Pet-friendly restaurants

Not all restaurants are adverse to canine patronage, with some of them providing water bowls and some going as far as to have a menu just for dogs. Try these the next time you fancy wining and dining with a doggie date.

Highlands Road Estate, Elgin
Itís adorable, pet-friendly, child-friendly, the food is delicious, there's award-winning wine and you can have a swim in the dam! I urge you to pack your swimming costume, the dog and the kids into the car and enjoy a day here. Read more

Yo!! Meatball, Cape Town
The funky name alone should make you want to go there. But with a choice of eight variations of meatballs served in an edible bowl, plus a choice of six sauces and nine sides, this is a meatball-lovers paradise. Dogs score a free meatball too! Read more

Loco Lounge, Harfield Village
A charming eatery on Harfield Villageís popular restaurant strip, owned by an entertaining and well-travelled couple, where youíll find healthier dishes which are 99.9 per cent preservative free and taste so good! Read more

Company's Garden Restaurant, Cape Town
The latest offering from Madame Zingara doesnít disappoint, with plenty of seating under the trees or indoors and a wide menu for all tastes and budgets. The weaverís nest chairs are an absolute delight and so original - just as you would expect from the Madame! Read more

La Belle Cafe and Bakery, Constantia
Think Parisian-style bakery in the heart of a historical hotel in leafy Constantia. To be honest, I am not really one for cakes and desserts, but even I was impressed. However, it's not all just about cakes and macaroons. Read more