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FOOD & DRINK

Melbourne'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.
By Concrete Playground
December 11, 2019
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Melbourne'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.
By Concrete Playground
December 11, 2019
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    Elwood Bathers

    This all-day diner is located right on Elwood Beach.

  • Food & Drink

    Welcome to Brunswick

    The inner north's fairy light-lit dog-friendly food truck park and beer garden.

  • Food & Drink

    Arbory Bar & Eatery

    With great views and even better food, this is one platform you won't mind getting delayed on. 

  • Food & Drink

    Newmarket Hotel

    Top-notch pub classics, exciting architecture and a dedicated gig space — the Newmarket Hotel is a triple threat.

  • Food & Drink

    Bodriggy Brewing Company

    This 400-person brewpub in a former mechanics warehouse is home to a stack of beers on tap and a bottle shop is on the way.

  • Food & Drink

    Lulie Tavern

    Abbotsford's no-frills neighbourhood warehouse bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Leo's by the Slice

    This nostalgia-heavy South Yarra restaurant is serving New York-style pizza by the slice.

  • Food & Drink

    Staple Providore & Cafe

    A sunny St Kilda spot with streetside seating suitable for dogs.

  • Food & Drink

    The Tipsy Cow Malt & Vine Co.

    A neighbourhood bar that loves whisky and dogs.

  • Food & Drink

    Industry Beans

    A cafe and roastery getting everything right.

  • Food & Drink

    The Silverlake Social

    A Prahran bar sporting a pool table, Buffalo wings and an extensive back bar of hard-to-find American booze.

  • Food & Drink

    Joe Frank

    Homemade crumpets and a dog-friendly courtyard await at this sunny Ashburton cafe.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rose Fitzroy

    The Fitzroy mainstay has a new lick of paint and an upstairs wine bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Crumpet & Co

    Raclette-filled toasties, homemade crumpets and freshly baked croissants await at this cosy Keilor East cafe.

  • Food & Drink

    Little Creatures Geelong Brewery

    This Fremantle-born brewery's east coast home features three bars and lots of booze.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rainbow Hotel

    Toast your outsides by the fireplace, while warming your insides with any of 100 different beers.

  • Food & Drink

    Oh Loretta

    A Northcote wine bar with fun snacks and a dog-friendly courtyard.

  • Food & Drink

    Abacus

    This Chapel Street eatery serves everything from breakfast and coffee through to pizza and cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Moon Dog World

    This giant, very OTT Preston brewery bar has 72 beer taps, arcade games, a jungle's worth of plants and an indoor lagoon.

  • Food & Drink

    Flatiron Side Door

    This charming wine bar and garden is a home away from home for Kew locals.

  • Food & Drink

    The Ascot Lot

    A beer garden, drinking hall and food truck stop for north west locals — and their dogs.

  • Food & Drink

    Republica

    A sprawling bar right on St Kilda Beach.

  • Food & Drink

    Morgan's Sorrento

    A sprawling restaurant serving seafood and local Mornington Peninsula beer and wine right on the foreshore.

  • Food & Drink

    The Vale Bar & Eatery

    A cosy Ascot Vale local with a strong selection of pizzas and 150 wines.

  • Food & Drink

    Slider Diner

    Seddon's 50s-style diner serving $7 sliders, pork doughnuts and house-made pie.

  • Food & Drink

    Harlow

    Richmond's Great Britain Hotel has been transformed into an all-occasions pub with a dog-friendly beer garden and lots of barbecued meats.

  • Food & Drink

    The Carringbush Hotel

    This 130-year-old pub is now slinging meat-free meals, wine on tap and more than 21 beers.

  • Food & Drink

    Swan Hotel

    Glide in and grab a pint or dance away the night in this classic Richmond bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Red Hill Brewery

    The Mornington Peninsula's home of beer and barbecue.

  • Food & Drink

    Blackman's Brewery

    A surfer's brewery and kitchen in Torquay.

  • Food & Drink

    Animus Distillery

    Kyneton's own gin distillery and cocktail bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Chotto Motto

    A gyoza and beer bar inside an art-covered Collingwood building.

  • Food & Drink

    The Shady Lady

    Make yourself at home at this dark but glittering dive bar on Johnston Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Bridge Road Brewers

    This award-winning brewery is worth the road trip to Beechworth — for both its beer and its pretzels.

  • Food & Drink

    Ether Coffee + Kitchen

    Avondale Heights' lush cafe with a dangerously yolky breakfast burger.

  • Food & Drink

    Wombat Cafe & Store

    The Mornington Peninsula's all-vegan cafe where you pay for delicious plant-based fare and help fund an animal sanctuary at the same time.

  • Food & Drink

    Store Fifteen

    Mornington's go-to spot for coffee, smoothies and wholefood brekkies.

  • Food & Drink

    Holgate Brewhouse

    Woodend's country pub and local brewer.

  • Food & Drink

    Rochford Wines

    One of the Yarra Valley's best-known wineries features a lakeside cellar door and award-winning pizza.

  • Food & Drink

    Moon Dog OG

    The Melbourne brewing powerhouse started out life in this Abbotsford warehouse — it's worth a visit for a couple of beers and some pizza.

  • Food & Drink

    Dal Zotto Wines

    You go-to for pizza and prosecco in the King Valley.

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    The Local Taphouse St Kilda

    This Carlisle Street institution boasts 19 taps, two fireplaces and an indoor bocce court to boot.

  • Food & Drink

    Cornershop

    This corner cafe has become a Yarraville institution.

  • Food & Drink

    Local Folk

    A local Kensington corner cafe serving up coffee, wine and breakfast gnocchi.

  • Food & Drink

    Bright Brewery

    This out of town brewery has a 24-tap selection and a big outdoor terrace nestled in the mountains.

  • Food & Drink

    A Minor Place

    An unassuming cafe with some of the best haloumi in the north.

  • Food & Drink

    The Palace Hotel

    This South Melbourne pub has an impressive list of craft brews — and a resident dog.

  • Food & Drink

    Georgie Bass Cafe & Cookery

    Take a road trip down the Peninsula for a cooking class and a long lunch.

  • Food & Drink

    Second Wife

    This eastern suburbs cafe serves great coffee and healthy, vibrant meals.

  • Food & Drink

    Miss Moses

    Miss Moses is where you come when you want to sink a sour, dig into a greasy, hangover-busting sanga and spend time with your four-legged friend.

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