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Pints and Pups – Newcastle’s best dog-friendly pubs

Four of the best dog-friendly pubs across the North East where you and your furry friend can unwind.

Written by High Life North
Published 11.09.2020

By Faith Richardson

There’s nothing nicer than enjoying a quiet afternoon in the pub, and it’s even better when your favourite four-legged friend can join you, so we’ve found four of the best dog-friendly pubs across the North East where you and your furry friend can unwind.

The Brandling Villa

Considered a dog-friendly haven across the region, The Brandling Villa isn’t just dog friendly, it’s essentially a pub for dogs where humans are also welcome. They do the most amazing burgers and loaded fries, have a full veggie and vegan menu, and even have a food and drink menu specifically for dogs too – personally, our pups are a big fan of their Sunday dinner.

The Green Man

Not only is it super dog friendly, but it’s also sustainably focussed too, helping to fund a range of environmental charities whilst also only stocking products – including their beers and gins – that are made 100% locally. There’s even treats and doggy beers ready and waiting to make sure your pooches feel just as at home as you do.

Grannie Annies

Dog-friendly and perfectly located near the beach and park so you can pop in after a walk, they have a pretty extensive menu including a traditional Sunday dinner. There’s even live music playing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, although it’s worth noting dogs have to vacate the pub after 8pm during the weekend – we can’t imagine they’d enjoy a sing-a-long as much as we do.

The Joiners Arms

The perfect puppy-pit stop after a long day out in Northumberland, The Joiners Arms is not only a very dog-friendly pub – but you and your canine companions can even stay the night if you want. They have delicious home-style cooking on the menu which is exactly what everyone needs after a blustery day out in the countryside, and best of all it’s all cooked with locally sourced, fresh ingredients. Their website even offers a walks and trails guide, so you can plan a full day out with your furry friend.


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