Do you feel guilty leaving the house without your furry companion? Watching those little sad eyes look up at us as we depart can be one of the most heartbreaking scenes ever. However, you don’t have to leave them behind. Why not take your pet to one of these lovely 10 pet-friendly eateries in Christchurch.
Ever hear of a Puppuccino? Well, this café serves this cappuccino-inspired drink for dogs so they don’t feel left out. Plus, they serve doggylicious treats too, as well as some of the most insanely unique freakshakes in Christchurch for all the humans.
Head to the beach for a morning stroll, and afterward treat yourself and your pooch at the alfresco dining area in this delightful spot. With an awesome food menu, you’ll be happy out as you bond with your doggy, and watch in cuteness as the smile never drops from their faces, and the tails constantly wag.
📍 16a Beach Road, North New Brighton, Christchurch 8083, New Zealand
Dogs are allowed both inside and outside at this lovely 5-star café. Serving scrumptious belly fillers like the juicy shakshuka special, dragon bowls, and more…it is no wonder it’s one of the best places for brunch in Christchurch. Share some bacon with your pooch – it will totally brighten up his or her day.
📍 6 Elgin Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
Indulge on an all-day breakfast while your doggy is treated to something from the exclusive pup menu. Yep, you heard that correct. They serve pupcakes with carrot, peanut butter and mashed potato, dog nachos, puppuccinos, and more. Additionally, this place is one of only four locations to get a dogs birthday cake in Christchurch. No better place for your dog to feel like a human.
📍 11a Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
This famous 5-star reviewed cafe along the waterfront offers a dreamy place to relax outdoors with your pet. There’s a huge menu filled with breakfasts like pancakes stacks, to lunch and dinner like beef nachos, and fish and chips…you won’t go hungry. Dogs of all sizes are welcome, so you won’t need to feel guilty about leaving your loved one behind.
📍 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Chillout in the alfresco courtyard after a long work with your little doggy. With delicious selection of brunches, bakery goods and more…you’ll be spoilt for choice. Plus, there’s shade for the pups, and they’ll receive a water bowl and a doggy treat – if they remain on their best behaviour.
📍 Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Take your doggy on a French adventure to enjoy the best crepes, pancakes and even the most instagrammable foods in Christchurch. Owners have been known to dress their furry friends up for a trip to one of the best pet-friendly eateries in Christchurch.
📍 106 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Health enthusiasts will love this little gem of a spot. Serving excellent coffee, delicious salads and more…it’s the perfect pit spot on a walk with your furry friend. You can relax and dig into your grub, while your pooch is treated to complimentary doggy treats.
📍 95b Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
Nourish your mind with wholesome plant-based food at this incredible joint, which is one of the best vegan eateries in Christchurch. Fuel up with your furry friend by your side, in a lush interior surrounded by plants.
📍 20 Welles Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
10. Dux Dine
Head to this beautiful eatery boasting an elegant outdoor dining area where you can hangout with your pet. Enjoy inventive dishes, and wholesome vegan platters, even tasty vegan pizza. You can even have a few G&Ts, without having to worry about your pooch at home alone. Indeed, one of the best pet-friendly eateries in Christchurch.
📍 28 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand