dog friendly restaurants Cambridge

Sometimes taking the whole family out for dinner includes taking your furry friends too. There is nothing nicer than having a wonderful dog walk to work up an appetite then stopping off for a tasty meal. Here are the places in Cambridge to eat out where you can get great food and your dog can enjoy the experience with you. The best dog friendly restaurants in Cambridge.

The Red Lion:

33 High St, Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9NFdog friendly

The Red Lion in Grantchester is super dog friendly and relaxed about your dog having a visit- in fact they encourage it. Dogs are able to be in the bar area and also in their country garden. Great food and a great atmosphere.

The Plough, Fen Ditton:

Green End, Fen Ditton, Cambridge CB5 8SXdog friendly pubs in Cambridge

You will all be warmly welcomed at the Plough– you might even get a dog treat! In cooler months, get cosy with your hound in the bar area and warm by the open fire. Alternatively, in the warmer months, enjoy the large outside area. A great venue for good quality food and drink. Also featured in our best Cambridge pub food post.

The Crown and Punchbowl Horninsea:

High St, Horningsea, Cambridge CB25 9JGCambridge pubs

Part of the Cambs Cuisine group, you know that you will be getting great quality food and drink at The Crown and Punchbowl in Horningsea.  Dogs are welcome in the pub and bar area and can refresh themselves with the available water. You may even choose to buy some of the dog treats! You can also stay over here.

The Three Horseshoes:

High St, Madingley, Cambridge CB23 8ABCambridge pubs

Another entry for the Cambs Cuisine group, The Three Horseshoes is based in Madingley, about 4 miles from the city centre. Dogs are allowed in the pub and the pub garden so this is a good choice of venue to grab some tasty food and have a break in your dog walk. Dog biscuits available! For a hattrick, further from the city but another Cambs Cuisine offering is The Cock at Hemingford.

The Pint Shop:

10 Peas Hill, Cambridge, CB2 3PNpubs in Cambridge

Gastropub, The Pint Shop took over an empty Grade 2 listed office building and opened in the city centre in 2013-much to the delight of their customers. Here you will find plenty of choice of craft beer, interesting gins and more. The food is great too, making this a top choice venue for a ‘drink and a meal’ type of night out. Dogs are able to join you in the front bar or in the garden. Featured in our great Cambridge pubs guide also.

The Clarendon Arms:

35-36 Clarendon St, Cambridge CB1 1JX

Image courtesy of The Clarendon Arms

The Clarendon Arms is a great cosy pub, loved and adored by many locals. Good honest food, lovely atmosphere and friendly service.

The Boot:

1 High St, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9LGdog friendly restaurants

The Boot in Histon welcomes dog in the bar area and also in their cosy, heated outdoor space. Every Thursday, (of Fursday) from 5pm, you can enjoy the dog friendly evenings when they offer your furry friends a complimentary four-course dog’s dinner of crunchy canine treats. PLUS 20% off food for owners and their guests!


14-16 Bridge St, Cambridge CB2 1UF

bottomless brunch

Gastrono_Me welcomes you and your dog for their great value food. Perfect for brunch or lunch. Be sure to get some Vietnamese loaded fries on your order as they are naughty! Smothered in hoisin, peanuts, mayo and sriracha- so tasty. We particularly love the Indian Kati roll too which is deliciously vegetarian.