We know we're a nation of dog-lovers, but the overwhelming response to one of our social media posts has just proved it.

We asked you the other day to name your recommendations for dog-friendly pubs and eateries in Dorset.

And thanks to the vast number of recommendations you gave us, we thought we'd pull together a list for all the dog owners keen to know where to go with their furry friends.


  • SpyGlass and Kettle, Southbourne
  • Ludo Lounge, Southbourne
  • Brunswick Pub
  • Darcy’s, Pokesdown
  • Especially for this Christmas - Alpine Lodge bar in Bournemouth Square


  • Woolpack, Sopley (not technically Dorset but close enough)
  • The Snug, Christchurch
  • The Nelson Tavern, Mudeford
  • The Sandpiper, Mudeford
  • The Haven, Mudeford
  • The Lamb Inn, Winkton, Burton
  • Bodega, Christchurch
  • Thomas Tripp, Christchurch

East Dorset

  • The Coach & Horses, Wimborne
  • The Forest Inn, Ferndown
  • The Horns Inn, Parley
  • The Drovers Inn, Gussage All Saints
  • The Angel, Longham
  • Monmouth Ash, Verwood
  • The Curlew, West Parley
  • The Swans, Verwood

North Dorset

  • The Milton Arms, Winterborne Whitchurch, Blandford
  • The White Horse, Stourpaine


  • The St Peter's Finger, Lytchett Minster
  • The Inn In The Park, Poole
  • The Barn Cafe, Lychett Minster
  • The Grasshopper, Bmth Rd
  • The Salterns Hotel, Lilliput 
  • The Yachtsman, Hamworthy
  • The Stable, Poole
  • The Foundry Arms, Poole


  • The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle
  • Castle Inn, Lulworth

West Dorset

  • The Acorn Inn, Evershot
  • Fox and Hounds, Cattistock
  • The Three Compasses, Charminster
  • The Black Dog, Broadmayne
  • The Greyhound at Sydling
  • Duchess of Cornwall Inn, Poundbury


  • The Ship, Weymouth harbour
  • The Springhead, Sutton Poyntz
  • The Boot, Weymouth
  • Golden Lion in Weymouth
  • The Royal Oak, Weymouth
  • The Bridge Inn, Preston

Obviously this list isn't exhaustive, so tell us your favourite below.