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Dog friendly Glasgow

Dog friendly Glasgow

Dog friendly Glasgow

Glasgow is a great place to visit with your furry friend. Here are some of the best places to check out.

Dog friendly cafes

Singl-end Cafe and Bakehouse

Baked treats, homemade bread and brunch dishes are specialities of Singl-end Cafe and Bakehouse. You and your pooch can choose from 2 city centre venues - both are equally delicious. Visit the Singl-end website to take a look at the menus.

Cafe Strange Brew

Get your camera at the ready for amazingly Instagrammable plates at Cafe Strange Brew. Situated in the southside, this dog friendly cafe serves tasty food daily. It's very popular, especially on weekends, so get there early to beat the queues as it's walk-ins only! See Cafe Strange Brew's Instagram page for opening hours.

Serenity Now

Found in the city's Great Western Road, Serenity Now offers a 100% plant-based breakfast, brunch and lunch menu. They even offer your dog delicious homemade vegan biscuit treats! Visit Serenity Now's Facebook page for latest updates.

There are lots more great Glasgow cafes and brunch spots ready to welcome your furry friends including Kilmurry & Co, Ocho, Spitfire Espresso, The Bungo, The Brunch Club and Rose & Grants.

Dog friendly bars and restaurants

Saint Luke's

The Winged Ox Bar & Kitchen at Saint Luke’s was named ‘Dog Friendly Pub of the Year’ at the Scottish Bar & Pub Awards in 2017. If you’re lucky enough, your pooch could be featured on Saint Luke's Instagram page as the coveted 'dog of the day'.


Doors are open for your four-legged friends in this classic cocktail bar within the west end. A coffee shop during the day and a cocktail bar at night, find out more about 86 by following their Instagram page.

Van Winkle

Van Winkle is a Bourbon BBQ Grill with a venue in the east end and west end. They are very accommodating for dogs with a special nutritious menu developed by BBC Scotland’s resident vet. Find out more on the Van Winkle website.

The Clutha

The Clutha Bar, located on Stockwell Street, is run by an arts charity and welcomes dogs both in the bar and beer garden. It's one of the best places to enjoy live music in Glasgow, as well as offering a delicious food menu. Follow The Clutha on Facebook to find out more.

Brutti Compadres

Brutti Compadres is located in a pretty fairy-lit courtyard in the city centre. Their Mediterranean inspired menu includes a great selection of tasting plates. Pups are always welcome to enjoy the super chilled vibe. Check out the menu on the Brutti Compadres website.

Suissi Vegan Kitchen

Suissi Vegan Kitchen is run by chef Mama Lim, who is passionate about serving exciting dishes on their entirely vegan menu. Bookings for their dog friendly booths need to be made in advance. Visit the Suissi Vegan Asian Kitchen website for details on how to book.

Dog friendly pubs in Glasgow

The Bell Jar

Dogs are welcome at The Bell Jar within the southside. Every Monday to Thursday, enjoy their midweek food special. Choose any 2 small plates for £15 or 3 small plates for £20. Follow The Bell Jar's Facebook page to see upcoming events.

The Ben Nevis Bar

A traditional bar in the heart of Finneston, The Ben Nevis Bar is a perfect place to chill in the afternoon with a book and a pint with your furry friend. Visit to find out more.

Inn Deep

Right on the banks of the River Kelvin, Inn Deep offers a range of beers from around the world as well as tasty food. Submit pictures of your dog for the chance to win 'Dug of the Week' - you'll get 20% off your next bill. Check the menu out at

There are many other pubs in Glasgow that are happy to see your pooch including, The Ubiquitous Chip, Allison Arms, and The Raven.

Pet friendly hotels in Glasgow

Kimpton Blythswood Square

If you're a visitor to the city and are looking for lodgings with your 4-legged friend there are many of pet friendly hotels. Located in the city centre, Kimpton Blythswood is a boutique-style hotel with beautiful garden views. To book, visit

Moxy Hotel

Choose from 2 locations, the Merchant City and Exhibition Way. Both are central if you are visiting Glasgow. The Moxy is a stylish and affordable hotel where dogs are welcome. Find out more at

Hotel du Vin

Located in the fashionable west end, Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel. Each room and suite are each carefully designed to provide a unique stay. Book at Hotel du Vin's website.

To see a full list of pet friendly hotels in Glasgow, visit TripAdvisor's website.

Parks and gardens

Pollok Country Park

With over 90 parks and gardens to explore, Glasgow’s green spaces are perfect for exploring with your dog. Pollok Country Park in the southside is a great place to explore. Pick up a coffee from Pollok House where dogs are welcome in the tea garden. Kelvingrove Park offers riverside walks and panoramic city views.

Glasgow Green

Glasgow Green, with its wide-open spaces, is great for a long walk and ball games. Be sure to make a pit stop at West Brewery or Drygate Brewery – both are dog friendly and have tasty craft beers to try. Bellahouston Park offers huge open spaces and woodland walks. Visit our parks and gardens page to find out more.

Dog friendly shops

Glasgow Fort

The Glasgow Fort is an outdoor dog-friendly shopping centre that has outdoor seating and doggie water bowls. To find out which stores welcome pets, visit

The Good Spirits Co

Staff at this specialist drinks retailer often have their own dogs in store, and welcome others. See upcoming tasting sessions at


Pop into the Lush store in Buchanan Street for their famous bath bombs, creams, and cosmetics with your best friend by your side. Browse their products at


All Waterstones stores are pet-friendly. The Sauchiehall Street branch is the largest bookshop in Scotland offering an abundance of books as well as hosting many events. Visit Waterstone's website for more information.

Article last updated: May 2024

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