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FOOD & DRINK

Sydney's Best Dog-Friendly Bars, Restaurants and Cafes

All of your friends — most importantly, those furry ones with four legs — are welcome at these friendly haunts.
By Concrete Playground
December 11, 2019
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Sydney's Best Dog-Friendly Bars, Restaurants and Cafes

All of your friends — most importantly, those furry ones with four legs — are welcome at these friendly haunts.
By Concrete Playground
December 11, 2019
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    Cricketers Arms Hotel

    Known more intimately as the Crix, this is the kind of local that will make you want to move into the area.

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    Norfolk Hotel

    Nailing the brief for a true-blue neighbourhood pub.

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    The Courthouse Hotel

    The unpretentious, grungy gem of Newtown with one of the finest outdoor courtyards in Sydney.

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    The Beresford Hotel

    A Surry Hills pub with one of the best courtyards in town.

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    The Grounds of Alexandria

    The Grounds is innovative, idealist and a little bit chic — in the best possible way.

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    Three Blue Ducks

    While Bronte could be dubbed Bondi’s shy kid sister, Three Blue Ducks borrows little from the quiet beach suburb’s gene pool.

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    The Paddo Inn

    Expect casual drinks and burgers in the front bar, and Matt Moran-created grill in the dining room.

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    Four Ate Five

    Yes, on the weekends you'll be hard pressed to bag a seat straightaway, but it's definitely worth waiting it out.

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    Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

    Stripy umbrellas, schoolyard benches and tres cute Breton-striped waitstaff add to the beachside charm.

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    The Henson

    An ex-dive bar is revived — and the best bit is that there's no novelty theme to fall back on.

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    The Duck Inn Pub & Kitchen

    Across from the Seymour Centre and hidden just out of view from the hustle of Cleveland Street is a real quacker of a pub.

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    Cuckoo Callay

    One train station cafe that's very worth your time.

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    The Bucket List

    Bondi Beach's favourite watering hole doesn't go into hibernation for the winter.

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    The Oxford Tavern

    This Petersham pub has reopened with a leafy beer garden and focus on craft beer.

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    The Winery

    Drinking classy means having a 'champagne bell' alert the waitstaff when your glass gets empty.

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    The Carrington

    Another old school pub gets new life.

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    Public House Petersham

    The Newington has had one helluva reno.

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    Single O Surry Hills

    This Surry Hills coffee stalwart now has self-serve filter on tap.

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    The Erko

    This dog-friendly local is now all 'bout American barbecue.

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    The Newport

    Merivale's northern jewel in the crown.

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    The Grifter Brewing Co.

    Marrickville's home of watermelon pilsner.

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    Bourke Street Bakery Surry Hills

    Surry Hills' little corner bakery go-to — and the original BSB.

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    Three Blue Ducks Rosebery

    This big, bright outpost of a Bronte fave brings farm-to-table ethos and darn good coffee to Rosebery’s up-and-coming food precinct.

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    Cornersmith Annandale

    Marrickville's most sustainable cafe expands to Annandale.

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    The Golden Sheaf

    Double Bay's best beer garden.

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    No. 5 Restaurant and Bar

    Once a gemstone processing facility, now a local restaurant with a cosy fire, craft beer and a pooch area.

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    Wildflower Brewing & Blending

    Marrickville's barrel-aged wild beer brewery and bar.

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    Cuckoo Callay on Crown

    A second outpost for the team behind one of Newtown's busiest (and best) brunch spots.

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    Baby Coffee Co.

    Neon, pastels, good coffee and great cocktails abound at this Waterloo spot.

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    Rocks Brewing Co

    Brews inspired by the dubious characters of colonial past.

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    The London Hotel

    This upscale pub caters to all — from dog lovers to peking duck lovers.

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    Naked Brew

    This Erskineville cafe serves coffee and brekkie — and doggy-chinos and doughnuts for your dog.

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    The Vic On The Park

    This old Marrickville gem has been given the full Merivale treatment and it's totally working it.

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    Yulli's Brews

    A 100 percent vegan (and dog-friendly) taproom and restaurant.

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    Manly Spirits Co. Distillery Tasting Bar

    This northern beaches distillery makes gin from kelp and sea parsley — and you can try it at its bar three days a week.

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    The Exchange Hotel

    A heritage-listed pub that welcomes humans (and dogs) and serves up crafty cocktails alongside Italian eats.

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    The Carpenter

    It's all in the details at this cafe hidden inside a warehouse in the backstreets of Leichhardt.

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    Rollers Bakehouse

    A beachside bakehouse and specialty coffee shop from the guys behind Showbox Coffee and Butter Boy Bake.

  • Food & Drink

    Redfern Surf Club

    An Australiana-themed bar with cocktails in cans and a taxidermy ibis.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunset Diner

    A millennial pink, Miami-inspired 'shake shack' on the northern beaches.

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    Corretto Dee Why

    An all-day diner located a stone's throw from the beach in northern Sydney.

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    Bartolo

    With the ex-head chef of Fratelli Paradiso in the kitchen and gun bartender Grazia Di Franco behind the bar you could easily spend all day here.

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    The Boathouse Hotel Patonga

    Here, you can enjoy vibrant fare — from breakfast through dinner — and frozen watermelon margaritas right on the water.

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    The Treehouse Cafe

    Generous, good-hearted fare in a country cottage on the South Coast.

  • Food & Drink

    Hyper Hyper Coffee

    This South Coast cafe does 1950s-style coffee done properly: dark, rich and strong.

  • Food & Drink

    The Glebe Hotel

    This historic pub has been given a new name and dog-friendly courtyard.

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    Sunflower Lounge

    A sunny Mosman cafe doing great coffee and croque monsieurs.

  • Food & Drink

    Outfield

    A parkside cafe with a picnic-appropriate menu and A-plus coffee.

  • Food & Drink

    Honkas Bar + Eats

    A Potts Point eatery with pan-Asian food and free snacks for dogs.

  • Food & Drink

    Albion Hotel

    Parramatta's late-night, dog-friendly pub.

  • Food & Drink

    Mix Mix Co

    A food truck serving up colourful Filipino desserts.

  • Food & Drink

    Old Gold Cafe

    Try specialty coffee, single-origin Ecuadorian hot chocolates and sour cherry bagels inside an old confectionery warehouse.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheeky Dog

    Bannisters Port Stephens' chic (and pet-friendly) casual bar and eatery.

  • Food & Drink

    Jervis Bay Brewing Co

    Park up in the dog-friendly beer garden to sample a bunch of local craft brews.

  • Food & Drink

    Small's Deli

    A Potts Point hole-in-the-wall slinging A-plus sandwiches.

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