Brisbane's Best Dog-Friendly Bars, Cafes and Restaurants

All of your friends — most importantly, those furry ones with four legs — are welcome at these friendly haunts.
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Published on April 01, 2023
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    Pig 'N' Whistle

    Robertson Street, Fortitude Valley

    British pub grub and ales on tap with a focus on Australian and New Zealand wines to boot.

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    Breakfast Creek Hotel

    2 Kingsford Smith Drive, Albion

    With 12 cuts of prime Queensland beef and 400 varieties of rum, The Breakfast Creek Hotel still has the goods, even after 130 years.

  • Restaurant

    Lady Marmalade

    269 Logan Road, Greenslopes

    The eccentric charm of this record-store-turned-corner-cafe is helping restore Stones Corner to her former glory.

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    Yard Doggs

    24 Martin Street, Fortitude Valley

    You'll want to come for two key things: craft beer and finger-lickin' bar food.

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    Kettle & Tin

    215 Given Terrace, Paddington

    Kettle and Tin realises waffles are a superior and underrated option and will serve them any way they can.

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    The Scratch

    8/1 Park Road, Milton

    The small bar is a cosy, chilled, shabby-chic addition to Milton's wining 'n' dining Park Road precinct.

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    Brown Dog Cafe

    54 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba

    Your cafe dreams come true.

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    22 Caxton Street, Brisbane

    There's no shortage of bars marrying craft beer with American eats, but few do it as well as Brewski.

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    Fitz + Potts

    1180 Sandgate Road, Nundah

    There's more to this Nundah dive bar than its retro furniture and chilled-out vibe.

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    BrewDog DogTap Brisbane

    77 Metroplex Avenue, Brisbane

    Open since 2019, the Scottish brewery's first Aussie outpost has arcade games, brunch fare and a bottle shop.

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    The Triffid

    9 Stratton Street, Newstead

    Bands, beers and burgers. It doesn't get much better than that.

  • Restaurant

    Black Lab Coffee

    6/11 Kuring-Gai Avenue, Tarragindi

    For caffeine fiends and dog lovers alike.

  • Restaurant

    Lokal + Co

    6 O'Connell Street, Brisbane

    Brisbane's first Nordic-inspired eatery.

  • Bar

    The Wickham

    308 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley

    This Valley favourite is welcoming Brisbanites back in after a $3.1-million makeover.

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    Sea Legs Brewing Co

    89 Main Street, Kangaroo Point

    Pair beers brewed on site with pizzas, burgers, build-your-own charcuterie boards and views of the Story Bridge.

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    Ballistic Beer Co

    53-55 McCarthy Road, Salisbury

    Sipping brews — and hosting beer yoga sessions — in the suburbs.

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    Slipstream Brewing Company

    94 Wilkie Street, Yeerongpilly

    Yeerongpilly's resident brewery and cellar door.

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    Revel Brewing Co

    41 Oxford Street, Bulimba

    Serving up beer and pizza in Bulimba.

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    All Inn Brewing Co

    189 Elliott Road, Banyo

    Banyo's environmentally focused craft brewery.

  • Rabbit and Co

    148 Chatsworth Road, Coorparoo

    A breezy corner cafe that plates up big flavours.

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    Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery Brisbane

    26 Collingwood Street, Albion

    The Gold Coast-based craft distillery has set up a dog-friendly bar and tasting room in Albion.

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    Nosferatu Bar + Cafe

    26 Jeays Street, Bowen Hills

    Nosferatu has opened a dog-friendly gin distillery, bar and cafe in a leafy Bowen Hills warehouse.

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