Thinking of taking your pooch on an adventure? Whether you want to get out of London, or live there, Birmingham is a vibrant city and the 2nd most popular behind the capital. Full of world class galleries, Cadbury’s Chocolate Factory and top sporting venues, it’s a great place to visit. We’ve picked a handful of dog-friendly places where you can grab a quick coffee and recharge.
This small family-owned coffee shop takes its name from a little-known and seldom-referenced incident across the pond in 1773. This beautiful shop is known for its excellent tea and ethically sourced coffee, complete with a tempting display of cakes. Dogs and caffeine fans welcome!
Boston Tea Party – 190 Corporation St, B4 6QD
2. Veg Out Café
Sporting the hashtag #wecarewhatyoueat, this vegetarian and vegan café opened in 2014 to great reviews. The simple décor and friendly staff mean Birmingham’s only veggie café is popular with locals and visitors alike. Definitely worth a visit for a cup of Fairtrade coffee and dog-friendly baristas. And of course, to veg out!
Veg Out Café: 46 Poplar Road, B14 7AG
3. Café Opus
Hidden inside the charming Ikon Gallery, Café Opus is a modern, independent British café. Priding itself on locally sourced ingredients from ethical suppliers, it is just up our street for a coffee. Value for money, sustainable and doggy friendly! A magnus opus indeed.
Café Opus: 1 Oozells Sq, B1 2HS
Situated on historic Alcester Road, Cafephilia is an independent café brimming with style and charm. Serving good coffee and offering a wide selection of cakes, Cafephilia is consistently full of both students and locals. With free Wifi and great panoramic views of Moseley Park, who could blame them? Grab a takeaway cuppa and stroll around the park (your dog will thank you).
Cafephilia: 138 Alcester Road, B13 8EE
The Bulls Head is a country pub and kitchen set just outside Birmingham in idyllic Earlswood. Boasting the finest locally sourced food and a relaxed homey interior, this uber dog-friendly pub ought to be high on your list. A 50:50 dogs to humans ratio is standing at the weekend, and it’s a perfect spot for a cuppa or pint. Or indeed several of pints. Dog’s driving home!
The Bulls Head – Solihull
Have we missed anywhere? If we have let us know your favourite dog-friendly coffee shops in the comments below!