Hongkongers love cats and dogs, and are equal lovers of food. Combining the best of the both worlds, we round up the best pet cafés in town where you cuddle, pet and play with adorable fluffy four-legged friends as you and your mates enjoy a meal or a cuppa.
Hong Kong’s best pet cafés
Love British shorthair cats? Three of them await in Café Idea, an upstairs cat café tucked away in bustling Mong Kok. The drinks on offer are unsurprisingly named after cat breeds (the ‘Russian Blue’ drink is infused with a lovely blue colour). Its food also comes in a variety of styles, with featured dishes like grilled Japanese sweet potatoes, scallop and truffle pasta and bacon samosas. With boardgames, PS3 and Wii console games on offer, this is a great place for a casual night out with your furry feline. $100.
With fake ivy strewing the walls and wooden park furniture, this cat café is clearly going for a European park vibe. The premises are bright and airy, with lots of natural light from the windows, and not a hint of that delightful animal odour. The food on offer is international and the set meals are the easy choice. Resident cats are friendly and you can bring your fuzzy favourite here to socialise, too. Go for the ambience and the decorative setting. $200.
With 10 friendly cats roaming the café along with its signature cat-themed dishes and decorations, this is indeed a feline lover’s haven. Cat Store offers a selection of Western fare, with dishes like chicken wings, spaghetti, cheese cake, sausages and pizza. Customers can bring their own cats to the restaurant, but are recommended to do so with a carry case or a leash of some sort. $200.
The largest cat cafe in Hong Kong, The Cats Tearoom houses around 30 kitties, 11 of which are strays. With 1,600 sq ft of space for the cats to prowl around, chow down on a range of Western dishes and delicious dessert as you play with your new feline buddies. Aside from adopting strays, The Cats Tearoom donates regularly to various animal shelters in Hong Kong. A guaranteed good time for cat lovers and for a good cause!
This upstairs pet cafe is home to six adorable and super-friendly dogs including three Huskies, a Shiba and an Akita, as well one ginger cat. The entire pack freely roams around the 1,000 sq ft cafe make friends with diners as they tuck into Western cuisine. The pet-friendly eatery also provides nutritious doggy snacks and homemade dog biscuits, so your canine companion can enjoy some nibbles as well.
SUS Pet Café is nothing suspect. On the contrary, the spacious environment, free outdoor parking and several partitioned areas for barbecuing make this the perfect weekend getaway with friends. All food must be pre-ordered beforehand, as the café likes to keep things fresh. As for dogs, there is a small grassy area and a pool for them to enjoy. Cakes can also be ordered for your dog’s birthday party! $300.
Rabbitland offers a new kind of dining experience where diners can enjoy stroking and petting a furry friend in between sips of tea and coffee. Situated in an upstairs space in Causeway Bay, there are up to six rabbits for diners to makes friends with. Remember to wear/bring socks as well!