11 dog-friendly cafes in London
Sometimes all you want to do is go for a coffee with your pup, but not everywhere in London is so welcoming of our furry friends. But fear not, as we’ve found the best spots to grab a bite to eat after walkies. So whether you’re meeting friends for a weekend brunch date or just need a quick caffeine fix, here’s a list of our favourite dog-friendly cafes in London.
1. Bluebird Café
Why dogs love it: They can tuck into their own doggy brunch
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Escape the bustle of King’s Road at Bluebird Café. This modern European cafe & restaurant in London serves up a delightful mix of fresh bakes, avo toast, and a great Sunday roast in their cafe and courtyard. Welcoming dogs of all shapes and sizes, maybe your pooch will even make a friend or two as well!
Contact number: 020 7559 1000
Address and map: 350 King's Road, London SW3 5UU
Nearest station: Gloucester Road
2. The Terrace by Megan’s
Location: Clapham Common
Why dogs love it: There’s a green space nearby for walkies
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What’s better than all-day brunch? Al fresco all-day brunch! The Terrace by Megan’s is a cosy outdoor-dining cafe and restaurant. It’s located right on the edge of Clapham Common and it’s canine-friendly, so it’s perfect for refuelling after an afternoon dog walk.
Contact number: 020 3468 0223
Address and map: 10 Rookery Rd, London SW4 9DD
Nearest station: Clapham Common
3. The Table Cafe
Why dogs love it: It’s a canine hotspot for meeting new pals
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With an award-winning brunch menu, The Table Cafe is not only one of the best dog-friendly cafes in London, but it’s also one of the most popular. There are pancakes, eggs benedict, french toast and lots of veggie & vegan options. And all their ingredients are sustainably sourced from local businesses too!
Contact number: 020 7401 2760
Address and map: 83 Southwark St, London SE1 0HX
Nearest station: Southwark
Location: Parsons Green
Why dogs love it: The outdoor seating for soaking up the sun
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Hally’s is best known for its Californian-inspired food. Kick-start your morning with a hearty breakfast, catch up with friends over lunch or grab dinner and enjoy a glass of wine or craft beer after a long week. And there’s always a fresh bowl of water out for your four-legged friends too.
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Address and map: 60 New Kings Rd, London SW6 4LS
Nearest station: Parsons Green
5. Paws for Coffee
Location: Richmond upon Thames
Why dogs love it: Pooches have their own menu, plus free dog treats!
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Step into Paws for Coffee and you’ll find wagging tails galore. Founder Louise is an experienced dog trainer who welcomes you to dine with your dog, no matter their size. It’s the ultimate dog-friendly cafe in London, so much so that dogs and their owners each get a separate menu to peruse!
Contact number: 020 8979 8010
Address and map: 41 High St, Hampton Hill, Hampton TW12 1NB
Nearest station: Fulwell
6. Ozone Coffee
Why dogs love it: The staff really love dogs
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Roasting all of their coffee in-house, Ozone Coffee is the perfect place for a caffeine-fuelled pick-me-up. But that’s not all, this East London coffee shop has an incredible food menu too. Think locally-sourced produce and seasonal dishes that will please every palate.
Contact number: 020 7490 1039
Address and map: 11 Leonard St, London EC2A 4AQ
Nearest station: Old Street
Location: Notting Hill
Why dogs love it: For sniffing through the boutique clothing range
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Set on a charming street in Notting Hill, 202 is the paw-fect place for dog-owners to unwind with a little retail therapy and a cappuccino. The vintage-style cafe has a chic boutique selling designer labels on one side, and a cosy, rustic cafe on the other. Your canine friends will love soaking up the sunshine in the garden to the rear.
Contact number: 020 7727 2722
Address and map: 202 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2RH
Nearest station: Notting Hill Gate
8. Burr & Co.
Why dogs love it: For dining in style
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Cafe by day and wine bar by night, Burr & Co. is a dog-friendly cafe in central London. Located inside the 19th-century Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel, it’s a beautifully airy space and a sun-trap in the summer. Work away at your laptop in the afternoon with a Caravan coffee, or enjoy small plates and wine on tap in the evenings.
Contact number: 020 7123 5000
Address and map: 1 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BE
Nearest station: Russell Square
9. Alma Cafe
Why dogs love it: It’s perfect for an afternoon snooze
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If you love people watching on a rainy afternoon, Alma Cafe is the perfect spot for doing exactly that. This dog-friendly cafe has window counter seats and a warm atmosphere that’s perfect for some R&R. Their food menu is brimming with nutritious, organic and feel-good dishes that will leave you feeling ready to achieve anything!
Contact number: 020 8741 2823
Address and map: 12-14 Beadon Rd, London W6 0DA
Nearest station: Hammersmith
Location: Covent Garden
Why dogs love it: There’s a resident Golden Doodle called Annie
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With a cool laid-back Aussie vibe, Abuelo is loved by dogs and their owners for its homely feel. This cosy haven, a welcome escape from the bustle of Covent Garden, is one of the best dog-friendly cafes in London for brunch or coffee. Feel right at home on their plush sofas as you tuck into tasty organic dishes.
Contact number: 020 7836 8476
Address and map: 26 Southampton St, London WC2E 7RS
Nearest station: Covent Garden
11. Cafe Forty One
Why dogs love it: Delicious freshly-made treats
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Located inside the elegant La Suite West Hotel, Cafe Forty One serves delicious plant-based breakfast and brunch dishes. Their take on the traditional afternoon tea includes a seasonal menu of plant-based sandwiches and bakes, accompanied by freshly roasted coffee, loose-leaf tea or fizzy mocktails.
Contact number: 020 7313 8484
Address and map: 41, 51 Inverness Terrace, London W2 3JN
Nearest station: Bayswater