If you’re a dog owner, there’s a good chance you’ve sought out dog-friendly cafes in Singapore when choosing a place to eat. Bringing your fur kid along to brunch at cafes or happy hour drinks sure is a nice way to spend your weekends.
With the demand for dogs going up and more young couples choosing to adopt pets over having children, we may see a trend where homes are bought with the needs of man’s best friend in mind.
For those of the same sentiment, here are some dog-friendly cafes in Singapore and properties you can live in for easy access to these F&B outlets.
*The stated cafe opening hours in this article are the operating hours during Phase 2 (Heightened Alert).
10 Popular Dog-friendly Cafes in Singapore
As much as we would love to feature all cafes, it would be impossible to fit every single dog-friendly eatery into this article. So we’ve narrowed our list down to some of the most popular ones across the different neighbourhoods.
Popular Dog-friendly Cafes in Singapore
Ideas on Where to Stay
The Coastal Settlement
Cafe de Nicole’s Flower
Canopy Hort Park
Open Farm Community
Tiong Bahru Bakery (Tiong Bahru)
The Paddock Bistro
Tribeca by the Waterfront
W39 Bistro & Bakery
The Parc Condominium
For a more detailed breakdown of dog-friendly restaurants and eating places, check out this map. The information used to create the map comes from “Singapore’s Most Comprehensive Dog Portal”, WoofWaggers.
1. The Coastal Settlement
Tucked away in quiet Changi, The Coast Settlement is surrounded by lush greenery and fields. This quaint and romantic restaurant is a great location for both brunch and date night! During brunch, opt for classics such as The Settlement Big Breakfast and Breakfast Steak & Eggs.
- Address: 200 Netheravon Road, Singapore 508529
- Opening hours: 9.00am to 8.00pm daily
Where to Stay: Ripple Bay, $595,000 to $1,965,000
If living in a waterfront convo with sea views is something you’d like, this 99-year leasehold condominium is one to check out. It is also a six-minute drive to Pasir Ris MRT station. Want to stay closer to the MRT station? Try your luck with an apartment at Pasir Ris 8. 85% of its 487 units were snapped up at up to $2,000 psf over its launch weekend.
2. Cafe de Nicole’s Flower
Dining at Cafe de Nicole’s Flower means eating at arguably one of the prettiest cafes in Singapore. Expect hearty mains and flower-themed dessert plates to complete this floral extravaganza. But for now, the cafe will only be serving whole cakes and offering flower arrangements till 18 August.
- Address: 224 Telok Kurau Road, #01-01, Singapore 423836
- Opening hours: 9.00am to 9.30pm daily
Where to Stay: The Seawind, $1,050,000 to $5,500,000
Located in District 15, The Seawind is a freehold condominium with 222 units. There are one-, two-, three-, and four-bedders and 23 four-bedroom townhouses within the project, meaning you’ll likely find an apartment type that suits your needs.
3. Five &2
Five &2 serves up local and fusion fare and drinks inspired by Asian ingredients. The bistro positions itself as a chill dinner spot to catch up with friends over a beer. When eating out is an option again, pop by for a drink; the happy hour deals are sure to keep you smiling throughout the night.
- Address: 97 Hougang Avenue 8, Punggol Park, Singapore 538792
- Opening hours: 11.30am to 9.30pm daily
Where to Stay: The Quartz, $1,280,000 to $1,550,000
The 625 unit project was completed in 2010 and is a four-minute walk to Buangkok MRT station on the North East line. Those who love living near nature will like how Punggol Park is a 10-minute walk away.
4. Canopy Hort Park
Cool off with an iced drink after playing fetch with your puppy at Canopy Hort Park. The wood-on-rattan furnishings and hanging plants decorate the space, blending the indoor and outdoor areas seamlessly.
If you like their Classic Eggs Benedict, Cold Angel Hair Pasta and Truffle Pizza, you can also visit their Bishan Park outlet.
- Address: 33 Hyderabad Road, HortPark, #01-01, Singapore 119578
- Opening hours: 8.00am to 10.30pm daily
Where to Stay: Skyline Residences, $1,080,000 to $3,580,000
Come home to the calming view of the sea and greenery of the Keppel Golf Links and Labrador Park when you live in Skyline Residences. Located in the Telok Blangah neighbourhood, the freehold condominium is a five-minute walk to Telok Blangah MRT. Vivocity is just one stop away, so access to amenities and F&B and entertainment options is not an issue.
5. Open Farm Community
Open Farm Community prides itself on being a farm-to-table restaurant. Quality produce is sourced from local farmers in the Southeast Asian region and beyond. Sit outside with your dog and enjoy the delectable dishes made from sustainable meats and organic vegetables.
- Address: 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819
- Opening hours: 11.30am to 9.00pm daily
Where to Stay: 8 Napier, $6,900,000 to $24,800,000
Living near the Dempsey area is pricey, even more so when you purchase a private property next to the upcoming Napier MRT Station. 8 Napier is one of the many condos which will benefit from the Thomson-East Coast line. The freehold condo was completed in 2010 and has 46 units.
While landed private property and Good Class Bungalows surround the Dempsey area, there are several condo choices you can look at, such as The Loft, Nassim Park Residences, Tanglin Residences, and St. Martin Residence.
6. Tiong Bahru Bakery (Tiong Bahru)
Brunch at Tiong Bahru Bakery means good coffee and delicious, buttery baked goods. While most will make a beeline for their handmade croissants, give their Kouign Amann a chance. We promise it won’t disappoint! You can head over to their OG store on Eng Hoon Street or visit one of the other six outlets across the island.
- Address: 56 Eng Hoon Street, #01-70, Singapore 160056
- Opening hours: 7.30am to 8.00pm
Where to Stay: Highline Residences, $1,080,000 to $3,000,000
Highline Residences is a stone’s throw from the charming stretch of cafes and boutique shops. The 99-year leasehold project is a four-minute walk from Tiong Bahru MRT station (and an 8-minute walk to Tiong Bahru Bakery). With 500 units ranging from 635 sq ft to 2,260 sq ft, you’ll likely find a space suited to your needs.
If you’re not ready to buy property yet but want to live in the neighbourhood, there’s always the option to rent in Tiong Bahru.
7. The Paddock Bistro
Spend a lazy weekend afternoon with a drink in hand at The Paddock Bistro. Ask for a table along the outdoor balcony area to get the best views of the grounds. If you’re lucky, you might be able to watch a polo game as you lounge on comfy sofas.
- Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Road, Singapore 298334
- Opening hours: Sun – Wed: 8.00am to 10.30pm; Thurs – Fri: 8.00am to 10.00pm; Sat: 9.00am to 10.30pm
Where to Stay: Cube 8, $898,000 to $2,650,000
Situated between Novena and Toa Payoh MRT stations, Cube 8 offers its residents excellent connectivity to the city centre. If you’re an expat with children, know that the SJI International School and Global Indian International School are nearby.
The freehold property is one of the more affordable condominium projects in the area. If you like the location Cube 8 is in, Vista Residences, 368 Thomson, One Dusun Residences, Sky @ Eleven, and Trellis Towers are other condominium projects you can check out.
Botany is a dog-friendly cafe that delivers east-meets-west recipes to its diners. There are plant-based and gluten-free desserts so that you can indulge in a guilt-free sweet treat. And when you’re done with your meal, walk it off by strolling down the Robertson Quay strip.
- Address: 86 Robertson Quay, #01-03, Singapore 238245
- Opening hours: 8.00am to 8.00pm daily
Where to Stay: Tribeca by the Waterfront, $1,249,000 to $7,500,000
Tribeca by the Waterfront allows you to live in the heart of the trendy Robertson Quay area. With eateries such as Super Loco, Three Buns Quayside, and Publico Ristorante being a stone’s throw away, foodies will be spoilt for choice!
Even if you’re not a dog owner on the lookout for property in one of the top 5 dog-friendly neighbourhoods in Singapore, the proximity to the CBD area is a huge plus. Browse nearby properties such as The Trillium, The Wharf Residence, Waterford Residence, and Mirage Tower.
9. W39 Bistro & Bakery
W39 Bistro & Bakery is a homely restaurant tucked into a small lane off West Coast Road. Don’t know what to eat? Chow down on mains such as the W39 Beef Burger, the W39 C.C.B. (Charcoal Chicken Burger). If that’s not to your liking, the restaurant does bento and sandwich sets too.
- Address: 39 Jln Mas Puteh, Singapore 128637
- Opening hours: Tues – Fri 11.00am to 10.00pm; Sat – Sun: 9.00am to 10.00pm
Where to Stay: The Parc Condominium, $1,080,000 to $4,150,000
The Parc Condominium comprises 569 units, housed in blocks of 24 storeys located in District 5. With the ongoing construction of the Jurong Region Line and upcoming plans for Jurong to become the second CBD, owning a property in the central/west region might be a move worth considering.
At Revelry, you’ll want to try the savoury and sweet Belgian waffles. More interesting creations such as the Waffle Benedict and Waffle Royale are a twist on breakfast classics. Come night time, the decorative lanterns cast a warm glow over the restaurant, transforming the space into a cosy dinner spot.
- Address: 21 Lor Kilat, #01-02, Singapore 598123
- Opening hours: Fri – Sun: 10.00am to 10.00pm
Where to Stay: Jardin, $1,800,000 to $3,500,000
Located at Dunearn, Jardin is a condominium project with 140 units. While there are a few developments clustered near the Beauty World and King Albert Park MRT stations, we chose Jardin because of its large 60m-long rooftop infinity pool.
Going to Dog-friendly Cafes in Singapore
Visually appealing decor, good grub, and staff-friendliness towards your precious pooch are reasons why some cafes have become popular with dog owners.
If just the presence of dog-friendly cafes isn’t enough to convince you to move, we’ve also singled out the 5 most dog-friendly neighbourhoods in Singapore, based on the number of dog runs/parks, vet clinics/hospitals and grooming salons in each estate.
More FAQs about Dog-friendly Cafes in Singapore
Where Can I Bring My Dog in Singapore?
Aside from dog-runs and dog parks, you can bring them to dog-friendly cafes such as The Paddock Bistro, Botany Robertson Quay, The Coastal Settlement.
Is Coastal Settlement Dog-friendly?
Yes! Pop by for western and locally-inspired dishes at The Coastal Settlement with your dog.
Can I Own a Dog in Singapore?
Yes, but if you stay in an HDB flat, make sure your dog is HDB-approved.
Are Dogs Allowed on MRT Trains in Singapore?
No, dogs and pets are not allowed on buses and MRT trains. Not all ride-sharing cars or taxis will allow animals on board either.
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