Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants In North Norfolk

Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants In North Norfolk

North Norfolk is the perfect location for a coastal escape away. Its abundance of beautiful scenery, long walks and dog-friendly accommodation options means its also a great destination to bring your furry friend along for the adventure, after all they do make up part of the family.

If you are bringing your dog to one of our luxury North Norfolk holiday cottages, its handy to know where all the best restaurants are that welcome dogs are located. As a region of animal lovers, there is a wide selection of places to stop for a bite to eat together, below you’ll find a few of our favourite pubs and restaurants, both located on the Norfolk coast and inland, that we highly recommend for those visiting the area.

The King’s Head, Holt

Located on the high street of Holt, this gastro pub is a great pub to visit if you are staying in our holiday cottage, which are located just a few miles walk away or under a 5 minute drive. The King’s Head serves a wide selection of food throughout the day, including traditional pub classics. The pub also has an open fire and conservatory, both of which can be enjoyed while you are eating or drinking a local pint. This particular pub is well known for serving Norfolk Brewhouse beers, which are all created from Hingham, just 6 miles up the road.

The pub welcomes dogs and you only need look at the TripAdvisor reviews to see that the staff are very welcoming and accommodating to dogs and often give out treats!

The Buckinghamshire Arms, Blickling

Enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, The Buckinghamshire Arms is located just off the Blickling Estate, one of the regions National Trust and Stately homes (read more here about the National trust properies to visit in North Norfolk). The pub is more commonly known as the Bucks Arms and welcomes dogs in the garden, bar and part of restaurant all year round. The pub is tastefully decorated within with a nod to its history as a 17th century coaching inn to the Blickling Estate.

After exploring the grounds and the neighbouring town of Aylsham, enjoy a freshly cooked meal within relaxing surroundings. The pub also hosts seasonal events throughout the year relating to those which are held within the Estate. If you are hoping to visit the Bucks after one of these events, we would highly recommend booking in advance.

Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants In North Norfolk
Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants In North Norfolk

The Golden Fleece, Wells-next-the-sea

Located on the beautiful Quayside of Wells-next-the-sea, The Golden Fleece is the perfect place to stop and enjoy not only the stunning surroundings but also experience some of the freshest sea food and seasonal dishes in North Norfolk. As the pub welcomes dog on leads its a great location to stop and refuel after walking around Wells beach or the nearby Holkham Hall.  Food is served frequently throughout the week during lunch, evening meals and during the weekend.

The Dun Cow, Salthouse

With unbeatable views across the saltmarshes and the North Norfolk coast, the Dun Cow is a must for high quality, local food and a dog friendly environment. The large garden and wood burner offers both an area for your dog to get some exercise and a spot to curl up by the fire whilst you enjoy your meal.

Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants In North Norfolk
Dog Friendly Pubs and Restaurants In North Norfolk

The White Horse, Blakeney

Cosy and full of character, the White Horse is a dog friendly pub located close to the Blakeney Quay. Complete with a wide and varied menu of seafood, pub classics and unusual specials, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy. The pub is perfectly positioned for you to relax and catch your breath after a morning of seal spotting and exploring the local nature reserve, take a look at our guide for the best places to visit the seals in North Norfolk if this sounds like something you would like to do.

The Garden Terrace Café, Holt Garden Centre

Not to forget our very own offering of dog friendly restaurant, The Garden Terrace Café which is located within the Holt Garden Centre and even offers canine treats on the menu. Throughout the warmer months your furry friend can enjoy a local selection of canine pupsicles to help them cool down after their walk and shopping with you within the garden centre.

As you can see North Norfolk offers a wide and varied selection of dog-friendly restaurants throughout the region, offering you a place to relax and unwind together after exploring. The diverse selection also means that no matter where you are staying, there is often a restaurant or pub located close by that will also welcome your furry friend with our Norfolk charm. If you would like any more information our our North Norfolk holiday cottages, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

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