Caffe Nero, 54-56 High Street, Inverness IV1 1JE are dog friendly and allow you to take your dog in with you.
The Coffee Shop, 1 Cromartie Buildings, Strathpeffer IV14 9DG - a great place to go for coffee, home-baking and ice cream after taking your beloved pooch for a walk in Blackmuir Wood, Strathpeffer. Open 7 days a week - they also serve soups and light lunches – including open sandwiches, homemade pâté and savoury tart. Rona at The Coffee Shop tells us ' We absolutely accept dogs. We always have to check that other patrons are ok with it but find, generally, that most people are accepting of dogs. We also have outside seating which people with dogs tend towards in good weather anyway.'
The Plough Inn, 48 High Street, Rosemarkie IV10 8UF
This distinctive old country pub in a pretty village built with the local red sandstone is unmissable with its distinctive leaning gable
Listed as a "CAMRA heritage pub" with its cosy wood lined bar and an ancient marriage stone lintel (dated 1691) over the fireplace.. It is warm and welcoming inside and service couldn't be more friendly.
The there are trestle tables outside in a small enclosed (gated) grassed area which is a suntrap, and the walls of the pub give off their heat long after the sun has moved round.
Rosemarkie Beach Cafe, Off Marine Terrace, Mill Road, Rosemarkie IV10 8UW is as it suggests a cafe on the beach which has outdoor seating where dogs can sit with their owners. '(we have a strict dogs on leads policy within our seating area and very seldom have any issues with this). We have dog clips on tables so some dogs can be left while their owners order, and dog bowls kept topped up with fresh water, also free dog treats - regular dogs know this and get quite excited.' The beach is a lovely place to walk your dog and at low tide you can walk around to the point at Fortrose where you can often see the dolphins. there are other lovely walks from Rosemarkie beach. A favourite being a walk into the beautiful Fairy Glen.
Jacobite Cruises Ltd, Inverness offer canal and loch Ness cruises and your furry friends are welcome on board the Reflection,Contemplation, Enchantment and Inspiration tours. But keep an eye on them, as Nessie gets a little peckish in-between meals!
Coul House Hotel, In The Hills Above Contin, Strathpeffer,Ross-shire IV14 9ES -Inverness city - 30 mins by car. Once in Contin, the entrance to the hotel driveway is the third right (approximately 200 yards) after the petrol station. The hotel is located up the hill at the end of the half-mile gravel driveway and is adjacent to miles of beautiful walks, through the local forest to waterfalls with trails marked out.
Well behaved dogs are allowed in the bar and lounges but not in main dining room. The Afternoon Tea is an experience not be missed.
The Fearn Hotel, Hill Of Fearn, Tain, Ross & Cromarty IV20 1TJ - The Fearn Hotel has a warm and cosy atmosphere and we are building a reputation for our home cooked food served in a friendly and warm environment, where we look to source our produce locally, where we can. The hotel has 6 well appointed rooms – 3 single, 1 double and 2 twin - all with en-suite or private facilities.
The rooms include tea and coffee making facilities with colour digital TVs (including all freeview channels), radio alarm clocks and hairdryers.Free wi fi internet access is also available for our guests. In addition we are happy for guests to bring along their impeccably behaved dogs free of charge!
The Allangrange Arms, Millbank Road, Munlochy, Ross-Shire IV8 8NL, 3 miles off A9 on B9161, just in Munlochy Village. Open for coffee & breakfast (eat in / take-away) from 7 to 11, with food normally available, throughout the day until 9pm sometimes later. The menu has a good selection of quality food including Vegetarian options.
Well behaved dogs are welcome inside, but should be kept to the bar - a max of 4 dogs at any one time please.
The Culbokie Inn, Culbokie, Black Isle, Nr. Inverness IV7 8JH are dog friendly and allow dogs in the bar. They also have outside seating.
The Cottage Bar, Hood Street, Maryburgh, Ross-Shire IV7 8EB - your dog will be welcome in the bar where food is also served.
The Old Bridge Inn, 23 Dalfaber Road, Aviemore, Inverness-shire PH22 1PU where your dog will be made welcome offers a roaring log fire and cheerful atmosphere along with excellent food and a fine selection of cask ales and malt whiskies
The Pine Marten Bar, Glenmore, Nr. Aviemore, PH22 1QU are a dog friendly place, so if you are out and about why not call in for drinks and enjoyment beside their log burning stove. Nearby Loch Morlich is a stretch of bright water seen through the trees which invites you to stop and admire the view. This is the perfect place to do just that – and to spend some time watching the world go by and where your dog is welcome.
Sun Dancer Bar/Restaurant
Harbour Street, Nairn IV12 4PH Tel: 01667 370 037
Our cafe/takeaway is Dog Friendly! It has been proven quite a popular addition. It is situated on the lower level of the restaurant and it offers a wide range of ice creams, ice cream milkshakes, speciality sundaes, coffees, teas and snack items including cakes, quiches and speciality sandwiches.
The Links Tearoom, Marine Road, Nairn IV12 4EA has outside tables where you are welcome to sit and eat/drink with your dog. The beach is beautiful and there is a large grassed links area. There is also a children's play area with a large paddling pool.
The Camerons Tea Room and Farm Shop, Foyers, South Side Lochness, Inverness IV2 6YA are dog friendly and will welcome you and your pooch. - open 7 days a week
(It is only a quarter of a mile from the famous Falls of Foyers waterfall. Look out for the sign to Camerons Holiday Cottage, Camerons Tea Room and the highland cattle in the fields.)
The Farm Shop offers fresh seasonal produce as well as local crafts,cards and gifts. Paintings and prints on the walls by local artists are for sale.
Whitebridge Hotel, Whitebridge, Stratherrick, Nr. Inverness IV2 6UN is a long established Highland Hotel amid the foothills of the Monadhliath Mountains, approximately 3 miles from Loch Ness. The area abounds with wildlife and is a haven for bird-watchers and naturalists alike. The hotel has 12 en-suite rooms all with TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Meals are served in the Main Bar and Wee Bar every day from 12 until 2pm, and from 6pm until 8.30pm and the proprietors welcome your well behaved dogs. Come and soak up the atmosphere by the log stove and enjoy some well kept real ale, carefully selected wines or sample from a range of around 50 malt whiskies.
The Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston, Inverness IV63 7YW By road from Inverness: take the A82 to Invermoriston, then the A887/A87 Kyle road to The Cluanie Inn. Here in the heart of the Scottish Highlands you will find The Cluanie Inn set in the remote and beautiful valley of Glen Shiel. The Cluanie Inn offers easy access to the surrounding mountains, including 21 Munros. It is a welcome lunch or coffee stop on the road to the isles. All dogs are welcome here but the owner requests that they be kept on a lead.
The Bothy, Canalside, Fort Augustus, PH32 4AU -'The Bothy is a traditional Scottish restaurant & bar. We take pride in our friendly service & freshly cooked quality food as well as fine wines, malt whiskies & local real ales.' Your dog is welcome in The Bothy.
The Lock Inn, Canal Side, Fort Augustus PH32 4AU, say ' Owned and run by the same family since it was first opened in 1990 we are proud that we see many of the customers that first came all those years ago. We always do our best to make sure that your visit to our cafe is an enjoyable experience that you will wish to repeat. Meals prepared in our kitchen are made from the finest produce sourced, where possible, from local companies.'
Your pet is sure of a warm welcome at The Lock Inn.