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We asked for your favourite dog friendly local café spots within the City of Marion. Thanks to all the great suggestions we have created this list, so that everyone can discover great coffee within their local area. Ranging from funky, quiet and quirky, many of these businesses support local produce and other Australian businesses. But please be mindful that dogs other than assistance dogs are not allowed inside food premises However they may permit dogs to be present in outdoor dining areas. For more information, please refer to Dogs | City of Marion.
Whether it be a long black, chai latte or macchiato, these hidden gems will fulfill your caffeine needs.
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104a Sturt Road, Warradale
Banks and Brown is a cosy coffee hotspot with a hidden plant jungle perfect for green thumbs and plant mums alike. Their outdoor coffee area allows for serene sipping with your pup by your side.
1a Heron Way, Hallett Cove
What better way to end a nice walk at the Hallett Cove Conservation Park than with a warm coffee and bites from the Boatshed? Offering a takeaway kiosk and a café, listen to the waves and enjoy the view and this tranquil space located on Heron Way at Hallett Cove.
43a Addison Road, Warradale
Bobby's is your local stop for coffee, pastries, bagels and sandwiches. Say hello to Bobby - the cafe's dog and namesake while you're there.
28b Finniss Street, Marion
Café Finniss is located in the heart of Marion’s historical precinct. If you are taking a walk with your pooch and discovering the City of Marion’s past, hold onto that leash and head to the Café for a delicious drink.
Shop 8/20 Heysen Drive
Whether you're after a warm big breakfast or a cool sweet treat, Heysen Kitchen is the place for you. Start your day with a generous sized meal and a coffee or pop in on rainy days for a tasty hot chocolate to warm your soul. You can even grab a pupaccino for dog.
513 Marion Road, South Plympton
The Front Page Café offers locally roasted coffee, wood-oven pizzas, and loyalty rewards. Satisfy your caffeine cravings from this small family business who are passionate about all things breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check out the daily specials and discounts on the Front Page Coffee app.
46 Towers Terrace, Edwardstown
It Takes a Village offers specialty coffee with delicious treats. Located opposite Trott Memorial Reserve, pick up some locally baked bread or pastries when you drop into this local staple. Don’t be surprised if the friendly faces behind the counter ask for a shot of your pup to add to their dog-filled ‘Wall of Fame’.
18 Byre Avenue
Do you need to catch up on your work but need a chill place away from your everyday distractions? Come to Lampshade Coffee Lounge for a coffee and a toastie to help you focus on the important (or not so important) work.
93 Railway Terrace, Ascot Park
Are you looking for a comfy and artsy breakky location? Look no further than Omnivore Café in Ascot Park. Relish in some scrambled eggs or a turmeric latte, and be tempted by their function grazing boards. This colourful location offers something for everybody (and that includes free biscuits for your furry friends!).
560B Marion Road, Plympton Park
Once & Again is definitely not your typical coffee shop, it contains beautiful European inspiration throughout the café and is full of talent whether it be the stunning artwork, photography or local musicians who fill the space with soothing sounds. The immaculate vibes of this café will for sure lift moods for you and your little furry friend.
59A Bray Street
Sublime Café Roasters is well known for its enjoyable coffee and cool retro feel. Sublime not only supplies great tasting coffee to their customers, but also offers training and coffee beans to other cafes and restaurants – talk about a coffee community. You can be confident you and your doggy will fit right in at Sublime.