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.

Vegan High Tea at 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town
Now vegans also can tuck into creamy scones, delicious cakes and a range of savoury items at this stylish hotel. Plus, The Leopard Bar is pet-friendly, so you can take your furry best friend to tea too! Read more

Dog Treats From The Barkery
From The Barkery are keeping wooftas happy one bark at a time! Not only will your dog love their home-baked biscuits and other treats, a percentage from every purchase goes to local animal charities. Plus you are supporting a small local business. Read more

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

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