Finding restaurants and cafes that are dog friendly isn’t always easy. 

Dogs become part of the family, so why wouldn’t you want them out with you when having a meal or snack. 

Here we look at five dog-friendly places to eat in and around Watford. 

Villiers Coffee House
30A Villiers Road Oxhey Village, Watford, WD19 4AH

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It is described as “a relaxed dog friendly environment in which to enjoy speciality coffee, fine loose-leaf tea and deli” on its Facebook page. 

The King Stag
15 Bournehall Road, Bushey, WD23 3EH

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Not only is this a dog-friendly pub that hosts a monthly dog walk on the last Sunday of every month, but it also has a menu especially for your canine friends.

The Southern Cross
41-43 Langley Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 4PP

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The dog-friendly pub has a few offerings including Sky Sports and a pool table.

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Aldenham Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 2TR

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With a “we are dog friendly” logo on its website, the venue is open for meals as well as afternoon tea.

The Royal Oak Watford Heath
24 Watford Heath, Hertfordshire, WD19 4EU

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Its website says there is a water bowl in the garden and there might be some treats for your four-legged friends at the bar.