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The trendiest dog-friendly spots to visit in Liverpool

Cool bars, restaurants and cafes your pup will love


Posted 6 months ago ago

As one of Britain's largest cities, Liverpool is teeming with trendy eateries for both holidaymakers and locals to hang out in. However it can be difficult to find a fashionable place to drink with your friends where your beloved pet doesn’t have to miss out on all the fun

The good news is several bars and restaurants around Liverpool are dog-friendly, meaning you'll be able to get that Instagram shot of your night out without leaving your four-legged friend at home.

Here are 13 of the coolest bars, restaurants and cafes where your pup will be warmly welcomed in the city. 


Part bowling alley and karaoke club, part restaurant and bar, Pins offers pizzas and cocktails, with a roof terrace for sunny days.

Dogs are welcome at Pins, but be sure to bring some friends along to watch your pooch while you take your turn singing your heart out at karaoke.

45-61 Duke Street, L1 5AP

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Crazy Pedro's

Famous for its margaritas and margaritas (pizza and tequila that is), Crazy Pedro's welcomes dogs and has an outdoor terrace to lounge in during summer months.

Be sure to visit for its bottomless brunch which offers all the pizza that you can stomach.

25 Parr Street, L1 4JN

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Brewdog Liverpool

Not only is Brewdog's menu full of delicious carbon-negative beers, but its array of comfort food – including truffle cheese fries, a tandoori lamb burger, and vegan ‘chicken’ wings – will satisfy the biggest appetites.

Brewdog also hosts canine birthday parties, with party hats, dog-safe ‘pupcakes’ and even an alcohol-free, dog-safe beer, so your dog can enjoy their special day in style.

Manolis Yard, 8 Colquitt Street, L1 4DE

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The Dead Crafty Beer Company

An independent beer company and dog-friendly bar, the Dead Crafty Beer Company encourages you to “bring your pooch for a biscuit while you enjoy our extensive selection of beers”.

This trendy bar offers several unusual beers that change frequently, so there will be something at the bar to suit every taste.

92 Dale Street, L2 5TF

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Salt Dog Slims

For American-style hotdogs – including peanut butter and jelly, Chicago-style and Texas BBQ – along with huge steins of beer, Salt Dog Slims will pique your interest.

As well as being dog-friendly, the bar hosts themed music nights, with power ballads on the agenda every Sunday if you fancy howling along with your hound.

79 Seel Street, L1 4BB

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Love Thy Neighbour

For dog-loving vegetarians, Hatton Garden's Love Thy Neighbour is a good spot to sit and eat as pets are always welcome to join you for lunch.

The cafe's menu is healthy and vegan-led, with veggie breakfasts, plant-based burgers and even a vegetarian BLT in a cosy location close to the River Mersey.

3 Hatton Garden, L3 2FE

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Down The Hatch

Find Down The Hatch in a trendy basement on Duke Street, with vegetarian and vegan junk food – including ‘chicken’ wings, loaded fries, and vegan ‘bratwurst’ – that will prove plant-based doesn't always have to mean healthy salads.

The restaurant loves dogs as much as you do, with its favourite four-legged visitors often featuring on its Instagram page so make sure your pup is feeling photogenic, just in case! 

Basement, 62 Duke Street, L1 5AA

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Baltic Market

The Baltic street food market is one of the trendiest spots in Liverpool to eat, but most importantly it’s a top spot to take Instagram-worthy photos.

Dogs are welcome, however with fried chicken, steak and chips and Korean street food on offer at the stalls in the outdoor and indoor market, you might have to put up with a lot of begging for scraps.

107 Stanhope Street, L8 5RE

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The Caledonia

Not only does the Caledonia pub describe itself as “very, very dog friendly” on its Instagram page, but it also boasts an entirely vegan menu, meaning it's a perfect spot for animal lovers of all stripes.

Head here for vegan junk food including ice cream sundaes and burgers, and even vegan-certified alcohol!

22 Caledonia Street, L7 7DX

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Love Lane Brewery

Based in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle, voted the “coolest” district in the UK by The Times, Love Lane Brewery boasts an extensive beer and cocktail menu, with bowls of water offered for four-legged friends.

The brewery's menu is filled with unique pizza flavours (think pomegranate molasses and lamb) as well as burgers and Sunday roasts.

62 Bridgewater Street, L1 0AY

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Thoughtfully Cafe

A relaxed dog-friendly cafe in the heart of Liverpool stocking magazines and great food, Thoughtfully Cafe is a great place to chill out during a long day of sight-seeing.

With a range of cakes, sandwiches or pastries on offer, the best time to head to Thoughtfully Cafe is around lunch.

15 Cleveland Square, L1 5BE

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Brasco Lounge

For lunch with a view of Liverpool’s famous waterfront, Brasco Lounge is a dog-friendly venue suitable for everyone’s tastes – not least because of their speciality vegan and gluten-free menus.

The restaurant provides burgers, hotdogs and tapas including salt and pepper squid, patatas bravas and chorizo tacos, all in an eclectic interior covered in paintings.

Mann Island Buildings, 27a Buildings, Liverpool Waterfront, L3 1BP

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Tusk Baltic

Dog-friendly Tusk Baltic has an extensive breakfast and brunch menu with customisable full-English options and plenty of vegetarian choices to go for.

If you need a reason to polish your halo, Tusk Baltic is Liverpool's first carbon-free dining restaurant, and prides itself on its sustainability, planting hundreds of trees each month.

52 Rose Lane, L18 5ED

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While you wait for these places to open again, here are five fun things you can do with your dog during lockdown and beyond.

Heard the one about the family who all wanted a dog but Dad didn't?

(Yes, you can guess how that worked out. Read it here.)

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