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Dog Friendly Pubs in Norfolk

Published date: December 2018

Dog Friendly Pubs in Norfolk

Staycations have become very popular in recent years, with many people choosing to holiday in Norfolk. Attracted by its beautiful coastline, quaint market towns, the Norfolk Broads and the fine City of Norwich, there is so much to see and do in the region. If you are visiting the county or are lucky enough to live in Norfolk and have a dog, you will probably want to know some good places to eat and drink with your four-legged companion.

Fortunately, there is no shortage of dog-friendly pubs in Norfolk, whether you are looking for a cooling summer drink, warming winter tipple, or some delicious locally sourced food. Here are details of some of the best dog friendly pubs in Norfolk......

The Red Lion – Cromer

Dogs are welcome in the bar and lounge and are also allowed to stay overnight in some rooms. Located on the beautiful North Norfolk coast, The Red Lion overlooks Cromer Pier and is a great destination offering excellent food come summer or winter.

Brook Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HD

Tel: 01263 514964

Ringland Swan – Ringland

Ringland Swan is situated right by the River Wensum and dogs can often be seen cooling down in the river during the warmer months; the perfect place to stop and refuel. Dogs are allowed in the bar area.

The Street, Ringland, Norwich, Norfolk, NR8 6AB

Tel: 01603 869014

The White Horse - Overstrand

Dogs are welcome in the bar at The White Horse, in the beer garden and some rooms allow dogs to stay overnight. This lovely Norfolk coastal pub is located just a stone’s throw from the beach, so a great place to visit before or after a coastal dog walk.

34, High Street, Overstrand, Norfolk, NR27 0AB

Tel: 01263 579237

The White Horse Inn - Neatishead

Dogs are allowed in all the bar areas of The White Horse Inn, a pub that is around a 10-minute drive from Waxham, a lovely dog friendly beach.

The Street, Neatishead, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8AD

Tel: 01692 630828

The Maltsters - Ranworth

The Maltsters is a family run dog-friendly pub popular with those who enjoy a drink with their four-legged friends. Close to the Norfolk Broads, this pub is frequented by both locals and those holidaying in the area.

The Hill, Ranworth, Norfolk, NR13 6AB

Tel: 01603 270900

Acle Bridge Inn - Acle

Dogs are welcome at Acle Bridge Inn, which is a handy pub for those who are holidaying on the Norfolk Broads, with its ample moorings.

Old Road, Acle, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 3AT

Tel: 01493 750288

The Cellar House - Eaton

The Cellar House is 4 miles from Norwich’s city centre and has dog-friendly areas around the bar as well as a large garden for furry visitors.

2 Eaton Street, Eaton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7AB

Tel: 01603 454511

The Old Ram - Tivetshall St Mary

The Old Ram is a dog-friendly pub on the Ipswich Road and allows dogs on leads in the bar area. They are also permitted to stay in some rooms overnight, with their owners.  

Ipswich Road, Tivetshall St Mary, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2DE

Tel: 01379 676794

The Victoria Inn - Holkham

This family-run pub is dog-friendly and just a few minutes’ walk from Holkham Beach and Holkham Hall. Enjoy locally sourced food and drink with your dog by your side; a stunning location, both inside and out.

Park Road, Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1RG

Tel: 01328 711008

The Golden Fleece – Wells-next-the-Sea

This pub in Wells-next-the-Sea is dog friendly and is located right on the quay in this beautiful coastal town. You and your pooch can enjoy some of the most spectacular views along the North Norfolk coast, across the harbour, marshes and out to sea. A great place to refuel, before or after a long coastal walk with your four-legged companion.

18 The Quay, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AH

Tel: 01328 710 650

The Ship Inn - Mundesley

Overlooking the North Sea on the Norfolk coast, The Ship Inn has breath-taking sea views and is one of the oldest pubs in Norfolk. Enjoy fresh locally-sourced food in the bar area, alongside your dog.

21 Beach Road, Mundesley, Norfolk, NR11 8BQ

Tel: 01263 722671

The Whalebone Freehouse - Norwich

The Whalebone Freehouse is located a couple of miles north of Norwich’s city centre in the area affectionately known as the Platinum Triangle. It’s a dog friendly pub (dogs are to be kept on leads) and has a large dog treat jar behind the bar for visiting mutts. A great place for a city centre pit stop, for both dog and owner.

144 Magdalen Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 4BA

Tel: 01603 425482

Kings Head – Holt

Located in the picturesque North Norfolk town of Holt, The Kings Head is a traditional pub with a roaring fire in the winter and terrace area for the warmer months. Serving a great selection of food all year round, the Kings Head is a dog friendly pub in the heart of this quaint and delightful Norfolk town.

19 High Street, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BN

Tel: 01263 712543

The Lobster – Sheringham

Situated on Sheringham’s bustling high street, The Lobster welcomes dogs. A stone’s throw from the beach, this pub is the perfect destination after a long coastal walk.  

13 High Street, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8JP

Tel: 01263 822716

The Dog – Ludham

The Dog at Ludham is a dog friendly pub close to the Norfolk Broads and 10 miles from the dog-friendly beach of Winterton-on-Sea.

Johnsons Street, Ludham, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 5NY

Tel: 01692 630321

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