We’re opening our doors for exclusive after hours dining experience in front of our world class exhibits.

If you want to celebrate or are after a special treat that you’ll never forget, then our new Dine at the Aquarium night is perfect for you! Relax and unwind in front of our huge exhibits. With a delicious four course meal and wine, this VIP experience is too good to miss.

What to expect…

Arrive from 7pm and have a glass of prosecco on arrival.

You’ll have the chance to view our exhibit areas before being seated for dinner. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Dinner will be served from 19:45pm with the Aquarium closing around 10:00pm. 

Dinner will be a stunning four course al a carte menu with a bottle of our house wine included per table. Choose from the options below.

The menu will change every month, September’s Menu now available to view.


This VIP dining experience is extremely limited with only 15 tables available for each event.


  • Saturday 17th October SOLD OUT
  • Friday 23rd October SOLD OUT
  • Saturday 24th October SOLD OUT
  • Friday 30th October SOLD OUT
  • Saturday 7th November SOLD OUT
  • Saturday 14th November SOLD OUT

More dates to be added shortly.

How to book

You can book your table for this event by clicking the button below. Email functions@oceanconservationtrust.org with any questions.


  • Limited tables available and in line with UK Government guidelines the largest table we will be able to accommodate, is a group of six from a maximum of two households.
  • Pre booking, payment & pre orders is required, along with any dietary requirements.
  • Less than 48 hours’ notice for cancellation will result in a £20 per person charge.

Following UK Government guidelines, we require email address and telephone number to support the Track & Trace initiative. We’ll ask for an email address when booking as well as a telephone number.  All details will be held securely and deleted 21 days after you have visited the NMA.

The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.

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