The Best Dog-Friendly Venues In Sydney To Take Your Pup This ‘National Pet Day’

Happy National 'Love Your Pet' Day!

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This Saturday, 20th February is National 'Love Your Pet' Day! To celebrate, why not take your dog out to one of Sydney’s best dog-friendly venues?


You know that if Dog Whisperer Cesar Milan has visited this place, it is a must. Located in Leichhardt next to the Hawthorne Canal, your dog can run free off-leash while you enjoy coffee, sandwiches, pies, burgers and cakes. They even have a dog menu with Pupaccinos, bone-shaped cookies and other pooch delights.

Address: 1 Canal Road, Leichhardt


Sure, this nightclub goes off until the wee hours of the morning on the weekend, but it also has a huge dog-friendly beer garden! You and your pooch can settle in until 8pm every day, chowing down on your favs like burgers, pizzas and their famous weekend roast!

Where: 135 George St, Parramatta


PET RESTAURANT. ENOUGH SAID. Naoko is a Japanese Pet Nutrition Expert and Petcare Advisor who creates tasty meals for your dog. The meals are organic, natural, and healthy; just what you need to spoil your dog. Looking for somewhere to celebrate your dog’s birthday? Look no further, this is the place with cake and staff making it a memorable experience.

Where: Shop 3, Railway Walk, Wollstonecraft Station, Sydney


Wayward love two things: beer and dogs. Pete and the legends at Wayward are all about enjoying a beer with your four-legged friend in tow. Big or small, all dogs are allowed in this brewery. They even have merch to deck out your pooch and show your support for this local business!

Where: 1 Gehrig Ln, Camperdown


This is Sydney’s prettiest café. Seriously. The dishes Social Hideout create are a work of art with some of the most colourful food creations you have ever seen. They are also pooch-friendly, so the doggo cuteness will just add to an amazing photo for the Gram!

Where: Shop 2A/20 Victoria Road, Parramatta


With the warm weather, this is the perfect destination with your pooch to get some Vitamin D, water views and fresh air. Perch yourself on the huge communal deck and take your pick of food from café faves like pizza and seafood. Have kids? The Gymnasium will keep them entertained with board games, a bowling alley, ping pong and more.

Where: 2 Kalinya St, Newport


After an old-fashion pub with a beer garden, delicious wine and food? This is a must! The pub’s been around since 1862 and used to be known as the Australian Youth Hotel. The owners have revamped and turned it into a beautiful gastropub. Your dog is allowed in the beer garden and front bar. Sit down with your pup, enjoy a glass of wine and the fire!

Where: 63 Bay St, Glebe


Skipton is a lovely little cafe in Penrith with an open-air courtyard and arcade. They serve quality, freshly cooked meals with many vegetarian and specialty dietary requirement options. Diners can also expect amazing locally roasted Underground coffee, while your animals are spoilt!

Where: 541 High Street, Penrith



Bask in the Sydney sun out on the waterfront at this great café that is dog and kid friendly! You can indulge in breakfast, lunch, coffee or drinks.

Where: Shop 9/330 Church Street, Parramatta


Surprise…THE SHIRE has a BREWERY! This 100% locally owned and independent brewery is all about great beer and commitment to the community, family and good produce. All the brews are brewed and canned in Kirrawee. Food trucks sort your hunger with staples like pizza, burgers and delicious street food.

Where: 147 Bath Rd, Kirrawee

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Ellie Angel

18 February 2021

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