Dog friendly bars in Manchester

Dog friendly bars in Manchester

1 February 2023

Manchester is a beautiful and vibrant city known for its lively music scene and wagulous restaurants and bars. Many of these eateries are also dog-friendly, so you can bring along your four-legged friend to grab some grub or a drink. If you’re sniffing around for the best spots to enjoy a tipple with your pooch, check out our guide to the top dog friendly bars in Manchester.

Chester the Cocker Spaniel puppy sitting on the sofa bench whilst his owner enjoys a pint of Guinness
Chester the Cocker Spaniel

The Alchemist

The Alchemist is an alchemical bar serving inventive cocktails and high quality food. All well behaved pups are allowed in the outdoor areas and service dogs are allowed indoors.

The pet-friendly establishment offers an excellent range of magical handcrafted cocktails that certainly deserve a round of ap-paws. You can also enjoy small plates from their seasonal menu while your pup enjoys a bowl of water. The Alchemist is a great choice for enjoying some al-fresco dining after a long day in the city centre during the warmer months.

The Banyan Tree

The Banyan Tree is the ulti-mutt dog-friendly eatery, with their very own dog menu even your pup can indulge. From a bark-ing bar with a large selection of cocktails to an al fresco restaurant with a variety of different food options for both you and your pooch - the pawfect spot for a doggy date. Bone appetit!


Common is a hip hangout for both you and your pup, boasting fun events, ast-hounding art exhibitions - oh yeah, plus some pretty wagtastic craft cocktails & NY-style pizza! A great place to head to if you’ve had a ruff day and are looking for a pawsitive vibe.

Peanut the Chihuahua sitting next to their borrower who is enjoying a pint in the outdoor seating area
Peanut the Chihuahua

The Anthologist Manchester

Love dogs and mixology? Then we recommend you sniff-vestigate The Anthologist Manchester! Enjoy a rustic-chic vibe, delicious cocktails & bar bites all day (including special treats just your pup will love). Come to learn new skills in their top-notch cocktail classes. This bar makes for a tail waggin' good time!

The Beagle

Get ready to have a barking good time at The Beagle. This wooftastic pub has everything you need for an unforgettable night, from mouth watering New York-style pizza and tasty seasonal beers to pawfectly paired natural wines.

Plus, it's dog friendly too - bring your pooch along with you and enjoy the evening on their cosy terrace!


The Refuge is a luxurious hub of wagulous food and pup-pleasing hospitality. Its grand space offers not only the promise of dining luxury but also welcomes canine companions to join the pawty with its dog friendly attitude.

Dog Bowl

And then finally, dog parents and borrowers, come test your luck at The Dog Bowl!

Unleash your competitive side and enjoy a game of bowling with your pooch by your side. When you've worked up an appetite, grab some treats from the food menu. Try out the games arcade or head to the cocktail bar for something special - it's all furry friends allowed here.

Rosie the Labrador Retriever is hoping her owner is bringing her a treat whilst they return with a pint in their hand
Rosie the Labrador Retriever

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