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The Best Dog Friendly Pubs & Bars in Newcastle

Newcastle and it’s surroundings are full of amazing things to do with your dog. Visit Dog Friendly Wineries In Hunter Valley, relax on one of the amazing Dog Friendly Beaches In The Central Coast or Go Hiking With Your Dog in the NSW Hinterlands.

The city of Newcastle itself provides plenty of outing opportunities. We have listed the best dog friendly pubs & bars for you and your pooch to visit!

If we missed any dog friendly pubs or bars in our list please let us know, we are more than happy to try and add them in.

COMMERCIAL HOTEL

Boolaroo

The friendly staff at this pet friendly pub will invite you and your pooch with their arms wide open. Head out to the spacious beer garden where there are plenty of water bowls.

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CUSTOMS HOUSE

Newcastle

What once housed Australian Customs offices, Customs House Hotel is now a heritage listed building perfectly located on Newcastle’s Harbour Foreshore. The popular eating and drinking venue offers great views and their outdoor beer garden is the perfect spot to soak up the sun with your pooch by your side and a cocktail in hand.

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FAMILY HOTEL

Newcastle West

The Family Hotel isn’t lying when they say they’re the ‘pub for everyone’, your canine companion is encouraged to join you, day or night, for a drink and a bite to eat. Dogs are welcome inside and outside the venue and water bowls are provided to keep your pooch hydrated.

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MARYVILLE TAVERN

Maryville

You’ll be in for a treat when you stumble upon one of Newcastle’s best kept secrets, Maryville Tavern. The tucked-away pub is a favourite with the locals thanks to its variety of craft beers, entertainment and ambient outdoor space for all weather and occasions. Your canine companion will love joining you for a drink or two in the spacious beer garden.

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MATTARA HOTEL

Charlestown

One of Newcastle’s favourite venues with great food and beverages, kids area, premium bar, entertainment room, TAB facilities & much more. The back deck area is dog friendly with sun/rain cover and water bowls available.

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MEREWETHER SURFHOUSE

Merewether

For a place you and your pooch won’t forget, take a visit to this beachfront cafe and pizza bar and watch the sun set with a cocktail in hand. With spectacular ocean views up and down the East Coast, the pet friendly venue won’t disappoint. Water bowls and ample outdoor seating are available.

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MONEYPENNY

Newcastle

This vibrant bar is extremely dog friendly, regularly hosting annual adoption days and supporting Hunter Animal Rescue. Your pooch will love the custom-made orthopedic dog beds!

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MURRAYS CRAFT BREWING COMPANY

Bobs Farm

A lively atmosphere, delicious platters, great tasting craft beer and a huge outdoor area that allows your pooch to enjoy a pint or two with you, this brewery really does have it all. It’s the ideal place to spend a relaxing afternoon in their sunny courtyard trying brews of all colours and funky names, all with your furry pal by your side.

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TALULAH BAR

The Junction

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, Talulah Bar is the perfect venue for any occasion. Gather your friends, including your four-legged furry one, and enjoy local produce, tasty cocktails and quality service until late. There’s plenty of space for you and your pup in the partly covered outdoor area and the friendly staff will ensure a water bowl is provided.

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THE CLARENDON HOTEL

Newcastle

Located in the heart of the city, Clarendon Hotel has it all – live music, happy hours, and good ol’ pub grub. Bring your furry friend along to the spacious dog friendly courtyard where they can refresh at the ‘Puppy Bar’

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THE GREENROOF HOTEL

Hamilton

What’s not on at the dog friendly Greenroof Hotel. Live music, lazy afternoons, late nights, great selection of drinks and meals… and your pup is mostly welcome in the sheltered beer garden.

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THE LAMBTON PARK HOTEL

Lambton

Bring your fur baby along with you for a drink, meet up with friends and have some tail wagging fun at the Lambton Park Hotel. Your furry friend is welcome on the hotel’s terrace/beer garden and also on the footpath dining area.

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THE QUEENS WHARF HOTEL

Newcastle

If your pooch loves to feel the salty breeze ruffling through their fur then they’ll love stopping for a drink or two at The Queens Wharf Hotel. The outside wharf area is pet friendly and has great views out to the harbour and Nobbys lighthouse.

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WIL & SONS

Cooks Hill

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you’d be barking mad not to visit this craft beer favourite. Dogs are welcome to tag along and hang out in the front bar or sit out front at the seating on the footpath. They also occasionally stock doggy beers – a non-alcoholic brew made by Capital Brewing Co that combines bone broth, grains and fish oil.

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