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Dog Friendly Restaurants in North London

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16.03.21

When you live in North London, you and your dog will have no trouble finding somewhere to stop for a delicious meal. From a relaxed brunch or coffee pitstop with friends to a stylish dinner and cocktail venue we’ve found eight of the best dog friendly restaurants in North London.

After a stroll along Regent’s Canal, a wander along Islington high street or a long park walk, you and your pooch can happily wine and dine together at all these restaurants.

Bellanger

The French-inspired brasserie, Bellanger, is one of the best dog friendly restaurants in North London. The chic interiors are paired with a relaxed atmosphere, whether you’re visiting for a quick coffee, meeting friends for brunch or dining in the evening – dog in tow.

Dogs are made to feel welcome throughout the restaurant. There’s a large outdoor terrace at the front, private alcoves in the main restaurant and plenty of bar seats. Your pooch will be treated to a generous handful of homemade biscuits, while you can choose from the delicious menu of brasserie classics, Parisian desserts and fromage sharing plates.

Address: 9 Islington Green, The Angel, London N1 2XH
Phone: 020 7499 6776
Email: reservations@bellanger.co.uk
Follow: @bellanger_n1

The Good Egg

Stoke Newington’s The Good Egg will become your favourite brunch spot to meet with your friends and fellow dogs. After a wander around the nearby parks, you and your pooch will be ready for a bite to eat. This dog friendly café-restaurant offers all-day dining centred around the flavours of the Middle East.

On the menu are Jewish deli-style dishes, from generously filled bagels to traditional shakshuka and egg plates. To satisfy your sweet tooth, try their homemade chocolatey babka. Dogs are welcome to dine indoors with you or pick up a snack-to-go while you’re out for your walk.

Address: 93 Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington, London N16 0AS
Phone: 020 3972 6511
Email: stokey@thegoodegg.co
Follow: @thegoodegg_

The Spoke

If your dog enjoys jogging alongside your bike while you ride to the shops, you’re in luck as The Spoke welcomes both cyclists and dogs. Doubling up as an artisan hamburger restaurant and relaxed bicycle café, this Holloway Road all-day eatery is perfect whatever your mood.

Pop by for a morning coffee and pastry, treat yourself to breakfast with all the trimmings, or tuck into a classic burger. Your dog is sure to bump into other four-legged friends in this trendy neighbourhood hangout. (It’s also just a five-minute walk from our Vantage Point apartments.)

Address: 710 Holloway Road, Archway, London N19 3NH
Phone: 020 7263 4445
Email: contact@thespokelondon.com
Follow: @thespoke710

 

 

Drake & Morgan

All of Drake & Morgan’s restaurants and bars are dog-friendly. The stylish King’s Cross Drake & Morgan branch is no exception. Your dog will be the centre of attention here with a choice of dog munchies on the menu. The stylish venue offers an abundance of indoor seating for you and your pooch. Or dine alfresco in the large all-weather terrace area, which overlooks St Pancras Square.

The bar-restaurant is conveniently located by King’s Cross station – perfect if you’re travelling into the City from other North London areas. It’s also around the corner from Regent’s Park, making it an ideal respite spot for brunch and a cocktail after a long walk with your dog.

Address: 6 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG
Phone: 020 3826 4870
Email: info.kingscross@drake-morgan.co.uk
Follow: @drakeandmorgankingscross

Little Bat

Little Bat will become your local haunt for a cocktail and bottomless brunch when you live in North London. Since it’s situated just off of Islington’s main Upper Street road, it’s an ideal place to meet with friends in the area.

This dog friendly bar-restaurant has a neighbourhood atmosphere, making it a popular hangout. Your pooch is sure to meet other four-legged friends among the cosy booths and leather sofas. While you’re enjoying a morning pick-me-up courtesy of a Bloody Mary and smashed avocado on sourdough, your dog can enjoy their own water bowl and snacks.

Address: 54 Islington Park Street, Islington, London N1 1PX
Phone: 020 7359 6070
Email: hello@littlebatbar.com
Follow: @littlebatbar

The Lighterman

With picturesque views over Regent’s Canal, The Lighterman is an idyllic pitstop after a dog walk along the canal from Camden Town. Named after the Victorian lightermen who worked on the canal barges, this dog friendly restaurant in North London is a stylish nod to the past.

Dogs can join you on the ground floor for a casual lunch, evening cocktails with friends or a romantic dinner with a menu of biodynamic wines – doggie equivalents happily provided. Or make the most of the British summer in the canalside bar and wraparound terrace. The dining menu changes with the seasons, featuring brunch classics, meat cooked on the wood-fired grill, and Sunday roasts.

Address: 3 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH
Phone: 020 3846 3400
Email: reservations@thelighterman.co.uk
Follow: @thelightermankx

Smokehouse

For meat lovers and Sunday roast enthusiasts, Smokehouse is one of the best dog friendly restaurants in North London. Located near Highbury Fields, Smokehouse will become your go-to Sunday lunch spot after a park stroll.

Working closely with British farmers, the restaurant’s chefs butcher the meat on site so you can expect only the finest, freshest cuts. The fruit and vegetables are also supplied by a local greengrocer, offering a truly authentic British dining experience. With all the meaty smells in the air and bones to chew on, you can guarantee your dog will love this restaurant as much as you.

Address: 63-69 Canonbury Road, Islington, London N1 2DG
Phone: 020 7354 1144
Email: info@smokehouseislington.co.uk
Follow: @smokehousen1

 

 

The Haberdashery

Award-winning café-restaurant The Haberdashery is among the best dog friendly brunch spots in North London. With venues in both Stoke Newington and Crouch End, you and your dog can enjoy this laidback hangout whichever side of North London you live in.

Inside, both eateries are a mismatch of vintage furniture, colourful china dishes and decorative Victorian mosaic tiles. The food menu complements the homey aura with an array of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Tuck into a hearty breakfast, a healthy salad or a sandwich stuffed with all the fillings. Your pooch will love all the attention they get from the friendly team.

Address: 170 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7JL
Phone: 020 3643 7123
Email: info@the-haberdashery.com
Follow: @haberdasheryldn

Dog Friendly Restaurants in North London

Living in North London, you’ll be able to experience the best of the area’s vibrant social scene and delicious eateries with your dog in tow.

Finding a dog friendly apartment doesn’t need to be difficult either. At Essential Living, we understand how important pets are, which is why we offer pet-friendly lets in all of our London buildings, including our stylish Vantage Point in the heart of Islington.

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