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Dog friendly pubs in Edinburgh

If you’ve been on one of the fantastic dog walks in Edinburgh, you and your pooch are going to want to sink your teeth into something delicious at the end of the day. Luckily for you, Edinburgh is an incredibly dog friendly city. You’ll both get warm greetings in the dog friendly pubs around the city.

Dog friendly pubs in Edinburgh

There are lots of dog friendly pubs in Edinburgh. It’s easy to enjoy a drink or two and a delicious meal in with your four-legged friend. There are so many to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to picking a place to eat.

To make it a little easier for you, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite places to eat and drink in the city. Take a look at some of the wonderful dog friendly pubs in Edinburgh.

labrador sitting in a dog friendly pub in Edinburgh

Right in the centre

Right by the train station, Halfway House is a wonderful little pub that you and your pooch can pop into for a pint of Scottish ale or a malt whisky. The staff are very friendly and you’re sure to find something delicious on their reasonably priced menu.

For a lavish dining experience with your dog, try The Abbotsford. The Edwardian pub is full of cask ales and a fantastic Scottish menu for you to enjoy. Or, if you’re more interested in the Victorians than the Edwardians, try the fantastic Kay’s Bar with its delicious lunch menu and tempting drinks menu. You’ll also love Cloisters, a former church which now serves real ales and delicious pub grub.

For a more relaxed atmosphere, you could try Café Habana, The Holyrood 9A, The Bow Bar, The Cambridge Bar, and the Stockbridge Tap. All are dog friendly and have fantastic reviews from other dog owners about their friendliness, service and menu choice. Auld Hoose also gives you large portions and fantastic atmosphere.

The Cumberland Bar also has a charming beer garden for you to sit in and enjoy your meal when the weather is good. Or, you can recline on the comfortable sofas in the Regent Bar. You could also catch some live music with your dog in Hamiltons.

dog sitting outside at a dog friendly pub in Edinburgh

For a fancier feel that you and your dog are still very welcome in, try Bon Vivant, 56 North, or The Southern Bar and its gourmet burgers.

BrewDog could hardly turn you and your four-legged friend away! They offer sensational craft beers and homemade pizzas, a match made in heaven! Perfect after a fun day of exploring the city with your pet.

A little further out

If you’re not within a mile of the city centre, there are still fantastic dog friendly pubs that you and your dog can enjoy together. Henricks offer locally sourced food and outdoor seating, Hampton Hotel is right by Roseburn public park, and the Lioness of Leith has a selection of world beers on tap.

For classic pub grub, try The Earl of Marchmont, The Fountain, or The Espy. Good Companions Roadhouse serves fantastic food and has great music too. If you like live music, you should also try The Village.

Nobles Bar offers something really special. The Victorian café-bar has stunning stained-glass windows and a nautical, old world charm. They have seasonal menus, so you’re in for a new treat each time you and your dog visit.

Eating out is one of our favourite things to do, and it’s even better when we can bring our furbabies along with us. All of these dog friendly pubs in Edinburgh offer something special for your trip, as well as the odd treat for your four-legged friend too. Give them a try and let us know what you think!

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