Best dog friendly pubs in Liverpool

The warmer months are, hopefully, arriving and for those with a four-legged friend this is the ideal time to dust off the walking boots and take the pooch for a well-earned pub treat at the end of a long walk. Here are some of the best dog-friendly pubs in Liverpool you can both enjoy.


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Freshfields FormbyThe Freshfield

Massam’s Lane, Formby, L37

Famed for its excellent pub food and extensive array of cask ales, The Freshfield is also located at the end of a National Trust walk and has a dedicated dog dining room complete with a dog treat menu. With plenty of company, a bowl of water and the prospect of a treat, your pooch will love this rural destination at the end of a walk.


CaledoniaThe Caledonia

Caledonia Street, L7

The dog-loving owners – and resident dog – are always happy to welcome well-behaved guests to this historic pub on the outskirts of the city centre, whether they’re on two legs or four. Dogs should be prepared to be fussed over at the Caledonia, where owners can also enjoy food and live music.


NeighbourhoodCafeNeighbourhood Café

Woolton Road, L16

Neighbourhood Café is a friendly and bustling South Liverpool eatery offering quality Paris-inspired dining. And if there’s one thing Parisians love it’s enjoying a daytime coffee and snack with their beloved dog in tow. The café serves specials every month, and is a welcoming venue for you and your dog to take a rest after a long walk.



Greenland Street, L1

Constellations is the brilliant new music, art and culture venue in the Baltic Triangle. It opened originally as a trendy garden and the outdoor area is perfect for a craft beer and a rest after a long walk. Dogs are welcome in the outside area – as long as they’re well behaved.



Colquitt Street, L1

Uber-trendy Brewdog doesn’t just have a pooch-inspired name. The Colquitt Street venue is also dog-friendly. With plenty of space, a choice of board games and old arcades and a selection of crafted beers available, this is a cool place to spend some time with your four-legged friend.


Pig and Whistle 

Covent Garden, L2

After a waterfront walk, duck in to this historic boozer for a well-earned drink. The iconic pub near the city’s business district is homely, compact, unashamedly old-school and dog-friendly. A friendly, traditional pub for you and your dog to enjoy, the Pig and Whistle is a local in the heart of the bustling city centre.


Ship and Mitre 

Dale Street, L2

Ship and Mitre is one of Liverpool’s top real ale pub and with its ship-inspired interior, host of cask ales and bottled beers, it is popular with young and old alike. Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as it isn’t too busy, and the pub feel makes it an ideal treat for you and your companion after a city centre walk.


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