12 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Kampala
Pets are a part of the family; and they should get to be a part of the day’s action no matter the location. If you really want to make it a doggie day, take your furry buddy out with you to grab a bite or drink and soak up the sun.
Kampala’s dog friendly restaurants offer delicious food, pet friendly service and delightful ambiance. All pets must be on a leash; and ensure that your pet goes to the bathroom and is comfortable before going to these dog friendly spots.
1. Linove Restaurant
Is a late night coffee run really complete if you can’t share it with your furry friend? Open till 11:00 pm daily, this Italian restaurant, coffee shop and bakery, located opposite The Surgery Clinic, is perfect for a coffee or pasta with your pet. Peak hours are from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm, every Monday to Sunday.
In Kololo and Nakasero
2. Holy Crêpe
Got a date at Holy Crêpe? Let your pooch be your third wheel! Relish beautiful views, French crêpes, pancakes, waffles, all day breakfast, freshly squeezed juice, cocktails and South African wines (and much more) with your pet at Holy Crêpe. Who said wine and dogs don’t go together? Pets are allowed from Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.
The kitchen closes at 8:20 pm (40 minutes before closing) and the bar closes at 8:40 pm (20 minutes before closing). Holy Crêpe is located in The 17 Apartment on Kololo Hill Lane.
Call +256754843576 or +256773389515.
3. Que Pasa
Tacos, Coronas and your pet! What more do you need? :) Que Pasa is a Mexican bar and restaurant located in Kisementi, next to Crane Plaza. Shopping in the area? Or back from a walk with your bff? Sip on some beer or cocktails with your pet in tow. Peak hours are from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am, every Monday to Sunday.
4. Biryani House/Café One Six
Delight in some curry, biryani :), kebab, paneer, tandoori, dal, roti, chicken masala, cocktails or coffee (and more) and the company of your furry friend! Pets are only allowed in the outside lounges (pictured below). Peak hours are from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, from Monday to Sunday. Biryani House is located on Acacia Avenue, opposite Kabojja Junior School.
Call +256758935839 or +256773631508.
You can’t go wrong with cupcakes, coffee and your pet at Prunes. Savour salads, organic or green juices, smoothies, home made style sandwiches, burgers, milkshakes or coffee (and much more) as you hang out with your best bud or family (or both – they have a kids play area).
Peak hours are from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday. For salad lovers, experience the Live Salad Bar on Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm with your pet or attend the famous Farmers Market every Saturday. Prunes is located on plot 8 on Wampewo Avenue.
6. Otters Bar
Enjoy cold beers, cocktails, pasta, pizza, salads, local dishes, burgers, barbeque or some finger food like pesto crostini prawns, barbeque chicken wings, feta and coriander samosas or pork skewers (and more!) and relax with your pet at Otters Bar!
Pets are only allowed in the garden area (pictured below). Peak hours are from 5:00 pm till late on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (They are closed on Monday). Otters Bar is located on plot 15 Ngabo Road off Wampewo Avenue.
7. Yujo Izakaya
Nothing screams fun like sushi, prawn tempura and hanging out with your best friend! Pets are only allowed in the garden area (pictured below). And worry not, a table can be set up for you in the garden. Located on plot 36 Kyadondo Road in Nakasero, peak hours are from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm, from Monday to Sunday.
In Bugolobi and Muyenga
8. Dancing Cup
Brunch, lunch or dinner is best had with your pet at Dancing cup. Located on plot 15, Luthuli Avenue in Bugolobi, this dog and family friendly bistro and café serves continental and European dishes and features a kids play area and music room.
Revel in burgers, salads, pasta, pizza, coffee, or milkshakes (and much more) and enjoy arts and crafts while you hang out with your buddy. Peak hours are from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm from Monday to Friday, and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
9. The Little Donkey
Located in Dotta House on Bukasa Road in Namuwongo, The Little Donkey offers quesadillas, burritos, salads, tacos, tortilla chips, nachos, Mexican mojitos, sunset margaritas; and if you fancy dessert, churros, sopapillas, ice cream (and more) that you can enjoy with your pet.
This Mexican restaurant also has a kids’ playroom. Pets are only allowed outside (pictured below). Peak hours are from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am on Monday to Sunday.
10. The Coconut Shack
Enjoy Indian, Goan, continental or Chinese dishes, some beers, spirits or a coffee with your pet! Pets are only allowed outside (pictured below). The Coconut Shack is located in Sozio Building near International Hospital Kampala. Peak hours are from 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm from Monday to Sunday.
11. Caffe Roma
Caffe Roma is open for brunch, lunch and dinner and has a fully stocked bar so you can dine with your pooch all day long. This Italian restaurant, pizzeria and guesthouse is kid and dog friendly and serves pasta, pizza, risotto, calamari, prawns, salads, burgers, sweet chilli pork ribs, classic Italian roast lamb, and, if you have a sweet tooth, nutella samosas (and more).
Caffe Roma is located on Tank Hill Road in Muyenga, and is open from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm, with peak hours from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Monday to Sunday. Pets are only allowed outside (pictured below).
Call +256772501847 or +256792501847.
12. The Big Kafunda
Located on Ggaba Road opposite Bank of Baroda, The Big Kafunda has a spacious garden, which is perfect for your pet to run around. Open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and serving barbeque grill (chicken, ribs, goat, vegtables), pizza, beers and cocktails, relax and enjoy the weekend with your pet.
The leash optional policy lets your four-legged friend mingle with other fur babies (dogs are only allowed off leash in the garden area). Peak hours are from 7:00 pm till late. After 7:00 pm and on the deck, dogs must be on a leash.