Evolution Restaurant - New at the Yorkshire Hive! Evolution Restaurant

Calling all intrepid explorers looking for an epic journey to a taste sensation...

In 1831 Charles Darwin set sail on HMS Beagle on a quest to map the coastline of the unknown lands of South America. Visit Evolution and embark on a journey which guarantees you a dining experience with a difference.

With the centre point of our unique restaurant being the monstrous HMS Beagle ship, this is where the adventures begin. The two themed areas are where the lost Jurassic island meets the fantasy world of caves and dragons, keep an eye out as you never know what might happen in these undiscovered lands.

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Octopus Decoration
Ship Decoration
Evolution Burger!

Food & Drink Menu

From the HMS Beagle we want to ensure all explorer's are well fed and watered. Our amazing menu which our crew will lovingly prepare for you, will be an experience you will want to return to time and time again.

Whether you are lover of seafood, a meat-eating carnivore at heart or prefer plant based options, the menu at Evolution has been designed with precision to suit everyone’s appetite and needs.

Join us at the Captain's Table on HMS Beagle for a dining experience you will not forget!

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Dining at Evolution

Plan Your Visit

Before you embark on your dining adventure, there's a few things you need to know:

Opening times

  • From 12pm
  • Last table booking 9pm
  • 7 days a week

Evolution Live, a theatrical dining experience.

Friday and Saturday evenings, plus school holidays from 5pm! Your additional crew mates will guide you on your journey through this theatrical adventure with performances every 15 mins.


Our themed restaurant is equipped to the meet the needs of those in wheelchairs as there are no steps aboard this voyage. However, there may be loud noises, flashing lights and mist effects, so those with medical issues affected by this may want to check in with us in advance.

Contact Us

Give us a call on 01302 535057 where our friendly Contact Centre team are on hand to answer your questions. Alternatively, send your general enquiry via email. Please allow up to 5 working days for a response at this very busy time!


Located next to Uproar! Play Barn at the Yorkshire Hive. Use sat-nav postcode DN9 3HQ. 

The Yorkshire Hive is free to enter destination adjacent to Yorkshire Wildlife Park. 

How to get here

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Bringing more than 8 Adventurers?

Booking for a larger group? Whether it’s a special event, corporate party or simply a get together of a large group of friends, use the form below to get in touch for bookings of nine or more...