Best Dog Friendly Pubs in Cornwall

Hydrate with your canine companion by your side

Posted on 13-06-24, updated on 05-07-24By: Claire S. | 4 minute read

Discover Cornwall's best dog friendly pubs

Discover Cornwall's best dog friendly pubs

One of the wonderful things about holidaying in the UK is that your furry family member can join in on your adventures. You've found and booked the perfect cottage in Cornwall, and now your eagerly researching everything this beautiful region has to offer. Cornwall stands out as one of the most dog-friendly destinations in the UK, boasting beaches, accommodation, and entertainment where dogs are warmly welcomed.

It's only natural you'll want to include your four-legged friend when dining out or enjoying a drink after a refreshing coastal walk. To help you make the most of your time together, we've put together a list of our top 5 dog-friendly pubs in Cornwall where everyone—two-legged and four-legged—is greeted with open arms no matter the occasion.

The Cornish Arms, Padstow  ©Rebecca Hope

The Cornish Arms, Padstow ©Rebecca Hope

The Cornish Arms, Padstow

The Cornish Arms , a charming pub nestled in picturesque Padstow, invites you to enjoy real ales from St Austell Brewery and a simple yet classic pub menu that warmly welcomes all. Enjoy British classics like fish and chips, burgers, ham, egg and chips, or steak and ale pie. Perhaps you're in the mood for some quiet pints? Find comfort at the drinkers' bar where you can savour bar bites.

As winter sets in, cosy up by the fire after an invigorating coastal walk. Relish a Sunday roast featuring succulent Cornish beef with all the traditional trimmings. During those glorious summer months, unwind in the beer garden that's perfect for alfresco dining. Enjoy mouthwatering woodfired pizzas paired with something refreshing under the warm Cornish sunshine—ideal for leisurely evenings surrounded by nature's finest!

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Gurnards Head, Zennor  ©Gurnards Head

Gurnards Head, Zennor ©Gurnards Head

The Gurnard's Head, Zennor

Nestled perfectly between St. Ives and St. Just on Cornwall's breathtaking Atlantic coast, The Gurnard's Head is a dining pub that offers an unforgettable experience near the Minack Theatre, Zennor, Penzance, and Newlyn.

Bask in the serene beauty of one of Britain's most timeless landscapes, remarkably untouched through centuries. They take pride in supporting the local community by sourcing ingredients sustainably and pricing their offerings with locals at heart. Indulge in food you'll love—bursting with robust flavours and zest, meticulously prepared to showcase locally-sourced ingredients beautifully.

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The Ferry Boat Inn, Falmouth

The Ferry Boat Inn, Falmouth ©Ferry Boat Inn

The Ferry Boat Inn, Falmouth

Nestled in one of Cornwall's most enchanting spots, the Ferry Boat Inn boasts stunning views across Helford Passage. This charming pub is situated in an unspoilt cove, offering direct access to both the beach and water. Surrounded by local walks along the South Coast, including the nearby Trebah Garden.

With a rich history that spans 300 years, The Inn graces the North Helford Passage waterfront. Encircled by wooded banks and gentle fields, this location is truly a jewel of Cornwall. Just a stone's throw away lies Frenchman's Creek, which famously inspired Daphne Du Maurier's novel.

During winter months, find comfort at the open fire or unwind with a drink in their cosy bar. At The Ferry Boat Inn, food and drink take centre stage—the menu features home-made classics alongside delectable specialities crafted from farm-fresh produce straight to your table! Savour delicious pub fare like Mackerel Tacos or Chicken Schnitzel—and don't miss out on their Fish and Chips.

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The Plume of Feathers, Newquay

The Plume of Feathers, Newquay

The Plume of Feathers, Newquay

The Plume of Feathers, a 16th-century coaching inn, has been restored with great care and dedication. A part of the restaurant is uniquely positioned over a natural spring well, inviting you to peer into its depths through the glass—if you dare. Conveniently located between Newquay and Truro, just off the A30, The Plume of Feathers serves as an ideal base for exploring all that Cornwall has to offer. Whether it's the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, or the nearby beaches and shops, you'll find plenty to enjoy within easy reach. The kitchen proudly offers classic pub fare with a creative twist; dishes are inspired by seasonal changes and crafted from the finest local ingredients Cornwall provides.

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The Old Coastguard, Penzance

The Old Coastguard, Penzance

The Old Coastguard, Penzance

The Old Coastguard is a charming haven located on the edge of the beautiful fishing village of Mousehole, near Penzance. This delightful seaside inn offers visitors breathtaking views of Mount's Bay and St. Michael's Mount. What makes this place truly special is its warm, welcoming atmosphere that immediately puts you at ease.

Additionally, The Old Coastguard prides itself on serving delicious food made from fresh local ingredients; their menu showcases the best that Cornwall has to offer. Whether you're enjoying a meal on their sun-drenched terrace or sipping a drink by the fire in their cosy bar area, it's easy to see why so many people fall in love with this spot.

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Enjoy Cornwall's beaches with your canine companion

Enjoy Cornwall's beaches with your canine companion

Looking for more inspiration around Cornwall?

Next time you're wandering through the scenic landscapes or along the stunning seascapes of Cornwall, be sure to bring along your furry four-legged friend to one of these dog-friendly pubs that not only welcome dogs but also celebrate their presence! These establishments promise a wonderful opportunity for you and your canine companion to bond while enjoying some of the finest culinary experiences Cornwall has to offer. It's a win-win situation for all involved - good food, great company, and unforgettable memories with man's best friend.

If you're seeking a dog-friendly restaurant or searching for the best dining spots in Cornwall, why not explore our blogs for inspiration. Our "Things to Do in Cornwall" blog is thoughtfully crafted to help you navigate the many options this beautiful county has to offer.

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