There are a variety of cuisines available across the theme park, which are offered through both fast-food outlets and sit-down restaurants. If you only want a quick snack or just need to re-hydrate, there are also stalls that can serve you.

Merlin Annual Passholders, remember that you can get up to a 20% discount on food & drink across the resort by showing your pass when paying.


Located: Cloud Cuckoo Land, Mutiny Bay | Type: Quick Service

The Burger Kitchen offers succulent and tasty burgers, from a menu of huge variety, with all meals including fries and a drink. There are two outlets in the theme park, with the Cloud Cuckoo Land location having a sizeable indoor seating area, while the Mutiny Bay location is grab and go.

Located: Towers Street | Type: Café

Close to CBeebies Land’s entrance, this café serves hot beverages and freshly made sandwiches, paninis, wraps and cakes, alongside healthier salads and fruit pots. Its location means that you can warm yourself up at the start of the day, or recuperate your energy after a day of thrills. Seating is available both inside and outside.

Located: Katanga Canyon | Type: Buffet

Found opposite the entrance to the Runaway Mine Train, the restaurant serves a buffet of pizza, pasta and salad. That means you can go back for seconds (or even more if your day in the theme park has left you feeling rather peckish)! There’s also ice cream and a variety of toppings for dessert. Gluten Free meals are available on request and both indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Located: X Sector | Type: Quick Service

As the name suggests, this restaurant’s menu primarily consists of chicken which has been coated by a unique seasoning (possibly another stage of marmalisation). The menu also features the unique Donut Chicken Burger. Indoor and outdoor seating is available, allowing guests to watch people plummet into Oblivion, or be marmalised by The Smiler.

Located: CBeebies Land | Type: Café

Exploring CBeebies Land and having fun is thirsty work! Situated besides Postman Pat Parcel Post, Little Explorers Lunch Box offers a varied menu, with healthy options such as hot and cold sandwiches and also pies, pick and mix picnics and treats including cakes and other pastries. Indoor seating is available, so grown ups can also recharge their batteries whilst enjoying a hot drink. This venue also provides baby food / bottle warming facilities.

Located: Forbidden Valley | Type: Sit Down

Alton Towers Resort is home to the UK’s first Rollercoaster Restaurant, offering a unique dining experience. Once seated at one of 13 tables, diners can watch their orders travel through two ‘loop-the-loops’ before spiralling down 8 metres to their table. It is also possible for hotel guests to reserve a table at the restaurant during the evening.

Located: The Towers Complex | Type: Sit Down

Situated on the edge of Fountain Square, outside the entrance to Dark Forest is one of the theme park’s few sit down venues. After placing your order at the bar, all meals are freshly prepared and delivered to your table. The menu includes everything from sandwiches to steak and burgers. This outlet also caters for people with gluten intolerance, vegetarian diets and offers smaller children’s portions.

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