Dog Friendly Alfresco Dining

Finding somewhere to head out for a coffee or a meal with your dog can be difficult at the best of times, but thankfully Perth is becoming more and more dog friendly with more venues openly inviting dogs and their owners to come and dine with them.

Come winter it's nice to sometimes give cooking the flick and head out for a traditional winter warmer or some comfort food. Unfortunately if you want to bring your dog along this sometimes however means sitting out on the side walk at the front of the venue - which isn't terribly inviting once winter rolls around and the cold, wet, windy days start to set in. So here are some dog friendly cafes that offer alfresco dining and protection from the elements so you can still dine out comfortably with your dog all through winter.

Canning River Cafe

Canning River Cafe is set amongst the beautiful Canning River Regional Park and features dog friendly alfresco dining overlooking the Kent St Weir Bridge. There are heaters cranking on cold days,  blankets available if you need some extra warmth the blinds are lowered to block out the cold and keep in the warmth.


Rifo's Cafe Maylands

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Rifo's Cafe Maylands is your all day and night go to, to enjoy a winter warmer meal with all your breakfast favourites as well as classic Italian winter comfort food like chicken parmigiama and homemade lasagne. You and your dog are always welcome in their alfresco dining area. When the weather gets cooler the blinds come down and the heaters turn on so you can dine in warmth and comfort. Open daily until late (7am-10pm). Plenty of water bowls available.

Furbaby Westminster

Furbaby Cafe Westminster believe your pet is family and welcome all those who wander through the front door with a big greeting and a pat.  Head through the boutique and grooming salon and past the bakery out to the fully enclosed alfresco dining area where you can enjoy breakfast or lunch.  

Lake Espresso Claremont

Lake Espresso is a hole in the wall style cafe with dog friendly alfresco dining overlooking Lake Claremont. With cafe blinds and a stand up heater it's nice and cosy for a coffee and a sweet treat on a rainy day.  If you get a break in the rain enjoy a walk on the lead around Lake Claremont.

Lawley's Bakery and Cafe North Beach

Beachside dining all year round every day of the week. Enjoy breakfast or lunch in the warmth of the big alfresco dining area complete with gas heaters to keep you warm, and of course with your dog by your side.

Union Kitchen Mindarie

Dog friendly alfresco dining, with dog beds, dog bowls and a fantastic doggy menu.

The Kiosk Fremantle

The Kiosk Fremantle is located on the waterfront and features a bit alfresco dining area where dogs are welcome. It's open daily and has extended evening hours in the summer months. 

South Beach Cafe South Fremantle

Located alongside South Beach with cafe blinds to keep you protected from the rain in winter, it's a great place to watch that winter storm roll in off the horizon.

Do you have a favourite dog friendly alfresco cafe that is not on our list? We'd love for you to let us know about it!