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Dog friendly eateries

When it comes to meal times there's no need to leave the pooch behind.

We have chosen a selection of eateries in and around Rock, Polzeath and Port Isaac, where your dog will be made to feel as welcome as you.


The Blue Tomato

The Blue Tomato welcomes dogs on the outside terrace. With stunning views across the estuary to Padstow it's the perfect place to relax and refuel after a long walk.

Rock, North Cornwall Sit back and admire the views across to Padstow

The Mariners

Overlooking the Camel Estuary there is no better place to while away the afternoon than at The Mariners. Headed up by Nathan Outlaw in collaboration with Sharp's Brewery, the menu is full of the best local produce. The terrace and downstairs bar are both dog-friendly.

Rock, North Cornwall Work up an appetite on the beautiful long stretch of beach between Rock and Daymer Bay

The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn is a popular choice with those looking to rest their weary feet after a long stomp through the sand dunes. Dogs are allowed both inside the restaurant and out on the terrace.

Rock, North Cornwall Choose a seat on the elevated terrace and watch as the boats sail past


TJ's Surf Café

Breathe in the fresh sea air on the terrace at TJ's Surf Café. The café welcomes dogs on leads and even has a doggy menu on offer, so your pooch can dine with you.

Polzeath, North Cornwall Your dog will love running on the sand and splashing in the sea

The Oyster Catcher

The Oyster Catcher is perched above Polzeath, with great views across the beach. A lively pub, serving classic pub food, the Oyster Catcher welcomes dogs both inside and on the large balcony overlooking the ocean.

Polzeath, North Cornwall Enjoy a local tipple as you watch the surfers at Polzeath beach

The Waterfront

The Waterfront commands one of the best views in Polzeath. Whether it's an afternoon coffee or a sundowner cocktail, dogs are welcome in the bar area at all times.

Polzeath, North Cornwall Indulge in some people watching from the balcony at The Waterfront

Port Isaac

The Mote

Situated in the heart of Port Isaac, The Mote focuses on local produce served in a friendly environment. Soak up the bustling atmosphere of this historic fishing port, from one of the sheltered outside tables. Dogs are welcome in the downstairs area and outside.

Port Isaac, North Cornwall Mingle with the locals at this charming Port Isaac pub

The Golden Lion

The Golden Lion is a beautiful 18th Century pub, full of original character and charm. On a winters day grab a seat by the fire, in the cosy bar or on a sunny day take in the views across the harbour from the balcony. Dogs are welcome in the ground floor bar area.

The Golden Lion, Port Isaac Watch as the fisherman bring in their daily catch, from the balcony at The Golden Lion

The Slipway

Right in the heart of Port Isaac, The Slipway welcomes dogs in the bar area and in the outside covered terrace. Serving a host of Cornish classics, it's a great place to sample the local fare.

Port Isaac, North Cornwall Sample a delicious cream tea at The Slipway

Port Gaverne Hotel & Restaurant

The Port Gaverne Hotel & Restaurant is just moments from the beach, serving local seafood and ales. Both the bar and restaurant are dog-friendly. New this year is the Pilchards Café. With indoor and outdoor dog-friendly areas, this quirly café serves a daily changing tapas menu.

Port Gaverne, North Cornwall Port Gaverne is a tiny, peaceful cove just around the corner from Port Isaac

St Kew

St Kew Inn

Built in the 15th Century, the St Kew Inn is nestled within the beautiful Parish of St Kew. Dogs are welcome in the bar and restaurant and there's a large beer garden, perfect for a lazy afternoon drink or post walk doze for your four-legged friend.

St Kew Inn, North Cornwall The St Kew Inn is a traditional village pub in a tranquil setting

If you're travelling with your furry friend we have a large selection of dog-friendly homes. Take a look at our Top 5 dog friendly properties.

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