Dog Friendly Restaurants in Africa & the Middle East

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 Africa & the Middle East that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Maria's Greek Cafe & Restaurant
Maria's Greek Cafe & Restaurant Dogs roam freely at this sunny Dunkley Square eatery. Bring along well-behaved furry friends and sit outside under the trees while you tuck in to the hearty Greek cuisine. Dogs are given bowls of water to drink and sometimes even a meaty lamb bone to keep them occupied. Sociable dogs are also welcome to sit inside, with some even perching on their own chairs See Details
Pet Friendly Cafe Jack
Cafe Jack Cafe Jack is pet friendly! They welcome dogs on leashes on their sea facing balcony, situated in the picturesque village of Betty's Bay, 60 minutes from Cape Town. Serving truly homemade continental-style dishes from an all day breakfast, delicious main meals and afternoon tea. Enjoy the best coffee in the Overberg and 360 degree sea and mountain views. See Details
Cafe Frenchie Inspired by the Frenchie dog, Cafe Frenchie is a casual, dog-friendly French bistro in Paarl, ZA, featuring a coffee and wine bar, and a dog menu! Order grilled chicken strips, toasted cheese, or scrambled eggs on toast for Fido. Their menu for humans features breakfast specialties such as Croque Monsieur, omelettes, banana French toast, smashed avocado, and other egg dishes. For lunch, enjoy items like toasted sandwiches, salads, wraps, and burgers. Baked goods, quiche, gourmet milkshakes, and smoothies are also available all day. Their bar serves beer, wine, cider, and cocktails. See Details
Chardonnay Deli Take the family and the canine friends to this upmarket farm stall and deli. Pets are given bowls of water to lap up. See Details
Pastis Bistro Brasserie Nestled in Groot Constantia of the Constantia Valley, Pastis is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a scrumptious meal and a glass of wine at a dog-friendly outdoor table. Savor the delicious array of classic and contemporary French cuisine. See Details
Mug and Mutt Coffee Shop Dog-friendly Mug and Mutt Coffee Shop in Pretoria, ZA, welcomes your pup to join you at a table in their spacious outdoor garden. Their menu includes a variety of coffee drinks, pies, sandwiches and treats for Fido. See Details
Leopard Bar at 12 Apostles (Camps Bay) This grand five-star hotel offers guests the chance to bring along their dogs (under knee-height) for a luxurious getaway filled with plenty of pampering. The Café Grill and Leopard Bar ‘Bark-a-Licious’ menu for small dogs includes beef fillet steak with boiled potato wedges and gravy, and ostrich mince with cooked oats, flax seeds, fresh apple and dried cranberries; while ‘The Purrfect Choice’ menu for cats features delicacies such as salmon trout with scrambled eggs, and poached chicken breast with flax seeds, potato, garden peas and chicken comsommé. See Details
Bramon Wines Tapas Style cuisine with delicious freshly baked bread. Good choice of their own wines. Pet friendly when dining outside in the vineyards. Off the N2 in between The Crags and Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa. See Details
Massimos Diners are welcome to bring their own friendly pooches to sit outside while enjoying the legendary pizzas. Smaller, well-behaved dogs are allowed inside on certain occasions and all pups will be given a bowl of water. For every Luna pizza (topped with tomato, mozzarella, feta, bacon and avo) ordered, R10 will be donated to animal rescue group DARG. See Details
Elephant Walk Elephant Walk is a dog-friendly restaurant in Port Elizabeth where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table. Their menu specializes in French cuisine and venison. See Details
Terbodore Cafe Terbodore Cafe is a dog-friendly restaurant in Franschhoek, ZA with plenty of seats outside under the trees, and lots of space for dogs and people. Enjoy good coffee and interesting menu option in a laid-back café environment. See Details
Moyo Zoo Lake Set in a tranquil park, Moyo Zoo Lake offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. By day, Moyo offers a relaxed, family (and pet) friendly atmosphere. Tables are set out in the park, and the surrounding trees offer a canopy of shadow to protect against the harsh sun. Hire a row boat, feed the ducks and watch while the kids do African arts and crafts with Moyo Magic. As the African sun sets, cocktails are served on the deck and fabulous live music set the tone for an extraordinary evening of fine African dining and soulful vibes. The Moyo experience always starts with a song from the Wishy-Washy ladies, welcoming you in the age-old tradition of hand-washing and face painting before the feast begins! See Details
Whisk Wine Bar Whisk is a specialty food and wine bar in Centurion, South Africa serving tapas & wine, plus dog-friendly seating and an outdoor play area for kids. Their menu offers a diverse selection of plates made with fresh ingredients that are sure to please any palate. Don't forget to order a treat for Fido off of the doggy menu featuring gummy treats, doggy desserts, and build-a-bowl dog meals. See Details
Market Restaurant Market Restaurant is a secluded little daytime restaurant located in a courtyard behind the shop Nauhaus – an interior design shop. It occupies the space previously filled by Saint Verde. They welcome well-behaved dogs on leads to dine with their humans, on the fabulous food, under shady trees next to the fountain. Friendly staff will bring out a bowl of water on hot days, without being asked. See Details
Europa Coffee Shop & Restaurant Dog, pet, child & wheelchair friendly. Situated above old harbour, with stunning views of the bay. Provides water bowls & biscuits for customers' dogs. Even a doggy menu available! Staff are friendly. Dogs must be on a lead. See Details
Castella Amare Friendly place on the water's edge that is welcoming to dogs and all members of the family. See Details
Nice on 4th Located on 4th Ave Parkhurst, Nice on 4th is one of Joburg’s most popular cozy breakfast, brunch & lunch spots. Known for their breakfast baskets, and friendly atmosphere, Nice on 4th is a great spot for a lazy lunch & wine. Dogs are welcome to join you at outdoor tables. See Details
Feeling Livingstone Lounge A cozy corner eatery in the heart of Livingstone. Feeling Livingstone offers a delicious menu of Mediterranean cuisine in a warm setting. Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables. See Details
The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, located in Betty's Bay, South Africa, is a casual Greek eatery that serves up a variety of tasty cuisine. 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 Greek Dips - tzatziki, tahini, and hummus, served with pita bread. Next, chow down on the Moussaka - a casserole with layered eggplant and potatoes, spiced meat filling, topped with bechamel sauce, and baked to perfection. Or go for the Dolmades - cabbage leaves stuffed with long grain rice, meat, fresh herbs, and seasonings, covered in homemade tomato sauce. The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 9:30pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8am to 10:30pm. See Details
Circus Circus Cafe Circus Circus Cafe, locate in Durban, ZA, is a restaurant and cafe with outside, dog-friendly seating. Enjoy variety of items from their menu including salads, steaks, seafood, pastas, curries and more. They also offer perfectly brewed drinks by their baristas. See Details
The Woodsman Greek restaurant welcomes pets, children, and bikers. Menu features smoked trout, chicken lasagna, ostrich fillet, moussaka, and baklava for dessert. See Details
Freedom301 Freedom301 is a dog-friendly American bar and diner in Paarl, ZA. Fido is welcome to join you at a table on the patio. The motorcycle-themed eatery serves a variety of burgers along with craft beer, whiskey, wine, and cocktails. See Details
Something Good Roadhouse Something Good Roadhouse is a dog-friendly restaurant in Gqeberha, Port Elizabeth, ZA. Your leashed dog is welcome to join you at a table on the ocean-view patio. Enjoy the views of Pollock Beach and try their pollock burger, hunga busta burger, mzanzi nachos, or avalanche pizza while you're visiting! See Details