6 Pet-Friendly Eateries In Wellington That Are The Perfect Summer Hangout

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh

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Do you feel guilty leaving the house without your furry companion? Watching those little sad eyes look up at us as we depart can be one of the most heartbreaking scenes ever. However, you don’t have to leave them behind. Now, you can take your pet to one of the following six pet-friendly eateries in Wellington. Plus, the food is bloody delicious.

1. Beach Babylon

Ever hear of a Doggaccino? Well, this retro beachside café serves this cappuccino-inspired drink for dogs so they don’t feel left out. With a marvellous outdoor dining area, where you can soak up the sun, and indulge in some munch…you won’t be disappointed. Likewise, dogs are treated to beds, water bowls and even more unique doggy meals like a meat platter and a dogs breakfast. Certainly, one of the greatest pet-friendly eateries.

📍 Ground Floor/232 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

2. Chocolate Fish Café

Take in Wellington Harbour, and head to the beach for a morning stroll. Afterward, treat yourself and your pooch at the alfresco dining area, which just so happens to have one of the best brunches in Wellington. With a delicious array of food on the menu, you’ll be happy out as you bond with your doggy, and watch in cuteness as the smile never drops from their faces, and the tails constantly wag.

📍 100 Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

3. The Botanist

Devour some satisfying vegan dishes, with epic views along the coast, across from Wellington’s biggest dog beach. While you tuck into your gluten-free pancakes, breakfast toasties, burgers, or whatever you like…your doggy can relax on a day bed, and drink some complimentary water. This place just so happens to be one of the best vegan eateries in Wellington.

📍 219 Onepu Road, Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

4. Café Thyme


Opt to relax in the sunshine this summer at the garden courtyard of this pet-friendly café. With an extensive menu, from breakfast like eggs benedict, to pancakes, and more…you won’t go hungry. All pets are welcome, so you won’t have to feel guilty about leaving your furry loved one behind.

📍 238 Middleton Road, Glenside, Wellington 6037, New Zealand

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5. Prefab Eatery

If you’re lucky enough to have a well-behaved doggy, you can bring them inside and outside at this lovely spot that has one of the best breakfasts in Wellington. Prefab is closed during Alert Level 2, so keep an eye on their socials for when they plan to reopen. Indeed, one of the best pet-friendly eateries in Wellington.

📍 14 Jessie Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

6. The Rogue & Vagabond

Each summer, this craft beer bar opens its pet-friendly grassy area, featuring bean bags and live music. Plan a weekend date with other dog parents, and let your furry friends roll around in the grass, why you chow down on some of the best pizza in Wellington, and drink one of the cheapest drinks in town. What more could you want?

📍 18 Garrett Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

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