pesto (V)

- Ham hock & pea terrine | Pickled shallots |English beetroot| Grain mustard vinaigrette | Cheese straw

- Gin cured salmon | Sourdough crumb | Dill mayonnaise

- Roasted plum tomato & red pepper soup | Mozzarella & pesto croute (V)

- Fried duck egg | English Asparagus | Mushrooms | Broad beans | Grain mustard vinaigrette (V)

- Spiced Hake fillet | Curried cauliflower | Mango relish | Parsnip bhaji

- Harissa baked aubergine | Dukkah | Warm baba ganoush | Tomato and olive salsa | Giant couscous (V) (vegan available)

- Cauliflower textures | Quinoa | Onion Puree | Blackened onions | Tamarind dressing (V) (vegan available)

- Roasted lamb rump | Fondant potato | English peas | Feta | Charred gem lettuce | Pancetta

- Ale braised pork cheek | Carrot Puree | Baby Carrots | Roasted Baby onions | Diced potatoes (supplement)

- Roasted chicken breast |Chicken leg bonbon | White bean puree | Chorizo | Wilted Greens



Poached apricots | Almond sponge | Almond praline | Blood orange sorbet (V)

Coconut pannacotta | Exotic fruit salad | Mango sorbet

Raspberry cranachan trifle

Cambridge burnt cream | Orange shortbread (V)

Pistachio & Raspberry Bakewell Tart | Vanilla Ice cream (V)

Espresso crème caramel | Walnut sponge | Biscotti (vegan)

Capacity

Standing
up to 80

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Free parking is available on-site
Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Natural light
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

About Twycross Zoo

Open 364 days a year, Twycross Zoo is set amongst the beautiful rural countryside in the heart of England.

Right on the Leicestershire / Warwickshire border, Twycross Zoo is an award-winning conservation charity, with an award-winning schools program, and fun for all the family.

Immerse yourself and explore the animal world any time of the year, with indoor and outdoor habitats, interactive experiences and fun, exciting encounters with over 500 animals, from 125 different species.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £600
hire fee / per evening
from £27
per person / per session

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