Thailand is widely known as the land of smiles and for a good reason; there are so many things to smile about from their friendly locals to buzzing night markets and most importantly their numerous pet cafes. If you or your children have always wanted a pet growing up but were never allowed to, these animal cafes in Bangkok will allow you to enjoy the experience of having a pet for a couple of hours.
1. Little Zoo Cafe
This exotic cafe in Thailand has probably one of the widest variety of animals in Bangkok. Other than your usual cats and dogs, Little Zoo Cafe is also home to foxes, meerkats, and racoons. You can be assured that all these animals are well-taken care of as they are from the owner’s personal collection. While the dogs are left to freely roam around the cafe, the Fennec Foxes are only brought out at specific times during the day so be sure to set your alarms if you’d like a photo up close with it. The cafe also serves food and drinks so you will be able to hang out with these furry creatures will having your meal.
Address: Sukhothai Ave 99 Muangthongthani, Bangkok, Thailand 11120
Opening Hours: 10:30am – 7pm daily
2. The Animal Cafe Restaurant
If raccoons and meerkats are not your thing, perhaps give this Thai Pet Cafe a go instead. The Animal Cafe Restaurant features Harry Potter owls, furry chinchillas, and exotic caracals. If you have always been fascinated by big cats, you should not miss this opportunity to be up close with the caracals, which are medium-sized wild cats native to Africa. But do be aware that they tend to be a little playful and will walk all over you. ?
Address: Le raffles Sathupradit 19 or Naratiwas 24, Bangkok, Thailand
Opening Hours: 11am – 9pm daily
3. TrueLove at Neverland
If you are a huge fan of Huskies, definitely do check out TrueLove at Neverland. You will find over 20 Siberian Huskies at this Bangkok Pet Cafe, which is one of the reasons why it is so popular. In fact, entry into this cafe is so highly sought after that customers start queuing even before the cafe opens. As entry is on a first come first serve basis, be sure to arrive earlier and plan ahead! There are currently two sessions available; the first starting at 12pm and the other at 3pm. However, children under the age of 15 will not be allowed into the cafe and children below the ages of 18 will require both parents to be present in order to be allowed entry into the cafe for safety reasons.
Address: 153 Soi Ari Samphan 2, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok, Thailand
Opening Hours: 12pm – 4pm, Mondays to Saturdays
4. Rabbito’ Cafe’
This pet cafe in Bangkok is perfect for children who are afraid of larger animals yet still want to be surrounded by furry critters. At Rabbito’ Cafe’, you and your children can simply stroke the rabbits or if you’d like, the friendly staff will teach you how to properly hold them in your arms. Packets of rabbit food are also available for purchase should you wish to be the favourite with all the bunnies. Unlike some of the other cafes, there is no time limit at Rabbito’ Cafe’ thus making for a great way to spend a lazy afternoon!
Address: Soi Sukhumvit 101/1, Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok 10260, Thailand
Opening Hours: 12pm – 7pm, Tuesdays to Sundays
5. Big Dog Cafe
As the name suggests, Big Dog Cafe specialises in large breeds of dogs. So if your love for big dogs goes beyond just Huskies, definitely check this pet cafe in Bangkok out. You’ll be able to hang out with rare breeds such as the Alaskan Malamute and Chow Chow and don’t be surprised if these dogs tower over you! Reservations can also be made to avoid disappoint when dropping by. ?
Address: 82 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Huai Khwang, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10310, Thailand
Opening Hours: 9am – 10pm daily
If you’re in Bangkok just for the weekend, covering all 5 of these cafes may be a stretch. Moreover, when travelling with children it’s highly likely that they will tire out easily. With a private hire car, you will be able to get from cafe to cafe at a faster pace and your children will not be as exhausted, meaning more fun for them. Travel141 will be launching an International Car Rental service soon so do subscribe to our newsletter below in order to receive more regular updates.