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Dog friendly pubs in Sydney allowing your dog inside in the front bar / public bar

Dog Friendly Pubs In Sydney Welcoming Dogs Inside The Front Bar

Edited by: Ella Holgate

There are a few dog friendly pubs around Sydney that will welcome your dog into their beer garden, but when the weather takes a turn for the worse, where do you go?

Don’t worry; we have a solution for you! We have listed dog friendly pubs and breweries in Sydney that allow dogs inside. These pubs and breweries are simply pawsome and a choice of a few is far better than nothing! For when the weather warms up, there are more recommendations in our complete dog friendly pubs & bars directory:

https://pupsy.com.au/places/dog-friendly-pubs-bars/

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

Enough said, here are the best dog friendly pubs, bars and breweries in Sydney allowing dogs inside in the front bar

PUBS YOUR DOG IS WELCOME INSIDE:

Albion Hotel

Parramatta

Albion Hotel is the only dog friendly pub in Parramatta welcoming your dog inside away from the elements. This local icon can get very busy so choose the time wisely to visit wth your pooch.

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Arcadia Liqours

Redfern

Secret spot in Redfern to visit with your pooch after a play at one of the nearby off leash areas. This dog friendly bar has a great selection of beers and wines combined with chilled vibes.

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Australian Heritage Hotel

The Rocks

Dog friendly The Australian Heritage Hotel is one of Sydney’s oldest pubs, located in The Rocks. We are very proud to support the Australian craft beer industry by only having Australian Beers in stock. We pride ourselves on an all Australian beer and wine selection. Pups are always welcome, come on down with your four-legged friends!  There’s plenty of space for them in our outdoor dining space or find a cosy spot inside in case of rain, wind or during colder days.  Make sure to stay in the loop with us for upcoming pooch parties and merch!

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Bondi Beach Public Bar

Bondi Beach

Spend time near the beach, take a scenic walk to Mark’s Park and warm up afterwards at the dog friendly Bondi Beach Public Bar!  Chilled out vibes, great drinks, delicious food and your furry friend is allowed inside… what’s not to like? This makes BBPB one of our favourite dog friendly places in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

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Botany View Hotel

Newtown

Yet another dog friendly pub in our favourite district of Newtown. Botany View Hotel invites dogs everywhere in the venue. They even have dog in their logo. Now that can’t be a bad sign!

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Cat & Fiddle Hotel

Balmain

As you wander through the main doors into the dog friendly (despite the name) Cat and Fiddle front bar, the selection of quality International and classic Australian beers await you. Accompanied by a smile and warm greeting from one of the  friendly staff who welcome everyone as if they’re a local. Great place to visit with your pooch

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Clock Hotel

Surry Hills

Dogs OK Anytime. Werewolves OK before midnight! Four-legged furry friends are always welcome at The Clock, as long as they’re on leads – and don’t grow fangs. They’ll even tolerate the occasional bit of howling at a full moon. Doggos welcome everyday all day in all areas except for Balcony Level at this dog friendly pub in Surry Hills.

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Darlo Bar

Darlinghurst

This is an iconic Darlinghurst dog friendly pub that’s worth a visit for those with two and four legs! Great local vibes, beers and tunes make this . And of course your pup will surely be noticed!

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Forrester’s

Surry Hills

Forrester’s is a classic dog friendly Aussie pub in the heart of Surry Hills. Dogs are allowed inside the public bar, saloon bar & outside on the balcony! Plus they can be in the restaurant Phylli’s, in the garden section. They love dogs at Forrester’s and even have a dedicated wall of polaroid pictures of all the pups that have visited them. There are treats & water bowls ready for any dogs that come visit them.

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Frisco Hotel

Woolloomooloo

Frisco Hotel offers you and your pup a great pub experience. Your dog is welcome to join you downstairs in this two-storey dog friendly pub in Woolloomooloo for a drink! Have a drink or two while enjoying the chilled vibes at The Frisco.

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Jozo

Paddington

Centennial Park is one of the most popular off leash areas in Sydney. So it is no wonder that Jozo is a very popular spot amongst local dog owners to stop for a coffee or cocktail after a walk in the park. Although Jozo is mainly an outdoor cafe, check out their dog friendly Friday Jazz Nights.

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Lord Raglan

Alexandria

Dogs are welcome to join you anywhere in Lord Raglan. All the venue asks is that owners are prepared for the staff to fawn all over their pups! The Lord Raglan also has some meat/meat free dog snacks to give to the fur babies making it one of the best dog friendly pubs in Alexandria.

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Manly Spirits Co

Brookvale

Your dog friendly Artisan Distillery serving the most delicious cocktails (+beer) to enjoy sitting next to your best 4 legged friend. Made with our award winning gins, vodkas, whiskies and liqueurs distilled in our ‘steam punk’ style copper pot stills. A touch peckish….we serve gourmet pies, cheese & antipasto boards and more.

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Miss Wolf

Marrickville

Small dog friendly bar in Marrickville owned by locals, serving locals! Dogs are welcome anywhere in this cozy evening venue.

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Peg Leg

Pyrmont

Ahoy sailor! Bring your pooch to this dog friendly pirate themed bar in the heart of Pyrmont. Dogs are welcome everywhere in the venue (even behind the bar)!

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Poor Toms Gin Hall

Marrickville

Want to try something a little different? How about tasting a unique craft gin with your dog? You (not your dog) will sample gin while your pup is either chilling at your feet or saying hi to every other gin lover inside this micro distillery.

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Public House Petersham

Petersham

In addition to welcoming your dog inside, dog friendly Public House Petersham also has a heated beer garden for you to relax. Great pub meals and even occasional dog events, so stay tuned.

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Rag & Famish Hotel

North Sydney

Rag & Famish is a dog friendly pub in North Sydney. It has been serving Sydneysiders since 1860; committed to offering a welcoming atmosphere in which to meet with friends & colleagues. Dogs welcome at the bistro & beer garden.

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Sackville Hotel

Rozelle

Iconic Inner West dog friendly pub in Rozelle invites your dog to join you for a well deserved drink and/or meal. Or maybe your sports loving pup wants to watch the game with you? It’s all possible at The Sackville!

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Shakespeare Hotel

Surry Hills

Dog friendly pub Shakey is one of the most established local hang outs in Surry Hills. Dogs permitted on the steel street footpath – which is licensed for drinks and a bit of a local hang. Also in the front bar on a leash.

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The Bank

Newtown

The Bank Hotel offers something for everyone under a single roof. Craft beers, live music, beer garden, great food and of course your dog is welcome to join you everywhere in this dog friendly Newtown institution!

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The Beacham Hotel

Darlinghurst

Whether you are after a schooner or well build cocktails, The Beacham has it all. Escape the weather with your dog inside or spend a sunny arvo at the dog friendly beer garden.

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The Carrington

Surry Hills

The Carrington was built in 1877 and true to their early days, dogs are allowed to roam anywhere in the pub. Friendly staff members are always ready to bring your pup some water and they even have a dog menu available.

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The Chippo Hotel

Chippendale

The Chippo Hotel is a dog friendly local Pub in the heart of Chippendale. Dogs are welcome at the Front Bar as well as on the covered outdoor section. House made Pup Treats are available with all donations going to Maggie’s Rescue.

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The Cricketers Arms

Balmain

Dog friendly pub Cricketers Arms not only allows your pup to join you at the public bar but boy do they know how to make burgers! Super dog friendly staff will take care of you and your pup while you are trying one of the many craft beers on tap.

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The Courthouse

Newtown

Courty is a legendary Newtown establishment to hang out, meet friends (or strangers) and to enjoy great food and drinks. It’s located right next door to the off leash Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, which makes it a perfect dog friendly pub to visit after a play at the park!

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The Duck Inn

Chippendale

The Duck Inn is a light, bright and airy locals favourite dog friendly pub in Chippendale. Relax on the sofas or enjoy the bar! The menu is great and the food is tasty, all the right ingredients for a great afternoon out with your pup!

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The Erko

Erskineville

Think locally sourced food and beers served to the local community, including the furrier ones. That sums it up for The Erko. “We don’t bite as long your dog doesn’t either”, they say!

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The Lord Wolseley

Ultimo

It doesn’t get more local and dog friendly than The Lord Wolseley in Ultimo. Dogs are not only allowed at the public bar but staff and patrons alike will insist your pup comes and greets all the folk inside. This pub serves great craft beers and pub staples, and they prepare incredible specials!

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The Marlborough Hotel

Newtown

Newtown’s favourite dog friendly pub The Marlborough Hotel is known for live music, sport and its twist on the classic pub meal. Doggies are welcome to join you for a refreshing drink and chilled out vibes at the partly covered beer garden.

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The Marrickville Hotel

Marrickville

Casual dog friendly bar where people can easily get a drink with their furry friends. Big enough to always get a seat but small enough to feel welcome. Dogs are welcome at the front bar and the courtyard or simply check out the passing traffic from the window tables.

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The Newtown Hotel

Newtown

Sydney’s vibrant and trendy inner city district wouldn’t be the same without The Newtown Hotel. This local favourite invites you and your dog inside the bar, through to the courtyard or even upstairs on the balcony, which is a great viewing spot looking over King Street.

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The Noble Hops

Redfern

One of the several dog friendly pubs in Redfern, The Noble Hops offers you a hard-to-beat craft beer journey of local and global drops. Your pup is requested to join you for the experience but be aware, you will be drawing a lot of attention from all the locals eager to give your dog a pat!

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The Park House

Mona Vale

Dogs are welcome at the covered beer garden of The Park House in Mona Vale. Rain or shine, this flexible indoor/outdoor oasis with a giant sunroof is a perfect spot to visit with your dog.

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The Regent Hotel

Kingsford

The Rege is a dog friendly pub in Kingsford close to UNSW, which makes it a vibrant (read: crowded, and lively) place to hang out. Your pup is allowed everywhere in the venue except the bistro area.

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The Riverview Hotel

Balmain

Tucked in the tree lined streets of Balmain it is affectionately called ‘The Riv’ as it retains its original patina, remixed with a modern edge. One of Balmain’s most dog friendly pubs, The Riverview is consistently rated as one of the best pub dining rooms in Sydney. Dogs are welcome in the downstairs lounge area!

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The Taphouse

Darlinghurst

If you or your dog is a fan of craft beers, The Taphouse should be on your list of places to visit. Relax at the Main Bar on ground floor, indulge on changing craft taps and excellent wine list at the Odd Culture bar in the middle level or climb all the way up to the Rooftop Bar. All dog friendly! Bring your dog on Monday trivia and get a free beer!

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The Vic on the Park

Marrickville

The Vic has been dog friendly since it opened, and there are no signs of that changing– there’s even graffiti at the back of the building to confirm it. It is not unusual to see dogs inside the front bar or on the terrace at the back.

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The Welcome Hotel

Rozelle

Dog friendly since 1877, how about that! Your pooch is welcome in the front bar and the beer garden, and for both areas The Welcome Hotel offers a mouthwatering menu and 15 beers on tap from around the world!

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Titus Jones

Marrickville

Cozy dog friendly cocktail bar with a specific focus on local vibes from art to brews.  A playlist of hip-hop and soul sets the vibe. Cut off crystal decanter pendant lights give off a soft glow that makes you look good even before the drinks are served.

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Tudor Hotel

Redfern

If you enjoy craft beers, love dogs and support the Swannies, it is hard to find a better place than Tudor! This old school Redfern dog friendly pub might look rough from the outside but should definitely take a spot on your bucket list of places to visit with your dog!

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Wilhelmina’s

Balmain

Seasonal, produce-driven food designed to share. Your neighbourhood dog friendly bar and restaurant open five nights a week and for brunch from Friday to Sunday. Dogs welcome inside and out making Wilhelmina’s one of the most dog friendly venues in Balmain.

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Woolpack Hotel

Redfern

We haven’t seen any sheep at the Woolpack but instead there are heaps of furry four-legged companions who all really seem to love the place. Dogs are welcome inside the pub and there is even a puppy treat jar with voluntary donations going to the local rescue shelters.

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BREWERIES YOUR DOG IS WELCOME INSIDE (in alphabetical order):

During the recent years, Sydney has become one of the craft beer centrals in Australia. And this trend is not showing any signs of decline, which is great news for all the doggies in town as most of the breweries are super dog friendly! We have listed all the craft breweries in Sydney you and your pup are welcome to visit, indoors or outdoors!

7th Day Brewery

Brookvale

The name of this dog friendly brewery tells it all. It’s all about celebrating a hard week’s work with some stunning craft beers. With your dog, of course!

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Akasha Brewing Co

Five Docks

Brew the beer you like yourself: that’s the mantra at Akasha. This dog friendly brewery in Five Docks attracts locals who stop by to sample the latest beers with their pooches in tow. Have a beer right next to the tanks and enjoy the relaxing dog friendly environment at Akasha!

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Batch Brewing Co

Marrickville

You must check out this old warehouse-come-brewery complex. Your dog is more than welcome to join you, staff even recommending they take a seat with you at one of the couches while you enjoy one of the many delicious craft brews.

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Bracket Brewing

Alexandria

Bracket Brewing is deliberately small, family run dog friendly brewery in the heart of Alexandria. This allows them to produce what they want to drink (and hopefully you too). An ever-changing array of well-crafted beers they are proud to share.

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Bucketty’s Brewing

Brookvale

Bucketty’s is a pawesome dog friendly craft brewery in the up and coming craft beer central of Sydney, Brookvale. Serving up fresh delicious beers, sick food and guaranteed good times, it is a must visit with your pooch in the Northern Beaches. Dogs are welcome inside the brewery or enjoy a drink with you at the outdoor seating area protected from sun by large umbrellas.

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Dad & Dave’s Brewing

Brookvale

Dad & Dave’s is a dog friendly brewery in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. It is independently owned and operated family business. Dogs are welcome to visit the brewery as long as they are well behaved and on the leash.

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Ekim Brewing

Mount Kuring-gai

Ekim Brewing is a dog friendly brewery in a very unique location in Mount Kuring-gai. Their rebellion against mass production has created a very inspiring range of brews. Cellar Door is open only on Friday afternoons, which makes a visit to Ekim a great way to start the weekend.

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Grifter Brewing Co

Marrickville

Grifter Brewing is located in a large warehouse area, with pool tables aplenty and food trucks driving inside the venue to feed the hungry crowds. The beer is tasty, dogs get heaps of attention and the atmosphere is grungy and comfy at the same time! One of the many dog friendly breweries in Sydney’s Inner West.

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Hopsters Co-Op Brewery

Enmore

Hopsters Co-operative Brewery is the first dog friendly brewery in Australia established under the Co-operative Principles. It is a place to meet like-minded craft beer lovers who share a similar commitment to sustainability, community, innovation, and education. Well behaved dogs are welcome inside as well as on the outdoor seating area.

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Modus Operandi

Mona Vale

A dog friendly brewery outside Sydney’s inner west… Does such a thing even exist? There are a few, and Modus Operandi is definitely one to visit if you are up at the Northern Beaches. You and your pup are likely to be greeted by the local Labrador “brewdog” Stout.

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Mountain Goat

Newtown

Mountain Goat is a dog friendly Brewpub in Sydney’s Inner West. Established in Richmond (VIC) in 1997, Goat is one of the first craft beers in Australia. Dogs are welcome inside (limited space) and out the venue.

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Nomad Brewing Co

Brookvale

Nomad is another dog friendly brewery in the Northern Beaches. To summarise their attitude towards their four legged customers: “the more tails at the brewery the better”.

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One Drop Brewing

Botany

This has got to be one of the best dog friendly breweries in Botany. Great drops to explore with your pup right by your side, rain or shine. Good vibes all around!

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Riverside Brewing Co

North Parramatta

The brewery takes its name from the views of the Darling Mills Creek in North Parramatta. Riverside is dedicated to brewing pure, natural, hand-crafted beers that are bursting with flavour and aroma whilst being free of additives and preservatives.

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Rocks Brewing Co

Alexandria

Located in the busy urban centre between O’Riordan Street and Bourke Road next to Sky Zone and All Sorts Indoor Centre, Rocks Brewing Co. is a great place to visit with the entire family, including of course the furrier members as well. Try the all time favourite Convict Lager!

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Sauce Brewing Co

Marrickville

A bit harder to find but once you get there, you won’t be disappointed! In our opinion, their pilsner is the one to go for. Located in a cool warehouse building, and hiding from the main roads, Sauce has an outside sitting area you and your dog will love! Dogs are also allowed indoors in this dog friendly brewery.

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Slow Lane Brewing

Botany

Slow Lane Brewing is a small family owned dog friendly brewery specialising in modern interpretations of old world European ales and lagers. Dogs are welcome everywhere at the brewery.

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Stockade Brewing Co

Marrickville

Stockade is a multi award winning craft brewery in Marrickville, the craft beer centre of Sydney. Taste their regular line up or bi-monthly changing small batches and let your dog sniff the hoods and make some new (two and four-legged) friends in the meantime.

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Sunday Road Brewing

Kirrawee

Sunday Road Brewing is a dog friendly brewery and represents those laid back days in the sun with family and friends (furry ones included).  Beach vibes, panoramic vistas and good brews that are good for the soul. Dogs welcome everywhere at the brewery.

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Trust Tree Brewing

Avalon

Trust Tree is a small dog friendly brewery located in Avalon Beach. Their beer is all-natural, a fresh, crisp brew from a magic mix of malt, yeast, water and hops, and no nasties chucked in. Better for the people, better for the palate, better for the planet. Open on Fridays for two and four legged guests. Entry into the courtyard is located next to the butcher.

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Wayward Brewing Co

Camperdown

Wayward Brewing was actually built with our furry friends in mind. They wanted to make sure from the beginning that it would be inclusive to all, including our dogs. The selection of craft beers on offer is simply amazing! No doubt, one of the best dog friendly pubs / breweries in Camperdown.

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Wildflower Brewing Co

Marrickville

Wildflower is focused on fermenting beers with a unique house culture of brewers yeast mixed with wild yeast and bacteria foraged from New South Wales. The goal is to balance the tart, funky characteristics of the house culture to deliver a beer with length, nuance and subtlety. Dogs are welcome to join you for a tasting.

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Willie The Boatman

St Peters

Willie the Boatman welcomes your dog everywhere with you! Great weekend spot to get your craft fix or have a little tasting session with your pup! They even have a dedicated Instagram for the The Dogs of Willie.

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Young Henrys

Newtown

Young Henrys is one of the most famous craft breweries in Sydney, not only with locals but also with the likes of the Foo Fighters! Your dog can hang out with you in the brew bar and will not be short of cuddles from the crowd and staff. One of the many dog friendly pubs / breweries in Newtown.

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Yulli’s Brews

Alexandria

Located next door to Sydney Park, one of the largest off lead areas in Sydney, Yulli’s Brews is a great place to visit with your dog after a play at the park. Their funky beer-can designs are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

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2 Comments

  1. Avatar Dog Lover on October 10, 2018 at 7:40 am

    The Henson in Newtown has a great beer garden which is dog friendly, as does The Sheaf in Double Bay 🙂

    • Avatar Pupsy Team on October 10, 2018 at 9:03 am

      Hi John,
      Thanks for your comment! The Henson in Newtown and the Sheaf in Double Bay are both great pubs and are already listed on Pupsy 🙂 Unfortunately both don’t allow dogs inside, hence they have not been featured in this blog….In winter the beer garden is not much fun 🙁

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