Looking for a dog-friendly bar in Melbourne where you can kick back and chill? The Angry Dog in West Melbourne could be just what you need. This bar offers a welcoming atmosphere for you and your furry friend to enjoy Melbourne's laid-back vibe together. With its high ceilings and tasteful decor, it creates a comfortable setting for lounging on a sofa with a drink in hand, accompanied by your dog. The bar is home to a couple of resident dogs, always ready to warmly greet both new and returning guests. The staff, too, are enthusiastic about dogs, often taking a moment to offer a friendly cuddle or pat. It's this genuine warmth and friendliness that makes The Angry Dog a must try dog-friendly bar in Melbourne.

The Angry Dog also features a permanent on-site food truck, open from Thursday to Saturday. This spot serves up a range of simple options, such as pizzas and cheesy nachos, which are great sharing option with friends.

Resident Dog Louis at the Angry Dog friendly bar in West Melbourne

A Refreshing Selection of Drinks

But what's a great vibe without great drinks to match? The Angry Dog doesn't disappoint. Highlighting Aussie pride, the bar serves a variety of local brews on tap, ensuring that lovers of beer have plenty to cheer about. Alongside, there's an extensive choice of bottled beers, wines, spirits, and cocktails, ensuring there's something for every taste.

Adding a creative flair to the menu, The Angry Dog's seltzers offer a fun, hands-on experience. Guests can build their own drinks using a base of vodka, gin, or tequila, and then select their preferred Billson's flavours, like creme soda, portello, or peaches & cream. Choose soda or Sprite to top it off, and voilà—a personalised drink perfect for cooling down on a warm Melbourne day. The variety of mix-and-match options means you're always in for a new taste adventure each time you visit.

Seltzer at the Angry Dog

Location and Visiting The Angry Dog

The Angry Dog is on Spencer Street, with the entrance on Batman Street. For drivers, look for paid parking on the street. If you're using public transport, it's a 15-minute walk from North Melbourne and Southern Cross stations. Buses 216 and 220 stop nearby too. Just a note for those bringing dogs on public transport: check the PTV website for guidelines on traveling with pets.