Best Dog Friendly Restaurants in Cornwall

Why Cornwall is a Pawsome Destination for Dog-Lovers

Posted on 08-05-24, updated on 05-07-24By: Claire S. | 7 minute read

Cute funny dog sitting at served dining table indoors

Spoil your canine companion at these top doggy dining spots

Exciting Paws-ibilities Await in Cornwall!

Dog lovers rejoice! Cornwall is not only known for its stunning coastline and picturesque landscapes but also for its wide array of dog-friendly restaurants that are sure to make your furry friend's tail wag with joy. From cosy cafes to Michelin-star establishments, Cornwall has something for every pup and their human companions. So grab your four-legged friend and get ready to discover the best dog-friendly restaurants in Cornwall for a tail-wagging good time!

With its welcoming atmosphere and stunning views, Cornwall is truly a haven for dog-loving visitors. The county's open spaces, dog-friendly beaches, and pet-welcoming establishments make it the perfect destination for a getaway with your furry companion. Whether you're enjoying a leisurely meal at a seaside restaurant or exploring the charming streets of a picturesque town, Cornwall offers endless opportunities for quality time with your four-legged friend. So pack up your pup and head to Cornwall for a tail-wagging adventure you both won't soon forget!

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Beautiful view of Fistral Beach and Pentire Headland in Newquay

Beautiful view of the Fistral Beach and Pentire Headland in Newquay

Lewinnick Lodge - Newquay

Pentire Headland, Newquay, TR7 1QD

If you're a dog lover looking for a place to dine out with your furry friend, look no further than the dog-friendly restaurant at Lewinnick Lodge in Newquay! Situated in a stunning location overlooking the sea, this restaurant not only offers delicious food but also welcomes your four-legged companions with open arms. Whether you're grabbing brunch, lunch, or dinner, the dog-friendly restaurant at Lewinnick Lodge is sure to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience for you and your furry friend.

The Stable - Newquay

Fistral Beach, Headland Road, Newquay, TR7 1HY

This laid back pizza restaurant is ideal if you're wanting to catch a bite for lunch for dinner. Based on Fistral Beach, they offer a click and collect option if dining in is not conveniant. With freshly made sourdough pizzas, they cater for all, including a great selection of vegetarian pizzas and children's favourites. On Saturday's (11:30-3:30pm)they offer a bottomless brunch for 90 minutes that includes beer/cider and an endless supply of delicous pizzas. Reservations are advisable especially in peak summer months.

Truro Cornwall

A beautiful spot for a walk and a bite to eat

Truro Lounge - Truro

12 Princes St, Truro, TR1 2ES

This popular dog-friendly restaurant located in Truro has a laid-back atmosphere and cosy interior, and is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal with your furry friend by your side. Offering a wide range of dishes, from hearty breakfast options to delicious dinner choices, Truro Lounge is sure to satisfy any appetite. Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or a leisurely dining experience, this restaurant is a must-visit for dog lovers in the area. Truro Lounge goes above and beyond to ensure a comfortable dining experience for both you and your furry friend. With designated water bowls and dog treats available upon request, your pup will feel right at home. The friendly staff are always happy to accommodate your canine companion, making sure they are well taken care of during your visit. With a great range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, they also offer a click and collect service.

Padstow Harbour

A foodies heaven in Padstow

Caffè Rojano by Paul Ainsworth - Padstow

Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8AE

This renowned restaurant located in the charming town of Padstow, is known for its delicious Italian cuisine and welcoming atmosphere. With a focus on using locally sourced ingredients and creating dishes inspired by traditional Italian recipes, Caffe Rojano has become a popular dining destination for both locals and tourists alike. Whether you're looking for a casual lunch or a special evening out, Caffè Rojano offers a menu that is sure to satisfy any palate.

Prawn on the Lawn - Padstow

11 Duke Street Padstow

Established in 2015 by husband and wife team, Rick and Katie Toogood, Prawn on the Lawn was born out of a shared passion for seafood and sustainable dining. Their mission was to create a dining experience that not only celebrated the bounty of the sea but also supported local fishermen and producers. Over the years, Prawn on the Lawn has stayed true to its commitment to quality, freshness, and innovation, earning accolades from both critics and customers alike. Booking is advisable in peak summer months, especially if you wish to sit inside with your canine companion.

View at some old tall ships at Charlestown Harbour at St Austell

Dinner with a view at Charlestown Harbour in St Austell

The Ship Inn - Fowey

Trafalgar Square, Fowey, PL23 1AZ

'The Old Lady of Fowey' otherwise known as The Ship Inn holds a rich history dating back to the 16th century when it served as a meeting place for sailors and locals. Over the centuries, it has retained its maritime charm and traditional character, becoming a cultural landmark in the town. The pub's cosy interior and nautical decor pay homage to its seafaring roots, offering visitors a glimpse into Fowey's past. Renowned for its warm hospitality and authentic Cornish cuisine, The Ship Inn continues to be a treasured destination for those seeking a taste of history and local flavour in a breathtaking coastal setting. Serving up traditional British fare and a wide selection of drinks, this establishment offers a taste of Cornwall's rich culinary heritage. Whether you're looking for a casual meal or a relaxing drink by the water, The Ship Inn is sure to delight.

Falmouth waterfront

Falmouth waterfront

The Pandora Inn - Falmouth

Restronguet Hill, Creek, Falmouth TR11 5ST

This beloved spot began as a traditional Cornish longhouse and has been lovingly maintained, blending ancient charm with thoughtful modern touches. Get ready to treat your taste buds at this culinary haven! This Falmouth restaurant is celebrated for its mouthwatering dishes crafted from locally sourced delights that capture the essence of Cornwall’s rich flavours. Whether you're craving succulent seafood fresh from the harbour or sinking your teeth into an iconic Cornish pasty, each dish is meticulously prepared. Pair your meal with selections from an extensive wine list or choose a refreshing local ale for full Cornish immersion. It's no wonder this gem has earned accolades as one of Cornwall’s most iconic dog-friendly restaurants—four-legged friends are not just welcomed but spoiled with special treats!

Indidog - Falmouth

28a Market St, Falmouth, TR11 3AT

Tucked away by the soothing harbour, Indidog is a delightful culinary treasure where Chef Paul Ripley and his team serve a tantalising menu of seasonal favourites. From succulent shell-on prawns and steamed mussels to hearty seafood chowder and elegantly dressed Cornish crab—not to mention a perfectly seared minute steak—there's something to enchant every palate. And for the dog lovers among us, rejoice! Your furry friend is more than welcome to join you as you dine on the terrace, relax by the bar, or cosy up in INDIcorner. At Indidog, both you and your pup are in for a treat!

St Ives

A food and dog lovers haven - St Ives

Pedn Olva - St Ives

Porthminster Beach, St Ives, TR26 2EA

Located in the beautiful coastal town of St Ives, this restaurant offers stunning views of the sea, creating a serene and picturesque setting for your dining experience. Whether you're indulging in a hearty meal or simply enjoying a refreshing drink, you'll be able to relax and take in the breathtaking surroundings. But what truly sets this restaurant apart is its commitment to being dog-friendly. From providing water bowls and tasty treats for your pup to offering a designated outdoor seating area for you to enjoy with your furry friend, Pedn Olva truly understands the importance of including your dog in your dining adventures.

The Sloop Inn - St Ives

The Wharf St Ives, St Ives, TR26 1LP

At The Sloop Inn in St Ives, there's a dog-friendly restaurant where you and your furry best friend can enjoy a delicious meal together! Imagine dining al fresco on a beautiful patio with your pup by your side, soaking in the sunshine and fresh sea air. The Sloop Inn welcomes dogs with open arms, providing water bowls and maybe even a treat or two for your four-legged companion. Tuck into the freshest seafood, line caught fish, Cornish crab and cod definitly take the spotlight here, but if this is not your thing then you can always tuck into a burger with locally sourced ingredients.

The last word...

Unleash the fun with your furry friend in Cornwall and savour every moment at these delightful dog-friendly restaurants. Whether it's a leisurely brunch or a cosy dinner, make memories that will wag tails for days! From beachfront cafes to quaint bistros, Cornwall offers a plethora of dining options for you and your loyal companion. Soak up the sun, relish delicious food, and bask in the joy of being surrounded by wagging tails and happy barks. Cheers to paw-some adventures in Cornwall!

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