6 Melbourne Pooch-Friendly Cafés Your Pup Will Be Begging You to Bring Them to

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne

Melbourne, known for its eclectic culture and love for all things caffeinated, extends its warm embrace to our four-legged companions. The unique blend of coffee culture, culinary delights and canine camaraderie here ensures that every dog owner can savour their latte while sharing moments of joy with their furry friends.

From hidden laneway hideaways where pups can lounge beside you to quirky spots offering gourmet canine treats alongside your coffee, you won’t be hard-pressed to find a place for your pooch.

Here’s where you can find the best dog-friendly cafés in Melbourne.

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne

Fourth Chapter, Prahran

Fourth Chapter breaks away from Melbourne’s black-clad coffee culture and welcomes a bright and airy café adorned with lush hanging plants. Grab a seat in the garden with your pup. There might even be a doggie treat waiting for them.

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne
Photo: Simon Shiff

Cornerstone & Co., Hampton

At Cornerstone & Co., culinary creativity knows no bounds. The menu blends the cultural influences of head chef Ueda’s Japanese upbringing with his extensive culinary experience in Italy. Expect lots of twists and fusions. Oh, and your pup can join you, too.

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne
Photo: Parker Blain

Old Man Drew, Ascot Vale

Settle into the dog-friendly garden for treats like homemade beef pies, fried chicken brioche sandwiches, and salted caramel crumpets. The cafe’s charm extends from its green and ivory facade into a labyrinth of eclectic spaces, blending exposed brick walls, cosy nooks, and a bluestone dining room reminiscent of old-world elegance.

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne

Doghouse Cafe, Collingwood

Welcome to pet’s paradise. Here, you can pamper your furry friend with a dogachino, beef-flavoured beer, and yummy treats. They also do birthday parties, puppy socialisation sessions, and dog meet-ups, ensuring your pup can make new friends and enjoy a memorable outing.

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne
Photo: Tim Grey

Left Field, Carnegie

If you find yourself in Carnegie, Left Field will let you pull up a chair with your pup. In fact, you’ll see plenty of dogs and their owners tucking into a Mediterranean-inspired breakky.

best dog-friendly cafes melbourne

The Farm Cafe, Abbotsford

We’d be surprised if you didn’t see a dog at this open-air cafe, where chickens are often spotted scratching the ground and there might be a cat or two. Bring your furry best friend and settle in for a long brunch featuring all your favourite classic dishes made with local produce. It is a farm, after all.

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