Dog Friendly Pubs, places to eat, dog friendly

Dog Friendly Pubs & Cafe’s

Dog friendly Pubs, Cafe’s & Tea Rooms

Please find below a list of dog friendly pubs in the North West. If you have any reviews or comments on your visit, please let us know.

The Holts Arms BillingeThe Holts Arms – Billinge

Address: Crank Road, Wigan, Billinge, WN5 7DT
Tel: 01695 628006
This pub allows well-behaved, clean and quiet dogs in the bar area. Lots of walks in the area. Amazing food and even has a dog menu.



signThe Victoria Inn – Earlstown

Address: 322, Wargrave Road, Earlestown, WA12 8EP
Tel: 01925 224493

Massive beer garden. Dogs welcome in all areas of the pub. Nicely decorated.



ship inn rainhillThe Ship Inn – Rainhill

Address: 804, Warrington Road , Rainhill, L35 6PE
Tel: 0151 426 4165

Newly refurbished pub. Dogs are welcome at the back part of the pub up the three small steps. Dog treats are available along with bowls of water and the staff are very friendly.



prince william daltonThe Prince William, Dalton near Parbold.

Address: Beacon Lane, Dalton, WN8 7RU
Tel: 01695 623989

A Robinson’s pub serving good food, good beer and good cheer. There is an extensive beer garden and children’s playground together with an outside patio area. Dogs are welcome inside and outside the pub and well behaved dogs usually get a free gravy bone (or small piece of roast beef on Sundays). We visited here at the end of June and were made very welcome, they made a fuss of Dexter and the food was served quickly.


beacon dalton

The Beacon – Dalton

Address: Beacon Lane, Dalton, West Lancashire, WN8 7RR
Tel: 01695 622771
Excellent pub which has been in current ownership for just over 16 months. Landlord jokingly hates dogs but all are welcome big and small. Always have dog bowl for water and supply’s free treats! Large beer garden , excellent bar menu and specials, restaurant (not dog friendly) upstairs is superb for food.



blacarresarmsThe Balcarres Arms –  Haigh

1 Copperas Lane, Haigh, Aspull, WN2 1LB
Tel: 01942 833018

Quaint old world cobbled pub located in walking distance from picturesque Haigh country park. Great wines, cask ales, beer and food. A country pub located at the entrance of Haigh Hall Country Park. Haigh hall has acre’s of woodland footpaths and a childrens play area all of which is dog friendly. Only a 5 minute walk to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal so a great place for local walks in the area with ample car parking space. Open fires are always burning in the winter months and give a cosy feel from the moment you walk in.



The Jolly Thresher – Lymm
229 Higher Lane, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0RN
Tel – 01925 752 265

The perfect haven for relaxed drinking and dining. Our freshly prepared menu features a mix of popular traditional British dishes alongside some modern European ideas. We have always been made to feel welcome here, biscuits for the dog and a lovely cosy corner with a real fire for you and your companion..




spread-eaglelymmThe Spread Eagle, Lymm

47 Eagle Brow, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0AG Tel: 01925 757 467

A traditional old pub in the centre of a picturesque village in rural Cheshire. A popular location for walkers, dog owners and cyclists as the Trans Pennine trail runs through the village.



swan-with-two-nicksThe Swan with Two Nicks – Altrincham

Park Lane,  Little Bollington,
Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4TJ. Tel: 0161 928 2914

Step inside and you’ll find rustic beams, a huge selection of premium real ales and a great range of freshly-cooked food – including old favourites, snacks, salads, steaks and daily fish specials – accompanied by a brilliant collection of carefully-chosen wines – the aromas of roaring log fires in winter with dogs at the hearth, alfresco drinks and snacks on a summer’s evening.




The Riverside Cafe – Grasmere

Grasmere, The Lake District Cumbria.

Lovely Riverside cafe with a patio area beside the river for friendly dogs. Staff were attentive, food reasonably priced and delicious selection of cakes. They brought us a bowl of water and a treat for our dog Dexter. Lovely village and why not enjoy the amazing Gingerbread at Sarah Nelsons.




crosby-tear-roomThe Crosby Tea Rooms – Crosby

185A College Road, Crosby, L23 3AT
Tel: 0151 3451212

Located on College Road in Crosby, within walking distance of Crosby Beach and the train station. We are dog friendly and allow well behaved dogs into the premises to enjoy a bowl of water or specially brewed doggy  iced tea. Doggy cupcakes are coming soon. We wouldn’t want your lovely pooch feeling left out.


freshfield-formbyThe Freshfield in Formby

Massam’s Ln, Formby L37 7BD

Affectionately known as ‘The Freshie’, this pub was recently named one of the best four pubs in the country. The shabby chic real ale house, with no less than 14 real ales on the bar, also serves up a wide selection of pub grub!



lakeside-inn-southportThe Lakeside Inn Southport

Tel: 01704 530173
The Promenade Marine LakeSouthport PR9 0HJ

Britain’s smallest pub, The Lakeside on Southport’s promenade is a unique boozer. Dogs are allowed outside. Very handy location if visiting  Southport. A very cosy atmosphere inside with good friendly service. Still in the Guiness book of records holder for the smallest freestanding pub in Britain. Great reviews on Trip Advisor.



ship-inn-ormskirkThe Ship Inn Ormskirk

6 Rosemary Lane, Haskayne, Ormskirk, L39 7JP

Built in 1750, The Ship Inn was the first canal side hostelry on the Leeds / Liverpool ship canal. Owners say ‘Dogs are no problem and welcome inside our garden or in our wardroom and snug area.’ They offer a fantastic range of food and drink, a great atmosphere, and the best beer garden around.





The Maltings Pub Warrington

Bewsey Old Hall, Bewsey Farm Close, Warrington, WA5 9PB
Tel: 01925 638201
Just on the edge of Sankey Valley park which is part of the Trans Pennine trail. Dog friendly and they provide bowls of water. Great dog friendly pub with brilliant food and great value for money! Right in the park for a lovely walk before or after.



Badry's, Grasmere, dog friendly pubs, cafe, places in the lakes, dog friendlyBaldry’s Tea Room Grasmere, Cumbria

Lake District National Park, Red Lion Square, Grasmere, Ambleside LA22 9SP
A really lovely little Cafe we recently discovered, Lovely cakes and a great cup of coffee. The staff were friendly and brought us some dog biscuits for our dog. The food looked delicious too.
Chesters1Chesters by the River,  Skelwith Bridge, Cumbria
Bright, modern cafe with riverside deck, serving homemade lunch, wood-fired pizza and classic cakes. Very dog friendly, dogs are allowed inside. Amazing choice of cakes and food. We just love it here. A lovely walk up to Loughrigg opposite the Talbot Arms (free parking on the road) then a trip to Chesters, perfect!
Address: Lake District National Park, Skelwith Bridge, Cumbria LA22 9N