11 Dog-Friendly Vegan Restaurants in Dublin (2023)

Last Updated: January 20, 2023

As a dog owner that refuses to leave my pooch at home and as someone that follows a plant-based diet, I am well aware that I am one fussy pupper!

Trying to find a place that offers plant-based meals, but also welcomes dogs is no easy feat, which is why we now have a PAWsome list of vegetarian restaurants that you and your sidekick need to try.

In recent years Dublin, a vegan-friendly city, has become more and more dog-friendly and there is not much that makes our bellies and souls happier!

So for this Veganuary, we have put together a list of 11 of the best vegan restaurants in Dublin City to take your furry friend out for a tasty meal.

KALE + COCO

18 Grangegorman Lower, Dublin 7, D07 WF44

Kale + Coco is a plant-based, healthy food cafe that takes great care and pride in providing fast, on-the-go healthy vegan and vegetarian food options for all the busy people in Dublin. They use the freshest ingredients, and every item on their menu is not only vegan it is gluten-free!

Make sure you try some of their delicious smoothie bowls or salads the next time you pop by. It is also important to note that they are a cashless establishment.

  • Is Kale + Coco dog-friendly?
    • Yes, the friendly staff at Kale + Coco loves welcoming dogs. They have a water bowl out and are happy to offer leftover peanut butter tubs for any pup that wants a little treat or to keep them distracted while their owner is enjoying the main course. They also provide very yummy puppuccinos made from oat milk!
  • Can I bring my dog inside Kale + Coco?
    • All dogs are allowed inside Kale + Coco.
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V-Face

30 North Brunswick Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, D07 TP64

Bring your meat-eater friends to try out Dublin's first vegan burger bar.

No animal products were used in the making of these dishes. Not only does V-Face offer incredible vegan food, such as veggie burgers, hot dogs, fries, toasties, and wings, but their sweet treats are also PAWsome. Their vegan milkshakes are one of the most popular dishes on their menu.

  • Is V-Face dog-friendly?
    • Yes, V-Face is most definitely dog-friendly. They provide water bowls and delicious puppuccinos for their furry clients.
  • Can I bring my dog inside V-Face?
    • All four-legged friends are welcome to dine inside with their paw-rents at V-Face.
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Toca Tapioca House

49 Fleet St, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 XW26, Ireland

This veggie and vegan-friendly restaurant is the very first Tapiocaria in Dubin and offers a 100% gluten-free menu. They offer a variety of Açai Bowls, Tapioca Wraps, Dragon Fruit Bowls, speciality coffee, and lovely desserts, meaning that your taste buds are in for a treat.

They take pride in offering fresh produce and using local vendors to make sure all of their veggie and vegan dishes are produced in a responsible and sustainable manner. The healthy food bowls are perfect for a vegan brunch or a quick snack.

  • Is Toca Tapioca House dog-friendly?
    • Yes, Toca Tapioca House is 100% dog-friendly. They provide water bowls, dog treats and yummy puppuccinos for our best friends.
  • Can I bring my dog inside It's a Toca Tapioca House?
    • Yes, all pooches are welcome to sit inside at Toca Tapioca House.
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Kerb

1B Brighton Rd, Foxrock, Dublin

If you are looking for a top-class veggie restaurant with great service and plenty of options, Kerb is your vibe. They take on Modern Middle Eastern food and are serving some of the best KERBabs in all of Dublin.

They offer a short but oh-so-sweet menu, full of flavour and texture in every bite. They have created a healthier take on the late-night kebab, as well as freshly prepared salads, treats and the best coffee in town! One of the best things about KERB is that they use local produce and products from Irish suppliers.

  • Is KERB dog-friendly?
    • Yes, KERB loves welcoming dogs to their restaurant and has water bowls, puppuccinos, and treats for the furry guys.
  • Can I bring my dog inside KERB?
    • Yes, dogs are allowed to sit inside KERB while their owners eat.
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Little Bird 

82 South Circular Road, Dublin 8

Little Bird Café and Yoga Studio is located in the heart of Dublin 8. This neighbourhood café offers great food for plant-based eaters of all kinds. Their whole menu is vegetarian with plenty of vegan and gluten-free options. All of their food is made fresh daily in the café, using organic and seasonal ingredients.

One of the best brunch spots in Dublin, indulge in a freshly baked berry scone or try a mouth-watering breakfast burrito.

  • Is Little Bird Café dog-friendly?
    • Yes, Little Bird Café loves to welcome your fluffy friends both inside and outside! They have water bowls and treats and are not opposed to whisking up some scrambled eggs for the very best-behaved puppers.
  • Can I bring my dog inside Little Bird Café?
    • Dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds are allowed to dine inside Little Bird Café.
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Shouk

40 Drumcondra Road Lower, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Shouk is a Middle Easter Restaurant serving up delicious food and lots of vegan choices. It is a great option for people looking for both plant-based meals, meat-based dishes, and even gluten-free options.

Select from a wide variety of pitas, 4 different types of hummus, and whole, roasted veggies. There is a little bit of everything here, they even have vegan Turkish desserts for afters!

  • Is Shouk dog-friendly?
    • Yes, Shouk loves welcoming all furry friends to their restaurant and even has water bowls out.
  • Can I bring my dog inside Shouk?
    • In the winter months, they recommend only bringing small dogs inside, as the restaurant can get a little bit crowded. During warmer weather, there is an outdoor dining area where all-sized dogs are welcome.
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Umi Falafel 


If falafel wraps are your jam, Umi Falafel is the perfect place for you and your furry friend to have a quick bite.

Their sauces are made fresh daily in-house, their bread is freshly baked and all of their pickles, salads, and sauces are made to their family's authentic recipe. Best of all, their kitchen is 100% vegetarian and they have plenty of vegan options!

P.S. We hear their lentil soup is out of this world!

They have multiple locations in the heart of Dublin, as well as one in Cork and one in Belfast.

  • Is Umi Falafel dog-friendly?
    • Absolutely! Small dogs are welcome inside the following stores:
      • 4 Mary St, Dublin 1, D01 T0C3
      • Georges St Arcade, Dublin 2, D02 DH79
      • 53 Haddington Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 XN81
      • 180 Rathmines Road Lower, Rathmines, Dublin 6, D06 XK73
      • 11/12 Academy Street, Cork City Centre, T12 T381
  • Can I bring my dog inside Umi Falafel?
    • Yes, small pups are welcome inside.
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Nutbutter

2&3 Gallery Quay, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2, D02 R205
Unit 15, Block C, Smithfield Market, Dublin 7, D07 CP76

With an impressive variety of salad bowls, tacos and sides, if you are looking for a top-class veggie restaurant, search no further. With responsibly sourced Irish ingredients cooked from scratch, there is sure to be something on the menu for everybody. 

Visit one of their two locations, one on the famous Grand Canal Dock and the other in Smithfield Market.

  • Is NutButter dog-friendly?
    • Yes, Nutbutter is dog friendly.
  • Can I bring my dog inside Nutbutter?
    • Dogs are welcome both indoors and outdoors at Nutbutter.
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Veggie Vibe Café

Blackrock Market 19a Main Street Dublin, Ireland

If you are looking for good food, a full vegan café with gluten-free options AND an all-day breakfast menu, look no more. This cosy café located in Blackrock market not only has kind staff, but they also serve up a mean full Irish vegan breakfast, fried tofu salad, vegan lasagna, and a delicious veggie burger.

Make sure you save room for dessert because we hear that the vegan carrot cake is to die for.

  • Is Veggie Vibe Café dog-friendly?
    • Yes, Veggie Vibe Café is 100% dog friendly.
  • Can I bring my dog inside Veggie Vibe Café?
    • Dogs are welcome both indoors and outdoors at Veggie Vibe Café, however, the cafe is very cosy with limited indoor seating.
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It's a Trap

81 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

This plant-based micro-bakery and coffee shop should be on every veggie Dubliner's bucket list. Not only is it a great place to get some yummy vegan cinnamon swirls or a decadent vegan cake, such as their Salted Caramel Victoria Sponge (filled with fresh vegan cream, salted caramel, and strawberries), but you can also try other yummy dishes from this vegetarian café such as an "all day breakfast wrap" or a pesto sandwich, all of which are 100% plant-based.

  • Is It's a Trap dog-friendly?
    • Yes, all dogs are welcome at It's a Trap.
  • Can I bring my dog inside It's a Trap?
    • While there is no indoor seating, dogs are welcome to come into this vegan café while their parents order a yummy dish. There is dog-friendly seating outside. 
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Cornucopia Wholefoods Restaurant

19-20 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

This family-run business has been a staple in Dublin since 1986. Run by a mother-and-daughter team, they have been serving up meat alternatives for over 35 years in a restored 18th-century Georgian home.

All of their food is made fresh daily on-site using the highest quality plant-based and vegan ingredients. Stop by and try their soups, salads, sandwiches and hand-made pastries (from their plant-based bakery), and wash it down with a glass of organic vegan wine, craft bottled beer or freshly made juice. Their menu changes daily and is always displayed in their Instagram stories.

  • Is Cornucopia dog-friendly?
    • Yes, Cornucopia welcomes all furry friends in their outdoor seating area.
  • Can I bring my dog inside Cornucopia?
    • Dogs are not allowed inside Cornucopia, however, they are allowed to sit in the outdoor seating area.
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