G spots [ It’s a dog’s life] Cape Town Durban
The best eateries for man and his best friend.
58 Surrey St, Claremont; 021 671 6054
Vibrant, homely and decorated with mementos from the countries the owners have lived in, Loco Lounge is an eclectic haven for people and dogs alike. The menu changes constantly, and features high-quality and moreish dishes, like pork tacos (R55) and duck spring rolls (R52).
Parkview; 011 646 0058
A landmark African-themed restaurant with lush surrounds, Moyo is made for lazy times with your pooch. The menu includes fantastic potjies, and we love the WOZA weekend buffet (R255 p/p), which offers everything from pastries to hot dishes.
64 St Andrew St, Birdhaven; 011 442 6965
This inviting café with its outside seating area is a winner. Go for standout meals, like the Baxter’s Breakfast (poached eggs, salmon, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and spinach; R98) and the chicken and grilled haloumi salad (R98). The doggie menu includes puppy biscuits (R15), a chicken breast slice (R39) and chicken livers (R32).
Parade; 031 332 4485
With its chilled atmosphere, cool locale and waving palm trees, Café Jiran is a perfect eatery for you and your dog. We recommend the scrambled eggs on ciabatta with avo, tomato and chilli chutney (R40) or the eggs Benedict, featuring an English muffin, gammon and rich hollandaise sauce (R65). End with the crumpets and cream (R39).