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

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

Edited by: Ella Holgate

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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 discovered & tested 32 pubs and 18 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 pubs 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 50 super dog friendly pubs/breweries in Sydney allowing dogs inside in the front/public bar

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

The Bank on Pupsy

Rozelle & neighbouring Balmain are known for their fantastic pub culture but not many places are as do friendly as 3 Weeds. Your dog is welcome inside the front bar to join you for a refreshment at any time!

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Albion Hotel is the only 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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Spend time near the beach, take a scenic walk to Mark’s Park and warm up afterwards at 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 our favourite winter place in Bondi Beach…

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Botany View Hotel on Pupsy

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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Darlo Bar on Pupsy

This is an iconic Darlinghurst establishment 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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Frisco Hotel on Pupsy

Frisco Hotel offers you and your pup a great pub experience. Your dog is welcome to join you everywhere in this two-storey pub including the upstairs balcony, which is designed for chilled out afternoons! Have a drink or two while enjoying the CBD and wharf views.

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Lord Raglan on Pupsy

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. Check out one of the only original pubs left in Alexandria!

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Poor Toms Gin Hall on Pupsy

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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In addition to welcoming your dog inside, 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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The Annandale Hotel on Pupsy

The style is casual and the venue offers many different settings. Just note, it’s a live music venue so you might have to check what’s on before visiting with your pup. Also don’t miss out on their amazing burgers!

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The Bank on Pupsy

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

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The Carrington on Pupsy

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 Cricketers Arms Balmain on Pupsy
The Cricketers Arms Balmain on Pupsy

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 on Pupsy

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 after play spot!

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The Duck Inn on Pupsy
The Duck Inn on Pupsy

The Duck Inn is a light, bright and airy locals favourite pub. 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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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 Grand National on Pupsy
The Grand National on Pupsy

The Grand National has established itself as a favourite meeting point for Paddington locals. The Grand National was selected as the best dog friendly pub in Sydney a few years back and they have not let that reputation slide one bit.

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The London Hotel Paddington on Pupsy
The London Hotel on Pupsy

In the middle of the busy boutique district, The London offers you a great pit stop during a trip to Paddington, or if you’re a local you could just simply drop in on your walk with your dog. The entire front bar is dog friendly so no matter what the weather looks like, you and your pup are both safe.

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The Lord Wolseley on Pupsy
The Lord Wolseley on Pupsy

It doesn’t get more local 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 on Pupsy
The Marlborough Hotel on Pupsy

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 Newport on Pupsy
The Newport on Pupsy

Not only are dogs welcome everywhere in The Newport, they also regularly organise dog events at this fantastic Northern Beaches venue! Extensive food and drinks menus have something for everyone and weekend live tunes are not to be missed.

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The Newtown Hotel on Pupsy

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 on Pupsy
The Noble Hops on Pupsy

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 Paddo Inn on Pupsy
The Paddo Inn on Pupsy

With high ceilings and painted brick walls, Paddo Inn has a very cosy pub feel and most importantly the entire front bar is dedicated to our furry friends. The bartenders even have treats to share… with your dog, that is!

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The Paddo Inn on Pupsy
The Regent Hotel Inn on Pupsy

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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Iconic Inner West venue 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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The Unicorn Hotel on Pupsy

The Unicorn Hotel in Paddington is a proud boiling billycan of Aussie wine, beer, music, art, food, conversation…. and of course the local doggies!

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The Vic on Pupsy
The Vic on Pupsy

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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Lord Raglan on Pupsy

Visit this cosy country style pub in the heart of Paddington. Dogs are welcome anywhere downstairs so no need to worry about the weather. Great burgers and good selection of beers!

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The Welcome Hotel on Pupsy
The Welcome Hotel on Pupsy

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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The Tudor Hotel on Pupsy
Tudor Hotel on Pupsy

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 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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The Woolpack on Pupsy
The Woolpack on Pupsy

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. They 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 on Pupsy

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 on Pupsy
Akasha Brewing on Pupsy

Brew the beer you like yourself: that’s the mantra at Akasha. This brewery 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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All Hands Brewing House on Pupsy
All Hands Brewing House on Pupsy

A.H.B.H is the only dog friendly craft brew house in the CBD. The combination of the amazing views across the harbour and delicious craft beers is impossible to beat. And they even have a craft for your pup as well, irresistible A.H.B.H Puppy Pale Ale!

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Batch Brewing on Pupsy
Batch Brewing on Pupsy

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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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 on Pupsy
Grifter Brewing on Pupsy

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!

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Modus Operandi on Pupsy
Modus Operandi on Pupsy

A 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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Nomad Brewing on Pupsy
Nomad Brewing on Pupsy

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

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One Drop Brewing on Pupsy

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

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Riverside Brewing on Pupsy
Riverside Brewing on Pupsy

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 on Pupsy
Rocks Brewing on Pupsy

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 on Pupsy
Sauce Brewing on Pupsy

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 both love!

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Stockade Brewing on Pupsy
Stockade Brewing on Pupsy

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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Wayward Brewing Co. on Pupsy
The Wayward Brewing Co. on Pupsy

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!

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Wildflower Brewing on Pupsy
Wildflower Brewing on Pupsy

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.

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Willie the Boatman on Pupsy

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!

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Young Henrys Brewing on Pupsy
Young Henrys Brewing on Pupsy

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 pup can hang out with you in the brew bar and will not be short of cuddles from the crowd and staff.

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Yullis Brews on Pupsy
Yullis Brews on Pupsy

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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5 best dog friendly pubs in Sydney

5 best dog friendly pubs in Sydney

There are several dog friendly pubs in Sydney.
But are they all truly dog friendly pubs?
We see some advertised as dog friendly pubs only to find out that our pups are ok to wait outside tied to a post while we are having a drink.
We have tried and tested these 5 dog friendly pubs in Sydney and are very happy to give them the Pupsy stamp of approval 🙂
For more recommendations also check out our dog friendly pubs & bars directory:
https://pupsy.com.au/places/dog-friendly-pubs-bars/

We have selected the Top 5 dog friendly pubs in Sydney based on:

    • Area your dog is allowed with you

    • How dog friendly is the staff

    • Does your pup have access to water

    • Any other special treats for your dog (events, dog menu, treats on offer…)

       

 The Carrington


(Picture: @thecarringtonsydney)

It’s all about steak and wine at this third oldest pub in Sydney. The Carrington was built in 1877 and true to their early days, dogs are allowed to roam anywhere in the pub. Friendly staff is always ready to bring your pup some water and a dog menu is available.
This is like it should be in our opinion!

The Beresford


(Picture: Chris Pavlich)

The iconic Beresford is one of the largest dog friendly pubs in Sydney. Head out to the dog friendly beer garden at the back and simply chill. Your dog is likely to meet a friend or two.

Gazebo


(Picture: @bonditobali)

Party in style with your pup. This Italian style cocktail bar and restaurant is one of the Sydney hot spots for you and your pooch. Dogs are allowed at the terrace and the staff is always happy to bring water for them. Gazebo even has a full Dog Menu available so make sure you ask for it.

The Vic on the Park


(Picture: Chris Pavlich)

Legendary Vic is located in the heart of Marrickville. The Vic is a home away from home for locals and their pups alike. The iconic inner west local will put classic pub food on your plate. Save a table on the deck for beers and something sizzling from the kitchen, or catch a gig by your favourite local band.

Dogs are allowed everywhere and will always be warmly welcomed by other pub goers and the staff. Be ready for some serious cuddling action.

The Newport


(Picture: @minniethefoodiepup)

Newport’s waterfront location, stunning Pittwater views, huge outdoor area and super dog loving staff makes The Newport the best dog friendly pub in Sydney!

There’s a huge communal deck surrounded by gardens providing shade during the hot summer’s day. Your pup is allowed everywhere in the venue and there are plenty of dog events taking place every month. Staff is super dog friendly and will always bring your pup a private water bowl when asked.

Just across the water is one of the most popular dog beaches on the Northern Beaches:  Rowland Reserve.

 

For the full list of truly dog friendly pubs in Sydney go to https://pupsy.com.au/places/dog-friendly-pubs-bars/.

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