12 Awesome Dog Friendly Restaurants & Pubs in the UK

There are two types of restaurants in the world: those who welcome dogs and those who do not. As pug owners, it’s always hard to find dog friendly restaurants and pubs that we actually like.

In this post, we list the best dog-friendly restaurants and pubs across the UK from the major cities like London and Birmingham to those smaller locations. So if you live in or near to any of these places and want to eat and drink, go check them out with your dogs/pugs and see how awesome they are for yourself.

If you have been to these places, we would love to hear your experience. Or know any others you want to recommend, just leave a comment at the end of this post.

The Royal Pug (Leamington Spa, Warwickshire)


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As the name suggests, this place loves pugs. If you check out their Instagram, you can clearly see their obsession with pugs. And this is totally awesome! Located in Leamington Spa, the Royal Pug is easy to travel to from its surrounding areas including Birmingham, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and even from London. The pub provides water bowls, making it so easy to eat in or outside the premises. As well as its awesome name and attitudes towards dogs, the Royal Pug also offer really good food, from stone baked pizzas, burgers and much more. Definitely worth cheking out.

Horse and Jockey (Chorlton, Manchester)

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A dog and family friendly pub, located in Chorlton, Manchester, with outdoor tables and beautiful surroundings.

Common Bar (Northern Quarter, Manchester City Centre)

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Located in Northern Quarter, Manchester’s trendy part, Common, Common is a dog friendly bar, serving awesome food, from simple simple sandwiches to more exotic ramen and yakitoris.

Ben’s Canteen (Battersea, London)

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Ben’s Canteen openly let customers know they are a dog-friendly place. The place serves really good burgers and brunch, as well as wine and other drinks. Definitely worth a visit if you are after great food and don’t want to leave your dog at home.

George, Mayfair, London

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One of the private members-only clubs in London, George is known to be a dog friendly restaurants. As well as this, this place has dress codes: “Ladies should be elegantly dress and gentlemen must wear a collared shirt. Jackets are encouraged”. Although we’ve included George in our dog-friendly restaurant list, it doesn’t sound like its one for us!

Sodo Pizza Café (Clapton, London)

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Sodo Pizza Café is located in the Clapton area of London, serving awesome pizzas, beers and cocktails. And on top of that, being dog-friendly makes the café 100 x more awesome!

Brewdog (Birmingham)

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Located right in the city centre of Birmingham, Brewdog specialises in offering a wide range of beer. With such relaxed atmosphere, Brewdog is a perfect place to go for after-work drinks and you can even take your dogs!

Filter & Fox (Liverpool, Merseyside)

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Offering great quality coffee and cakes, Filter & Fox Café in Liverpool is a go-to place for lunch with your dog.

The Vine Inn (Nantwich, Cheshire)

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Located in the beautiful part of Cheshire, The Vine Inn is a great dog friendly pub serving quality food and ales.

The Phoenix (Bristol)

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Located in central Bristol, and with a beautiful garden outside, The Phoenix welcomes dogs. The Phoenix offers burgers, pizzas and Asian menu at very reasonable price.

The Sparrowhawk (Formby, Merseyside)

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Located in Formby this is a great little place to visit maybe after a trip to the beach with your dogs. Get stuck in to some traditional pub food or a lovely Sunday Roast.

The Freshfield (Liverpool, Merseyside)

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Great family and pet friendly environment, serving great pub food such as, Burger & Chips, Smoked Hickory Beef Sandwiches, Fish & Chips and Sunday Roasts.

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