If you’re a dog owner, you know how important it is to find places where your furry friend is welcome. 

Fortunately, there are many dog-friendly cafes in Swansea and the Western Brecon Beacons where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or a bite to eat with your canine companion by your side. 

Here are some of our top picks:

Coast Cafe, Swansea

Trawler Rd, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 1XA

Nestled in the perfect location for a pit stop after running loose on Swansea Beach (dogs are only allowed on the beach Oct-Apr), Coast Cafe welcomes dogs, and their owners, with a warm embrace. 

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With a designated seating area downstairs for dogs, you will most certainly find a cosy corner. With a great selection of light bites and drinks. You’ll find something tasty for the both of you in this dog-friendly cafe. 


The Mermaid Cafe & Restaurant, Mumbles 

686 Mumbles Rd, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4EE

If you and your pooch are taking a stroll down the Mumbles promenade, make sure to stop by the mermaid cafe and restaurant! 

Dogs are welcome inside the restaurant in the designated area. The dog-friendly cafe even have their own doggy menu; choices include chicken, fish and even steak! 

If you’re on social media, don’t forget to tag your dog’s dining experience using #mermaidmumbles

Two Dogs Coffee & Tea Emporium, Brecon

104 The Struet, Brecon LD3 7LT

Born from looking for something to do in retirement, Two Dogs Coffee Roasting Company has continued to grow in popularity with locals and visitors. 

If you love roasted coffee and seeing its process, head over to this quaint coffee shop to try their variety of blends. While you’re there, say hello to the two house dogs that are often found chilling in the sunshine. 

Coffee#1, Brecon

3 High St, Brecon LD3 7AG

This coffee house and cafe has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, with their signature look of Chesterfield chairs added in all their shops. It’s a perfect place for you and your pooch to relax after an adventure. 

This dog-friendly cafe has a wide range of food, from breakfast porridge to heartwarming soups, and doggy treats at the counter.

The Hours Cafe & Bookhouse, Brecon

Cathedral Close, Brecon LD3 9DP

A delightful, characteristic and unique cultural hub. This hidden gem is a bit tricky to find, but is well worth it! 

Nestled behind high medieval walls, in the grounds of the Brecon Cathedral. This dog-friendly cafe has ample of outdoor space for you and your doggy, whatever the weather. 

If you enjoy a good coffee and an even better book, then this is the place to be. Each shop has its own dedicated barn where you can find a selection of hand-picked books, gifts, hot drinks and traditional Welsh foods.   


Cafe Chameleon, Ystradgynlais

Heol Glantawe, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1ES

The place to be for dog walkers around the Ystradgynlais area. This dog-friendly cafe has a wide range of vegan and vegetarian dishes – we suggest the chocolate fudge cake! 

With a relaxed atmosphere, both inside and outside, you and your pooch will be most welcome here after a fresh stroll around the village and walking routes. 

The Lounge Eatery  

The Warehouse, Station Rd, Llandeilo SA19 6NG

Set in a 120 year old warehouse, this dog-friendly cafe not only has delicious homemade food, hot and cold drinks, but also sells fruit and vegetables in their deli shop. 

With seating both indoor and outdoor, this peaceful location is the perfect place for you and your pooch to relax after a long walk.