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Sunday Carvery Opening Hours in December


Sunday 3rd December 12pm-6pm (Food served 12pm-4:30pm)

Sunday 10th December 12pm-6pm (Food served 12pm-4:30pm)

Sunday 17th December 12pm-6pm (FULLY BOOKED)

Sunday 24th December – CLOSED 

Sunday 31st December – CLOSED


Welcome to Lakeside at Ponderosa

Set in the gardens of Ponderosa Zoo, Lakeside is a well-established celebration venue and restaurant.

Lakeside Restaurant is open on selected dates throughout the year. Please email or call 01924 404 604 before you visit.



Things to do


From small reptiles to larger mammals, there’s endless exploring to be done at Ponderosa Zoo. Get an unrestricted view of the lemurs at Lemur Lookout, and head to Lemur Bay to bounce away for the whole day on the new jumping pillow.

Where to find us


Lakeside is set within the grounds of Ponderosa Zoo. Conveniently located in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, Lakeside is easily accessible via car and public transport.

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We’d love to hear from you! Please email us on or call 01924 404 604, or use the contact form below and a member of the Lakeside team will be in touch shortly.

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