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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

A few dog friendly pubs around Sydney will welcome your dog in their beer garden, however when the weather does not allow you to sit outside where do you go?

Don’t worry, we have a solution for you! We have discovered & tested 24 pubs and 16 breweries in Sydney who allow dogs inside.

These pubs and breweries are simply pawsome and a choice of a few is 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 and add them in 🙂

Enough said, here are the 40 super dog friendly pubs/breweries in Sydney allowing dogs inside in the front bar -public bar

 

 

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

Bondi Beach Public Bar on Pupsy

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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…
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Darlo Bar on Pupsy

(Photo: Darlo Bar)

Iconic Darlinghurst establishment no matter if you have two or four legs! Great local vibes, beers and tunes! And of course your pup will surely be noticed!

Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Frisco Hotel on Pupsy

(Photo: Frisco Hotel)

Frisco Hotel offers you and your pup a great Woolloomooloo pub experience. Your dog is welcome to join you everywhere in this two-storey pub including the upstairs balcony, which is build for chilled out afternoons! Have a drink or two while enjoying the CBD and Wharf views.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Lord Raglan on Pupsy

(Photo: Lord Raglan)

Dogs are welcome to join you anywhere in Lord Raglan, all the venue asks is that the 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 baby’s. Check out one of the only original pubs left in Alexandria!

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Poor Toms Gin Hall on Pupsy

(Photo: Poor Toms Gin Hall)

Want to try something a little different? How about tasting a unique craft gin with your dog? You taste the gin (not your dog) 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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The Annandale Hotel on Pupsy

(Photo: @theannandalehotel)

The Annandale Hotel welcomes you and your dog inside and a warm welcome it is! The style is casual, the venue offers many different settings just note its a live music venue so you might have to check that before visiting with your pup. Also don’t miss out on their amazing burgers !
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Carrington on Pupsy

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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 they even have a dog menu available. Oh, and were you thinking of organising a party for your pup and his/her best mates. Carrington caters for indoor dog parties as well, just call and book in advance!

Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Cricketers Arms Balmain on Pupsy

The Cricketers Arms Balmain on Pupsy

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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 stuff will take care of you and your pup while you are trying one of the many craft beers on tap.
Must try next time you are around Balmain.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Duck Inn on Pupsy

The Duck Inn on Pupsy

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The Duck Inn is a light, bright and airy pub which is not only a favourite with the locals. Relax on the sofas or enjoy the bar, the good news is that your pooch is allowed inside!
The menu is great and the food is tasty, all the right ingredients for a great afternoon out with your pup!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

The Grand National on Pupsy

The Grand National on Pupsy

(Photo: The Grand National)

The Grand National has established itself as a local’s favourite meeting point in the heart of Paddington. The Grand National has been selected as best dog friendly pub in Sydney a few years back and they surely have not lost the touch since. The cosy and relaxed atmosphere of  The Grand National is hard to beat!
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The London Hotel Paddington on Pupsy

The London Hotel on Pupsy

(Photo: The London Hotel)

In the middle of the busy Paddington boutique district, The London offers you a great pitstop on a trip to Paddington. Or just simply drop in on your walk with your dog. The entire light filled front bar is dog friendly so no matter what the weather looks like, you and your pup are both safe. Great beers and daily specials!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Lord Wolseley on Pupsy

The Lord Wolseley on Pupsy

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It doesn’t get more local than The Lord Wolseley in Ultimo. Dogs are not only allowed at the public bar but insisted to come and greet all the folk inside. Great craft beers and all time favourites and do they know how to make specials! If you are lucky you will be treated with $1 oysters on Saturday. Do not walk past without dropping in.
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The Marlborough Hotel on Pupsy

The Marlborough Hotel on Pupsy

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Newtown’s favourite dog friendly pub The Marlborough Hotel (or simply Marly as it is know to locals) is known for all things 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

(Photo: The Newport)

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!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Newtown Hotel on Pupsy

The Newtown Hotel on Pupsy

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Vibrant and trendy inner city district wouldn’t be the same without The Newtown Hotel. This local’s favourite invites you and your dog inside the bar, back at the courtyard or even upstairs at the balcony, which is a great viewing spot towards the trendy Kings Street.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Noble Hops on Pupsy

The Noble Hops on Pupsy

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One of the several dog friendly pubs in Redfern, The Noble Hops offers you a hard to beat crafts 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 for all the locals eager to give your dog a pat!
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The Paddo Inn on Pupsy

The Paddo Inn on Pupsy

(Photo: Paddo Inn)

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. Paddo Inn is a must visit as part of your Paddington pub crawl with your dog!
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The Paddo Inn on Pupsy

The Regent Hotel Inn on Pupsy

(Photo: The Regent)

The Rege is a dog friendly pub in Kingsford close to the UNSW, which makes it always a vibrant place to hang out. Your pup is allowed everywhere at the venue except the bistro area.
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The Unicorn Hotel on Pupsy

(Photo: The Unicorn)

The Unicorn Hotel in Paddington is a proud boiling billy 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

(Photo: The Vic)

The Vic has been dog friendly since the beginning and there are no signs of that changing. There’s even a graffiti at the back of the building to confirm that. It is not unusual to see dogs inside the front bar or on the terrace at the back. Great place to visit anytime, however Sat arvos in our opinion have the best vibes!
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Lord Raglan on Pupsy

(Photo: The Village Inn)

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

(Photo: The Welcome Hotel)

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!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

The Tudor Hotel on Pupsy

The Tudor Hotel on Pupsy

(Photo: Tudor Hotel)

If you enjoy craft beers, like a little grungy environment, love dogs and support Swannies, it is hard to find a better place than The Tudor! This old school Redfern pub might look rough from the outside but should definitely have 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

(Photo: Woolpack)

We haven’t seen any sheep at the Woolpack (other than in the logo) but in stead there are heaps of furry four-legged companions. And they all really seemed to love the place. Why wouldn’t they? They are welcome inside the pub and there is even a puppy treat jar with voluntary donations going to the local rescue shelters.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

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 not only allowed, but welcomed to have a drink or two indoors or outdoors!

7th Day Brewery on Pupsy

(Photo: 7th Day Brewery)

Name of this dog friendly brewery tells it all. It’s all about celebrating the hard week’s work with some stunning crafts. With your dog of course!p>

Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Akasha Brewing on Pupsy

Akasha Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: Akasha)

Brew the beer you like yourself. That’s the mantra at Akasha. Brewery attracts locals who stop by to sample the latest beers, with their pooches of course! Have a beer right next to the tanks with your dog and enjoy the relaxing environment at Akasha!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

All Hands Brewing House on Pupsy

All Hands Brewing House on Pupsy

(Photo: AHBH)

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 yummy 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

(Photo: @pupsy)

You must check out this old warehouse come brewery complex. Your dog is more than welcome to join you, staff even recommending them to take a seat with you at one of the couches while you are enjoying any of the delicious craft brews.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Grifter Brewing on Pupsy

Grifter Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: Grifter)

Grifter Brewing is located in the large warehouse area with pool tables and food trucks driving inside the venue to feed the hungry crowds. There are always locals with their dogs and why wouldn’t there be. Beer is tasty, dogs get heaps of attention and the atmosphere is grungy and comfy at the same time!
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One Drop Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: One Drop Brewing)

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! p>

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Modus Operandi on Pupsy

Modus Operandi on Pupsy

(Photo: Modus Operandi)

Brewery outside Inner West, does that even exist? There are few and Modus Operandi is definitely one to visit if you are up at the Northern Beaches. Located conveniently in the heart of Mona Vale, it is easy to access. Your pup is likely to be greeted by the local Labrador “brewdog”, Stout?
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Nomad Brewing on Pupsy

Nomad Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: Nomad)

Nomad is another Northern Beaches favourite brewhouse. They summarise their attitude towards the four legged customers by “more tails at the brewery the better”. Mouth watering beers, casual dog friendly indoor & outdoor areas and a local “beaches” crowd. Hard to resist!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Riverside Brewing on Pupsy

Riverside Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: Riverside)

Riverside is the only dog friendly craft brewery further out in the west. The brewery is taking their name from the views of the Darling Mills Creek in North Parramatta. Riverside is dedicated to brew 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

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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. And this of course includes the furrier members as well. Try the all time favourite Convict Lager while your pup is relaxing at your feet, inside or outside.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Sauce Brewing on Pupsy

Sauce Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: @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. Cool warehouse building hiding from the main roads with an outside sitting area you and your dog will both love!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Stockade Brewing on Pupsy

Stockade Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: Stockade)

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 friends in a meanwhile (humans & pups that is).
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Wayward Brewing Co. on Pupsy

The Wayward Brewing Co. on Pupsy

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Now what’s better than a dog friendly pub for a beer loving dog owner? That’s right, a dog friendly brewery! Wayward Brewing was actually built with our furry friends in mind. They wanted to make sure from the beginning that it is inclusive to all, including our dogs. The selection of craft beers on offer is simply amazing! From award winning favourites to single batch brews only available at the brewery. Must, must, must!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Wildflower Brewing on Pupsy

Wildflower Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: Wildflower)

Wildflower is focused on fermenting beers with a mixed 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. We recommend you to add Wildflower in your “brew crawl” list with your dog!
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Young Henrys Brewing on Pupsy

Young Henrys Brewing on Pupsy

(Photo: @pupsy)

Young Henrys is one of the most famous craft breweries in Sydney and not only in our books but also with the likes of 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. Their Newtowner is the all time favourite drop to try out.
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

Yullis Brews on Pupsy

Yullis Brews on Pupsy

(Photo: Yulli’s Brews)

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?
Click below for more info, opening hours, reviews, map & directions

 

 

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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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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