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Best Dog Friendly Cafes in Bayside, Melbourne

Attention all dog-lovers and foodies alike! Ever find yourself wishing you could combine your love for your four-legged companion and your passion for great food? Well, the wait is over! We've sniffed out some of the best dog-friendly eateries in and around the vibrant neighborhood of Bayside, where your furry friend is just as welcome as you are. Whether you're looking for a laid-back brunch, a cosy coffee catch-up, or a gourmet dining experience, there's a spot with a wagging tail welcome. So leash up your pooch, and prepare your taste buds, as we guide you through the paw-fect food journey you never knew you needed!

  • No 84 located at 84 Bridport Street, Albert Park is a trendy café that's a hit among the locals. Offering a welcoming atmosphere, this café boasts of a cosy yet fresh vibe, accentuated by ceiling strung ferns and modern decor. It's perfect for both indoor and outdoor coffee catch-ups or for hosting special occasions in their intimate function room upstairs. An interesting pick from their menu is their omelette with a Malaysian twist - packed with 5-spice duck, enoki mushrooms, and chives. They also offer an array of sweet treats like the blueberry and yoghurt cake or a gluten-free treat like peanut butter and dark chocolate ganache cookies​.

  1. Chino & Co at 457 Balcombe Road, Beaumaris is a friendly eatery right across an unfenced dog park. The staff are not only dog lovers themselves but also provide plenty of seating out front with umbrellas for shade. One of their must-try dishes is the Pulled Pork Benedict served with poached eggs, apple cider hollandaise, pork crackling crumb, and apple relish, on a bed of sourdough​.

  • Gatekeeper Cafe at 336 Balcombe Rd, Beaumaris, is a new addition to the suburb. With its unique Australiana menu, you can expect native ingredients in their dishes like charred corn fritters with pumpkin, and saltbush jam, or the Vegemite madame, an Aussie take on the French classic​.

  • The Ginger Fox Cafe at 23-25 South Concourse, Beaumaris, provides a large seating area out front where dogs are welcome. The staff are friendly, and the café even has large dog cushions for when the ground is either too hot or too cold. Their Nourish Bowl is a must-try, featuring spicy chicken, slaw, lentils, avocado, cucumber, carrot, tomato, beetroot, sauerkraut, with tahini, garlic and honey dressing​.

  • Black Salt at 947 Centre Road, Bentleigh is renowned for its fabulous food and friendly staff. They have several outdoor tables where dogs are welcome.

  • Açai Brothers Superfood Bar at 21 Carpenter St, Brighton is a dog-friendly eatery that occasionally offers $2 off for people who bring their dogs.

  • Brighton Schoolhouse located at the corner of Church Street & St. Andrew Street, Brighton, has a nice shaded area out front where dogs are welcome. The food is excellent and the staff are fabulous.

Have a suggestion on your favourite dog friendly cafe in Bayside? Put it in the comments below.



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