Whether you’re visiting Suffolk for the first time, or are a frequent visitor, or resident, it’s nice to know where you can go with your pets. Suffolk has a wide range of Dog Friendly Pubs dotted all over. While some request that you keep your pets in the outside garden or terrace area, many allow pets inside the pub as well. Here is a selection of pubs across Suffolk which allow pets either in the pub or in the garden.
The The Sorrell Horse Inn in Woodbridge offers an open door policy to pets. Well behaved dogs are allowed in the pub, and the pub features an outdoor garden area open to both people and pets. The Griffin Inn in Yoxford allows dogs in the public bar and garden, however, they do ask that you not bring your pets into the restaurant area. The Red Lion in Needham Market allows well behaved dogs.
In Bury St. Edmunds, The White Horse allows dogs in the pub and garden areas, though not in the inn rooms. Also in Bury, The Bush has a well behaved dogs allowed policy in the pub. Ipswich pub The White Horse at Tattingstone has both an open pet policy in the pub as well as featuring a garden which is dog friendly. Also in Ipswich, The Greyhound allows well behaved dogs.
Anchor Inn in Nayland has a terraced area where pets are welcome. The Inn, however, is pet free. The Bildestone Crown allows well behaved dogs in the pub, as does The Kings Head Inn in Orford, which allows dogs in both the pub, and in rooms. The Cock Inn in Polstead is also a good place for pets, with dogs allowed in the pub rhubarb candle.
In Lindsey, The Lindsey Rose allows well behaved dogs. The Cherry Tree in Belchamp St. Paul allows dogs, excepting during meal times. The same rule applies at The George and Dragon in Long Melford, where dogs are allowed as long as food isn’t being served. Crown Hotel in Southwold allows dogs in the bar areas, but not in the rooms or dining areas. The George in Cavendish has a terrace which is pet friendly, though dogs are not allowed in the pub itself.
Woodbridge’s The Ship Inn is dog friendly, as is The Angel Inn Wangford (though dogs are not allowed in the rooms). Royal Oak Inn in Framlingham has an open door policy for pets, as does the Butley Oyster in Rendlesham. Finally, The Brantham Bull in Manningtree has a great garden which is pet friendly, though they do ask that you be sure and clean up after them!