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Find out where can you take your pooch out to eat, drink and get comfy in Newcastle

Your dog's must-have guide to Newcastle.

Listen in pooches! This is your must-have guide to Newcastle. Explore dog-friendly cafes, bars, and pubs across Newcastle with our detailed list of where you can take your furry friend!


Autumn Rooms
You’re always certain to find at least one dog lounging around out the front of the Autumn Rooms, meaning that your pup will have plenty of social time!
Where: 127 Darby St, Cooks Hill
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Blue Door Kiosk
If you’re after a leisurely brunch or just need a quick caffeine or brekkie fix, the team at Blue Door Kiosk at Merewether are happy to have you and your four-legged friend!
Where: Cnr Watkins St & John Pde, Merewether
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Café Inu
If you’re wondering where the name Café Inu comes from, well, the word INU means dog in Japanese! Your furry friends are most welcome to accompany you at the outside tables any time of the day
Where: 43 Denison St, Carrington
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Clarendon Hotel
The Clarendon absolutely love dogs! Their entire courtyard is pet-friendly, they even have a designated puppy bar, where the pups can grab themselves a cold drink with their owners. 
Where: 347 Hunter St, Newcastle
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Customs House Hotel
This iconic venue welcomes doggos into their beer garden area on the ground floor (as long as they’re on a leash at all times). Need a water bowl? Ask one of the staff and they’ll get it sorted for you.
Where: 1 Bond St, Newcastle
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East End Hub
These guys love doggo visits! With plenty of outdoor seating, a coastal breeze, and water bowls, it’s one of East End’s best dog-friendly venues.
Where: 3/3 King St, Newcastle
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Edmonds & Co
This cafe is right across the road from Pacific Park, and dogs are welcome at their outdoor tables. Edmonds & Co have also been known to do a puppacino or two!
Where: 14 Pacific St, Newcastle
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Goodfriends Eatery
Good Produce. Good Times. Good Vibes. Good Life = good for doggos!
Where: 144 Union St, The Junction
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Ka-fey Cafe
The cafe on Hunter Street is big on fermented foods and big on you bringing your pooches in for a visit! Stroll along Hunter Street for some window shopping and stop in at Ka-fey Cafe for your human caffeine hit as well as doggo puppachinos and dog beer!
Where: 148 Hunter St, Newcastle
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Lambton Park Hotel
This family-friendly suburb is even dog-friendly with the local pub, the Lambton Park Hotel allowing dogs to come into the covered deck area.
Where: 19A Morehead St, Lambton
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Maryville Tavern
Their outdoor beer garden is sure to be a winner for you and your four-legged friend!
Where: 71 Lewis St, Maryville
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Modus Merewether
One of Newcastle's most spectacular venues, Modus Merewether not only has a massive line up of craft beer fresh from the tanks, awesome foodie menu, they also welcome your pups. 
Where: 20 Merewether St, Merewether
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Cocktails by the harbour with your pooch? Can it get any better?
Where: 1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle
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Newcastle Flower Markets
So, these guys do puppacinos…need I say more?
Where: 1 Rural Dr, Sandgate
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One Picket Fence
100% pupper friendly with heaters cranking out the front to ensure you and your furry friends stay warm and cosy!
Where: 5/335 Wharf Rd, Newcastle
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Onyx Espresso
Pull up out the front or head out to the huge courtyard. With plenty of water bowls, tie-up points, and of course, puppycinos! 
Where: 191 Maitland Rd, Mayfield
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Perry the Feeder
As well as serving their killer toasties, Perry The Feeder also makes for the perfect place to take your cute-as-hell pups, with their lush courtyard area being open to everyone.
Where: 53 Maitland Rd, Mayfield East
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Queens Wharf Hotel
This iconic harbourside venue can be enjoyed by all – even the doggos! The venue is dog-friendly on the Wharf & Boardwalk as long as they are on the lead at all times.
Where: 150 Wharf Rd, Newcastle
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The corner café at the Junction loves hosting your furry friends in their outdoor area.
Where: 52 Glebe Rd, The Junction
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The Barn at Adamstown
This corner café is always busy and with an outdoor seating area and even locally made Koda chomps available for purchase; it’s the perfect spot for all!
Where: 30 Narara Rd, Adamstown
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The Happy Wombat
Feel at home with a quality craft beer, tasty bites, and puppy cuddles. 
Where: 575 Hunter St, Newcastle West
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The Family Hotel
Located on Hunter Street, the Family Hotel calls itself the ‘pub for everyone’ and they’re not lying! Just over a month ago, they hosted their annual ‘dog day afternoon’, partnering with Dog Rescue Newcastle with a focus on adopting dogs.
Where: 635 Hunter St, Newcastle
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The Greenroof
This Hamilton favourite has a huge outdoor dining and drinking area and they’re stoked to welcome your dogs in too!
Where: 71 Tudor St, Hamilton
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The Young St Hotel
This Carrington go-to is a favourite amongst the doggos!
Where: 132 Young St, Carrington
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Lake Macquarie

Cafe Napoleon
Well known as the dog friendliest cafe in the Warner’s Bay Area. Cafe Napoleon is actually named after the owners late dog ‘Napoleon’, they also have a dog wall of fame featuring snaps of our doggo regulars, we are a part of donations to dog rescue Newcastle, we also we provide complimentary puppucinos and treaties to all our fur friends, lots of pats and lots of love.
Where: 5/87 King St Warner’s Bay 
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Mateys at The Esplanade
This cute caravan on The Esplanade at Warners Bay loves visits from your four-legged friends! Why not go for a stroll along the Warners Bay circuit and pop into Matey's for a coffee hit afterwards?
Where: 568 The Esp, Warners Bay
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Table 1 Espresso 
Table 1 Espresso is situated along the Warners Bay Esplanade. With an insane menu and top-notch coffee, and you’re encouraged to bring your pooch along!
Where: 450 The Esplanade, Warners Bay
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The Royal Crown Hotel at Dudley
This Dudley favourite is perfect for the pooches because guess what? They even have their own dog food menu!
Where: 94 Ocean St, Dudley
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