Top 10 Dog Friendly London Restaurants

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It can be a challenge for dog owners to find somewhere to have a bite to eat that doesn’t ban their four-legged friend, but thankfully, dog friendly London restaurants are becoming more popular.

Whether you’re after a casual burger, or something more refined, all of these London restaurants welcome dogs alongside their owners, and some even offer special dog treats and bowls of water.


1. The Albion, Islington

The Albion is a traditional pub in an original Georgian building with an Instagrammable walled garden and cosy interior. The Sunday roast is highly recommended and you can even book a whole roast suckling pig for up to 15 people on Saturdays. Dogs are welcomed warmly and provided with water and biscuits.

10 Thornhill Rd, Islington, London N1 1HW

Open 11am – 11pm Monday to Saturday and 12 – 10.30pm Sunday


2. Mews of Mayfair

This historic courtyard restaurant is a wonderful spot for afternoon tea and welcomes up to two dogs per table and small dogs are also permitted inside in the brasserie. Water bowls and treats are provided.

10 Lancashire Ct, Mayfair, London W1S 1EY

Open 12 – 11pm Monday and Tuesday, 12pm – 1am Wednesday to Saturday, and 12 – 11pm Sunday


3. Gaucho, Hampstead

Once a month, Argentinian steak restaurant Gaucho in Hampstead runs “Doggy Sunday” featuring a play area, personalised dog bowls, goody bags, and chef-made empanadas and doggy treats. Dogs are encouraged to dress up and sometimes there’s even a doggy fashion show. While the dogs are having fun the owners can enjoy a two or three course Sunday lunch.

64 Heath St, London NW3 1DN

Open 11.30am – 11pm Monday to Sunday


4. Bronte, Charing Cross

This new and gorgeous venue serves up modern Asian-inspired cuisine. There’s a great dog-friendly terrace for outdoor dining from where you can get a decent view of Trafalgar Square, and dog are offered bowls of water to keep them hydrated for the rest of a busy day in the city.

The Grand Building, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5EJ

Open 7.30am – 12am Monday to Saturday, closed on Sunday.


5. George, Mayfair

London’s only dog-friendly private members club offers treats and lots of attention to the canine friends who accompany their owners. Yasmin Le Bon, David Walliams, and Lara Stone have all dined with their pooches here.

The Grand Building, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5EJ

Open 7.45am – 1am Monday to Friday, 12pm – 1am Saturday, and 11am – 4pm Sunday


6. Bodega 50, Stoke Newington

The resident dog, Bruce, is ready to welcome other furry friends to this cute vegetarian café in Stoke Newington. The menu includes vegetarian and vegan breakfasts, sandwiches, and cakes.

50 Allen Rd, Stoke Newington, London N16 8RZ

Open 8am – 6pm Monday to Sunday


7. M Threadneedle Street

Dogs are welcome any time at the M on Threadneedle Street. Book the ‘Doggy Brunch’ on Saturdays at M for £35, which includes a two-course menu for both human and pet. Waffles and chicken liver and steak salad make up the ‘two legs brunch’ and the ‘four legs brunch’ features bacon and peanut butter cookies and dried chicken livers. There’s even a pet ‘paw-trait’ artist on hand to sketch you both as you eat and the price includes a £5 donation to a canine charity. There’s also a ‘cook for your dog’ masterclass held on the first Saturday of every month.

2-3 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8AY

Open 7am – 12am Monday to Friday, 5pm to 12am Saturday, and closed on Sundays


8. The Bull and Last, Hampstead

As you might expect from a pub on the edge of Hampstead Heath, there are always plenty of dogs around in the bar area and they even get marrow bones and pig’s ears to chomp on while their owners are enjoying a drink and snacks at the bar.

168 Highgate Rd, Highgate, London NW5 1QS

Open 12 – 11am Monday to Friday, 9am – 12am Saturday, and 9am – 10.30pm Saturday


9. E5 Bakehouse

This East London bakery and coffee shop is a good spot for coffee or breakfast and dogs are welcome inside. There are also dog baskets outside on the terrace and bowls of water are provided. Before you leave, stock up on homemade dog biscuits, sold in the shop.

395 Mentmore Terrace, London E8 3PH

Open 7am – 7pm Monday to Sunday


10. Bellanger, Islington

This chic little eaterie in Islington is inspired by the Alsatian brasseries of Paris and canine friends are welcomed both inside and outside the restaurant. Dogs get a bone-shaped Bellanger biscuit to enjoy while you order from the traditional French menu and you can also buy some to take home with you. Your dog can even become Instagram famous with the hashtag #HoundsofBellanger.

9 Islington Green, London N1 2XH

Open 8am – 11.30pm Monday to Friday, and 8am – 11pm Saturday and Sunday.