Our favourite pup-friendly venues in Brisbane | Gourmand and Gourmet

Our favourite pup-friendly venues in Brisbane

Good boys allowed!

We’ve dug up the best spots in Brisbane to dine (or drink) with your pooch by your side. One bonus? You won’t be the only one feeling husky after that eggs benny. 

PIGGY BACK CAFE | JINDALEE  

Located in the leafy ‘burb of Jindalee, all little piggies are welcome at this cute cafe. Offering puppuccinos and dog-friendly ice cream for all four-legged friends (bacon flavour anyone?), tails will be a-waggin’ at Piggy Back. 

SASSAFRAS OF PADDINGTON | PADDINGTON 

Is there anything sweeter than quality time with man’s best friend? Um, yes. We’re surprised you had to ask. Sassafras’ ricotta hotcakes with honeycomb butter and maple syrup clearly takes the cake – oh, and your fur baby can munch on a specially made dog ice-cream or puppuccino. 

ALL INN BREWING CO. | BANYO  

This tin-shed brewery is a must when it comes to kicking back on a Sunday arvo. While you’re grabbing a bite from a food truck, your pup will be sniffing out some new mates. 

LITTLE BLACK PUG CAFE | MT GRAVATT  

If the name doesn’t give it away, this sunny cafe was created by dog lovers, for dog lovers. Let your furry friend munch on a doggy biscuit while you hoe into a hefty plate of fried chicken and woofles. 

GOODNESS GRACIOUS | GRACEVILLE  

Positioned near lush parks and superb walking tracks, this cosy cafe is the prime locale for pre- or post-brunch walkies. Succumb to those puppy-dog eyes and treat your fur babies to a tub of pup-friendly ice cream, while you enjoy a power salad. 

THE SCRATCH | MILTON 

Itching for a beer? Take that belly scratch to The Scratch, where you can BYO food and four-legged friend. They have a pant, you have a pint – everyone’s happy. 

 

TODD AND PUP | MOOROOKA 

Cafe by day, bar by night – kick back with a burg and some wings while your best mate is lapping up the good life at Todd and Pup. Open from 5 pm–8:30 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, weekends are for the (good) boys.  

BLACK LAB COFFEE | TARRAGINDI   

Another giveaway namesake, this wholesome coffee hub is heckin’ obsessed with doggos. Named after their gorgeous black labrador Audrey, who you can also catch lounging around the cafe, you won’t be barking up the wrong pedigree with this dog-friendly spot.  

BADMINTON BREW | MOUNT GRAVATT 

Coffee and croissants. Need we say more? Stop your pup from drooling over your delish treats and spoil him with a freshly brewed puppuccino. It’s the leash you could do.  

CRIBB STREET SOCIAL | MILTON 

This cosy spot is a local favourite for a Sunday breaky with a side of dog-spotting. We recommend going all-out and ordering The Full Cribb… We know someone who can help out if you can’t finish it. 

Can confirm: your best friend now loves you even more.

 

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Words by Jane Bartley and Elizabeth Markwell
- the gourmands staking out dog-friendly spots just to cuddle cuties.