Northwich is a pawfect paradise for dog owners and their four-legged friends. As the trend of dog-friendly businesses continues to rise, it’s lovely to see how many of our wonderful local businesses are embracing it. 

In this guide, we’ll take you through some of the best dog-friendly spots in town, from cosy cafés to fantastic pubs and everything in between. So grab your leash, and let’s explore Northwich together!

Dog-Friendly Cafés and Restaurants: 


Bear is a haven for coffee lovers and their canine companions. Always equipped with water bowls, this café even offers pup cups, ensuring your dog can enjoy a treat while you sip your latte.

Goblin Coffee and Beer

A unique spot that combines the love of great coffee and craft beer. Goblin Coffee and Beer welcomes dogs with open arms, making it a perfect place for a relaxed outing with your furry friend.


At Vinnies, your pup might just get lucky with some cooked chicken, courtesy of the dog-loving team. This café delights in spoiling all the dogs that come through its doors.

Board Beans Café

Known for its warm atmosphere, Board Beans Café is a welcoming spot for both humans and dogs. 


The team at Abda love having cuddles with the furry friends that visit. This dog-friendly café ensures you and your pup feel right at home.


Gaia embraces a dog-friendly culture, making it an ideal stop during your day out in Northwich.

Poppy Rose Tearoom

Poppy Rose Tearoom opens its doors to dogs, ensuring a pleasant and inclusive environment for all visitors.

Charlies Café

At Charlies Café, dogs are always welcome. Bring your canine companion along for a delightful time.

ZaZa Café Bar and Coffeehouse

Sit outside at ZaZa Café Bar and Coffeehouse with your dog and enjoy the bustling atmosphere of Northwich.

Goblin Coffee and Beer Dog Friendly
Vinnies Northwich Dog Friendly
Board Beans Dog Friendly
Abda Dog Friendly
Gaia Dog Friendly
Poppy Rose Tearoom
Dog Friendly

Bars and Pubs:

Northwich’s vibrant pub scene is also becoming more inclusive for dog owners. Here are some fantastic dog-friendly pubs where you can unwind with a drink:

The Bird & Hat

The friendly staff at The Bird & Hat make a big fuss over any furry friends that visit, ensuring your dog feels just as welcome as you do.

The Salthouse

While at The Salthouse, your dog can stay by your side as long as they’re kept on a lead. A great spot for a relaxing drink.

The Bullring

The Bullring is very dog-friendly, even offering dog treats to their canine visitors.

The Salty Dog

True to its name, Salty Dog welcomes dogs into its lively atmosphere.

The Green Dragon

The Green Dragon is another fantastic pub where dogs are always welcome.

The Quayside

Enjoy a drink with your pup at The Quayside, a favourite among dog owners in Northwich.

The Witton Chimes

Dogs are welcome at The Witton Chimes, adding to the pub’s community-centric vibe.

The Dockyard Barons Quay

The Dockyard Barons Quay is a great place to visit with your dog, offering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

The Bird & Hat Dog Friendly
Dockyard Barons Quay Northwich Dog Friendly
The Bird & Hat Dog Friendly

Local Retailers

Many local shops are embracing dog-friendly policies. Here are a few where your pets are welcome:

  • Chapel Gift
  • WHSmith
  • Poundstretcher
  • The Works
  • Northwich Art Shop
  • Crane Quality
  • Sew Easy
  • B&M
  • Northwich Indoor Market
  • Hollins & Hollinshead

Pet Stores and Services: 

  • Firthfield Pet Store
  • The Dog Retreat Spa 
  • Pets at Home 
Firthfield Pet Store Northwich
The Dog Retreat Spa Northwich

Northwich’s growing list of dog-friendly businesses is fantastic to see.

Do you have a favourite dog-friendly spot in Northwich town centre? Or perhaps you know of a business that we’ve missed? We’d love to hear from you! Contact us.

Thanks to the Northwich community on Northwich Life for sharing their photos with us.