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Exploring Dog-Friendly Pubs, Restaurants & Cafés in Norfolk: Enjoy a Dog-Friendly Holiday in Norfolk

Planning a trip to Norfolk with your dog? Norfolk offers a plethora of dog-friendly pubs, cafés, and restaurants where you will both feel welcome. Here’s a guide to some of the top spots recommended by locals and visitors alike...

Top Dog-Friendly Eateries in Norfolk

Café Carmel – Bacton

  • Vegan café with a community vibe

  • Dog-friendly staff and doggy treats available

  • Location: Walcott Road, Bacton

  • Link here

The Jolly Sailor – Brancaster

  • Welcomes muddy paws with treats for dogs

  • Location: Main Road, Brancaster Staithe

  • Link here

Cromer Doggy Diner – Cromer

  • Treats dogs like VIDs with a dedicated ‘Hound Menu’

  • Location: 16 Mount Street, Cromer

  • Link here

The Cock – Dereham

  • Dogs allowed in all areas, with a lovely courtyard garden

  • Location: 28 Norwich Street, Dereham

  • Link here

Petals Tea Rooms – Dersingham

  • Warm and welcoming with great food

  • Location: 61 Manor Road, Dersingham

  • Link here

Biagio’s – East Rudham

  • Dog-friendly front section with pupaccinos on the menu

  • Location: The Green, East Rudham

  • Link here

Fakenham Garden Centre – Fakenham

  • Dog-friendly tables by the café entrance, and welcomes dogs throughout the store

  • Location: Mill Road, Hempton

  • Link here

Oliver’s Café & Gift Shop – Fritton

  • Welcomes dogs warmly with proceeds supporting Redwings Horse Sanctuary

  • Location: Redwings Horse Sanctuary Caldecott, Fritton

  • Link here

Gorleston Doggie Diner – Gorleston-on-Sea

  • Offers free welcome sausages and a tempting menu for dogs

  • Location: 6 Pier Gardens, Gorleston-on-Sea

  • Link here

Tips for Visiting with Your Dog

To ensure everyone enjoys their time in Norfolk:

  • Dogs are allowed on footpaths, bridleways, and byways if under effective control.

  • On open access land, keep dogs on a short lead from 1 March to 31 July to protect ground-nesting birds.

  • Check dog access at each location you plan to visit.

  • Always clean up after your dog and keep them close by and under control.

Norfolk is a fantastic destination for dog owners, with plenty of places that cater to both you and your canine companion. Enjoy exploring these welcoming spots and discovering even more dog-friendly locations throughout the region. Happy travels!

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