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Dog friendly restaurants and pubs in Newquay

We all know and understand how important it is for you to spend time with your four-legged companion when on holiday, and mealtimes are no different!

Two dogs lying in front of a lit wood-burner

If you’re staying in one of our holiday cottages in Newquay or just day tripping, there’s a huge choice of dog friendly eateries to choose from. Whether you’re after a traditional country inn, a trendy beachside restaurant or a scenic beach café, there’s plenty on offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner – and a traditional cream tea of course.

Here’s the lowdown on the best foodie spots in Newquay to spoil yourself…and your doggo too!

12 Beach Road

The sun-soaked, dog-friendly outdoor seating area at 12 Beach Rd in Newquay

Best for: Cocktails and breath-taking views

12 Beach Road, Newquay TR7 1ES

Overlooking Towan Beach, this trendy hotspot offers all-day dining, from breakfast through to dinner, and dogs are warmly welcomed throughout the day. With a focus on modern, laid back dishes, you’ll find easy staples such as burgers, sourdough pizza and fish and chips, while the Indonesian monkfish curry and tacos are on hand for a more adventurous feast. The cocktails are a real highlight, and a mimosa with breakfast is a must! There’s plenty of seating inside and out on the sun-soaked deck too – perfect for a lazy summer’s day soaking up sea views.

Sea Spray

Two dogs sitting inside at Sea Spray at Fistral beach in Newquay

Best for: Brunch and beach walks

South Fistral Beach Esplanade Road, Newquay TR7 1QA

Just 18 steps from surfing mecca Fistral beach, Sea Spray is a dreamy spot for lovers of brunch with a view! For leisurely mornings, head to this, seafront, dog friendly restaurant for the likes of blueberry bacon pancakes, shakshuka eggs or Sea Spray Hash (roasted herby potatoes, chorizo, avocado and eggs). Open in the evening too, there’s a menu that’s as cool as it is tasty with burgers, po boys, wings and fries. Inside, the space has a beachy vibe with huge glass windows and a vaulted ceiling, while outside the lovely balcony is an ideal spot to watch the sun go down with a glass in hand.

The Two Clomes

The traditional, white-washed exterior of The Two Clomes. a dog-friendly pub in Newquay

Best for: Sunday lunch and generous portions

East Road, Colan TR8 4PD

Tucked away in the countryside just a couple of miles outside of Newquay, this traditional pub is well worth the trip. Welcoming dogs, it’s a great place to eat if you’ve been on a long walk, and  it offers hearty pub fare that’ll satisfy even the hungriest of appetites. While their Sunday lunches are legendary, the rest of the menu is great too, with traditional English classics and wonderful rib-sticking puddings. Close to Dairyland and National Trust Trerice, it’s a perfect pit stop for your itinerary.

The Fort Inn

Credit: The Fort Inn, Newquay

Best for: Friendly staff and proper pub grub

63 Fore Street, Newquay TR7 1HA

An easy walk from both Towan beach and the harbour, this excellent dog friendly pub in the heart of Newquay is owned by St Austell Brewery. Serving firm favourites including fish and chips, steak, and hunters chicken for dinner, and wraps, burgers and jacket potatoes for lunch, with a children’s menu for little ones. There are play areas both inside and out, while the garden boasts harbour views. Well known locally for its helpful, friendly staff, this is a great stop off when exploring the town, or during a beach day.

C-Bay Bar & Bistro

The colourful and spacious dining room at C-Bay Bar & Bistro

Best for: Jaw-dropping views and a post-walk feed

C-Bay, West Pentire TR8 5SE

With Crantock Beach dog friendly all year round, C-Bay Bar & Bistro is perfect for a post-walk meal. After your pooch has enjoyed bounding through the surf and getting paws well and truly sandy, head here, where stunning views over the beach and estuary are teamed with delicious food. Open from breakfast to dinner, start the day with a full English or fluffy pancakes, share an antipasti seafood platter for lunch or tuck in to classic beer battered fish and chips for dinner. They also offer afternoon teas and coffee and cake, using Olfactory coffee, roasted locally in Penryn near Falmouth.

The Fish Bar

A dog sleeping on the floor at The Fish Bar in Newquay

Best for: Tempting tapas and doggie treats

Morfa Hall Cliff Road, Newquay TR7 1SG

Expect your dogs to be treated like royalty at this amazing tapas joint. With dog beds on hand for extra comfort and treats galore, they’ll be as well-fed as you! For humans, there’s a fabulous array of tiny plates to choose from, with, as the name suggests, a focus on exceptional seafood. Try the Pescaito Frito, a feast of fried seafood, or the Espetadas, their signature skewers offering meat, fish and veggie options. Tables seat up to six people and it’s always busy here, so make sure to book ahead.

The Stable

People standing on the balcony that looks out over the sea at The Stable in Newquay

Best for: Sunsets and sourdough pizzas

Fistral Beach, Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HY

This beachside restaurant offers epic views across Fistral Beach to the Atlantic beyond, and serves up exceptional sourdough pizzas and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere where dogs are welcome all day. The sweeping front makes the most of its setting with a balcony for alfresco dining, while inside lengthy wooden tables and a roaring open fire makes it great in winter too. Whether you’re a pepperoni fan or a veggie lover, there’s something for everyone, including a kids menu for smaller tummies.

Lakeside Café & Restaurant

The pretty interior of the Lakeside, a dog-friendly restaurant in Newquay

Best for: Cream teas and wildlife watching

Trenance Lane, Newquay TR7 2HX

Away from the beaches and the hustle of town lies this little beauty which overlooks the delightful boating lake. A great spot for watching the birds, it’s a café by day and restaurant by night. Expect tasty cream teas with plenty of clotted cream and strawberry jam, and a huge variety of cakes too. During the summer months, head to the  ice cream parlour for a cone or milkshake, and pick up a doggie ice cream for your pal, too.It’s a very busy spot, so booking ahead is recommended, and be sure to request a dog friendly table (at night, dogs are welcome on the outside terrace).

The Boathouse

The wooden exterior and outdoor seating at The Boathouse, a dog-friendly restaurant in Newquay

Best for: Seasonal street food and a buzzing atmosphere

South Quay Hill, The Harbour, Newquay TR7 1HT

For something a little different, head down to The Boathouse on Newquay Harbour. Here you’ll find a collection of street food vendors offering everything from burgers and pizzas to bao buns and Thai curries. Fresh Cornish seafood is a speciality too of course, while behind the bar they serve Cornish lagers, ciders, wines, cocktails and barista coffee. It’s on a first-come-first-served basis and all food is served to take away – you can sit under their covered deck area, on a picnic bench or bring a blanket with you and settle down on the beach with the sand between your toes. Due to its location it’s a seasonal affair, so check out their socials for opening times.

Freddos Ice Cream

A dog eating dog-friendly ice cream at Freddos in Newquay

Best for: Ice cream for humans and dogs alike!

63 Bank Street, Newquay TR7 1DL

Not quite a restaurant or pub, but well worth an honourable mention is Freddos - using fresh Cornish milk and cream, this little ice cream parlour offers over 30 flavours daily for you to choose from (whether you prefer pot or cone), with fantastic seasonal specialities on offer.  There’s milkshakes, sundaes and waffles available too. And the best news? Dogs needn’t miss out, with flavours such as peanut butter on hand to cool your pooch on a hot day. As well as ice cream, the coffee is excellent and there’s an array of cakes, paninis and sandwiches. Order a take out and head for the park overlooking Towan Beach, the island and the Atlantic beyond.

Looking forward to dining out with your doggy? Take a look at our fantastic collection of dog friendly holiday cottages in Newquay and start planning your dream escape.

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