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Pets are like our children, and you can’t help but feel terrible pangs of guilt for leaving them alone at home. But now, thanks to the sensitivity and thoughtfulness of animal lovers of Singapore, the number of pet-friendly cafes in our city is on the rise. You finally get to chill with your furkids at someplace other than a park or your home!
Here’s a list of the top pet-friendly cafes where your furry love can spend quality time with you, mingle with other paw-ssible friends and have a ball (though hopefully not a brawl)!
1) Happenstance Café
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Happenstance Café is a great place to bring your furry friend along for a birthday treat where they get to mingle with other four-legged visitors. This indoor space has plenty of amenities like poo dumps and pee trays, and fresh bowls of water set out for your furry friends.
Make sure you make reservations in advance to ensure that there's a space for you and your pal.
Address: 35 Opal Crescent, Singapore 328425
Telephone: 6341 7871
Opening hours: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM (Monday-Friday), 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Saturday-Sunday)
2) Sun Ray Café
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One of the most pet-friendly places in Singapore, Sun Ray Café offers a warm and relaxing ambience with a separate “paws allowed” room, for both you and your four-legged friend.
These guys even have a special “Food for Fur Kids” menu that includes homemade doggy treats and birthday cakes. If any canine celebrations are on the cards, this little gem is definitely your go-to place!
Address: 79 Brighton Crescent, Singapore 559218
Telephone: 6283 8700
Opening hours: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Monday-Tuesday), 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Wednesday-Friday), 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Saturday-Sunday)
3) The Green Door
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Tucked away in a quiet corner of Dempsey Hill, The Green Door is an unexpected find, complete with vintage furniture and great food.
While you enjoy a cocktail, your pets can enjoy a drink out of their own water bowls.
And since it’s their big day, feeding them with tidbits off your plate is a great way of making their day.
Address: 13A Dempsey Road, Singapore 247694
Telephone: 6479 5945
Opening hours: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Monday-Thursday), 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM (Friday-Saturday), 1:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Sunday)
4) Paw Pet-radise Café
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A paw-fect place to celebrate your furball’s special day, this café on Balestier Road offers a range of little treats, including bentos, liver bone brownies, and meaty pork bones. But humans, fret not! This cafe also serves a spread of delectable mains for your consumption as well.
And after such delightful treats, you’ll definitely be rewarded with an affectionate purr or a delightful woof!
Address: 530 Balestier Road, Monville Mansion #01-07, Singapore 329857
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening hours: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Monday-Thursday – Tuesday: closed), 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM (Friday-Saturday), 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Sunday)
5) Ah B Café
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Located within Sunny Complex, this might just turn out to be the perfect celebratory destination for your little one. After a hearty splash at the complex’s pet-friendly pool, head straight to Ah B Café where our friends can lounge on the special bean bag seats or roam around freely within the café compounds.
While the establishment serves meals only for humans, ‘Pawlicious’ next door rustles up some amazing treats for your furry pals.
Address: 110 Turf Club Rd, Singapore 288000
Telephone: 6811 1408
Opening hours: 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM (Tuesday-Friday – Monday: closed), 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Saturday-Sunday)
6) Wagging Rights
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This is a dream spot for the birthday guy (or girl), complete with finest gourmet grubs, day care, grooming services as well as a colourful playground. Your buddy can even tuck into a grain-free Chicken Terrine, a house specialty at Wagging Rights.
Address: 337 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427590
Telephone: 6447 0335
Opening hours (daily): 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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What better way to celebrate your little love’s birthday than a day out by the beach?
With the pet-friendly Coastes located along Siloso Beach, it serves as a perfect place to chill after an exhausting day running and swimming at the beach.
Address: 50 Siloso Beach Walk, Singapore 099000
Telephone: 6631 8938
Opening hours (daily): 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
8) Brussel Sprouts
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Set against a breathtaking backdrop, this riverfront outlet along Robertson Quay is just the spot for a nice, long walk that ends with a birthday treat for your loyal friend.
While you sip on a cool Belgian beer, slip the birthday boy/girl their favourite treat to celebrate the moment.
Address: 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-12, The Pier @ Robertson, The Pier at Robertson PARKING, 239013
Telephone: 6887 4344
Opening hours: 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Monday to Thursday), 2:00 PM – 2:00 AM (Friday), 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM (Saturday), 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM (Sunday)
No matter which part of town you’re in, you can now pamper your furry friends on their birthdays at any of these pet-friendly establishments. But with their growing popularity, be sure to make a reservation beforehand to avoid disappointment!
The original version of this story was published in Shopback on Feb 23, 2017.
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