Searching for a welcoming place to enjoy a meal with your pooch can be a challenge.
But this list of the top dog friendly venues in Brisbane will take the guesswork out of your next dining adventure.
St Cocos Cafe
Boasting a delicious menu with lots of flavour, St Cocos Cafe is the ideal place to grab a morning meal. They pride themselves on bringing their signature coffee blend to the local community, and maintaining a friendly local spirit. The menu also includes treats for your dog, including Charlie street dog treats and puppy chinos, so everyone will leave feeling satisfied.
Zero Fox is an amazing craft bar, as well as a Korean and Japanese kitchen. They source the best beer Australia has to offer, as well as providing a rotating list of wines and spirits to enjoy. From their kitchen, you’ll find a range of dishes to be shared with friends and family, combining traditional flavours with a modern twist. Take a seat in their undercover deck when dining with your dog, and enjoy a unique experience not found anywhere else.
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?
Little Black Pug cafe
Opened by a local couple and their two pugs, Bowie and Mate, Little Black Pug cafe is focused on delivering simple, tasty food and delicious coffee. Their seasonal menu draws from a diverse range of sources, always providing something fresh and tasty. Plus, dogs are permitted in the outdoor dining area, and can tuck into a range of housemade dog treats including meatballs and doggy biscuits. Who knows, they may even make new friends with the in-house pugs.
Fitz and Potts
Fitz and Potts is one of the best and brightest bars around. Their colourful decor and retro-inspired spaces make them one of the top places to relax with a drink. They offer up a broad range of Australian brewed drinks, as well as a delicious 100% vegan menu, including crowd favourites like dumplings and jaffles. Dogs are welcome on the balcony, meaning you and your pet can watch the sunset with enjoying a wonderful meal.
Badminton Brew Cafe
Since opening in 2014, Bradminton Brew has established itself amongst the community as a local wonder. It provides amazing coffee and a menu of classic dishes. While there, you can also dig into some locally sourced cakes, with their entire menu using quality ingredients from Australia. Whether you’re looking for indoor or outdoor seating, you and your four-legged friends will be well taken care of, so you can dine on a fresh morning pastry while your dog soaks up the sun.
The Triffid is home to live music and good vibes, found in an old commercial hangar from WWII. Their outdoor beer garden is a vibrant community space, drawing patrons from all over. Whether you’re looking for after-work drinks, or a family-friendly dinner, this place had you covered. When bringing your pooch along, you can take a seat in the cosy beer garden, and enjoy a range of events including free gigs, cocktail parties, and art exhibitions.