Dog Friendly Restaurants in New Zealand

No need to leave Fido in the hotel room when you want to grab a bite! No matter where you’re headed, we can point you towards great restaurants in New Zealand that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Cafe Botannix at Palmers Garden Centre)
Cafe Botannix at Palmers Garden Centre) Cafe Botannix is an independently run cafe with an excellent reputation for a fully organic menu and great coffee. Everything from freshly baked date scones to lamb shanks with rosemary mash can be enjoyed while sitting in either the indoor or outdoor seating areas. Dogs are always very welcome to join their owners in the fantastic outdoor courtyard where water bowls are available. See Details
Beach Babylon One of my favourite Wellington cafes, Beach babylon welcomes dogs to their outside areas, providing beds and water bowls. On top of that they have a k9 menu including such dog treats as pupsicles and dogaccinos!
Their human food and drinks are great as well and they are also open for dinner and are licensed :)
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Patio Rose Cafe Patio Rose is a quaint breakfast and lunch cafe serving traditional breakfast food, salads, sandwiches, smoothies, milkshakes, and a variety of cakes, cookies, and tarts. Well-behaved dogs welcome in the outside patio dining area. See Details
Rougue and Vagabond The Rogue & Vagabond – Craft Beer Bar, located just off Cuba St in Glover Park specialises in amazing beer and also in a wide variety of live music.. Jazz, Blues, Rock’n'Roll – you name it.. Great outside area where you can sit in the sun, nibble on some of the delicious pub food or play with your dog! (that you are more than welcome to bring) See Details
Pomeroy's Old Brewery Inn Pomeroy's Old Brewery Inn, located in Christchurch, NZ, is a casual bar and eatery that serves up a variety of delicious English-style grub. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with a cold beer and an order of the Organic Chicken Wings with hot sauce beer glaze, garlic butter, bleu cheese, pickled onion. Next, chow down on the Beer Brined Pork Belly with potato-leek mash, Brussels sprouts, house bacon, apple salad, and cider sauce. Or go for the Southland Lamb with baba ganoush, roasted yams, harissa, shaved fennel, baby peas, and smoked almonds. Pomeroy's Old Brewery Inn is open Monday from 3pm to 10pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 3pm to 11pm, Friday through Saturday from 12pm to 11pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm. See Details
Spoon & Paddle Breakfast and Lunch menu. Inside/outside dining, children's playground, water bowls beside picnic tables for dogs. See Details
Beach Cafe Great for breakfast or lunch, or just coffee after walking the dog on the beach. See Details
Leigh Sawmill Leigh Sawmill, located in Auckland, NZ, is a casual pizzeria that serves up a variety of tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Ella Hart Pizza topped with tandoori chicken, capsicum, red onion, fruit chutney, and yoghurt. Or go for the Gratuitous Pie topped with fresh fish, shrimp, capers, aioli, and fresh lemon. Leigh Sawmill is open Thursday from 4pm to 10pm, Friday from 12pm to 12am, Saturday from 10am to 12:30am, and Sunday from 10am to 11pm. See Details
Starbucks Starbucks will allow dogs in its outdoor seating area. See Details
Camarosa Camarosa is an elegant cafe and bar in Hamilton, NZ serving high-quality dishes with fresh, local produce. Leashed dogs are permitted at outdoor tables. See Details
Cutlers Entertainment Cutlers Entertainment offers an awesome experience. Besides being a dog-friendly option right on High street, it’s also a great pick for a casual party. The food menu encompasses standard bar food like burgers, steaks, along with a range of pizza and salads. There’s frequently live music, plus other events like trivia and pool competition. See Details
Dux Dine Dux Dine, located in Christchurch, NZ, is a polished eatery that serves up a variety of delicious dishes prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start off with an order of the Fried Calamari in buttermilk and lemon with chili and ginger jam. Next, chow down on the Akaroa Salmon with parsnip and carrot confit, fried caperberries, roasted tomato, and lemon butters sauce. Or go for the Crispy Tofu Red Curry with jasmine rice, bean shoots, yellow rock sugar, coconut cream, coriander, seasonal veggies, fried shallots, and medium spice. Dux Dine is open daily from 9am to 9pm. See Details
Cornwall Park Cafe Cornwall Park Cafe, located in Auckland, NZ, is a casual cafe that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Linguine Pasta with cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, basil pesto, rocket, parmesan, and lemon. Or go for the Five-Spice Duck Salad with savoy cabbage, cucumber, roasted peanuts, spring onions, coriander, lime dressing, and chili oil. Cornwall Park Cafe is open daily from 7:30am to 4:30pm. See Details
Storehouse Storehouse, located in Taupo, NZ, is a casual cafe and coffee shop that serves up a myriad of delectable fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Storehouse is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm, Saturday from 8am to 4pm, and Sunday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
Zomer Zomer, located in Auckland, NZ, is a casual cafe that serves up a variety of delicious European-style fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. For breakfast, try the PB&J Stuffed French Toast with peanut butter and strawberry compote, brioche, strawberry mascarpone, fresh strawberries, and maple syrup. If you're dropping by for lunch, chow down on the Seafood Paella with mussels, squid, clams, prawns, free-range chicken, chorizo, Canadian cured bacon, and Calaspara rice. Zomer is open Monday through Friday from 7am to 3pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
The Birdcage Tavern The Birdcage Tavern, located in Auckland, NZ, is a pet-friendly, historic 19th century tavern that welcomes Fido inside the restaurant and out in the garden courtyard. Located on the edge of Victoria Park, this tavern is regarded as being one of Auckland’s best gastropubs. Walking distance from Auckland’s CBD, the Birdcage is open for lunch, dinner and private functions. See Details
Nichol's Garden Centre Cafe The cafe at Nichol's Garden Centre welcomes dogs at outdoor tables on the pet-friendly patio. See Details
Cafe on Kohi Cafe on Kohi, located in Auckland, NZ, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. For breakfast, try the Steel-Cut Oat Porridge with pear and cultured cream. If you're dropping in for lunch, chow down on the Market Fish with broccoli, white gazpacho, chili, and sesame. Or go for the Suffolk Lamb with beetroot, lentils, and yoghurt. Cafe on Kohi is open daily from 7am to 4pm. See Details
Woodworks Woodworks, located in Auckland, AZ, is a casual cafe that serves up a variety of tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for breakfast and try the Jamon Serrano Bruschetta with soft egg, salad greens, citrus vinaigrette, roasted tomato, basil pesto, kale, and almond dukkah on ciabatta. If you're coming for lunch, chow down on the Pulled Pork Burger topped with BBQ pulled pork, sriracha mayo, crisp slaw, and Emmental cheese served with fries and sweet chili sauce. Woodworks is open Saturday through Thursday from 8am to 3pm, and Friday from 8am to 10pm. See Details
The Cellar Door Cafe @ Waimea Estates At The Cellar Door Cafe we strive to use local produce & make sure we get our meats from producers who take the best care of their animals. We also endeavour to make everything in house to give you the most pleasurable dining experience.
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Punky Brewster - Bar and Fillery Punky Brewster is a dog-friendly bar and fillery in Christchurch, NZ serving a curated list of quality New Zealand microbreweries. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join you while you enjoy a fill-your-own brew. See Details
Best Ugly Bagels Best Ugly Bagels, located in Auckland, NZ, is a casual cafe and bagel shop that serves up a variety of tasty eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Try the King Salmon Bagel topped with smoked king salmon, Zany Zeus cream cheese, red onions, capers, dill, and fresh lemon juice. Or go for the Yodi topped with pastrami, habanero mustard, grilled Swiss, and a pickle. Best Ugly Bagels is open daily from 7am to 3pm. See Details
Al's Deli Al's Deli, located in Nelson, NZ, is a casual joint that serves up a myriad of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Pulled Pork Burger topped with marinated pulled pork, homemade BBQ sauce, and pomegranate sauce, served with apple slaw. Or go for the Saint Deli Sandwich with smoked salmon, cream cheese, red onion, capers, and black pepper. See Details