If you live in Swansea and have a four legged friend in your family, you’ll know how tough it can be to leave them at home sometimes. Come rain or shine, you of course want to find the best places to go in the city, and bringing your furry pal along makes a trip out even better.

But when you don’t know where will welcome dogs, it can be tough. There’s nothing worse than turning up somewhere with your furry companion, only to be turned away. But you needn’t fret!

Whether you’re studying at Swansea uni and have dog owner friends nearby, or you live in the city, we’ve got you covered. The search is over! Here are the best dog friendly places in Swansea that are a must visit.

Best dog friendly cafes in Swansea


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The area’s first ever dog friendly coffee shop, Dewkes is well known for its ‘puppuchinos’ and ‘pupcakes’, making your furry friends feel more than welcome. If you’re looking for an inviting spot to enjoy good coffee and relax with your four legged friend, Dewkes should be high up on your list.

Address: 92 Gower Rd, Sketty, Swansea SA2 9BZ

The Beach Hut Cafe

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You’ll be pleased to know that dogs are allowed in outside spaces at Mumbles Pier, including the Beach Hut Cafe! While visiting the pier, dogs can expect to find water bowls across the site, including outside the Beach Hut Cafe.

If you’re looking for a tasty dog friendly treat, why not treat them to their own ice cream at Beaches and Cream? There are three tasty flavours to choose from, to please even the fussiest of pooches.

Address: Mumbles Pier, The Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4EN

Love You a Latte

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This quaint Italian cafe and bar in Mumbles offers an array of tasty, freshly-prepared canolli alongside a selection of pizzas, paninis, and antipasto platters. Adding to the charm, they welcome your canine companions, allowing customers to unwind with a fine wine, their furry friend by their side, and the ambience that transports you straight to the heart of Italy.

Address: 50 Newton Rd, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4BQ

Coast Cafe

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Looking for a great dog friendly cafe in Swansea? Look no further! Coast Cafe welcomes dogs downstairs and outside. They even have dog blankets to keep your dogs cosy and settled while you enjoy a cup of tea.

Dog treats from local suppliers are also available, so your furry kids will not be forgotten!

Address: Coast Cafe, Trawler Rd, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 1XA

Dog friendly bars and restaurants

Fancy grabbing a beer? Or a bite to eat? We might just know the perfect place… From dog friendly pubs to grabbing breakfast with your furry friend, dog owners are spoilt for choice in Swansea!

Here are some of our favourite dog friendly spots to grab a drink or something to eat.

The Welsh House

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As well as being Welsh-themed, this bar and restaurant is also dog friendly. There’s an area for you and your furry companion to enjoy locally-sourced food and drink, as well as outdoor dining for those sunnier days!

They also do a delicious Sunday roast, with options including roast Welsh turkey, pork loin or a trio of meats.

Address: Unit 5, J Shed Arcade, Swansea SA1 8PL

The Mermaid Cafe, Bar and Restaurant

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If you’re in Mumbles, you’re gonna want to check out The Mermaid Cafe, Bar and Restaurant. They have a dedicated area for dogs (and their owners, obviously), with a complimentary biscuit for your furry friend.

They also do a variety of great food, including Sunday roast.

Address: 686 Mumbles Rd, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4EE

King’s Head Inn

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Looking for a dog friendly pub that ticks all the boxes? As well as offering great food for the hoomans, the King’s Head Inn also offers a dog menu and dog friendly ice cream, as well as dog hampers and plenty of dog treats!

Both a hotel and a pub, they have a dog friendly area for visiting pooches, as well as pet friendly rooms if you need somewhere to stay for the night.

Address: los St Cenydd, Llangennith, Swansea SA3 1HX

Gower Inn

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The Gower Inn, located in Parkmill, has both designated indoor and outdoor spaces for dogs. They provide ‘Doom Bark,’ a unique offering of 0% alcohol and 100% H2O, ensuring pets stay hydrated. For those furry friends who are always hungry, owners have the option to purchase sausages specially made for dogs.

Take a peek at their menu online, which includes a delicious Sunday menu!

Address: Parkmill, Swansea SA3 2EQ

The Secret Bar and Kitchen

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Located along Swansea Bay’s beautiful beachfront, The Secret Bar and Kitchen is perfect dog friendly spot to take a break and refuel after a long walk. Half of the inside dining is dog friendly, and your furry companions are welcome on their terrace and garden area.

Whether you’re stopping by for a coffee or a relaxing drink in the sunshine with friends, The Secret Bar and Kitchen is in a lovely location to watch the world go by.

Address: The Secret Beach Bar & Kitchen, Mumbles Rd, Brynmill, Swansea SA2 0AY

Zinco Lounge

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Situated in the heart of Swansea city centre, Zinco Lounge customers can enjoy coffee, drinks and delicious food with their furry friends on the ground floor of their restaurant. If your dog is feeling left out, you can order a little sausage for them with your meal.

Address: Zinco Lounge, 30 Princess Way, Swansea SA1 5HE

Beer Riff

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Looking for somewhere a little different? This tap room and independent brewery have great views of Swansea Marina, so you can enjoy a pint with your four legged friend while soaking up the sights! They have 15 taps serving beers brewed on site, as well as others from around the world.

Definitely worth a visit! Especially with their waterside beer garden – the perfect warm welcome for dogs (and their hoomans).

Address: Beer Riff Brewing, Pilot House Wharf, Swansea SA1 1UN

Founders & Co.

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Not sure what you fancy? Explore a number of food vendors and traders, all in one space at Founders & Co. Bring your four legged pal along, with water bowls and treats readily available during your visit.

It’s certainly a unique food and drink experience you won’t want to miss. Plus, it’s right on Wind Street, so it’s super easy to get to.

Address: 24 Wind St, Swansea SA1 1DY

From dog friendly cafes in Swansea, to delightful pubs and restaurants, there are plenty of dog friendly spots to explore in Swansea! But that’s not all. If you’re looking for other things to do in Swansea, we’ve got you covered, including bowling, the best tattoo shops and even the best halal restaurants!