These are our favourite dog-friendly eaterie’s in Dublin- because what’s better than getting out of the house and enjoying a nice cup of coffee, cake, or delicious whole meal with your canine be(a)stie?
(Open Tuesday-Friday 8am-5pm, including 7-9.30 on Wednesday & Saturday 10am-5pm)
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Located on Fumbally Lane in Dublin 8, this dog-friendly café serves a delicious menu of healthy dishes and locally roasted coffee. With breakfast served all day, it’s the perfect place to enjoy ‘Fumbally’ styled eggs with a delicious range of toppings; Gubbeen cheese, garlic, tomatoes and hot smoked ham.
(Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm & Saturday 10am-4pm)
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Serving amazing seasonal food six days a week in a relaxed and beautiful environment, this café is the perfect spot for you and your pooch. Located on the ground floor of Dublin’s Chocolate Factory on Kings Inns Street (right around the corner from Cineworld). Their Eggs Avo on delicious sourdough bread and Grilled Vegetable Flatbread, made with grilled sweet potato, courgette, Irish buffalo mozzarella, rocket & garlic sauce are superb.
Juniors Deli & Café
(Open Monday-Friday 8.30am-10.pm, Saturday 11am-3pm & Sunday 11am-3.30pm)
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Excellent hearty American-diner style food, great atmosphere and amazing staff, this café/restaurant is located in Dublin 4, on Bath Avenue. Juniors patio terrace is fully canine-friendly, so make sure to pop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
(Open Monday-Friday 12pm-10.30pm, Saturday 12pm-11pm & Sunday 12pm-10.30pm)
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The perfect city-centre spot to take your dog to on a nice day (and see and be seen). Dogs are not allowed inside but the outside terrace is ace.
(Open Monday-Friday 7am-5pm, Saturday 8am-6pm & Sunday 9am-5pm)
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Bear Market in Blackrock has been a favourite of coffee lovers since 2013. Now in four city-wide locations, their ethos is to connect and interact with their customers and create a vibrant and positive environment. Their menu consists of fresh pastries, delicious treats, and cakes (many of them gluten-free) - so next time you’re going for a walk down the seafront at Sydney Parade or Blackrock, make sure to pop in.
Fonte Coffee Roaster
(Open 7 days a week, 6am-6pm)
The finest independent coffee roasters in Seattle, Fonte Micro Coffee Roaster has landed in Dublin. Located on Parliament Street, Temple Bar, this café serves a delicious breakfast and lunch, but their main mission is to locate and “roast the best coffees in the world” for their customers. We’ll let you decide.
Dog House Blues Tearooms
(Open 11am-Late Monday-Wednesday & 9am-Late Thursday-Sunday)
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Located right next to Howth dart station, this vibrant and fun-filled café/restaurant, features an outdoor living room, fireplace, and even a bed! Soak in the exciting atmosphere after a walk along the cliffs with your four-legged friend, and enjoy the delicious food that they have to offer, including wood-fired pizzas. Make sure to try their specialty pizza, “The Dog’s…!!*”, topped with chicken, pepperoni, ham, jalapenos & red onion, you won’t regret it.
Two Pups Coffee
(Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm & Saturday-Sunday 9.30am-4pm)
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Located in the vibrant, historic Liberties on Francis Street, this specialty coffee shop is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a nice, quiet spot to enjoy with your dog. They serve delicious, heart-warming coffee and treats, and the brunch menu offers creative twists on solid classics such as avocados on toast with crispy garlic peanut butter.
(Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm & Saturday 10am-5pm)
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Located in the heart of Dublin’s City Centre (8 Aungier Street), this dog-friendly café serves up a great cup of coffee from a popular roaster in East London, Dark Arts Coffee. They also offer a range of food, from delicious treats and cakes to hot and savoury toasted sandwiches. You can’t go wrong with their Grilled Cheese sandwich including three kinds of cheese, topped off with tomato and pickles on sourdough.
First Draft Coffee
(Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday 11am-4pm)
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Bring your dog along to this gorgeous and vibrant café located in the middle of Temple Bar, on the first floor of Filmbase. Added plus, you can bring your pup indoors!
Legit Coffee & Co
(Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm & Saturday 9.30am-4pm)
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Legit Coffee is another specialty coffee shop in the Liberties, located on Meath Street. They serve up great coffee, brunch, and lunch six days a week, including their very own homemade sausage rolls and French toast, and of course, all dogs are welcome.
The Bath Pub
(Open Monday-Thursday 4pm-11.30pm, Friday 3-12.30am, Saturday 11am-12.30pm & Sunday 11am-11.30pm)
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Located right beside the Aviva stadium, The Bath Pub is the perfect place to soak up the big match or concert atmosphere. They offer a range of craft beers, cocktails, and award-winning pizzas. You can also start your weekend off right with their fantastic brunch menu. The breakfast salad is a must-try.