The 7 Best Dog-Friendly Pubs in Newcastle according to Google reviews

These are seven of the best places for a pint with your pooch in the North East, according to Google reviews

Newcastle is home to a very unique nightlife and pub culture that expands far and wide through the city.

But sharing that experience with a pet can be even better, with seven of these pubs providing a perfect pup and pint experience.


Located just moments away from Quayside, Redhouse offers up a traditional pub aesthetic, with real ales and handmade pies.

It also offers a place to bring dogs, with one reviewer saying the dog-friendly place would “bring a bowl for the dog”.

The pub also provides a selection of coffees, beers and foods.

The Bridge Tavern

Another place marked by one Google review as a “great dog friendly pub,” The Bridge Tavern has been listed as one of the best places in the region to bring a pup.

Responding to a question posed by one user on whether dogs were allowed, The Bridge Tavern said: “Yes we do - dogs are very welcome.”

The Bridge Tavern offers up a great host of beers and spirits as well as a comfortable atmosphere close to the River Tyne.

City Tavern

Another tavern for the list, City Tavern provides a dog-friendly environment with classy, homely aesthetics and a range alcohols.

Decor and surrounding is just as important as the pint on offer, which has impressed Google reviewers.

One wrote: “Dog friendly. Awesome looking bar, interiors are on point, fab decor, worth a visit just for a butchers alone.”

The Town Mouse

A lovely local pub opening seven days a week, The Town Mouse welcomes dogs and punters alike.

One Google reviewer wrote: “Lovely warm welcome, dog-friendly, great beer choice can’t ask or much more!”

It’s hard to think of a better blend than dog-friendly places with a good pint and a warm welcome.

The Punch Bowl

Further up the road from the City Centre and in toward Jesmond, The Punch Bowl marks another dog-friendly location.

The usual setlist of positives was provided in one Google review, which read: “Nice atmosphere, dog-friendly, great selection of drinks, friendly service, great selection of meals.”

The Head of Steam Quayside

Another trip down to Quayside for its lovely views and dog-friendly pubs, with The Head of Steam Quayside offering a nice blend of good pints and great views.

Plenty of Google reviews were quick to praise the dog-friendly establishment, with the bar located just around the corner from The Hooch.

A perfect chance to take the dog out for a walk in the idyllic Quayside atmosphere and pop in for a pint on the way home.

Urban Garden by Brewdog

Another treat for those on the Quayside, Urban Garden by Brewdog offers more than IPAs and marks itself as a lovely, open-aired establishment.

Plenty of seating just a stone’s throw away from the River Tyne mark the location as a perfect one for those wanting a pint with their dog in a good atmosphere.

Food and drinks are on offer at the establishment, with a wide variety to choose from.