Dog Friendly Inverness Restaurants

For all us dog owners, it’s good to know we are starting to have more dog friendly Inverness restaurants. Here’s my recommendations for dog friendly eating places in Inverness. It’s nice to know there are places ready to welcome you and your dog, and ready to offer a water bowl for your pet. There are more places than just the ones featured. As the weather improves in the summer there are many more eating outside options.

Dog Friendly Bars

Black Isle Bar

A city centre bar with a relaxed and friendly vibe. As it’s owned by the Black Isle Brewery, there’s a plentiful supply of craft beer and the wine is organic. The food is mostly pizzas which are cooked in their wood fired oven and topped with local ingredients.

Rose Street Foundry

A city centre venue with the bothy bar downstairs and restaurant upstairs. The bothy bar is dog friendly. This historic building has been restored into a vibrant bar featuring Cairngorm and Loch Ness Brewery brands.

Blackfriars Bar

A traditional old bar which has recently been refurbished. This friendly bar focuses on locally sourced food and drink.

The Walrus and Corkscrew

A small but perfectly formed wine bar in the city centre, with an impressive wine list. The wine can be accompanied by sharing platters of locally sourced meat, cheese and bread.


A large friendly bar with a great selection of food and drink. This one is nearest to Bannerman Bed and Breakfast, as it’s about a 10 minute walk from here.

The Corriegarth Hotel

This is a small hotel in the Crown area of Inverness. It has a friendly bar and restaurant with an outside terrace,

Dog Friendly Cafes

Jammy Piece

A friendly cafe along the Caledonian Canal. A perfect stop for a snack while walking the dog along the canal.

Caffe Nero

Part of the chain, this high street coffee shop welcomes dogs.

An Talla

Four miles from Inverness, An Talla is located beside the Caledonian Canal and is the departure point for Jacobite Cruises on Loch Ness. As well as a gift shop and ticket office, there’s a friendly cafe serving breakfast and lunch. After a lovely dog walk along the canal path the cafe is a great spot for a snack.

Dont Forget to Make a Reservation

If you’re planning a break in Inverness with your pet, this list of dog friendly Inverness restaurants is a good starting point. Inverness is a busy vibrant city with many eating options. With thousands of visitors all year round it’s always a good idea to make a reservation, especially as not everywhere is dog friendly. At the same time you can make a reservation here, Bannerman Bed and Breakfast, an Inverness dog-friendly guest house. Click here for more eating out options in Inverness.