We don't like to leave anyone out on a trip to Liverpool!

We’re a nation of dog lovers here in the UK and there’s nothing more upsetting than having to leave your furry friend at home when you’re off for a day out or a weekend break. Fortunately in Liverpool we understand that you want to be able to bring the whole family along, pet pooch included and have plenty of places to go that will be more than welcoming to your dog.

To help you plan your dog friendly trip to Liverpool, we have put together a list of some of the best places to eat, drink and run around to make sure everyone has the best day ever. 

Don't forget, you can also take your dogs on the Merseyrail Loop line if you need to get the train around the city!

Bars and Restaurants


The Liverpool branch of Brewdog will welcome your canine friend with open arms and is one of the best spots in town for a bit of doggo spotting. Not only are there dogs a plenty but their food and drink menus make it well worth stopping off at. They also host doggy birthday parties too, how amazing is that??


Dale Street’s Dead Crafty Beer Company lets you and your dog enjoy a beer together after a long hard day exploring the city. With over twenty rotating taps of craft beers and ales you’ll be spoilt for choice; best make your pet friend’s a water though. 


For American style hot dogs, world beers, bespoke cocktails and a super cool place to hang out with your dog; head over to Salt Dog Slims on Seel Street for a lunch time snack.  


The Baltic Market is one of the trendiest places to eat and drink in town and it’s made even better by the fact that it’s dog friendly. Take the whole clan down to this independent food market and whilst the humans decide what amazing food to try next, the dogs can make a whole load of new pet friends. 

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Love Lane Brewery in the Baltic Triangle brews one of Liverpool’s most loved craft beers in a stunning building. It’s a really cool place to head down for one of their famous beers with your pet, they can even have a drink out of their own Love Lane bowl!


This won't be like any other garden you and your dog have been in. Find the entrance nestled into Seel Street and enter into one of the coolest bars around. It’s a sun trap in the summer and a cosy space in the winter with roaring fires - what more could you ask for?


Cafe Tabac on Bold Street is a Liverpool institution and famous for serving their amazing breakfasts all day long. You and your canine friend will love this little spot that will fill you up for a day exploring the city.


There is no better place to stop off for breakfast than Moose Coffee on Dale Street and Hope Street. Enjoy a stack of fluffy American Pancakes with a glass of orange juice and you’ll all be ready for your walk around Liverpool. 


Hatton Garden’s Love Thy Neighbour welcome all your pet pooches to join you for lunch. Their menu is super healthy and will make for a great break after your walk round the city.  


Head up to Crazy Pedro’s terrace on a hot summer’s day and enjoy a slice of their mad pizzas on the sun trap with your dog. They do everything from chicken and waffle to Big Mac pizza toppings and crazy cocktails that will keep you cool all day long. 

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Head over to Liverpool's newest bowling alley, bar and eatery on Duke Street, PINS with your pet pooch! Take everyone up to the rooftop to catch some sun, play a few party games, enjoy a cocktail or two and an incredible freshly baked pizza. There are some great photo opportunities too...


Old Haymarket street is home to Love Locks Coffee shop and welcomes everyone, including pooches, in for coffee and cakes on a pitstop around the city. 

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The Bagelry is the place to go for the best bagels in town with your pet pooch. Not only do they do veggie and vegan bagels but they also do rainbow ones too! We bet you never knew you needed a rainbow bagel in your life until now!


Find Down the Hatch in a basement on Duke Street and head underground for the best vegan junk food you’ll ever come across. Your dogs will definitely want in on this one. 


The Caledonia is everyone’s favourite dog friendly pub in Liverpool. Not only do they let your pet pooches in for a drink with you, their menu is also entirely vegan meaning it’s the perfect spot for all the animal lovers out there.


If you fancy a quiet cup of coffee after strolling round the city with your dog, head over to Thoughtfully Cafe at Cleveland Square, right next to Liverpool One. They also do amazing food and stock loads of really cool magazines so it’s a great place for everyone to chill out. 


For lunch with a view of Liverpool’s stunning waterfront, head over to Brasco Lounge on Mann Island where they will be more than accommodating of you and your pet friend. 


The Baltic Fleet’s beer garden is a sun trap in the summer and super cosy by the fire place in the winter so it’s a brilliant place for everyone to stop off for a pint. The pub has been built to look like a ship and they serve a range of local craft beers too. 


Whilst you’re out around The Baltic Triangle head into TUSK for a cocktail, craft beer and loads of great food. They are super dog friendly too and even throw dog parties!


If you and your dog are into board games then why not head over to Sugar & Dice for an afternoon of fun. You can play the classic Monopoly and fight over who gets to be the dog counter or ask their friendly staff for some new recommendations. (Top Tip: you might want to take another human with you too)


The Merchant on Slater Street is one of the best places in the city to head for a gin and tonic and a slice of pizza and your dog is welcome in too! There is also an outdoor garden for you to soak up the sun during those lovely summer months. 


Wine bar, cocktail parlour, small plates restaurant and gig space; Buyers Club has it all. Nestled into the back of Hardman Street, the venue has everything you need for an afternoon out with your pet pals.


In the Summer months there is no better place to take the whole clan to than the Botanical Garden. Hidden in the middle of The Baltic Triangle, the gin paradise does all your favourite g&ts with amazing food in a beautiful setting. 


Duke Street Food and Drink Market welcomes the whole clan into their huge food hall. With food stalls serving quality street food, Pilgrim, a 50 seat restaurant on the balcony, and bowls for your pet friend, everyone will enjoy eating out here for lunch. 


You’ll be pleased to know that the bar area at Albert's Schenke is dog friendly! Albert only asks that your furry friend is small enough to sit on your lap whilst everyone enjoys their visit to the German inspired bier haus.

Let’s go for a walk


The 200-acre Sefton Park on the edge of the city centre is the perfect place to head for a long walk and a good run around. Amongst the trees, boating lake and cafe there is also the stunning Palm House; see if you can find it!


The Royal Albert Dock is the perfect place to stroll around whilst taking in the sights and stopping for a cup of coffee. If you and your dog are up for an adventure you can also do a bit of stand up paddleboarding! Grab a board and life jacket and have a bit of one on one time enjoying all the views from the water. 


Calderstones Park isn't just any other park; it is home to ancient megaliths that are said to be older than Stonehenge! The park also has a lake, cafe, child friendly play area and lots of space for your dog to have a run about. 


Liverpool Pier Head is home to the Three Graces and the Museum of Liverpool; the waterfront is a beautiful place to go for a stroll to take in the views over the River Mersey and see the world famous Liver Building. There is also the larger than life statue of The Beatles here too, making it the perfect time to grab a selfie! 


For a park with the best views over Liverpool head to Everton Brow for a sunset over the city like you've never seen before. Your dog will love it too!


Jump the train 15 minutes down the road to Crosby Beach for a run around in the sand, who doesn't love the beach? Whilst you are there you can check out Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ too which consists of 100 cast-iron life size versions of the artist, it’s definitely a sight to see!

We have given you loads of options so you don't have to leave your dog at home and you can all have a great trip to Liverpool. Let us know where you are heading over on our twitter @VisitLiverpool

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This blog post has been written by Sophie Shields, Digitial Marketing Assistant for Marketing Liverpool.

Sophie is from Liverpool, loves all things music, particularly the local music scene and Liverpool FC. 


Baltic Market
Cafe / Bar
Small coloured food vendors inside an airy warehouse. There is festoon lighting and people sat at tables and benches.

Liverpool's first ever street food market, Baltic Market situated on the redeveloped Cains Brewery site.

Love Thy Neighbour - Hatton Garden
Cafe / Bar
Love Thy Neighbour - Hatton Garden

Opened in September 2018, Love thy Neighbour Hatton Garden has the same laid-back vibes, hip décor and feelgood food as its sister Bold Street venue. Head down and try the signature smoothie bowls, beautiful brunch dishes, small and large plate evening menu and special coffees and cocktails.

Crazy Pedro's Liverpool
Upstairs at Crazy Pedros. The sloped ceiling is covered in record covers. There are tall tables with coloured, metal stools. It has a loft vibe.

They love to party all the time at Pedro's. Grab a Frozen Margarita and a slice of Pizza and watch the party unfold.

The Bagelry
The Bagelry in China Town, serving rainbow bagels and much more.

The holy grail of breakfast, brunch and lunch - The Bagelry in Liverpool's China Town is the epitome of Instagram-able food.

Sefton Park
Parkland/Woodland Garden
Families sit on benches within Sefton Park during Autumn time. The trees have yellow, red and green leaves.

Sefton Park in Liverpool is arguably the best known and most loved by locals. The magnificent 200-acre Park looks like a natural landscape rather than a man-made park.

The Royal Albert Dock
Heritage/Visitor Centre
A daytime shot of the Royal Albert Dock. The shot shows the original warehouse buildings with the iconic red pillars.

Located on Liverpool’s incredible World Heritage Site waterfront, the Albert Dock structure features the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the whole country.

Calderstones Park
Parkland/Woodland Garden
A large, ornate set of gates to a tree lined walkway. The gates have Liver bird at the centre of each one.

Calderstones Park in Allerton is named after the ancient megaliths situated in the park, which are said to be older than Stonehenge.

Pier Head & The Three Graces
Historic Site
The Pier head at dusk taken with a wide angled lens. The Port of Liverpool, Edwardian Baroque building is on the right and the main focal point for th

They define one of the most beautiful skylines in - well we’d say the world - the Three Graces consist of the Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building

'Another Place' by Antony Gormley
An image of the beach. The sky is blue and there is light cloud coverage. The tide is out and there is rope sand with puddles which are reflecting the

Another Place is an art installation on the coast. 100 spectacular cast-iron, life-size figures by Anthony Gormley spread across three metres of the foreshore and stretch almost 1 kilometre out to sea.

Love Lane Brewery (formerly H1780 Tap & Still)
Inside of Love Lane Brewery with benches in the middle of the industrial looking room.

Drink or dine with a window into the heart of the distillery/brewery, all in a venue that would make the meatpacking district in New York jealous!

Moose Coffee - Dale Street
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Moose Coffee - Dale Street

Moose Coffee trades on a distinctive offer of an 'Authentic American & Canadian Breakfast Brunch Menu'

Albert's Schenke
Restaurant tables at Alberts Schenke. The Bavarian style is represented throughout.

Albert's Schenke is a Bier Halle & Cook Haus on Hanover Street, in the Grade II listed Casartelli Building. Albert's has an extensive range of bier: guests can sip by the schooner, pour by pint, or take a tour of the taps with a range of bier flights.