If your dog’s big brown eyes pull at your heartstrings every time you leave the house, don’t worry. We’ve found some great pet-friendly Sunshine Coast cafés, both on the coast and in the hinterland, you can take your furriest family member. This way you can both have a fun day out!
Start on the coastline by heading to Dicky Beach Park
Start your day off with a fun run around the Dicky Beach Park with your pet. With dogs allowed off leash while in the park, your pup is sure to love it here! Once your dog is all tuckered out, it’s time to have a rest and possibly some breakfast!
Where: Beerburrum St & Cooroy St, Dicky Beach QLD 4551

Hop in the car—it’s brekky time!

The Moorings Café Restaurant

Dogs love it here, The Moorings Cafe Restaurant - Golden Beach
Dogs love it here, The Moorings Cafe Restaurant – Golden Beach

Just 10 minutes’ drive from the Dicky Beach Park you will find The Moorings Café Restaurant. Offering great alfresco dining on the deck, you and your pet are more than welcome to kick back and relax here. Just be sure your dog is happy, relaxed and on a leash at all times.
With a varied breakfast menu including light raisin toast through to something more filling, such as their full breakfast, there’s something for every budget and appetite here. If you get here a bit later in the day, don’t worry—open from 7:30am until 3pm, The Moorings Café Restaurant offers a delicious lunch menu as well.
Where: 89 Esplanade Golden Beach, Golden Beach QLD 4551

For a cute hinterland trip, head to Palmview.

Glenview Gardens Country Resort

Furry friends are welcome here, Glenview Gardens Country Resort - Palmview
Furry friends are welcome here, Glenview Gardens Country Resort – Palmview

15 minutes in the car from Dicky Beach and you’ll be at another pet-friendly destination, Glenview Gardens Country Resort. If you’d prefer a place where your dog can roam freely in a confined area while you dine with your family and friends, this should be your first stop.
With a free treat for your dog upon arrival, your pooch is sure to feel right at home here. No stress, no separation anxiety—just a relaxing place to kick back and enjoy a good old-fashioned lunch with one of your favourites. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, anytime is a good time to visit Glenview Gardens Country Resort.
Where: 17 Glenview Rd, Palmview QLD 4553

Closer to Montville? Visit this amazing local café.

Poets Café

Beautiful and pet-friendly alfresco dining, Poets Cafe - Montville
Beautiful and pet-friendly alfresco dining, Poets Cafe – Montville

Located close by to large parks and walking trails, the Poets Café is ideal for any coffee and dog lover. Once you’ve finished walking your dog, head over to the café for a well-deserved break. With their pet-friendly outdoor space, your dog can have a lie-down and catch its breath from such an exciting day. This unique café is actually an old house with some incredible artworks on display inside. If you didn’t bring your pup, head downstairs to view their amazing gallery below.
Using fresh, local produce, and offering spectacular views of the Sunshine Coast, this café is certainly worth a visit. Just down the road from candy and fudge shops, as well as restaurants offering homemade pastries, you (and your dog) are sure to love it!
Where: 161-167 Main St, Montville, QLD 4560
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