The 10 Best Dog-Friendly Brunches in London

There’s no doubt that people in London love their dogs, as you’ll find everything from doggy hotels, dog-friendly offices, canine pampering salons and even dog wellness centres in the capital. So it makes sense that four-legged friends should be invited to brunch too, right?

If you’re looking for the best dog-friendly brunches in London, so that you can bring your faithful companion along with you to meet friends or family and enjoy a tasty brunch, there are plenty of options across the city. Check out our top spots for the perfect meal with your pup!

1. 31 Below, Marylebone

A neighbourhood café by day and basement bar by night, 31 Below is open from early morning for breakfast until late at night, as well as for lazy, relaxed brunches on weekends. The brunch menu has all the classics including pancakes, eggs on toast, a full English fry-up, and a vegetarian alternative, with much of the ingredients coming from local and artisan independent producers. Whether you’re after a caffeine fix or a morning pastry with your four-legged pal, 31 Below is a great hangout spot. 

2. Megan’s, Clapham Old Town

Featuring a real olive tree in the centre of the restaurant, Megan’s is a well-known independent chain of Mediterranean, laid-back and dog-friendly restaurants with a real neighbourhood feel. The menu will transport you to sunnier climes with plates from across Europe created by the Turkish head chef, including halloumi fries, kebabs, grills, shakshuka and delicious sweet treats. This much-loved hub of community life is the perfect place to meet friends on a weekend with all your dogs in tow.

3. Bellanger, Islington

Nestled on the edge of Islington Green, Bellanger is a laid-back cafe, bar and brasserie created by the team behind The Wolseley and Brasserie Zedel. The all-day menu takes its inspiration from French cuisine and its brasserie brunch menu offers a selection of Viennoiserie pastries, classics such as eggs Benedict, and traditional French crêpes with lemon and sugar, berry compote and crème fraîche, or chocolate sauce and whipped cream. Well-behaved dogs are welcome inside and outside on the terrace.

4. Love My Human Townhouse, Chelsea

Love My Human Townhouse began as a pet boutique and luxury dog grooming venue in 2018, and has evolved into a holistic pet business featuring a dog-centric restaurant serving all-day breakfast, lunch classics and organic tea and coffee. The best part though is the dedicated canine menu full of premium home-made dishes including beef Wellington, healthy home-made bone broth, cod and sweet potato fishcakes and even doggy ice creams! All the dog meals on offer are made from top-quality human-grade ingredients and have been created by qualified dog nutritionists. 

5. Pawsitive Cafe, Notting Hill

Pawsitive Café is a hub of positivity, soothing tranquillity and emotional support, and peace and calm. Pawsitive Cafe was inspired by the founder’s passion for boosting mental health and well-being, combined with her love of dogs, which often goes hand in hand as dogs can be an emotional support for so many people. Every corner of Pawsitive is created with a positive nurturing atmosphere in mind. Even better, there is also a dedicated dog menu including chicken pot pie, pupcakes and afternoon doggy tea!

6. Greenberry Cafe, Primrose Hill

Located in the heart of Primrose Hill, Greenberry Cafe is a popular all-day restaurant with a tempting selection of brunch dishes using fresh, seasonal and where possible, ethically produced ingredients. From sourdough toast with smoked salmon, mushrooms, crabs or other toppings, to a dedicated egg section including eggs Benedict, Florentine, Royale, and much more, there’s something for everyone. If you fancy something lighter, sandwiches, salads and soup of the day are on offer too, and well-behaved dogs are welcomed into the restaurant. 

7. Smith & Whistle, Mayfair

Located in the heart of Mayfair at the Sheraton Grand Hotel on Park Lane, you’ll find this appealing venue just moments from Green Park. Smith & Whistle is an elegant retro-style restaurant serving up British classics with a modern twist using only the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from within the British Isles. Smith & Whistle is renowned for being one of the dog-friendliest restaurants in London and is the only bar in London to offer a full “dogtails” menu for your four-legged friend. Treat your pup to a range of drinks crafted by the resident mixology team and a specialist canine nutritionist including a Poochie Colada, Hounds Hops or a Cluck O’Clock.

8. Maggie Jones’s, Kensington

A long-standing favourite amongst Kensington locals, Maggie Jones’s has been open for 40 years in its distinctive, rustic and cosy setting tucked away behind Kensington High Street. The friendly and warm atmosphere is complimented perfected by the generous menu packed with classic comfort food such as onion soup, grilled salmon, bangers and mash, steak and kidney pie and much, much more. The best of British puddings are featured too with apple crumble, chocolate pot and bread and butter pudding on offer, among many more options. 

9. M, Bank

M is a multi-award-winning Japanese restaurant located in the heart of the City with an exceptional cocktail bar, wine-tasting tables, an international grill restaurant, a secret whisky room and a private members lounge. M has a reputation for serving the world’s best beef and for specialising in cooking with coal, wood, smoke and ice. The Japanese menu has been carefully crafted to take guests on a sensory, culinary journey through Japan. M also offers a bottomless brunch menu on Saturdays with dishes including a waffle sandwich, brunch omelette, short rib hash and breakfast ramen. 

10. Rotunda, Kings Cross

A hidden gem and just a stone’s throw from King’s Cross Station with magnificent views overlooking Regent’s Canal, Rotunda is a friendly neighbourhood restaurant serving fresh and seasonal dishes. All the beef and lamb are sourced from their very own farm in Northumberland, and all of it is butchered on-site to minimise carbon footprint and ensure that the meat served is top-quality. Rotunda offers bottomless brunch on Saturdays serving up traditional brunch classics and exciting cocktails, and four-legged friends are welcome too.

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