Dog Friendly Cafes in Bude

Discover great places to eat and drink with your furry friend in Bude

Bude is not only a beautiful coastal Cornish town with breathtaking views and an abundance of outdoor activities, but it also boasts many dog-friendly cafes and restaurants. Whether you’re a local or a visitor with a four-legged companion, finding dog-friendly places to eat and drink in Bude is important for enjoying staying active in this lovely part of the UK. In this guide, we’ll highlight some of the dog-friendly cafes and restaurants in Bude that offer great food and a welcoming atmosphere for you and your furry friend.

The Olive Tree 

The Olive Tree is a coffee house, bar and bistro situated beside the canal in Bude. There’s plenty of outdoor seating (dogs are welcome outside, but not inside!) and an all day menu, with locally-sourced small and large plates. They also offer breakfasts, vegan choices, delicious cakes and Ploughmans’ lunch – something for everyone! 

The Barge

Located on the canal basin near the Wharf shops, The Barge is a floating restaurant that offers food throughout the day and some evenings. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a meal with your dog while taking in the scenic views of the canal. You can choose from a range of dishes, including fresh seafood, traditional pub classics, and vegetarian options. The friendly staff will make sure you and your well behaved dog feel welcome, and with ample seating both inside and out, you can enjoy your meal come rain or shine.

The Weir Bistro

Follow the tarmac path along the Bude Canal to reach The Weir Bistro, a dog-friendly restaurant that offers a range of dishes. It’s the perfect spot for a leisurely lunch or dinner with your furry friend. The menu features locally-sourced ingredients and includes classic British favourites as well as international cuisine.

The Bank

The Bank is a tapas bar within walking distance of Bude Canal and the nature reserve, making it an ideal spot to stop and grab a bite with your dog. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere and offers a variety of tapas dishes. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere, with a cosy interior and friendly staff who will make sure you and your pup feel comfortable. With plenty of outdoor seating, you can soak up the sun while enjoying your meal with your furry companion.

Rosies Kitchen

Rosies Kitchen at Crooklets Beach is a popular breakfast spot that welcomes dogs inside. The café offers a range of homemade cakes, sandwiches, and hot drinks, and the friendly staff will make you and your furry friend feel right at home. Rosies Kitchen is the ideal place to start your day, whether you’re searching for a quick coffee or a hearty breakfast.

Rectory Farm Tea Rooms

Close by to Bude, located in Morwenstow,  Rectory Farm Tea Rooms offers the best Cream Tea in both Cornwall and Devon. The menu features a range of teas, coffees, cakes, and pastries, all made with locally-sourced ingredients. The tea rooms are dog-friendly and offer fantastic dog walks and easy access to the South West Coast Path for a good stomp to build up an appetite. 

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