Dachshund Cafe coming to NEWCASTLE – here’s everything you need to know

STOP EVERYTHING! DACHSHUND CAFE IS WOOFING ITS WAY TO NEWCASTLE…

YES, are finally making our way to the North East and our famous Dachshund Cafe will be popping up at the beautiful Revolution de Cuba on Sunday 30th June 2019.

This is THE doggy day out EVERYONE is talking about so if you have your own Dachshund or just LOVE our sausage friends, don’t miss out on this one-off event right here in Newcastle.

Treat your little bestie to a day out at the Dachshund Cafe and they’ll get to meet lots of furry and fabulous friends, tuck into some delicious doggy treats, and pose for the PUParazzi including a doggy photobooth for instant pics!

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There’s also a fabulous AFTER PARTY on Revolucion de Cuba’s Rooftop Terrace where you can continue to PAW-ty with all your friends. Come early, stay late… we don’t want the fun to end!

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There will be a whole menu dedicated to doggies including PUPcakes, DOGnuts, PAW-ty Rings, WOOFins, PAWbons, PAWsecco and more. Plus…

Every Dachshund will receive a free PUPuccino on the house!

Humans, while your Dachshund is mingling and rubbing paws with other fabulous pups, you’ll get to enjoy the party too! Tuck into Revolution de Cuba’s mouth-waterling-ly delicious brunch and lunch menus, fruity cocktails (yes!) and more…

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If you don’t have your own little sausage dog then don’t worry, Dachshund lovers are ALWAYS welcome. This is the perfect opportunity to meet lots of little wiener dogs, enjoy a delicious meal or drink, and all with a side of super cute doggy cuddles!

Dachshund Cafe – where dog owners and dog lovers alike celebrate all things sausage dog. Our events are enjoyed by thousands of dog lovers around the UK – we’re transforming every day cafes, bars and restaurants into pop up dog cafes!

Dachshund Cafe is coming to Newcastle! Booking for this event opens 10am on Sunday 1st June.

We’ve answered some Frequently Asked Questions about the Event and the Booking process.

If you can’t find the answer to your question, please contact us!

HOW TO BOOK – PLEASE READ

When and where is Dachshund Cafe Newcastle?

Sunday 30th June from 10.15am – 5.45pm at Revolucion de Cuba 1 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EE.

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What is the Dachshund Cafe?

Dachshund Cafe is a pop up cafe hosted by events company Pug Cafe. We’ve toured the whole of the UK bringing our famous pop up to cities everywhere, and now we’re coming to Newcastle!

For one day only, we transform a normal bar or cafe into a cafe for Dachshunds, Dachshund Owners and Lovers so they can enjoy a menu dedicated to dogs, a fantastic social experience and the chance to meet lots of new friends.

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Do I need a booking?

Yes you do! You need a confirmed booking to attend as all our events are strictly booking only and we do not allow walk-ins.

Is this event for all breeds?

All our pop up cafes are breed specific so this event is only for Dachshunds.

What can I expect at Dachshund Cafe?

Treat your furry best friend to a special indoor cafe experience just for them! They’ll get to tuck into lots of treats from the doggy menu, meet lots of new friends, mingle and rub paws in a safe, off-lead space. The perfect way to socialise and an incredibly fun doggy day out!

You’ll also get to meet fellow Dachshund owners – chat about all this sausage – and enjoy delicious food and drinks with a great paw-ty atmosphere. There’s also plenty of cute photo opportunities so you can grab the perfect photo for your doggy’s Insta. Including a fabulous doggy Photo Booth where you can pose and print off your pic instantly!

Dog lovers who don’t have their own Dachshunds are always welcome to our pop up cafes, and you can expect to meet lots of Dachshunds, make new friends both furry and human, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience!

What could be better than coffee, cocktails, food… and all with a side of doggy cuddles!

We’re also including a free AFTER PARTY at Revolucion de Cuba’s beautiful Rooftop terrace so you can continue to the party with all your new friends.

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Is there a Facebook event for this?

Yes – please RSVP at our Event page to receive notifications about the event including when booking is open. Please note, by RSVP-ing as attending this does not mean you are booked for the event.

How do I book if I am a DACHSHUND OWNER?

Booking opens 10am on Saturday 1st June 2019.

All bookings are made over email. We will release a booking email address at this time and you will need to email us with the following details:

1. Your Full Name
2. Number of Dachshunds – include their names & photos (we will need this for your ticket)
3. Number of Humans – include ages of children 16 & under so we can calculate your discount
4. Your preferred time slot – if you are completely flexible please state
Time slots are: 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.30pm.

Our events are extremely popular so we strongly advise you send your booking request as soon as the booking email is released if you hope to be successful.

It is worth preparing the email in advance and keeping it ready to send! We take your details in order to make your booking, please see our Privacy Policy.

What are the time slots available?

Time slots are 75 minutes long and start at 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.30pm.

How do I book if I am a DACHSHUND LOVER?

Booking opens 10am on Saturday 1st June 2019.

All bookings are made over email.

We will release a booking email address at this time and you will need to email us with the following details:

1. Your Full Name
2. Total Humans – please include ages of children 16 and under so we can calculate your discount
3. Contact Number
4. Your preferred time slot If you are completely flexible please state
Time slots are: 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.30pm.

Where will the booking email addresses be published?
You will find the booking email addresses on PugCafe.com, Facebook Event Page, Instagram.com/thedachshundcafe and Facebook.com/DachshundCafeUK,

What happens after I’ve sent you my booking request?

We will start processing the requests in the order we receive them, and you should start to hear back within 24 hours but it can take up to 3 days.

If you have been successful we will reply to you offering you a time slot, and include the terms of your booking, if you agree you will need to make payment via PayPal.Me. We will then send your booking confirmation – easy!

If we are already fully booked by the time we get to your booking email, we will email you to let you know and you will automatically join our waiting list. We will then contact you if and when space becomes available. You can ask to be taken off this list at any time.

How do I pay if I have been successful with my request?

You will need to pay via the PayPal.Me link we send you so please ensure you have signed up for a PayPal account prior to booking. You must pay your booking fee within 48 hours. We will then send your confirmation email to you once we have received payment.

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How much is it to attend?

£7.50 each for Dachshund Owners and £10 each for Dachshund Lovers.
Children 16 and under receive a 20% discount.
Children 6 and under go FREE.
All Dachshunds go FREE.

What does this include?

Primarily, the fee covers your entry to the event. We charge a fee as it takes time and resources to organise events of this scale, and we have a team of staff who work hard to ensure this event is enjoyed by both dogs and humans.

Dachshund Owners will receive a complimentary pupuccino each for their dogs and Dachshund Lovers will receive a bag of treats so they can make friends with the dogs.
Professional photos taken at the event are available online after the event, free of charge.

Do I need to print off my booking confirmation?

You should print your booking confirmation (your ticket) and bring it with you on the day. Alternatively, you can also show it to us on your phone if this is more convenient for you.

Can I swap my slot with someone else?

Please do not swap your slot with another guest or give away your time slot whether that be personally, via online giveaway or competition. It is forbidden to sell your booking on.

All changes to bookings must be made through Pug Cafe via the booking email.

Do you have a refund policy?

We operate a strict refund policy and this will be outlined to you in your Booking Terms and Conditions before paying.

Can I just turn up?

All events are strictly booking only and you will not be able to come to the event without a confirmed booking.

In order to attend you must have read and agreed to our Booking Terms and Conditions prior to paying for your booking, and we must hold your contact details on file in the event of an altercation with another dog or human at the event that needs resolving.

Does my Dachshund have to meet certain criteria to attend Dachshund Cafe?

Yes! If you are bringing your Dachshund, they must be:

Friendly and well socialised with other dogs
Up to to date with their vaccinations
Healthy and not showing any symptoms of contagious illness nor suffering (or recently suffered) from Kennel Cough.
NOT IN SEASON at the event

Will the venue be open as normal that day?

Revolucion de Cuba will be closed to the public during the event.

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Will this event be safe?

We pride ourselves on putting on safe events – please read our Pug Cafe Reviews.

Our main priority is to host a safe and fun event for both dogs and humans which is why we take manual bookings and adhere to a strict capacity limit. This is also a risk-assessed event, and we will do everything possible to ensure it is safe for all those attending.
Unlike other dog events, Pug Cafe does not use a third party ticketing site and we will always ensure your time slot has a happy mix of dogs, humans, families and children.

How many Dachshunds can I bring?

Maximum five, but if you want to bring more please request in your booking email. It may not be fulfilled, but we will always try our best to fit in your party. But please, always ensure you are bringing enough people to help take care of all your dogs!

Please DO NOT make large group bookings, if you wish to be in the same slot as your friends simply let us know in your email and we will try to accommodate you.

Are Dachshund crosses allowed?

Yes absolutely! Please be sure to tell us what mix they are in your booking email.

Are other breeds allowed to attend?

At Dachshund Cafe only Dachshunds are able to attend. We do host pop ups for other breeds too including Pugs, Frenchies and Pomeranians – keep an eye out for them!

Should I bring an anxious Dachshund?

If your dog is anxious or nervous then it is up to you as a responsible owner to decide whether the event is suitable for them. We do have quieter areas at the cafe where you can enjoy a more calmer experience, and may suit your Dachshund better.

You may also borrow an ‘ANXIOUS’ bandana from us to alert fellow guests your Dachshund may need a little more personal space.

You can speak to us at time of booking to discuss any concerns prior to paying!

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Do I need a Dachshund to attend Dachshund Cafe?

Dachshund Cafe is primarily for Dachshunds and their owners, but we do have many allocated spaces per time slot for guests without dogs, too.

We always welcome dog lovers to events – it’s a great opportunity to learn about the breed first hand from owners, make friends, enjoy the company of the dogs and a unique day out.

Car Parking

Parking close to the event is:

London North Eastern Railway £8 for 2 hours minute walk to destination

Newcastle Station (Long Stay)
Neville Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 5DL

or

Dean Street Car Park Newcastle City Council – £3 for 2 hours minute walk to destination

Dean Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 1PG

Please check Parkopedia for several other parking options (including free parking) – just type in the venue address  1 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EE and a list of nearby car parks will come up.

For cheaper car parking alternatives that can be pre-booked, please visit https://www.justpark.com/

Trains

The nearest station is Central Station which is a 4 minute walk away.

First Aid

Pug Cafe team members are trained in dog first aid so if you have any concerns please see James at the venue. If for any reason your pug requires urgent veterinary help, we will help you call to arrange an emergency appointment at the nearest vet

How can I meet fellow guests?

Please join our exclusive group DACHSHUND CAFE to meet both your fellow four-legged and human guests. You can get to know guests in your time slot prior to the event, share your photos from the event and lots more. This group is open to dog owners and dog lovers!

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