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Dog friendly pubs in Devon

If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a meal, you’ll be spoiled for choice with dog friendly pubs in Devon. The county is full of delicious pubs, restaurants and cafés. Each has a very warm welcome waiting for you and your furry dining companion.

The MyPawsOn community have been busy finding all the best places to eat in the area. You won’t need to leave your pet behind if you choose to dine in any one of these wonderful places. Make sure you visit the food and drink finder to discover the full selection of fantastic dog friendly pubs, cafés and restaurants.

people and their dog in a beer garden in Devon

Dog friendly pubs in Devon

There are so many incredible dog friendly pubs in Devon that you can grab a drink or two and a cracking meal in. In and around Exeter, you really are spoiled for choice. 16th century The Lamb Inn has a stunning sheltered outdoor space, perfect for a summer meal with your pooch.

Teign House Inn is a lovely country pub with a great range of beers. You’ll have a wonderful meal in the fabulously named Lazy Toad, and the Old Thatch Inn is an atmospheric pub with an amazing menu. We’re sure you’ll love The Royal Oak Inn in Withypool, The New Inn in Roborough, and The Masons Arms in Knowstone with its Michelin star food and service too.

In Torquay, we recommend a visit to The Devon Arms to check out their traditional pub vibe and live music nights. You might also want to visit The Swan Inn with its lovely beer garden in Dawlish, and the scrumptious seafood in The Elizabeth Inn near Newton Abbot.

In Honiton, we’re sure you’ll love the food and the friendly atmosphere in The Railway, Awliscombe Inn, and The Holt, which specialises in home-smoked food. Dartmouth also has some delicious dog friendly pubs for you to relax in. The Dartmouth Arms, The Ship In Dock Inn and The Floating Bridge are all sensational places to eat.

dog sitting on the beach looking at the waves in Devon

Coastal pubs

If you’re staying on Devon’s south coast, there are lots of places we think you should try. Try The Old Chapel Inn,  The Sloop Inn, The Globe Inn, The Cricket Inn, and the Pig’s Nose Inn. These are all fantastic places to share a meal and relax. Utter perfection after a day spent playing and walking on the beach with your dog.

On the north coast of Devon, there are lots more pubs for you to choose from. The Thatched Inn, the Inn on the Quay, The Beaver Inn and The White Hart Inn are all fabulous. You’ll also love the views and the vintage games room in The Pig On The Hill. The Thatch looks stunning, and serves up delicious food, and you’ll have a wonderful meal in The Pyne Arms,  Ye Olde Globe Inn, and The Sawmill Inn.

Dog friendly cafés in Devon

If you’re looking for a lighter meal or lunchtime snack, there are lots of dog friendly cafés you can visit. On Devon’s north coast, pop into Susie’s Tea Rooms, the Sea Breeze Ice Cream and Coffee Shop, Larkstone Café, Hele Cornmill and Tea Room, or Charlie Friday’s Coffee Shop.

The Gateway Tea Rooms always have amazing ice creams available to customers in Moretonhampstead. If you’re in Torquay, you might also want to try the Meadfood Beach Café or The Singing Kettle Tea Rooms.

dog sitting on a chair in a dog friendly pub in Devon

Dog friendly restaurants

You can also relax and enjoy an extended meal, and a drink or two, in any of the fantastic dog friendly restaurants in Devon. There are lots to choose from, but here are a few of the MyPawsOn favourites.

The Feathers Hotel is close to the beach and has lots of entertainment for you and your dog. Test your knowledge in their quiz nights, or enjoy the live music. Or, you can pay a visit to the family run Dolphin Hotel for some classic British pub food.

You’ll really enjoy a meal at the countryside Portsmouth Arms Hotel. Or, try The Seagate Hotel that overlooks the impressive river. If you’re a seafood fan, you’ll not want to miss the opportunity to grab a meal in the delicious Hele Billy’s Bar and Restaurant.

There are so many places to eat with your dog right by your side. You’ll not have to leave your pet in your holiday accommodation when you go out. Devon is an incredibly dog friendly part of the world. Sit them with you and enjoy a delicious meal.

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