11 Dog-Friendly Shops in Norwich

We’ve covered the best dog-friendly pubs, beaches and eateries in Norwich. But what about those times when you need to indulge in some retail therapy? Other than Norwich’s iconic market, where can you and your pup go for a spot of shopping in the city centre?

Don’t worry about having to leave your furry friend at home. Because we’ve sniffed out 11 fantastic dog-friendly shops in Norwich – where your four-legged friend is more than welcome. From department stores to independent clothing shops, a few of these might take you by surprise!

Waterstones

Waterstones Norwich isn’t just a paradise for bookworms. It’s also dog-friendly! This shop has the widest range of books in the city. And that’s not all; you can find stationery, gifts, and games – as well as locally sourced cakes and pastries at Café W.

Address: 11-17 Castle St, Norwich NR2 1PB

Hobbycraft

Dogs are more than welcome at Hobbycraft (AKA Crafts Wonderland). Our local store (Riverside)is home to art essentials, baking utensils and party decorations. Plus, there’s plenty of parking, and they even run regular creative workshops! Get those creative juices flowing – and bring your pup along for the ride.

Address: Unit 7, Riverside RP, Albion Way, Norwich NR1 1WR

Lucy & Yak

At Lucy & Yak, dogs aren’t just welcome; they’re (rightfully) treated like the VIPS. Known for its comfy clothing – as well as its commitment to sustainability and inclusivity – Lucy & Yak is a lovely shop full of lovely staff. Just be prepared, because your dog will be showered with attention.

Address: 13 Back Of The Inns, Norwich NR2 1PT

John Lewis

John Lewis is the ultimate shopping destination. Conveniently nestled close to the Castle Mall, it’s a haven for homeware, furniture and fashion lovers. Only assistance dogs are allowed in catering outlets, food halls, and roof terraces – but you and your furry friend are more than welcome to explore the rest of the store.

Address: All Saints Grn, Norwich NR1 3LX

Dogfish

“Of course we welcome dogs; with our name, it’d be a bit odd if we didn’t!” – the folks at Dogfish certainly have their priorities straight. This menswear store specialises in designer street and workwear and has been serving Norwich since 1992. With three floors stocked with timeless classics, it’s no surprise that Dogfish is one of our favourite independent stores in the city.

Address: 6 Bedford St, Norwich NR2 1AR

Notcutts

Does anything beat plants, homeware, and a tasty bite to eat? Notcutts, just outside of the city centre, has all of this under one roof – making it a brilliant place to shop for gifts. Not only can you explore their garden centre, but they also have a dog-friendly seating area in the restaurant. So, you and your pup can both enjoy a treat (or two) and the greenery.

Address: Daniels Rd, Norwich NR4 6QP

Jarrolds

A true Norwich landmark. Jarrolds is the go-to independent department store that’s been adored by Norwich Natives for over 200 years! Pop by to browse their huge collection of chic furniture, fashion, beauty, books, gifts and kitchenware. 

Jarrolds also allows well-behaved dogs – apart from areas where food is served. You can read their dog admittance policy here.

Address: 1, 11 London St, Norwich NR2 1JF

Bird & Blend Tea Co.

Just around the corner from Lucy & Yak, Bird & Blend Tea Co. is the place to go if you love a cuppa. With Tea Mixologists and a famous wall of tea (of over 100 loose-leaf blends), it truly is a tea lover’s paradise. Bird & Blend Tea Co. even stocks a ‘Let’s Be Having Brew!’ that’s hearty and fruity – just like Norwich. They also host fabulous workshops/tasting sessions. Bring your pup along for some tea (and dog) enthusiast bonding!

Address: 9 Back Of The Inns, Norwich NR2 1PT

Looses Emporium

Looking for a unique bargain-hunting experience? Looses Emporium is the spot. This antique shop is full of nooks and crannies to explore with your furry friend. You’ll find retro furniture, clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, artwork and books. Don’t forget to stop by their lovely café for some homemade cakes, too!


Address: 23-25 Magdalen St, Norwich NR3 1LP

GO Outdoors

Whether you’re into fishing, hiking, or just like to go on pleasant strolls with your dog. GO Outdoors is the perfect place to go to grab your tent and sturdy walking boots. What’s more, every GO Outdoors branch is dog-friendly. So, you can equip yourself for your adventures with your pup by your side.

Address: City Trading Estate, Barker St, Norwich NR2 4TQ

Seasalt Cornwall 

Right by Waterstones, Seasalt Cornwall is a beautiful womenswear shop. Their store décor is handpicked for sustainable features – like Yorkshire wool that’s biodegradable, natural and renewable, and flooring that’s made from 100% renewable energy sources!

The cherry on the cake? Dogs are always welcome in Seasalt stores. So, it’s a shopping spree you and your furry friend will definitely feel good about.

Address: 1-3 Castle St, Norwich NR2 1PB

What’s your favourite dog-friendly shop in Norwich?

So, there you have it: 11 amazing dog-friendly shops on your doorstep. 

Do you have a favourite spot that didn’t make our list? We’d love to hear from you and feature your recommendations. Just drop us a message on Instagram!

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