Dining with a four-legged friend

Dining with a four-legged friend

Does your pup look longingly at the door wondering where his invite is when you leave for your Saturday brunch? We have done some on-the-ground research to find the best dog-friendly dining spots in Bendigo for you and your furry friend.

Wallys Dog Café

Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park, Strathdale
This mobile café is not only dog friendly, it specifically caters for those with fur and four legs. Boasting a ‘Dog Menu’ featuring pupcakes, pupcorn and doggy donuts, as well as a ‘Human Menu’ with hotdogs and hot drinks, what more could you wish for? You can catch Wally’s Dog Café most Saturdays and Sundays at the Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park in Strathdale. Check their Facebook page for updates.

The Old Green Bean

179 Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo
Delicious and cute, the OGB offers food at a reasonable price, a convenient location and a friendly atmosphere providing the perfect dining spot for yourself and your pup. There are blankets on the outdoor chairs in the cooler months, and a large grass area for your four legged friend to lounge about while you enjoy a morning coffee.

The Boardwalk Bendigo

28 Nolan Street, Bendigo
Located on the edge of beautiful Lake Weeroona, a stroll around the lake and a stop off at The Boardwalk is a must. Resident Labrador called Chino, also known as the ‘assistant manager’, and the friendly staff extend a warm invite to all pups to come and join the fun.

The Bridge Hotel

9 Bridge Street, Bendigo
The outdoor seating area of The Bridge is shaded by beautiful greenery and umbrellas, with heaters outside during the cooler evenings, providing the perfect atmosphere. Not only does The Bridge have a lovely outdoor area, but the staff love pups! Even providing a water bowl to quench the thirst of your furry friend.

Percy and Percy

110 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo
P&P is located in a quiet residential area, with plenty of outdoor seating including seats in the ‘backyard’ area, creating a warm, homely feeling. An undercover seated area at the front of the café with lush green grass under-foot provides a great spot for your pup to relax while you enjoy some delicious food and great coffee.

Let us know your favourite pup friendly place in Bendigo!