Melbourne Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining
Soak up the last of the summer sun with your pooch at our favourite dog friendly outdoor dining spots across Melbourne. Enjoy bars, restaurants and beer gardens featuring open courtyards that welcome four-legged friends so that no one has to miss out on the fun. Whether it be a weekend lunch or afterwork drinks, you can find the perfect spot for you and your pup below.
447 Church St, Richmond
Harlow Bar features a gorgeous rooftop that not only caters to pooches, it celebrates them! Their ‘Puppy Pals of Harlow’ mural features a selection of local four-legged legends and extends across the length of the rooftop. This mural can be seen from far and wide and we think it’s the perfect tribute to our furry friends.
Photo credits: @truffle.caviar.floof
557 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
The Commons Collective is a must-visit for every dog-mum and dad. Dogs are welcomed in their Rosé Garden and Beer Garden complete with puppy parking, doggy daybeds and adorable water bowls. You can even treat your pup to brunch from The Commons’ pooch-friendly menu featuring yummy treats and puppa-cinos.
Photo credits: @puppupbear
171 Domain Rd, South Yarra
If there’s a place in Melbourne to be seen with your furry plus one, it’s Gilson. Located opposite the Tan track with a view of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Glison is a favourite for locals and their pooches alike, offering a selection of seasonal dishes & classics alongside their extensive wine menu. It's the perfect pre or post-walk destination for you and furry friend.
Photo credits: @lola_and_leonard
1A-1D, 10-18 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda
Relax with your pooch by the iconic St Kilda beach at Republica. Dogs are more than welcome to accompany you and enjoy the view in its dog friendly courtyard. It's the perfect place to savour the last days of summer with your pup by your side and a spritz in hand.
8 Whiteman St, Southbank
The perfect place to enjoy summer cocktails and a snacky menu along the Yarra, Petanque Social's outdoor lounge bar welcomes furry friends. A part of Crown Melbourne’s Riverwalk restaurant precinct, you and your pooch can laze on its day beds, enjoying a sun-drenched afternoon together.
Photo credits: @masterarthur
2 Brighton Rd, St Kilda
A new era of Melbourne's iconic century-old Trinity church hall, this outdoor beer garden is perfect for the summer months. Featuring an all-weather courtyard filled with outdoor tables and food trucks that change on rotation, we can guarantee that you and your pooch will love an afternoon spent here.
Photo credits: @trinitystkilda