The ultimate guide to dog-friendly dining in Australia

All across Australia, pet-owners are searching for the top dog-friendly dining in their area.

Whether you’re looking for coffee in Canberra, or dinner in Darwin, your dog is free to come along to any of these wonderful venues.


Check out these dog-friendly dining options!


Pixie and Hawk – Adelaide

Super dog-friendly, Pixie and the Hawk is a cosy cafe dedicated to serving a creative, delicious brunch and making a great experience for your dog! Come in for some of the best coffee in town and incredible vegetarian and vegan options. The friendly staff can even provide water and a treat for your pup!


At Redbrick Cafe, they have plenty of space for your pup, making it one of the best dog-friendly dining options for pups who just can’t sit still.


Redbrick Coffee – Canberra

Redbrick is serious about their coffee. A trendy cafe with lots of open space, it is always a hive of activity perfect for social butterflies – and social pups! There is outdoor seating but many prefer to sit in the grassy yard where dogs can play. Another bonus: there are heaps of dog-friendly parks, fields and activities nearby.



Duck Duck Bruce – Perth

Duck Duc Bruce’s brunch ranges across international, continental and full fry up – you’re spoilt for choice! Add a few hand-crafted drinks and dog-friendly menu options and it’s a fantastic way to start a lazy weekend with your fur baby.



Yogi’s Way – Darwin

A quick walk with your dog from the park across the street will take you to Yogi’s Way. Yogi’s Way presents delicious Nepalese fusion cuisine open for a great morning pick-me-up coffee, a tasty lunch, or a dinner full of amazing flavours. They also offer delicious vegan dishes. With ample space for pets and a comfy interior, this restaurant is a good choice for those looking for a special dining experience.



Brewdog – Brisbane

A quality brewery and Australia’s first taproom, Brewdog is the perfect place for some after-dinner drinks. It’s found on the banks of the Brisbane river, serving up 28 beers on tap. Their riverside patio is beautifully decorated with art and lights, and offers plenty of space for you and your pooch to relax in the evening. On your way out, why not also grab some custom merch for you and your furry friend?



Mures Lower Deck – Hobart

For award winning, fresh food, check out Mures lower deck. Mures has three restaurants across Tasmania as well as their very own fishing boat, Diana. They know exactly where their food is coming from because they catch it themselves! The restaurant is right on the water, a picturesque spot to dine with your dog.



The Old Garage – Melbourne

A dog friendly cafe focused on coffee, food, and wonderful service, The Old Garage should be at the top of your list. All dishes on their menu can also be substituted for a plant based option, and their doggy menu includes daily treats, as well as fresh pupachinos for your pooch to feast on. They pride themselves on offering selected Lebanese classic dishes, with a modern twist. Need we say more?



The Carrington Hotel – Sydney

Located in Surry Hills – and possibly one of the most well-known dog-friendly venues in Sydney – The Carrington is an absolute doggy institution. Boasting indoor and outdoor dog-friendly spaces and a menu just for dogs with brown rice and veggies, steak and veggies, beef tartare or even pupcakes, this is a relaxed and cosy place to people-and-pup watch.


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