In the same way that parents prefer to take their children along to restaurants – even if it restricts eating options and causes a spot of hassle – many dog owners can’t bear to be parted from their pooches when it comes to heading out for food and drink in Singapore. All the pet restrictions and rules at restaurants may seem overwhelming but don’t fret, we’ve got you covered with our list of pet-friendly restaurants and cafés.
This lovely casual dining spot is located close to the popular dog run at Bishan Park 2 – between Bishan and Ang Mo Kio. It serves up delish brunch eats such as Eggs Benedict, so head over with your furry pal and enjoy your meal alfresco.
9113 4666 | 1382 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, Bishan Park 2
This cool, secret garden-style outdoor bar in located in the lush surrounds of Dempsey. Colourful and quirky, Green Door hosts various events, from live music to Sunday brunches and barbecues. It’s a positively puppy-friendly place, so head over after a walk in the Botanic Gardens.
6776 0777 | 13A Dempsey Road
Meeting friends in Clarke Quay and want to take the dog along? Mexican dinner spot Café Iguana has a casual, fun setting and serves up a mean margarita.
6236 1275 | #01-03 Riverside Point, 30 Merchant Road
For the most reasonably priced bottle of wine across Singapore and a cracking pizza, head to Wine Connection at Robertson Walk. It has plenty of outdoor seating and doggies are welcome (although sit out the back where the tables are lower, so you can keep an eye on le chien).
6238 6878 | #01-06 Robertson Walk, 11 Unity Street
This brilliant beachside bar and restaurant on Sentosa is a great all-rounder – you bring the pooch into the sea for a paddle, there are sun loungers for a snooze, big tables in the shade for a family day out and a huge menu of hearty seaside grub.
6631 8938 | #01-05, 50 Siloso Beach Walk
Whether you’re after a yummy breakfast or evening drinks, Tanjong Beach Club on Sentosa is definitely worth a visit. Dogs can entertain themselves in the sand and sea, before retreating into the shade for a snooze while owners enjoy cocktails and a swim. Note: Under AVA rulings, all dogs are required to be on leash, even on the beach.
6270 1355 | 120 Tanjong Beach Walk
Dempsey is a great spot for taking the furry kids, especially after a walk in the Botanic Gardens. Head to Jones for hearty sandwiches, insane milkshakes and staff who love pups. In the evening (or earlier!), we’re partial to a slosh of Jones’s prosecco. Note that pets are only allowed in the alfresco area.
6476 1518 | 9D Dempsey Hill, #03-03/04
An indoor pet cafe with an incredibly relaxing ambience, Sun Ray has both a “humans only” section as well as a pet-friendly section where you can relax with your pooch while sipping on a home-roasted coffee.
6283 8700 | 79 Brighton Crescent
Not only does Kith whip up a beautiful coffee, it’s located a few steps from the Singapore River, perfect for a meal or drink after a nice walk with your pup. Pet owners brunching over the weekend are a common sight as their furry friends mingle with others.
6341 9407 | 7 Rodyk Street, #01-28 Watermark @ Robertson Quay
Situated next door to the entrance of the Botanic Gardens, outdoor cafe Casa Verdé is the ideal finishing point for a walk through the gardens. With your fur-kid fast asleep under the table, enjoy a coffee and a catch up while surrounded by nature.
6467 7326 | 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre
This well-priced European-style bistro on the West Coast has a warm bakery vibe and boasts some unbelievable cakes. W39 is close to West Coast Park for walkies, and bringing your pet along is positively encouraged (note: you’ll need to dine alfresco).
9646 5372 | 39 Jalan Mas Puteh
Wheeler’s Yard might have gotten famous because of its iconic, Instagram-worthy blue doors but did you know it’s dog friendly too? Just make sure you’re seated at the outdoor dining area!
6254 9128 | 28 Lorong Ampas
Want to take the dog out for a nice walk along the river, while also catching up on some live sport? Look no further than this Aussie bistro and bar.
6536 4990 | 52 Circular Road (Boat Quay)
6738 1077 | 60 Robertson Quay, #01-15 The Quayside
This puppy-friendly microbrewery along Clarke Quay is a great spot in the city for seriously good brews (in the beer sense, not the tea sense) and American dining. It’s a good one for guys who are down for doggie duty.
6438 7438 | 30 Merchant Road, #01-05/06 Riverside Point
This trendy day-time cafe is big on high-quality coffee and has a great atmosphere, as well as a lovely, comfy riverside location.
6636 7629 | 8 Rodyk Street
Known for their hearty steaks and unique Asian-fusion fare, this cosy pet-friendly restaurant has recently added new creations to the menu, including a series of Western-style dim sum that’s sure to intrigue. Everything is made from scratch, promising bold and deep flavours. Signature mainstays include the Terribly Troublesome Pork Chops ($18.90) – pork shoulder slices butchered in-house, then brined for two days for superior juiciness and taste.
9004 1800 | 205 Upper Thomson Road
The Garden Slug in the East is a friendly, unpretentious diner – all about humble food in a comfortable setting. There’s a special menu just for your furry buddy, offering healthy dog-friendly dishes such as steak, fish and chicken.
6346 0504 | #01-59/61 Bright Centre, 55 Lorong L Telok Kurau
A spacious yet cosy cafe, it’s a perfect spot for dogs to mingle while you enjoy a leisurely brunch or coffee with friends.
6341 7871 | 35 Opal Crescent
Not just a grooming service or daycare for pups, this is pretty much doggie paradise, with a swimming pool and heaps of space for them to play. There’s also a lovely café for humans and animals alike, perfect for enjoying a tea while your pup passes out after all the fun.
6314 9363 | 110 Turf Club Road
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