Bringing your dog out for family lunch or dinner dates is a trying task when dog-friendly restaurants in Singapore seem few and far between. As much as our dogs are family to us, sometimes we have no choice but to leave the poor pooch at home when dining out.
To help resolve your dinner paw-blems, we’ve sussed out 11 dog-friendly restaurants that you can dine at while having your furbaby right by you.
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This bistro in Punggol Park is the perfect stop for a meal after a serene walk with your dog. The chill ambience of the alfresco dining area is especially calming for hyperactive pups.
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Five &2 carries a variety of cuisines, from Thai and Sarawakian, to Italian and Norwegian. Feast on some Thai Green Beef Curry ($10.80), Bulgogi Korean Beef Stew ($9.80), Sarawak Curry Chicken ($12.80), and Mushroom Pasta ($14.80). The options are endless.
For every 5 meals sold at Five &2, the restaurant will donate 1 nutritious kid’s meal to the underprivileged. The bistro hires ex-inmates and people with disabilities as well.
Five &2 Bistro
Address: 97 Hougang Avenue 8, Singapore 538792
Opening hours: Mon-Thur: 5PM-11PM | Fri: 5PM-1AM | Sat: 4PM-1AM | Sun: 4PM-11PM
Telephone: 6282 8801
A cosy bistro in West Coast, W39 Bistro and Bakery invites guests to bring their dogs to their premises. They even have special promotions such as Furkid Fridays, where diners with dogs enjoy 10% off the total bill.
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The set lunch menu (from $15 to $19) includes a main, soup of the day, drink, and mini cake. Apart from brunch dishes, guests can go for more unique ones which incorporate both local and international flavours – such as the Satay Chicken Quesadilla ($15). You get to enjoy 50% off selected starters with a minimum order of 3 lunch sets, so come with your other dog owner friends.
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W39 Bistro and Bakery
Address: 39 Jalan Mas Puteh, Singapore 128637
Opening hours: Tues-Fri: 11AM-10PM | Sat-Sun: 9AM-10PM | Closed on Mon
Telephone: 9646 5372
Bring your pet along with you on your cycling and rollerblading rounds at East Coast Park, then cool off with a celebratory post-workout meal at Rabbit Carrot Gun.
Fret not if you’re watching your calories – the restaurant has a list of healthy and low-fat options like this Avocado Smash ($19) with feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, and poached egg on sourdough.
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But if you’re looking to indulge, opt for the Scotch Egg Grand Champion ($10) instead. It’s got all the carby goodness with a breaded layer enveloping the pork and crab filling within, along with a shiok chilli crab dip.
And, if you’re looking for a staycay location, Rabbit Carrot Gun doubles up as a hostel as well, with prices of rooms from $165 for 2 nights.
Rabbit Carrot Gun
Address: 49 East Coast Rd, Singapore 428768
Opening hours: Tue-Sun: 8.30AM-10.30PM | Mon: 11AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6348 8568
Sit back and cradle your pooch as you eat at the outdoor area of The Coastal Settlement, a casual dining restaurant-bar situated in a remote part of Changi. The lush greenery surrounding the restaurant leave you feeling restful.
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Enjoy some Grilled Lamb Chops ($36) with Kenya beans tossed on the side, and feast on a plate of Spicy Seafood Tom Yum Pasta ($25).
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The Coastal Settlement
Address: 200 Netheravon Road, Singapore 508529
Opening hours: Tue – Thu: 10:30AM – 11PM | Fri: 10:30AM – 12AM | Sat: 8:30AM – 12AM | Sun: 8:30AM – 11PM | Closed on Mon
Telephone: 6475 0200
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If the sun’s out and you’re in need of a mini getaway, Coastes at Siloso Beach is the place to be. Enjoy a day of fun with your pooch at the beach, then head to this beachside bar and feast to your heart’s content.
Coastes serves delicious burgers, pizza, and crispy chicken wings – as well as a selection of premium beer, house pour spirits, and wine.
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Address: 50 Siloso Beach Walk Sentosa, Singapore 099000
Opening hours: Sun-Thur: 9AM-11PM | Fri-Sat: 9AM-1AM
Telephone: 6631 8938
Dine alfresco at Casa Verde, an Italian restaurant nestled within Botanic Gardens. Your doggie gets to sit right alongside you, either on the chair or on the ground, and you’re free to feed it as you like. Water can be served to your dog if requested, but you’ll have to bring your own pet dish.
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Besides Italian dishes like pasta and pizza, Casa Verde also serves up local delights like Nasi Lemak ($15) and Mee Siam ($12). Their brunch offerings, like Gourmet Breakfast ($20) and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast ($14) with caramelised banana and Nutella, are popular as well.
Address: 1 Cluny Rd, Singapore 259569
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 7.30AM-8PM | Sat-Sun: 7.30AM-9PM
Open Farm Community is a restaurant that supports local farmers by using their produce. Some of the dishes their chefs whip up include the Coconut and Pandan Waffles ($22), beautifully plated with flower petals, bits of white chocolate, and coconut jam.
Health-conscious peeps can go for hearty vegetable-based mains like the Warm Broccoli Salad ($25), tossed with snap peas, broccoli and spinach, toasted seeds and feta.
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Open Farm Community
Address: 130E Minden Rd, Singapore 248819
Opening hours: Mon-Thur: 12PM-4PM & 6PM-11PM | Fri: 12PM-4PM & 6PM-12AM | Sun: 11AM-5PM & 6PM-11PM
Telephone: 6471 0306
Kontiki, an American bar-restaurant, is located at Passion Wave @ Marina Bay, overlooking the river and Marina Bay’s skyline. The alfresco dining area has a rustic feel, with foldable beach chairs for you and your pup to plonk down on, and umbrella shelters for every table.
You get a fine selection of Western treats like Cajun Roast Chicken ($23), and limited edition weekend specials like Oven-Baked Cod Fish with Aglio Olio ($24). Come by on a Tuesday or Thursday and you’ll get to pair your food with 1-for-1 drinks.
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Address: 11 Rhu Cross, #01-02, Singapore 437440
Opening hours: Tue-Fri: 5PM-12AM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-12AM | Closed on Mon
Telephone: 6268 5225
Terribly Troublesome Pork Chops ($18.90), served with a side of sauteed mushrooms
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The stretch at Upper Thomson has a bunch of pretty decent food selections, but it’s at Pasta J where you get to have grub with your little pup. You can dine outdoors if you want to, but the restaurant allows pets indoors as well.
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Food options are a selection of pasta, risotto, and premium meat cuts like the Break-Up Steak ($42.90), a full 250g rib-eye with sides like sweet potato and mushrooms.
Pesto pasta with prawns
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Address: 205 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574345
Opening hours: Sun-Thur: 12PM-11PM | Fri, Sat, PH: 11.30AM-12AM
Telephone: 9004 1800
Intercontinental Robertson Quay is home to Marcello, one of the only hotel restaurants with a dog-friendly deli extension in Singapore.
Some goodies on the brunch menu include Smoked Salmon Benedict ($24) and Mediterranean Scramble ($21) – scrambled egg whites and chicken breast in yoghurt on top of sourdough bread. For the sweet tooths, you can munch on some Pancakes and Berries ($16), light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes topped with fresh berries and maple syrup.
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Address: 1 Nanson Rd, Singapore 238909
Opening hours: Mon-Thu: 5PM-11PM | Fri: 5PM-12AM | Sat: 12PM-12AM | Sun: 11AM-11PM
Telephone: 6826 5040
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Dine outdoors with your dog at La Braceria Pizza and Grill, with Italian dishes like pasta, risotto, pizza as well as grilled meat.
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What’s more, the restaurant is just five minutes away from Sunny Heights, a doggy day care centre. You can drop your pooch at the daycare to mingle with other dogs for the day, then take it for dinner with you at night.
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La Braceria Pizza and Grill
Address: 5 Greendale Ave, Singapore 289501
Opening hours: Tue-Sun: 12PM-2.30PM & 6PM-10.30PM | Closed on Mon
Telephone: 6465 5918
The next time you decide to dine out with your pet, there’s no need to make repeated visits to the same dog cafes you’ve been patronising. Dog-friendly restaurants like the ones listed can offer you both delicious treats and the privilege of dining in each others’ company.
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