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The Best Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants in Liverpool
Restrictions are no more, the sun is blazing, we’re in the thick of spring… it’s the perfect conditions for you to make the most out of Liverpool’s outdoor hospitality scene!
Liverpool is a really gorgeous city to call home when the spring and summer months arrive, and there’s an abundance of pubs and restaurants you can visit for a refreshing beverage or a delightful bite to eat. If you don’t want to leave your dog behind in this lovely weather, then don’t fret as that’s not the only option you’re confined to!
There are several dog-friendly pubs and restaurants scattered throughout the city. We don’t think a visit to the Cat Cafe on Bold Street will quite go down so well, but the following businesses will welcome your dogs with open arms.
If you think we’ve missed a dog-friendly pub or restaurant in Liverpool, then please let us know. We’d love to hear from you with your suggestions on dog-friendly venues!
1. Kazimier Garden
These words have been on the lips of millions ever since January: “When do the beer gardens open?” Well, the good news is, they now are! The Kazimier Garden is considered by many to be one of the best beer gardens in Liverpool. This is a cosy and secluded venue that guarantees sun whenever it decides to show itself. As confirmed on their website, all dogs are welcome to pay a visit.
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2. The Caledonia
Based in the Georgian Quarter of the city, the Caledonia is one of Liverpool’s most traditional pubs. Run by the community for the community, this pub is the place to be for a charming atmosphere and a variety of live music. The pub is run by dog-loving owners and you may even see their resident dachshunds! The Caledonia describes itself as an ‘ULTRA dog-friendly pub’ and your pooch will be treated like royalty – they will even receive free vegan dog treats. If you’re lucky, your dog may be featured on the pub’s Instagram account as part of their Dog of the Week series.
3. BrewDog Liverpool
BrewDog has blown up in popularity across the country in recent years and it is one of the best places that you can take your dog. Based in the Ropewalks area of Liverpool, BrewDog is the place to be for incredible Burgers and Buffalo Chicken Wings. The food is best refreshingly washed down with one of the brand’s iconic draught beers. They even allow you to throw your dog a special birthday pawty! For just £5, your dog will receive a party hat and a dog-safe pancake.
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4. Salt Dog Slims
Salt Dog Slims is home to a collection of word beers, bespoke cocktails and American-style chilli dogs. Sounds like the perfect combination for the spring weather! You can have everything from classic hotdogs with ketchup and mustard to the mouthwatering Texas BBQ hotdog. As with every pub and restaurant in this article, your dog can attend with you!
5. The Dead Crafty Beer Company
For our fifth choice of dog-friendly hospitality venues, we simply have to go with the Dead Crafty Beer Company. You can find the bar on Dale Street, just minutes from Liverpool’s shopping district. Where better to chill after a long day shopping or touring the city! Dead Craft Beer Company is where you will find some of the best craft beer and ale around. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will be welcomed and staff will supply them with fresh water and the bar’s personalised dog biscuits.
Image by The Dead Crafty Beer Company
6. Cafe Tabac
Cafe Tabac is a continental cafe that has been around for decades. If you ask anyone who has ever visited Liverpool what their favourite cafe is, Tabac consistently comes out on top. Serving one of the best breakfasts around, your stomach will thank you! Cafe Tabac is based on Liverpool’s lively Bold Street and with the road currently closed off to encourage outdoor dining, you and your pooch won’t regret a visit.
7. PINS Social Club
As a relative newcomer to Liverpool’s vibrant city centre, PINS Social Club is an exciting location that has just about everything. Here you can expect to enjoy live music, bowling, table games, and much more! The Roof is a fantastic spot to enjoy great company and refreshments under the beaming sun. Your dog is more than welcome here and they may even end up on the venue’s Instagram account – just don’t let stardom get to their head!
Image by PINS Social Club
Is Doggy Day Care More Suited?
We know that not every situation is ideal for taking your dog with you. Your favourite spot for food and drink may not cater to dogs or you might just find the experience too much hassle – after all, even pet parents need a break from their pooch from time to time. If you’re planning on having a bit too much to drink, then it may be best not to bring your dog along, even if just to save the dog’s humiliation of watching their human embarrass themselves!
With all that said, your dog doesn’t need to stay at home. We are a doggy day care centre in Liverpool and it is our commitment to making sure dogs have a fun, playful and relaxing day with us. We can accept bookings from just three hours to a full day. So if you’re planning on a day out, get in touch with us today and we’ll look after your dog for you.