Tucked away in the heart of Newport, Leroy's Cafe stands as a testament to Melbourne's thriving cafe culture. Among the many dog-friendly cafes in Melbourne, this one truly shines, making it a must-visit for dog lovers and brunch enthusiasts alike.

A Welcoming Dog-Friendly Cafe Vibe

Leroy's Cafe has certainly earned its reputation amongst locals as one of the best brunch spots in Melbourne's west. With its modern minimalist design, the cafe doesn't just promise aesthetic pleasure but an experience underpinned by friendly service and ease.

One feature that makes of Leroy's a standout dog-friendly cafe is its covered courtyard.  This space, bathed in light thanks to the open shutters, makes for a cheerful alfresco setting on sun-kissed days. And if Melbourne's infamous changing weather swings towards the chilly and wet? No worries! The courtyard's roof heaters and stylish wooden slatted walls ensure you and your furry friend remain snug and warm.

Leroys cafe Newport Dog Friendly Courtyard

Tastes Melburnians Adore

For those coffee connoisseurs, you're in a treat. Brewed with beans from the renowned St Ali, every cup reflects the expertise of their skilled baristas, from the rich and flavourful batch brew to the classic lattes and cappuccinos. Not a coffee person? Their drink menu is versatile. Refreshing smoothies to popular chai, turmeric, and matcha lattes await. Feeling a bit playful? Their cheeky cocktails options are sure to tickle your fancy.

Tumeric Latte from Leroys in Newport

The menu at Leroy's Cafe is both familiar and exceptional. From Melbourne brunch classics like acai bowls, chilli scrambled eggs, and the ever-beloved smashed avo, to hearty lunch options available from 11:30 like mouth-watering burgers and delectable bagels. Each dish is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a visual feast, with a presentation that mirrors the cafe's commitment to freshness and flavour. Plus, with gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options, there's something for everyone.

Chilli Scrambled Eggs from Leroys in Newport

A Note on Ambience

For those who prefer tranquillity, a heads up: Leroy's is beloved by families, so it might get lively with the cheerful sounds of children during peak times.

Visiting & Location

Being a favourite dog-friendly cafe among locals, Leroy's tends to be a bustling hotspot on weekends. If you're planning a visit, be mindful that their peak hours usually span from 11 am to 1 pm on a Saturay and Sunday.

The dog-friendly courtyard at Leroy's features a side gate. If you find it closed upon arrival, simply approach the front and request to be seated via the side. They're always accommodating to our furry pals.

Restricted free street parking is available along Market Street and Mason Street.

If you're opting for public transport, you're in luck. Newport Station, which serves the Williamstown and Werribee lines, is conveniently located just across the street from Leroy's. Just ensure they're on a lead and muzzled during the trip. For those with smaller pups, buses 432, 471, and 947 have stops nearby. If you're planning to bring your petite pet on the bus, remember they must be in a suitable animal container. To know more about travelling with your dog on public transport, be sure to check out The PTV website.