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Attention, Pet Lovers: 12 Unconventional Pet Cafés in Asia You Need To Visit

With numerous establishments popping up across the world, pet cafés have become more popular these days and are slowly becoming a staple in a lot of cities. They are especially great for travelers who are looking for some respite after a long day of social interaction and navigating through the city. Or for someone who’s simply looking for some cuddle time with a furry friend.

But what if you’re allergic to fur? Or simply looking for a different kind of pet to see? Don’t worry, we’ve done our research and found several animal cafés in Asia you can visit that go beyond the conventional cats and dogs.

 

1. Rabbitland Café (Hong Kong)

Rabbitland Cafe HK
Image Credit: Rabbitland Café Facebook Page

Located in the bustling Causeway Bay, this rabbit sanctuary houses rescued and rehomed bunnies and is the first of its kind in Hong Kong.

Enjoy a cup of coffee or a delicious sandwich surrounded by cute, furry rabbits!

  • Address: 3/F, 530 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay
  • Operation hours: 1 PM to 9:30 PM daily
  • Admission fee: There’s a minimum food and beverage spending requirement of HKD 50 on weekends. Customers who book in advance also get the chance to feed the rabbits in their open cages.

 

2. Owl Village in Harajuku (Japan)

Owl Village Harajuku
Image Credit: Owl Village Harajuku Facebook Page

You won’t be able to keep your eyes from going big when you see these owls. This owl café situated in the colorful and astir Harajuku Street is a nice place where you can enjoy a peaceful drink with these magnificent birds.

They also have tatami mats that truly give off a Japanese café vibe.

  • Address: 4F Harajuku ATM Building, 21-15, Jingumae 1 Chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • Operation hours: 11 AM to 8 PM daily
  • Admission fee: JPY2,500 for a standard stay (one hour)

 

3. Sakuragaoka Café (Japan)

Sakuragaoka cafe
Image Credit: Sakuragaoka Café Facebook Page

Cat cafés flourished in Japan, but this particular bistro decided to have goats as part of their staff. This lively neighborhood café is the perfect place to just chill and hang-out, with the added bonus of seeing an adorable goat pair!

The café offers an extensive menu and is a great place to have breakfast, lunch, or even an afternoon snack or drink.

  • Address: Shinoda Building 1F, 23-3, Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • Operation hours: Weekdays – 11 AM to 4 AM, Saturdays – 11 AM to 2 AM, Sundays – 11 AM to 12 MN
  • Admission fee: No fee, but guests must order from the café to interact with the goats.

 

4. Pups and Cups Dog Café (Philippines)

Pups and Cups Cafe PH
Image Credit: Pups and Cups Dog Café Facebook Page

Nothing beats quality playtime with super cute dogs! Along the stretch of food spots in BF Homes Parañaque, there’s one cafe that not only serves great food but also lets you cuddle and play with their resident dogs.

Meet their Corgi, Yorkshire Terrier, Golden Retriever, and more inside this fun doggy playground.

  • Address: 363 El Grande Avenue, R.A Suarez Building, BF Homes, Parañaque City
  • Operation hours: Sunday to Wednesday – 12 NN to 9 PM, Thursday to Saturday – 12 NN to 11 PM (closed on Mondays)
  • Admission fee: P190 fee to play with the dogs for an hour and a half.

 

5. Whole Pet Kitchen (Philippines)

Whole Pet Kitchen PH
Image Credit: Whole Pet Kitchen: Pet Deli & Bark-ery Facebook page

What sets this place apart from the other pet cafés in the Philippines is that it’s also the first natural pet bakery in the country.

Whole Pet Kitchen aims to provide fresh food for your pets to enjoy. The shop includes a café where you can hang with your fur babies and other pet owners, and a retail store that sells all-natural products that help improve their health.

If your pet is sensitive to certain ingredients, they can also help you customize a treat for them!

  • Address: 175 M Paterno Street, Brgy. Pasadena, San Juan
  • Operation hours:Monday and Tuesday – 10 AM to 6 PM, Friday to Sunday – 9 AM to 9 PM

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6. Cat Café Neko No Niwa (Singapore)

Cat Cafe Neko No Niwa
Image Credit: Cat Café Neko No Niwa Facebook Page

Neko No Niwa means “cat garden” in Japanese, and this cafe is definitely blooming with beautiful kitties.

The owners of this café believe in cat therapy: the power of cats to help relieve stress. What makes this café special is that it’s the first of its kind in Singapore and only houses adopted cats who were homeless or had been abandoned.

  • Address: 54A Boat Quay (Level 2), Singapore
  • Operation hours: Monday, Wednesday to Friday – 11 AM to 10 PM, Weekends – 10 AM to 10 PM (closed on Tuesdays)
  • Admission fee: Cuddle charges apply. A minimum cuddle time of one hour costs SGD 12. They also have a three-hour special and a Whole Day Pass costing SGD 24 and SGD 32, respectively. Students get free hot chocolate for long-stay rates.

 

7. Blind Alley (South Korea)

Blind Alley Cafe South Korea
Image Credit: @platypaussie Facebook Page

If there’s one thing K-dramas tell us, it’s that Seoul is known for its cafés. Pet cafés, specifically, exist in several parts of the city, housing a variety of animals from cats, birds, and rabbits. But Blind Alley stands out from the rest for their adorable raccoons!

Spend an hour or two playing with these mischievous creatures. The café has no cover charge and has great beverages you can enjoy.

  • Address: 76 Cheongpa-ro 47-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
  • Operation hours: 11:30 AM to 10 PM daily

 

8. Thanks Nature Café (South Korea)

Thanks Nature Cafe
Image Credit: Thanks Nature Café Facebook Page

Located within the trendy and lively Hongdae neighborhood is a very unique animal café. Have a refreshing drink or some delicious flavored waffles in the company of two adorable sheep!

Known as the only sheep café in the city, the café has gained popularity after being featured in local variety shows. The sheep are super friendly (and fluffy!) too, and the café gives off a laid-back atmosphere perfect for a relaxing afternoon.

  • Address: 10 Hongik-ro, Mapo-gu Seogyo Purgio B121, Seoul
  • Operation hours: 11 AM to 10 PM daily
  • Admission fee: No cover charge but guests must order food or beverages for a chance to interact with the sheep.

 

9. Oia Art Café (Taiwan)

Oia Art Cafe
Image Credit: Oia Art Café Facebook Page

From all the animals that can be seen in an animal café, an alpaca might have been one of the last species on your list. But pet café slash art gallery Oia Art Café in Taiwan definitely loves to stand out.

They have several furry white creatures roaming around the café and you can even feed and take a selfie with them! Just a warning, they like to get real close, so prepare to have them all up in your business—in a very cute way, of course!

  • Address: 252 Sanzhi District, New Taipei City
  • Operation hours: Weekdays – 11 AM to 8 PM, Weekends – 11 AM to 8 PM
  • Admission fee : No fee, but customers are required to sit down and order to be able to take pictures with the alpacas.

 

10. Corgi in the Garden Café (Thailand)

Corgi in the Garden
Image Credit: Corgi in the Garden Café Facebook Page

If you love all things Corgi and their adorable ways of walking and smiling, then this is a haven for you! Come meet Porkchop, Buttercup, Salmon, and the whole gang for a fun-filled day!

A paradise for Corgi-lovers, the café houses 15 playful and adorable Corgis all wanting to meet anyone who comes for a visit. The dogs are well cared for as well, for visits are scheduled by slots to give the pups proper resting time.

  • Address: 338/1 Kallapaphruek Road Bang Wa, Phasi Charoen, Bangkok
  • Operation hours: Weekdays – 12:30 PM to 6 PM, Weekends – 10:30 AM to 6 PM
  • Admission fee: THB 350 per person (includes a free drink). Add THB 100 for free ice cream or a slice of cake. Visits are on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

11. The Animal Café Restaurant (Thailand)

The Animal Cafe Restaurant Bangkok
Image Credit: The Animal Café Restaurant Facebook Page

This café-restaurant houses a variety of exotic animals—from wild caracals and chinchillas to owls, and even an adorable fennec fox! Now that’s something you don’t see every day!

  • Address: 311/2 Sathu Pradit 19 Alley, Chong Nonsi, Yan Nawa, Bangkok
  • Operation hours: 11 AM to 8 PM daily
  • Admission fee: No entrance fee, but customers are required to buy at least an entrée and beverage to be able to play with the animals.

 

12. Pet Me Coffee (Vietnam)

Pet Me Coffee
Image Credit: Pet Me Coffee Facebook Page

It’s dubbed as a mini zoo at the heart of Saigon for its variety of animals. Although they mainly focus on birds, Pet Me Coffee also houses squirrels, rabbits, a large tortoise, and some reptiles.

Perfect for the whole family, the place will especially be enjoyed by children because of the many animals they can see and interact with.

  • Address: 198 Nguyễn Văn Hưởng, Thảo Điền, Quận 2, Hồ Chí Minh
  • Operation hours: 9 AM  to 8 PM daily
  • Admission fee: No fee, but guests must order from the café to interact with the animals.

 

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