Top Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Pretoria

Man's best friend | © Sasha the Okay Photographer/Flickr
Man's best friend | © Sasha the Okay Photographer/Flickr
Photo of Sunee Jones
3 October 2017

Looking for pet-friendly places to eat in Pretoria? There’s a number of top restaurants that will allow you to bring your canine companion to breakfast or brunch, as long as the pooch is well-behaved and on a leash. Here are our recommendations for the best places to eat out with your pet.


Cafe, Restaurant, South African, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Coffee, Tea , $$$
Map View
Cute pooch
Cute pooch | © Yukiko Matsuoka / Flickr

One of the best brunch and breakfast spots in Pretoria, Afro-Boer is also one of the most pet-friendly. The lush gardens with their beautiful rose bushes are the perfect place for dogs to sniff around in. All types of dogs are welcome, as long as they are on a leash. Enjoy the uniquely non-traditional fare the restaurant has to offer while sneaking a few choice tidbits under the table.


Restaurant, South African, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Street Food, Fast Food, $$$
Map View
Brown dog
Brown dog | © Michal Scuglik/Flickr

BICCCS is a cross-over between the traditional Italian gelateria, a top-quality bakery and patisserie, and a comfortable and contemporary coffee bar. In case you were wondering, BICCCS stands for Bread, Ice cream, Cake, Croissant, Coffee, and Sandwich. All dogs on leashes are welcome when you pop in for a tasty treat.

Carlton Café Delicious

Bistro, Cafe, Coffee, Tea , Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Street Food, South African, $$$
Map View
Happy dog
Happy dog | © Ted Murphy / Flickr

You’ll find seasonal, wholesome food at this popular breakfast, lunch and all-day café. It has a beautiful veranda where your dog can hang out while you enjoy your meal.

The Daily Coffee Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Contemporary, $$$
Man's best friend | © Sasha the Okay Photographer/Flickr

Inspired by the café life prevalent in Cape Town and New York, The Daily Coffee Café is renowned for its five-senses coffee and freshly baked goods. The garden setting of the branch in Menlo Park is ideal for diners who want to bring their four-footed friends along. Outside areas are dog-friendly, with free water and treats available.


Restaurant, Contemporary, South African, $$$
Map View
Well-behaved pet
Well-behaved pet | Alan Levine / Flickr

There is always a long queue at Tashas, which can only be a good sign! Diners can enjoy feel-good food and a sophisticated yet homey environment, while their well-behaved pets sit underneath the table in the outside seating area. Mint-flavored water bowls are available upon request.


Restaurant, South African, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Cuban, $$$
Map View
Kisses and cuddles
Kisses and cuddles | © Chase Elliott Clark/Flickr

Cuban-inspired food and a cool vibe, the food at Forkies will leave you satisfied and satiated. There is lots of space for you pets and chances are you’ll spend a few hours relaxing in this informal eating environment, designed to mimic a post-apocalyptic world.

La Madeleine

Bistro, Restaurant, French, Belgian, European, Vegetarian, $$$
Map View
Brown poodle
Brown poodle | digitalskennedy / Pixabay

Savor the classic taste of French and Belgian cuisine at La Madeleine, where delicious culinary authenticity is prized above all else. This bistro is situated on a large property where children and dogs can play to their heart’s delight. Dogs are also given a complimentary bowl of water.


Restaurant, Greek, Mediterranean, European, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Map View
Too cute!
Too cute! | 31944556 / Pixabay

All dogs are allowed in the outside area of Prosopa restaurant, while small dogs can come in if they are supervised. The extensive Mediterranean menu is influenced by the flavors of Greece, Portugal and Spain and the fantastic array of mezze comes highly recommended.

Cookies Policy

We and our partners use cookies to better understand your needs, improve performance and provide you with personalised content and advertisements. To allow us to provide a better and more tailored experience please click "OK"