Pet-friendly Eateries Across South Africa

Posted on 13 January 2024 By Nomvelo Masango

Whether you are headed for a visit to the park or a beach stroll, leaving the house with your pet is always a delight. Luckily, you don’t have to leave them behind when you go dining either.

Pet-friendly restaurants

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Across South Africa, there are a number of eateries that stand ready to welcome both you and your furry friend. Here are some of them:

Chardonnay Deli

With locations in Constantia, Kalk Bay and Uitsig, Chardonnay Deli is welcoming of patrons’ four-legged companions. The deli is a fantastic place to enjoy fresh pastries and breads, as well as light snacks and healthy dishes. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, there are plenty of sweet treats on the menu for you too.

Ground Café

Ground Cafe Pet friendly

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Ground Café allows you and your pet to sit back and enjoy all which the eatery has to offer. Located in Muldersdrift, the Café is great for outdoor relaxation as you enjoy a dish made with fresh ingredients that are grown right on the property.

There are also fresh and delicious meals available for your pet on the furry friends menu.

Clarke’s Bar & Dining Room


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Located on Cape Town’s Bree Street, Clarke’s offers some of the best meals in the Mother City. For breakfast, lunch and even supper, they’ve got you sorted.

While you enjoy scrumptious food, your pet can relax in the shaded inner courtyard or curl up under your feet.

Clarke’s pet-friendly

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44 Stanley

Is there even a better way to spend your Saturday morning than to be in the company of your furry friend as you enjoy a good breakfast?

Johannesburg’s 44 Stanley is the place to be for delicious breakfast and great coffee. The spot has a number of restaurants available, and your furry friend can enjoy themselves at the garden courtyard.

Surf Riders Café

At Surf Riders Café in Durban, you can savour a beachside dining experience alongside your beloved pet.

The laid-back eatery offers a pet-friendly outdoor area where you can enjoy a scrumptious meal and gorgeous ocean views.

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