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.
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 the Serenity Now website to check opening times.
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
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
Dogs are welcome in the bar and kitchen at this famed Glasgow music venue. The venue has teamed up with BAKED pizza al taglio to serve up Roman-style, sheet pan pizza. Head to King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut website to book a table.
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'.
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 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.
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.
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.
Glasgow’s indoor street food markets make for a great casual dining experience. The Big Feed, Dockyard Social and Platform are all dog friendly.
Lots of pubs in Glasgow are happy to see your pooch including The Ben Nevis, Inn Deep, The Ubiquitous Chip, Allison Arms, The Bell Jar and The Raven.
Pet friendly hotels in Glasgow
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 including Kimpton Blythswood Square, Moxy Hotel, Radisson RED and Hotel du vin at One Devonshire Gardens. Visit the TripAdvisor website to see a full list.
Parks and gardens
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, 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
It’s always good to get a second opinion when you are out shopping and if your human companions aren’t available then why not take your furry sidekick along with you? The Apple Store, Lush, Tiso, IOLLA, The Good Spirits Co and selected Waterstones stores all welcome 4-legged friends.
And if you’re looking for an extra special gift for your pooch, local illustrator Claire Barclay Draws creates hand-drawn custom pet portraits. Visit Claire Barclay's website for details.
Article last updated: January 2023