The Spaniard

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Restaurant | Dog-Friendly Bars & Pubs in Belfast


The Spaniard in Belfast's Cathedral District is a must-visit if you're looking for a pub that allows dogs. This tucked-away treasure in Belfast's city center provides a distinctive and genuine Irish pub experience.

A superb selection of drinks will meet you as you ascend to the eccentric settings upstairs and are sure to tempt your palate. The interior design is stunning, and the relaxed, informal ambiance makes it the ideal setting for unwinding.

The pub may be on the smaller side, but it makes up for it with great atmosphere and music. To fully appreciate The Spaniard's appeal, make sure to get to the first floor.

But what sets The Spaniard apart from other Belfast pubs is its dog-friendly policy. You and your furry friend can relax and enjoy the craic together while you sip on one of their signature cocktails.

Whether you're a local or just passing through, The Spaniard is highly recommended for an authentic Irish pub experience. And if you're a dog owner searching for dog-friendly restaurants in Belfast, The Spaniard should be at the top of your list.

Dog-Friendly Amenities

  • Water Bowl
  • Indoor Seating
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Big Dog Friendly
  • No Additional Pet Fee

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We can't wait to see you and your dog at The Spaniard!

3 Skipper St, Belfast, BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland

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Opening Hours

Always pet-friendly

Monday 12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 01:00
Thursday 12:00 - 01:00
Friday 12:00 - 01:00
Saturday 12:00 - 01:00
Sunday 12:00 - 01:00

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