Dog Friendly Restaurants in Australia & the South Pacific

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 Australia & the South Pacific that will welcome Fido to join you at an outdoor table. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Spoon & Paddle
Spoon & Paddle Breakfast and Lunch menu. Inside/outside dining, children's playground, water bowls beside picnic tables for dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Rougue and Vagabond
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
De Ja Vu Cafe & Bar De Ja Vu Cafe & Bar in Mooloolaba is a dog-friendly cafe where you can enjoy a coffee, breakfast, brunch or lunch with Fido at an outdoor table on the covered patio, overlooking the beautiful beach and ocean. Breakfast options include buttermilk pancakes, egg dishes, omelets, and smoked salmon croissants. For lunch you can enjoy salads, sandwiches, burgers, pesto pasta and more. Top your meal off with fresh baked cakes or sweets from their bakery case. See Details
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
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
The Garden Shed The Garden Shed is a tranquil European-style bistro in Auckland, NZ serving local and organic cuisine with a dog-friendly courtyard. The garden courtyard is covered and heated, so you and Fido are sure to be cozy and dry on even rainy days. See Details
The Lithgow Tin Shed The Lithgow Tin Shed, located in Lithgow, AU, is a casual eatery that serves up a variety of delicious fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder Potato Gnocchi with peas, parmesan cheese, garlic croutons, and chimichurri. Or go for the Ricotta Pancakes with poached seasonal fruit, ricotta, maple syrup, and hazelnut praline. The Lithgow Tin Shed is open Monday through Wednesday from 6:30am to 4pm, Thursday from 6:30am to 8:30pm, Friday from 6:30am to 10pm, and Saturday through Sunday from 8am to 3pm. See Details
Boho Cafe Boho Cafe, located in Palmerston North, NZ, is a casual cafe and coffee house that serves up a variety of delicious drinks and tasty fare. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Boho Cafe is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9am 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
Café Bones Café Bones™ is the ultimate destination for dogs and their two-legged “pets” — a place to relax, enjoy a coffee (or Pupaccino™) and exercise their dogs.

At Café Bones™ we offer high quality food and beverages for both humans and dogs. Café Bones™ is home to the world's first café-style dog beverage, the Pupaccino™.
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The Lookout Cambewarra Mountain The Lookout is a beautiful fresh food cafe perched high on Cambewarra Mountain, overlooking the stunning South Coast of NSW. With a large park, gardens and deck to take in the view, The Lookout is joyfully pet friendly, with our resident Great Dane Charlie always ready to say hello.

Saturday mornings we also host The Dogs Breakfast, with puppycinos served on the balcony.

For more information please see our Facebook page, The Lookout Cambewarra Mountain, or call 4465 1321.

As we are located in a national park, visiting dogs are required to be on leads.
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Under The Red Verandah Under The Red Verandah is a dog friendly eatery where Fido is welcome to join you at an outdoor table for breakfast or lunch. They use local, fresh ingredients (organic when possible) and deliver nourishing, delicious food. See Details
Clancy's Fish Pub Dunsborough Clancy’s Fish Pub Dunsborough is the latest venture for the Clancy’s Fish Pub group, we have secured a beautiful site just three minutes from Dunsborough on Caves Road on the way to Yallingup.

Overlooking a tranquil lake surrounded by soaring gum trees and bush land the stunning north facing venue is a simple design with little in the way of solid walls that allows us to take advantage of the superb setting in which we are placed.

We are offering all the usual Clancy’s fare including great beer, superb fish and chips, regional wines, great entertainment, and of course the family friendly atmosphere & signature friendly personal service that you find in all the Clancy’s Fish Pubs.
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Annies Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor This is a great place to have the best ice creams. There is a dog water bowl outside, and dogs get a free Doggy ice cream.

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Berry Springs Tavern Berry Springs Tavern offers a tantalizing array of food and drink in a family- and dog-friendly atmosphere. Popular menu choices include Greek salad, fresh oysters, garlic prawns, lamb shank, eggplant parmigiana, mega burgers, and American cut T-bone steak. Wash down the goodness with ice cold beer on tap, wine, and refreshing cocktails. Well-behaved dogs can join their owners on the covered outdoor patio. Berry Springs Tavern is open from 10am to 1am seven days a week. See Details
The Urban Coffee House Nice cafe for breakfast and lunch. Tables on the outside terrace where you can sit with the dogs. Indoor play area for the kids as well. 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
The Diplomat Bright, open cafe is a great choice for the breakfast and lunch crowd. Creative yet affordable menu includes French toast with bananas and vanilla custard, polenta with pulled lamb shank, and the popular Dirty Chook sandwich. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. 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
The Giggling Goat Emporium The Giggling Goat Emporium, located in Dicky Beach, Queensland, Australia, 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 Fold Over - a toasted naan-style pita with chili-lime mayo, fresh baby spinach, one rasher bacon, scrambled eggs, Haloumi, and a cherry tomato. Or go for the Mega Breakfast - two pieces of sourdough toast, two eggs (poached, scrambled, or fried), two rashers bacon, one sausage, one hash brown, grilled tomato, baked beans, sauteed spinach and mushrooms, and a side of tomato relish. The Giggling Goat Emporium is open Tuesday through Sunday from 6am to 12pm. See Details
Wattle Cafe Wattle Cafe, located in New South Wales, AU, is a casual joint that serves up a myriad of delicious eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Wattle Cafe is open daily from 7:30am to 4pm (closed Wednesdays). 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
Chaos Chaos, located in New Plymouth, NZ, is a casual cafe that serves up a variety of delicious eats. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Chaos is open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 3:30pm, Saturday from 8:30am to 3pm, and Sunday from 9am to 2pm. See Details
Costa Noosa Espresso Costa Noosa Espresso, located in Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Australia, is a casual coffeehouse that serves up a variety of delicious coffee concoctions. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your day. Costa Noosa Espresso is open Monday through Saturday from 6am to 2:30pm, and Sunday from 6am to 12:30pm. See Details