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Dog Friendly Cafes in South Devon: A Haven for You and Your Furry Friend

South Devon is a paradise for dog lovers, offering a wealth of scenic walks and dog friendly cafes where you and your four-legged friend can relax and enjoy a bite to eat. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, here are some of our favourite spots that welcome dogs with open arms. Not only do these cafes provide delicious food and drinks for humans, but they also cater to canine companions with water bowls, treats, and plenty of outdoor seating. While these are some of our top picks, there are many more dog friendly eateries in Torbay and the wider South Devon area waiting to be explored.

 The Guardhouse Café at Berry Head, Brixham

Nestled within the stunning Berry Head Nature Reserve, The Guardhouse Café is a must-visit. This café offers breathtaking views of the coastline, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely lunch or a coffee break after a scenic walk with your dog. The extensive outdoor seating area means your dog can sit comfortably by your side while you enjoy a hearty meal or a refreshing drink in the sunshine. The café is known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere, dogs are welcome both indoors and out. Don’t forget to ask for a doggy treat!

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Cantina Kitchen & Bar, Goodrington Sands

Located just a stone’s throw from Goodrington Sands, Cantina Kitchen & Bar is another fantastic dog friendly cafe option. With its relaxed and friendly vibe, this café is a hit among dog owners. The nearby beach and park provide excellent walking opportunities, allowing your dog to stretch their legs before settling down at the café. Cantina is praised for its locally sourced ingredients and varied menu, catering to all tastes. Plus, the staff are known for being particularly dog friendly, providing water bowls and towels for drying off. Canine customers can also order Dog Sausages or Doggy Ice cream from the menu.

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Costero Lounge, Paignton Seafront

Situated in a fabulous position on Paignton Seafront, Costero Lounge offers a laid-back environment where dogs are more than welcome. This vibrant dog friendly café boasts a varied menu, from brunch classics to tasty tapas, ensuring there’s something for everyone. The comfortable seating and welcoming staff make it a great spot to unwind with your dog after exploring Paignton’s beautiful coastline. With plenty of outdoor seating, including an upstairs terrace, your pet can relax in the shade while you enjoy your meal.

Dog friendly cafes Cantina

 The River Shack, Stoke Gabriel

If you’re looking for a picturesque setting, The River Shack in Stoke Gabriel is the place to be. Located by the River Dart, this café offers stunning views and a tranquil atmosphere. It’s an ideal spot for a peaceful walk followed by a delicious meal. The River Shack prides itself on using fresh, local ingredients to create a menu that changes with the seasons. Dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area, where they can enjoy the scenic surroundings alongside their owners.

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Port Espresso, Brixham

Port Espresso in Brixham is a hidden gem that dog owners will love. This cosy dog friendly café offers a warm welcome to both humans and dogs, with a selection of delicious coffees and homemade treats. The friendly staff go out of their way to make sure your dog feels comfortable, providing water bowls and the occasional treat. After a visit to the café, you can take a stroll around Brixham’s charming harbour, making it a perfect day out for you and your pet.

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Seven Dials Café, Cockington Country Park

Set in the picturesque village of Cockington, Seven Dials Café is a wonderful place to visit with your dog. Cockington Country Park offers beautiful walking trails, and the café itself is nestled within the grounds, providing a lovely spot to relax after your walk. Seven Dials Café is known for its homemade cakes and excellent coffee, as well as its friendly and attentive staff. Dogs are welcome both inside and out, ensuring they can enjoy the visit just as much as their owners.

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More Dog Friendly Cafes in Torbay and South Devon

While these dog friendly cafes are some of our favourites, South Devon is teeming with dog friendly places to eat. Torbay and its surrounding areas offer numerous options where dogs are welcomed with open arms. From quaint tea rooms to bustling seafront cafes, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for you and your furry friend. Whether you’re exploring the rugged coastline, wandering through charming villages, or simply enjoying the fresh air, you’ll never be far from a welcoming café.

So, next time you’re planning a day out with your dog, why not visit one of these delightful dog friendly cafes in South Devon? With great food, friendly staff, and beautiful surroundings, they offer the perfect setting for you and your canine companion to relax and unwind.

Dog friendly Cafes and eateries at Beverley Holidays

Your four-legged friend is spoilt for choice here at Beverley Holidays. The Catch Takeaway, Jetty Lounge, Bar and Terrace and Saltwater Pub all welcome well-behaved dogs. You can even treat them to a delicious treat from the dedicated Dog Menu!

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