Drop by any of these dog-friendly cafes & bars in Brisbane the next time you’re craving for some seriously good eats, superb coffee and quality time with your furry best friend.
Address: 2/83 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington
Whether you have read To Kill A Mockingbird or not, this cafe named after the book’s heroic lawyer character is guaranteed to delight you and your four-legged friend! Located along Latrobe Terrace in the inner suburb of Paddington, Atticus Finch Cafe features an outdoor dining deck complete with a hook to secure your dog’s leash as well as a water bowl. Doggy treats such as biscuits and frozen yoghurt are offered by their friendly staff. A beautiful wall decorated with the award-winning novel’s pages can be found inside the cafe.
30 Badminton St, Mount Gravatt East
Just 5 miles southeast of Brisbane CBD is the Mount Gravatt East suburb, home to Badminton Brew. This dog-friendly cafe features indoor and outdoor seating, and offers its human patrons free brownies with every drink, plus locally-sourced cakes and coffee. While you are feasting on their delicious brunch options, your dog can snack on their handmade treats from Rustic Ruffs and keep their energy level high with a puppycino. Plenty of parking spaces are available.
220 James St, New Farm
Only 12 minutes away by car from Brisbane City, this cafe located at the corner of James St. and Merthyr Road in the New Farm suburb is a haven for dogs and their owners indeed! They have a large outdoor courtyard complete with doggie leash clips. Your furry companion can choose from an assortment of doggie treats including puppycinos, doggie ice-cream from Hugo’s Ice Creamery and vegan treats made in their own kitchen! Open from Wednesday to Sunday, the cafe offers an all-day menu with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options to cater to their patrons’ different dietary requirements.
312 Colburn Ave, Victoria Point
Located along Colburn Avenue in the city of Victoria Point, Ironbark Dog Cafe is known for being the only off-leash dog park in Brisbane that allows dog owners to enjoy their coffee while their dogs indulge in their own puppycino. The cafe stands on the grounds of a charming white cottage that houses several local businesses, and features a relaxing, shady garden complete with a loveseat for dogs, tables and chairs for their human masters and a kombi with a large stuffed toy dog behind the wheel. To order your coffee and your dog’s puppycino, go through the gate and up the ramp to the Whitehouse Blend cafe. They also serve flavourful baked goodies, different doggie treats and toasties. A water station and basket of toys inside the garden will keep your dog hydrated and entertained during your visit.
6/1297 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt 4122
Situated along Logan Road in the suburb of Mount Gravatt, this coffee and brunch spot is accessible in less than 20 minutes by car if you’re coming from Brisbane City. Their dog-friendly menu alone makes the drive worth it: your pup can fuel up from an array of delicious and healthy snacks including liver, sweet potato, beetroot and carrot treats, doggy ice cream from Hugo’s Ice Creamery and puppycinos.
1567 Wynnum Rd, Tingalpa
This cafe along Wynnum Road in Tingalpa is located near a dog park, making it the perfect pit stop after an early morning walk or run with your furry companion. They have an astro-turfed outdoor area with many hitching posts and water bowls to keep your dogs hydrated. Don’t be surprised if their pet-friendly staff spends a minute or two cuddling and scratching the tummy of your four-legged friend. The child-friendly cafe serves breakfast and lunch, and provides toys for your little ones to play with during your visit.
86 Curragundi Rd, Jindalee
If spoiling your pup is your agenda for the day, head on over to this cafe along Curragundi Road in Jindalee. Sibling to Pawpaw Café located in Tingalpa, Piggy Back Cafe is originally known for their stunning, rainbow-coloured coffee. But their puppy ice cream offerings with bacon and peanut butter flavours, among other certified hits, may be another reason for their woofing success.
88 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington
Another popular spot along Latrobe Terrace at Paddington for dog-owners to unwind, Sassafras Garden Bar holds the title for being Brisbane’s first dog-friendly bar. With quirky dog-inspired menu dishes such as Billy the Bulldog, Duke the Doberman and Peter the Poodle, you and your fellow dog-loving friends are sure to have a fun time at this garden bar! Keep in mind that your furry friends must be on a leash and stay close with you throughout your visit.
97 Ekibin Rd, Annerley
Featuring a fenced outdoor playpen where your dog can run and socialise with his fellow furry kind, this cafe along Ekibin Road at Annerley is worth checking out! Serving up sumptuous sausages and hash browns made in house and classic lunch favourites with local beers and wines, Snag & Brown is a dog-friendly cafe that will satisfy your craving for delicious snags, browns and eggs in a cosy and quirky retro setting.
52 Russell St, West End
Celebrate the Day of the Dog every Sunday at The Burrow! Starting at noon on Sundays, the cafe + bar along Russell Street at the West End serves beer from Brew Dog and Moon Dog plus a variety of dog-friendly treats! You and your four-legged friend will love the artsy vibe of this cafe with their colourful decor, chalk art, craft beers and unique pizzas!