Dog Friendly Brunch
Hey Melbourne! It's no doubt that going out for brunch is quintessential to our city's lifestyle. Just in time for the end of lockdown, we're bringing you some of our favourite dog friendly brunch destinations.
With their pooch friendly outdoor dining space, Bellboy Cafe has become a favourite amongst the Melbourne crowd and their fluffy brunch buddies. Pooches are welcomed to lounge in Bellboy's custom check-in kennel designed by Frank and Friends Design. In addition to a menu filled with all of your brunch essentials, Bellboy has curated a doggy menu with treats supplied by Bender and Friends. Bone-appetit!
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Cornerstone and Co.
Cornerstone and Co. is a Japanese-fusion gem, loved by the locals of both the two-legged and four-legged variety. You are not just welcome, but encouraged to bring your dogs along with you to brunch at this Hampton favourite. With your pooches in mind, Cornerstone and Co. even has a selection of doggy treats so that no one misses out on brunch!
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Monti Food and Wine
Monti Food and Wine is one of our all-time favourites! This local cafe nested in Albert Park promises an unforgettable brunch experience. Their menu promises a contemporary brunch with inspiration taken from eastern flavours. Monti's gorgeous outdoor dining space, is the perfect destination for you and your doggo to slow down for the day, soak up some sun and enjoy a delicious meal.
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This beachfront destination is the ideal spot for a brunch date as we come into the warmer weather. Enjoy a casual post-swim feed or a sit-down brunch at this local favourite. Dogs are more than welcome within the outdoor dining space! Even for the doggos just passing by, Elwood Bathers always has their dedicated water bowls for your pooch.
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Plain Sailing Elwood
Another Elwood favourite amongst humans and dogs alike is Plain Sailing. Brought to you by the same team behind Left Field in Carnegie, you know that your taste buds will be in for a treat at this brunch destination. With their 100% pooch friendly outside dining space, dogs are very much encouraged at Plain Sailing.
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This humble little cafe in Newport is an absolute staple to the locals. The staff are known to know all the names of their regulars, furry friends included. Leroy's houses a gorgeous outdoor backyard space where dogs are more than welcome. Your pooch is sure to meet some fellow canines to socialise with in Leroy's outdoor backyard space!
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We hope you enjoyed these dog friendly brunch destinations. Let us know over on Instagram which one is your favourite — and of course, we'd love to hear your recommendations for dog friendly cafes as we come out of lockdown. If you still want more, see our list of dog friendly cafes, pubs, breweries, wineries, wine bars and unique experiences.