If you’re a pet owner living in UAE, you’ll realize how it’s getting more and more pet friendly by the minute, especially when it comes to Dubai. With its dog-friendly parks and numerous dog-friendly hotels and daycares, Dubai is one of the cities that guarantee you won’t miss your pet too much when you leave the house because they can simply tag along!
While a lot of restaurants and cafés do allow you to take your pet with you as long as you leave them outside, here’s a bunch of coffee shops and restaurants that allow you to dine side by side with your furry friend.
1. Chicago Meatpackers
Located at The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, this American Grill & Bar offers its customers a laid back and casual atmosphere that allows everyone to relax and enjoy their time. Their food, just like their ambiance, steers away from overdressing and unnecessary complications.
This restaurant is the Winner of 2019 What’s On Favorite Modern American Restaurant of the Year Award and their menu also includes vegan and gluten-free options.
The best part? Its roof allows pets as well! Find out more.
Experience Socialicious’s Asian aura with your furry friend in its cozy outdoor setting. Located at the Jumeriah Village Circle, this house of Asian blend is a hidden gem in Dubai and the perfect place to spend your lazy afternoons or your exciting weekend nights!
Their menu fits all tastes and provides vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options to suit all palates. The restaurant’s staff are always happy to see your pet with you and thoughtful enough to offer your little friend a bowl of water as soon as you’re seated.
Here’s where and how you can find Socialicious in Dubai!
3. Tania’s Teahouse
This aesthetically pleasing café has been titled the 7th most #instagrammable café in the world and rightfully so! Located near the one and only Burj Al Arab, this café is one of Dubai’s hotspots.
You might think there’s no place for pets around teapots and marble touches, but Tania’s Teahouse likes to think with positive-tea (they also like puns) and welcome you and your furry friends to its cozy patio.
Bonus: the menus are filled with healthier alternatives, vegan and gluten-free options. So you won’t have to quit your diet before paying them a visit.
Here’s everything you need to know about Tania’s Teahouse!
4. Counter Culture Café
Pet owners shouldn’t miss out on Counter Culture’s Café’s beautiful terrace where they can sit outside and enjoy the lovely weather. Not to mention, the food is also fantastic and so is the café’s entertainment.
The staff is super friendly and offers excellent service, and the relaxed comfortable atmosphere will make sure you’ll come back again for more than one visit.
Find out more about the Counter Culture Café!
5. Ella’s Eatery
Open in Palm Jumeirah, Ella’s Eatery is a casual family-friendly diner that welcomes both you and your furry friends to enjoy your afternoon there.
Enjoy their delicious stone-baked signature pizzas or grab one of their delicious coffees while having your pawed buddy right by your side.
Find out more about Ella’s Eatery!
6. Jones The Grocer
This contemporary café/restaurant is in the beachfront area on Palm Jumeirah. The food is also exceptionally good and the staff is always full of smiles.
Whatever you’re craving, be sure that Jones The Grocer can have that taken care of. Their menu and food list are very variable; they have their own bakery and even cheese rooms.
You and your furry friend will enjoy its pleasant ambiance and find it cozy and comfortable. Find out more.
So there you have it! You can be craving Asian food or a bulky steak or maybe you’re of a coffee and tea kind of person, whatever you are, the city of Dubai won’t force you to leave your furry friend behind!
Which restaurant are you visiting next with your pawed buddy? Let us know in the comments below! And find all the pet-friendly hotspots in our directory.