8 wonderful dog-friendly restaurants to dig into in Hobart

Want to dine out but don’t want to leave your pup at home? Never fear! Hobart is home to many dog-friendly restaurants for you and your pooch to enjoy.


We compiled a list of some of our favourite places in Hobart to dine with your pup.


© Room for a Pony

Room for a Pony


Located in North Hobart, Room for a Pony serves up delicious food, coffee and brews. The outdoor area is a great place to set up with your pup to enjoy a sunny day and meet other dog lovers. They have seriously good food, so make sure you’re hungry! 



The Lansdowne Crescent Cafe


A small family-run business, The Lansdowne Crescent Cafe is a fantastic spot to dine with your pooch outdoors. Grab some food and take a seat at the outdoor tables. The cafe reopened in May 2022 and is a hot-spot for friendly locals.


© In the hanging garden


In the Hanging Garden


With an awesome alfresco dining area, In the Hanging Garden is a great space for a bite to eat and a drink with your friends (furry and otherwise)! This cultural precinct boasts a tiered beer garden as well as two onsite kitchens serving Mexican cantina specialities, and pan-Asian delights.


© Boodle Beasley


Boodle Beasley


The beautiful backyard of Boodle Beasley is a great place for dog owners to grab a bite in the sun with their furry friend. Check out their banh mibao burgers, soups and much more. This is a popular spot, so you’ll be sure to make some new human and dog mates. 


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La Sardina Loca


La Sardina Loca is a gorgeous aperitivo bar tucked away in Hobart’s CBD. Head over to its dog-friendly courtyard for a buzzing atmosphere and Mediterranean menu. Make sure to check out the weekly events including a dinner series, live performances and DJs. 



Mures Lower Deck


For award-winning fish and chips, check out Mures Lower Deck. Mures has three restaurants across Tasmania as well as its very own fishing boat, which means the seafood is as fresh as it gets. The restaurant is right on the water, and the perfect, picturesque spot to dine with your dog. 


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The Tasmanian Inn


The Tasmanian Inn is a restaurant and hotel near North Hobart that has been around since 1851. It is open late Tuesday through to Saturday, so grab a drink and some food and take your time enjoying the historic location with your pooch by your side.

For the best dog friendly restaurants in Perth, click here.

For our dog-lover’s guide to Australia, click here.

To plan your trip to Hobart, check out the Rex route map below.



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