Dog Friendly

We are now in a position known to many pet owners, dog owners in particular. It is a warm summers evening and you fancy a vino, in the sun at your fav little bar down the road. But wait. There is a slight problem. The one that is sitting by your feet, gazing at you with the saddest of big, brown soulful eyes…

Going out doesn’t need to have guilt attached – in fact there are more and more of your fav spaces that are now dog friendly. There are even new ones that are waiting for you to try. I am building up a list of places to try out that are fur baby friendly and even more importantly – places that you will want to visit!

*Disclaimer – these are Auckland NZ related, our locals if you will!


Bars, Cafes & Restaurants

 Takapuna Beach Cafe

22 The Promenade, Takapuna

This gorgeous cafe sits right on Takapuna beach and features high on many of the award winning lists, Metro included!

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La Cigale French Market

69 Saint Georges Bay Road, Parnell 

Now, I will say this up front – I adore the La Cigale French Market. It is a beautiful place and full of so many amazing stalls that it is a perfect place to spend a weekend morning (they are open Sat & Sun till 1.30pm). You will see plenty of furry friends wandering around sampling the many delights. There are incredible French imports, both food & homeware. You can also find Wine Direct here – fine wine, French cheese and an Artisan’s farmers market – heaven!!!

A visit to Auntie Briar’s is a must for any pup. Seriously, they go nuts for Auntie Briar’s muffins, biscuits and other doggy treats – on first glance they look like biscuits for us of the two legged kind, don’t be mistaken, they are most wonderful of treats for all fur babies.

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