Dog Friendly Cafés in Cornwall

Our guide to dog friendly Cornish cafés

After a day of discovery with your furry friend, you’ll both be well ready for a bite to eat. Luckily, Cornwall has plenty of dog friendly eateries happy to feed you and your pooch. Here's a guide to our favourite dog friendly cafés in Cornwall.

Café Mylor, Falmouth, South Cornwall

Cafe Mylor riverside viewMylor Harbour by Robert Pittman is licensed under CC 2.0

For man and beast, it doesn’t get much better than Café Mylor. This spacious, contemporary café is located just steps from Mylor Yacht Harbour, a scenic marina on the Fal Estuary. The café offers a wide selection of light bites and larger meals throughout the day, with dog biscuits and water bowls on hand for the clapped out canine. Café Mylor is perfectly located for dog walking along the Fal, and on Wednesday mornings, visitors can partake in a social, guided dog walk around the harbour.

In the area

  • A 10-minute drive to Penryn – a coastal heritage town with an array of waterfront shops and eateries
  • A 15-minute drive to Falmouth – home to numerous visitor attractions including Trebah Gardens and the National Maritime Museum
  • An 8-minute drive to Pandora Inn – a popular dog friendly, thatched roof tavern on the bank of Carrick Roads

Café details

  • Opening times: Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm; Sat – Sun 9am – 4pm
  • Address: Café Mylor, Mylor Yacht Harbour, Cornwall, TR11 5UF
  • Contact: 01326 377743;

Ohana Beach Café, Newquay, North Cornwall

Iced drinks from Ohana Beach CafeImage by Ken Hawkins is licensed under CC 2.0

With a wonderful cliff-top terrace offering dramatic vistas over Newquay Bay, the Ohana Beach Café is a must for beach-goers who have their pooch in tow. Ohana is derived from the Hawaiian term for “family”, so it’s little surprise the welcome here is always warm and friendly. Milkshakes, smoothies, iced coffees and frappes are just some of the refreshing beverages offered at Ohana, whilst hearty sandwiches and American-style pancakes head-up the café’s roster of delicious, locally sourced fare.

In the area

  • The café is located steps from Great Western beach; a family beach where dogs are permitted all year round
  • A short walk to Lusty Glaze beach; restrictions in place from May – September each year
  • A 5-minute walk to the centre of Newquay

Café details

  • Opening times: Contact café for opening times
  • Address: Ohana Beach Café, 21 Cliff road, TR7 2NE Newquay, Cornwall
  • Contact: 01637 875236;

Want to work up an appetite first? Take your pooch for a walk around one of North Cornwall's dog-friendly beaches. Find the best dog-friendly spots in our guide. 

Delicious, Marazion, West Cornwall

A bowl of soup from DeliciousImage by Adam Levine is licensed under CC 2.0

Tucked down a charming, sloping street in the heart of Marazion, Delicious proves the perfect pit-stop for owner and pet as they explore this remarkable seaside resort. The café serves a selection of speciality teas and coffees, as well as homemade stews, soups, sandwiches and cakes, making it the ideal spot for a bite to eat away from the town’s bustling waterfront. Delicious also produce a variety of gift hampers brimming with fine Cornish produce – the perfect gift for loved ones back home.

In the area

  • A short walk to Longrock beach; dogs permitted all year round
  • A nine minute drive to Prussia Cove; dogs permitted all year round
  • Minutes from the dog-friendly South West Coast Path

Café details

  • Opening times: Contact café for opening times
  • Address: Delicious, Fore Street, Marazion, TR17 OAH
  • Contact: 01736 711879;

Snail’s Pace Café, Bodmin Moor & Tamar Valley

Snail's Pace Cafe©

Located at the northern end of the Camel Trail – a 17 mile, traffic-free trail popular with walkers and cyclists – the Snail’s Pace Café is a wonderful café serving a range of homemade food and hot and cold drinks. The café welcomes any and all visitors to the area, as well as their four-legged companions, making it a great pit stop for those cycling or walking the Camel Trail. Snail’s Pace prides itself on its organic produce, much of which is grown on site, and is thought to be the UK’s only permanent “off-grid” café.

In the area

  • The Camel Trail – a 17 mile, multi-purpose cycling and walking trail running from Padstow to Wenford Bridge
  • Twenty minute drive to Trebarwith Strand; dogs permitted all year round
  • Fifteen minute drive to Wadebridge

Café details

  • Opening Times: Tues – Sun 9.30am – 5pm
  • Address: Snail’s Pace Café and Bike Hire, Wenford Bridge, Cornwall
  • Contact: 01208 851178;

Work up your appetite - check out our favourite dog friendly walks in Cornwall for you and your dog to enjoy.

The Olive Tree, Bude, North Cornwall

Flat white coffee from The Olive TreeFlat White Coffee by Russell James Smith is licensed under CC 2.0

Home to the best coffee in Bude, The Olive Tree is an informal bistro serving snacks, light lunches and scrumptious homemade cakes. The eatery sits beside Bude Canal and benefits from a large outdoor seating area that’s perfect for alfresco lunching during the summer. From delicious brunches made with fresh, Cornish ingredients to fragrant tapas and Lavazza coffees, The Olive Tree offers food and drink for every occasion. Dogs are permitted in outdoor areas and some of the café’s food and drink is available to takeaway, so it’s a good choice for those heading to the beach.

In the area

  • A short walk to Summerleaze Beach; dogs permitted all year round
  • Widemouth Beach – 6 minute drive or three mile walk on South West Coast Path
  • Access to the South West Coast Path

Café details

  • Opening Times: Sun – Wed 10am – 5pm; Thurs – Sat 10am – Late
  • Address: Olive Tree, Lower Wharf, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8LG
  • Contact: 01288 359577;

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