Top 5 Dog Friendly Places to Visit | The South Bank

Last weekend we teamed up with our friends at the Hoxton Hotel to host a special dog walk to celebrate the launch of their new Southwark location. Starting at London's Westminster Bridge early on Sunday morning we took a walk along the River Thames taking in the city sights before heading to the hotel. Its a great area to explore with your dog if your visiting London and below are some of our favourite spots. 

The Hoxton Hotel

The Hoxton's newest location is just a short stroll from the South Bank's theatres, galleries and food markets. Like their other London locations the Southwark Hotel is dog friendly, they even supply you with a Fetch & Follow dog bed for your four legged friend to enjoy during their stay. Dogs are also allowed in the lobby and bar area if you just fancy enjoying some refreshments after a long walk.

The Hoxton Hotel

40 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8PB


The Southbank Centre Food Market

If you've decided to take a stroll along the river why not pop along to the Southbank Centre food market which offers fantastic street food, a great range of beers, wines and cocktails, delicious coffee, treats and sweet treats. The stallholders are committed to providing food bursting with fresh, vibrant flavours from across the globe meaning there is something for everyone. Perfect for grabbing a snack to enjoy while taking in the views across the Thames with the dog.

Opening times
Friday: 12 noon – 9pm
Saturday: 11am – 9pm 
Sunday: 12 noon – 6pm 
Monday (bank holidays only): 12 noon – 6pm


The Table Cafe

Close to the Tate Modern, this small restaurant selling sandwiches and salads has grown into a thriving business with a diverse menu centered on impeccable quality and sustainable resourcing. Opening just as you need your first cup of coffee and closing long after the last of those essential after-work drinks have been sipped, the restaurant strives to make sure that customers feel part of the Table Community seven days a week. Food is sourced from British suppliers with the menu supporting homeless charity St Mungo’s.

The Table Cafe
83 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0HX


The Green Room

The Green Room is a neighbourhood diner, bar and garden serving delicious, ethically-sourced British food. It’s a unique collaboration between the National Theatre and local social enterprise Coin Street Community Builders. The airy, contemporary space features props and scenery recycled from National Theatre shows, surrounded by an urban oasis; a sustainable garden designed and maintained by the Bankside Open Spaces Trust with volunteers from the theatre and local area. They are proud to be dog friendly and there is plenty of room for dogs either sitting inside or out.
The Green Room is located behind the National Theatre on the corner of Upper Ground, next to Rambert.
101 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PP


Borough Produce Cafe

Located on Lower Marsh, Borough Produce Cafe is your go-to for all things fresh and affordable. Making the most of its location just a short stroll from South London’s foodie hub, The Borough Produce Café crafts fresh, delicious meals from produce sourced from Borough Market. With a beautiful outside seating area it is the perfect place to enjoy brunch outside.

17 Lower Marsh, Lambeth, London SE1 7RJ