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Suffolk’s dog friendly pubs: 10 places to sip a pint with your happy hound

PUBLISHED: 13:11 11 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:11 11 September 2017

PHOTO: Westleton Crown

PHOTO: Westleton Crown

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It’s not always easy finding a good pub to share a drink with your canine counterpart; fortunately Suffolk has lots to offer. So here are 10 of our favourite dog friendly pubs

1) Shepherd and Dog Inn, Hollesley

Set in the heart of idyllic Suffolk heath land this the perfect venue to devour delicious pub grub and enjoy a pint in its relaxed family environment with your four-legged friend curled up at your feet. The Shepherd and Dog has an extensive menu that is freshly prepared on the premises, they pride themselves on using the best local ingredients for their wholesome traditional pub dishes.

2) Kings Head Inn, Orford

Put your feet up in front of the Kings Head Inn’s warming log fire with your pooch, and enjoy the atmosphere of this traditional British pub. The pub provides traditional real ales like Adnams Ghost Ship and Broadside but also features a guest ale that is changed up regularly. The menu changes daily and produces delicious, home cooked pub classics that use local, fresh ingredients.

3) Sailors Home, Kessingland

Tucked away on the picturesque Kessingland coastline, the Sailors Home is the ideal place to stop off at after a brisk beach walk. With a weekly music and open mic-night, and at least four beer festivals a year this is a superb dog-friendly setting to enjoy a sociable atmosphere and some home cooked classics. The Sailors Home takes pride in their great quality fresh food they have to offer, from light bites to an all you can eat Tuesday evening Buffet, as well as a choice of 6 real ales.

4) The Golden Key, Snape

The Golden Key is all about the food. They source the very best products from local farmers, bakers and artisans to create some delicious courses whilst also catering for vegetarian and gluten free guests. This charming pub is a haven for foodies, ale lovers and dog walkers alike.

5) The Westleton Crown, Westleton

With great food and friendly, welcoming staff, what’s not to like about the Westleton Crown? Comfy sofas dotted around give this wonderful pub a homely feel, making it a first class choice if you’re looking to escape with your furry friend.

6) The Ship Inn, Dunwich

Rumoured to be a favourite haunt for the smugglers of old, the Ship Inn is the perfect place to escape to on a lazy Sunday. Surrounded by nature reserves in a quaint, peaceful village they serve traditional real ale and a heavenly fish and chips! They’re incredibly dog friendly welcoming your canine companion with a bowl of water and dog biscuits. How’s that for a canine welcome!

7) The Mill Inn, Aldeburgh

The Mill Inn is the perfect place for you and your pup to escape the cold. With welcoming bar staff and a good choice of food, there’s no better pub to dine with your dog. This Inn oozes old world charm where the dark beams and leaded windows are enough to transport guest back through time. The food is reasonably priced and they offer a fantastic selection of ales and lagers.

8) Bear and Bells, Beccles

Relax and put your feet up in this picturesque 16th Century pub found just outside Beccles town centre. They serve a nice selection of pub classics alongside an impressive drinks menu – and even provide dogs with biscuits and chew sticks. The relaxing atmosphere of the bar, lounge and dining area mean you can sit back with a pint whilst the dog snoozes at your feet.

9) Ye Old Bell and Steelyard, Woodbridge

For a warm welcome and a drink in a relaxed, beautiful pub then look no further then Ye Old Bell and Steelyard. Their attention to customer service is second to none and the three roaring fire places and club room with TV mean you could quite easily spend a day here – be warned, they only watch rugby. Stop in after a weekend stroll around the historic Woodbridge and introduce your pooch to the pub dog.

10) The Crown, Hartest

The owners of The Crown understand that not everyone wants the same from a pub – whether it’s a pint of ale and snacks at the bar, a family meal, or just a coffee whilst you read the paper, they can do it, and they do it well. They offer homebrewed ales, and extensive wine list, and top quality, locally sourced food. They roast meat on their open fire every weekday evening, bake their own bread and host ‘pie and pint’ nights. Dogs are always welcome whether dining in the restaurant or out in the garden, they only ask that keep them on the lead and ensure they are well behaved.

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