Now you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner with your pooch at these amazing dog-friendly cafes in Hong Kong, and maybe help them make some new friends
If you’re looking for the best brunch in town or great wine bars to chill out at, there are a great selection of new restaurants in Hong Kong that will serve you well. And if you’re huge dog fans like us, we’ve scouted out our favourite dog-friendly cafes in Hong Kong for you to bring your affectionate cuddle buddies to and maybe they’ll even make some new friends.
Our favourite dog-friendly cafes in Hong Kong
1. Sip Song
A Thai eatery and bar in Repulse Bay, Sip Song is where you can cure seafood cravings while your pal digs into its dog-exclusive dishes. Imagine yourself enjoying a Green Papaya Salad or Tom Yum Goong at their cosy outdoor seats, enjoying the beautiful sea breeze under the sun. Four-legged foodies can also have a crispy dessert from Cookie Smiles after the meal.
Read our full review on Sip Song.
Sip Song, Shop 114 & 115, The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2328 8385
2. The Coffee Academics
Other than being one of our fave breakfast places, The Coffee Academics’s branch at The Pulse is also an amazing hangout for dog owners. Enjoy the breeze at their tables where you can sip on an aromatic cup of coffee as your fur baby plays around. The all-day wifi at the shop will make you want to sit there until sunset.
The Coffee Academics, 1/F, The Pulse, 26 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2511 1902
Did you know that this outstanding cafe and wine bar also welcomes dogs inside? We’ve listed tons of reasons why you have to visit Fineprint with your four-legged pal: banging flat whites, refreshing cocktails, daily-fresh sourdoughs, chill Aussie vibe, convenient locations, and lots more. Trust us, your dog will love their strong coffee aroma.
Fineprint has several locations in Hong Kong
4. Staunton’s Wine Bar + Cafe
Staunton’s Wine Bar + Cafe in SoHo is known for its relaxed vibes and it’s also dog-friendly. Enjoy some casual drinks after work, or dine in during the afternoon and on the weekends, and bring your pooch along too. Choose from a selection of salads, burgers or even a cheese and meat platter while your best friend can just chill alongside.
Staunton’s Wine Bar + Cafe, 10 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2973 6611, 中環蘇豪士丹頓街10號
Fini’s is an Italian restaurant that also offers both vegetarian options and meat meals. Located in Central, the dog-friendly restaurant is a great spot to indulge in traditional Italian dishes like garlic bread, pasta, spaghetti, fettuccini and pizza.
Fini’s, G/F, 49 Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2387 6338, 中環蘇豪伊利近街49號地舖
6. Feather & Bone – Mid-Levels
The Mid-Levels branch of Feather & Bone, one of our favourite customised boutique stores for meat, cheese, fruits and vegetables, also makes it to our list of dog-friendly cafes. After doing your grocery and searching for different seasonal products, you are welcome to take your dog to its dog-friendly terrace while you indulge in their deli food. Definitely one of our fave dog-friendly cafes in Hong Kong.
Feather & Bone – Mid-Levels, 38 Shelley Street, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong, p. 2179 6211, 半山些利街38號
7. 14 South Lane
Is there anything better than having a pumpkin chocolate quinoa pancake or grilled lobster risotto at a bright, cosy cafe? Located in Sai Ying Pun, 14 South Lane serves an array of wholesome food. We like the fact that there are earthy plants hanging down from the ceiling at their outdoor seats, and the huge area gives our fur babies spaces to chill around. Not the kind of resto that you can bring dogs inside, but the dog-friendly outdoor seats are very decent as well.
14 South Lane, G/F, 14 South Lane, Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 5744 8390
Want to eat healthy and get lean with pup in tow? Locofama in Sai Ying Pun serves up tasty dishes that cater to lifestyles that are paleo, gluten-free, pescatarian, vegan and dairy-free. The outdoor terrace makes it one of the best spots for dogs to hang out with their humans.
Locofama, G/F, 9-13 Fuk Sau Lane, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 2547 7668, 西環西營盤福壽里9-13號地舖
If you’re looking for dog-friendly cafes and restaurants in islands around Hong Kong, then Bathers in Lantau is definitely one of our absolute favourites. The restaurant sits right next to the beach and water edge, making it a totally relaxed and comfortable environment for breakfast or lunch with your furry friend.
Bathers, 32 Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, p. 2504 4788, 大嶼山下長沙泳灘32號
10. No Milkshake No Life
American restaurant No Milkshake No Life is all about serving guilty-pleasure food – everything from cheesy toasts, French toasts, indulgent milkshakes with extra whipped cream to bacon-loaded brunch sets. And your lovely doggos are more than welcome to join the gang on the outside patio, in fact they even have water bowls to keep them hydrated.
No Milkshake No Life, Shop A, G/F, 31-37 Hill Road, Shek Tong Tsui, Western District, Hong Kong, p. 6471 3339, 西環石塘咀山道31-37號地下A舖
11. Elephant Grounds
Elephant Grounds pays close attention and detail to their coffees, homemade bread and ice cream sandwiches, but the Causeway Bay venue also welcomes pooches. The outdoor seating area allows you and your dog to sit comfortably for breakfast or lunch, enjoying dishes such as buttermilk pancakes, acai yoghurt bowls and avocado toast for those who have a vegetarian or vegan diet. Having a number of branches in Hong Kong, it’s time for you to check out all their beautiful dog-friendly cafes.
Elephant Grounds Causeway Bay, Shop C, G/F, 42-48 Fashion Walk, Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2562 8688, 銅鑼灣Fashion Walk百德新街42-48號地下C舖
12. Winstons Coffee
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When speaking of dog-friendly cafes, you can’t miss the famous Winstons Coffee. Tucked away in the quiet streets of Sai Ying Pun, find Winston’s coffee just around the corner from the SYP MTR station. The Australian style coffee spot is a great place to stop, rest and relax with your pup. Find sausage rolls, croissants, hot cross buns, cake, muffins, sandwiches and even beer.
Winstons Coffee, Shop 4, G/F, 213 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 2559 5078, 西環西營盤皇后大道西213號地下4號
13. Homei Cafe
If you’re looking for quaint little dog-friendly cafes in Hong Kong, Homei is your pick. Hidden in the quiet streets of Sheung Wan, you can sit outside with your pet and enjoy a peaceful afternoon. The menu at Homei includes brunch, sandwiches, pasta, cheesecake, muffins, coffee and tea, and don’t miss the homemade cakes – divine!
Homei, Shop B, G/F, 22-24A Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2857 9991, 上環太平山街22-24A號B地舖
14. Opendoor Cafe + Courtyard
Opendoor Cafe + Courtyard is one of the loveliest dog-friendly cafes that serves fresh sandwiches, salads, aromatic coffee blends, superfruit smoothies and a menu that caters to those who have specific dietary needs, from vegetarian to gluten free to vegan. There’s a book exchange library, a work-study area with free WiFi and most importantly a dog-friendly outdoor area, where there are plenty of toys for your pooch to play with.
Opendoor Cafe + Courtyard, G/F, 120 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 3460 3880, 西環干諾道西120號舖地下
15. Enoteca – Quarry Bay
Enoteca is a Mediterranean restaurant in Quarry Bay, that serves tasty salads, pastas, pizzas and gelato. The open-air space outside the restaurant is a good spot to chill with your dog as you relax with a glass of wine in the sun
Enoteca Quarry Bay, G/F, 35-41 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2744 6000, 鰂魚涌糖廠街35-41號地舖
16. Lof 10
Enjoy all day breakfast, noodles, cakes, sandwiches, coffees, teas and even an Espresso Martini with your pooch at one of the most beloved dog-friendly cafes in Hong Kong. Lof 10, is the perfect destination to enjoy a relaxing morning or lunch, have a stress detox and escape the city.
Lof 10, Flat B, 1 U Lam Terrace, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2540 2210, 上環裕林台1號地舖B
17. Stazione Novella
Inspired by the simple Italian wine bars found around the train station in Florence, Stazione Novella serves delicious paninis, Redback coffee and delicious drinks from its great location in SoHo, Central. The restaurant encourages dogs and their humans to come down, hang out and do some people/dog watching.
Stazione Novella, 52-56 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2559 0559, 中環蘇豪士丹頓街52-56號
18. Mint & Basil
Mint & Basil in Sai Wan Ho is a Vietnamese-Thai restaurant has an open and outdoor space for your dog. It serves a selection of fresh Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, such as pad thai, pho and tom yum goong. Admire the view of the waterfront as you enjoy a glass of red or white wine or a signature Thai-inspired cocktail.
Mint & Basil, Shop GA4-7, G/F, 45 Tai Hong Street, Lei King Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2563 3388, 西灣河鯉景灣蘇豪東A期太康街45號地下GA 4-7號舖
With branches across town, dogs are welcome at a number of Classified outlets, including Sheung Wan, Happy Valley, Repulse Bay, and Stanley. Offering a selection of over 100 boutique wines, gourmet style coffees, homemade breads and speciality cheeses from England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Holland and Switzerland, there’s also a breakfast menu, a brunch menu and a kids’ menu for the whole family – including the hound – to enjoy.
Classified has branches across Hong Kong
20. BWC lamma
A small cafe tucked away on Lamma island that caters to the diets of those who are vegan or vegetarian, BWC lamma is a place where you can sit outside with your dog for a quiet breakfast, lunch or dinner. Enjoy some free WiFi and get lost in the wide range of secondhand books. It’s definitely one of the best dog-friendly cafes for herbivores.
BWC lamma, 79 Main Street, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, p. 2982 4838, 南丫島榕樹灣大街79號
21. The Salted Pig
This English farmhouse-style restaurant and bar specialises in providing a wide range of hearty and delicious pork dishes. There are plenty of tasty options available including burgers, wings, salads, ribs and pork belly. The Salted Pig is also dog-friendly and feels like a cozy family-style restaurant, making it a perfect place for fun and relaxing meals.
The Salted Pig has branches across town
Teakha is a small bakery and tea house that sits in the tranquil streets of Sheung Wan. It’s a popular pooch hangout, so escape the noise of the city, take a seat outside with your dog, and indulge in a range of signature teas and delicate cakes.
Teakha, G/F, 18B Tai Ping Shan Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2858 9185, 上環太平山街18B號地舖
London House Gordon Ramsay (NOW CLOSED)
Established by world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay, London House aims to be the ultimate destination for great British food, beers and global wines. Featuring an outdoor terrace (making it super dog-friendly), as well as two levels of dining and views over Victoria Harbour, you will have a one-of-a-kind English pub-style dining experience.
London House Gordon Ramsay, Shop G5 & UG 15, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre, 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 3650 3333, 尖沙咀麼地道66號尖沙咀中心G5& UG 15號舖
Cardamon Street (NOW CLOSED)
Handily located in SoHo, Cardamon Street has an outdoor terrace where your pooch is welcome to come and hang out with you. Sit back and enjoy a selection of dishes that give western classics and Indian twist and knock back some of their spiced cocktails while you’re at it. This is a great little dog-friendly restaurant in Hong Kong.
Read our full review of Cardamon Street.
Cardamon Street, Ground Floor, 38 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
Grassroots Pantry (NOW CLOSED)
Grassroots Pantry is an organic vegetarian and vegan restaurant where you can savor menu items like poached eggs with smashed avocado, satay skewers and brown rice crackers, and organic red quinoa. The Scandinavian minimalist design allows you and your pet to unwind from the busy city in the outside area.
Read our full review of Grassroots Pantry and its amazing vegetarian food.
Grassroots Pantry, 108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2873 3353, 中環荷李活道108號