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“Wait, what do you mean my dog can’t come in to this exclusive party?” is something I say to bouncers at least thirty times a month. Those of us who have dogs are very attached to them, which is why we’ve compiled this handy list of dog-friendly places around Beirut; so you and your pooch can have a fun day out.
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Paul has been one of Lebanon’s favorite French spots for a while now. Known for their freshly baked pastries and bread, it was the icing on the cake to find out that they’ll let your dog accompany you at their restaurant in their beautiful garden outdoors.
A beautiful stone pub in Mar Mikhael, saying that L’osteria is dog-friendly is an understatement. The owner and staff are all avid dog-lovers and will provide your pooch with a water bowl upon arrival. Just watch out when you order the charcuterie platter, my dog loves begging for Italian salami.
Tota is a newly opened café and bar in Mar Mikhael that is lively, trendy, and serves good coffee. By night, it’s a bustling bar, so bring your furry friend along for a wild night out on the town.
4. Karout Mall
For those of you who don’t know, Karout Mall is a huge complex mall that has everything, and we mean everything from camping supplies to accessories for your home. The best part is you can bring your dogs in too and let them ride around in a cart – they love it. The mall also has a pet shop so you can buy your best bud some treats and toys.
5. London Bar
London Bar is a cozy resto-pub on Hamra that serves delicious cocktails and homemade food. They love dogs there, so what better way to unwind after a long day of work than to head over to your neighborhood pub with your furry best friend? Cocktails and puppies? Count me in.
6. Sour Beach: Cloud 59 Tent
We’ve already told you why Sour’s coast is the most beautiful beach in Lebanon, and now we’re here to add to the good news. Dogs are welcome to chill on the sand and even swim! Be careful when taking your dog to the beach, make sure they have a shaded area to rest and that they drink plenty of fresh water. But other than that, have a great time literally doggy paddling with your best friend!
Vyvyans is a small and cozy bar that not many people know about hidden away in Mar Mikhael, despite the fact that it’s situated on the main road. You can enjoy a drink or two with friends while escaping Mar Mikhael’s buzz and enjoying the company of your beloved pet.
8. Memory Lane
Memory Lane is situated just off Mar Mikhael’s main road, and hosts a large interior where you can enjoy a range of food, from breakfast and lunch to kaak and sushi. Your pet can come along too and enjoy either the inside or outside seating area, depending on the weather.
As one of the cooler pubs on Mar Mikhael, Internazionale boasts a chill and relaxed vibe where you can enjoy a drink. The shared table layout makes for a fun and social vibe, and the cherry on top is that you get to bring along your pet which is guaranteed to get all sorts of attention!
Every hour is happy hour at Locale. Cheap drinks, great music and pet friendly, what better way to spend the night than in Locale’s open and urban layout?
11. De Prague
Tucked away behind Hamra’s busy main street is De Prague, a homey restaurant turned pub that you can visit at any time of the day to enjoy a delicious treat, or during the night to get your alcohol fix. Bring your pet too and relax inside their cozy interior which boasts an interesting decor, big sofas and chairs to melt into.
12. Joon on the Moon
Joon on the Moon is a cafe-pub that you may better know for the range of creative events and workshops they host during the week such as cheese and wine evenings, drink and paint, quiz nights and knitting/crochet workshops. You can pop along during the day with your pet too and enjoy a small beverage while appreciating the colourful and homely interior.
13. The Whiskey Bar
You can enjoy a drink from The Whiskey Bar’s wide selection of whiskey, and also a small snack on the side. The Whiskey Bar also host a range of local singers and musicians, so bring your pet along to enjoy the entertainment too.
14. Colonel Beer Brewery
From their awesome events almost every Sunday to the great beer they serve, the Colonel Beer Brewery is a serene outdoor space you can bring your pet to and enjoy a cold beer in the sun. Located in Lebanon’s idyllic Batroun area, this is one place you must visit.
15. Floyd The Dog
Well, it’s kind of in the name. Floyd The Dog is another bar on Mar Mikhael that hosts both you and your furry friend. The old interior and warm lighting will make you feel like you’re a million miles away and their delicious cocktails won’t disappoint.
16. Coop D’etat
Coop D’etat is a rooftop in Gemmayze that host live music and serve great drinks. You can choose to sit inside, or on the outside rooftop where you can get a glimpse of Beirut’s ocean and remarkable sunset.
Situated in Hamra, Neighbors is a pub where you can both enjoy a drink and some scrumptious pub food. Your pet is also welcome, so give Neighbors a visit from 5 PM onwards and enjoy a cozy and fun evening.
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18. Marley’s Bar and Eatery
Marley’s Bar and Eatery is a small and cozy bar located in Mar Mikhael. With a modern and urban decor, your favourite pub food and a full bar to choose from, this is a fun place to bring your pet and relax from a long day at work or university.
19. The Gathering
The Gathering is a bright and beautiful restaurant with a picturesque outdoor space located at the heart of Gemmayze. The architecture has captured the attention of many as the restaurant is located inside three 18th century stone houses. Bring your friends and your pet and enjoy this serene setting while munching on delicious food.
20. Aleph B
Aleph B are known for their innovative and artsy classes, including making dreamcatchers, candle holders, handprinted bags and much more. There’s no need to worry about rounding up your friends to accompany you to these fun events anymore, since you can bring your pet with you instead!
Croque-Monsieur is open from 12 midday, all the way till 12 midnight so pop along for a yummy treat with your precious pet.
22. Baie Rose, Kaslik
Situated near ATCL in Kaslik, Baie Rose is a dog-friendly restaurant that fuses a whole range of cuisine’s for you to enjoy. Perfect for your pooch is the outside seating area, with Baie Rose adding extra tables outside to make sure there’s enough space for you and your dog.
23. Kalei Coffee Co.
Kalei Coffee Co. is a perfectly pretty coffee shop and restaurant in Mar Mikhael with a mesmerizing outdoor space, perfect for you and your pup to get some Vitamin D while sipping on your favorite drink.