Dog-friendly Cafes, Restaurant/Pub, Park and Beach List – Newcastle NSW

AREC Vet Newcastle NSW Dog-friendly cafes, pubs and parks

Wagging Tails Welcome: Exploring Dog-Friendly Cafes, Restaurants, and Parks in Newcastle, NSW

AREC Vet is located in sunny Newcastle, nestled on the stunning coast of New South Wales, is not only a vibrant city for its rich history, stunning beaches, and lively cultural scene but also a haven for dog lovers.

For those seeking to explore the city with their furry companions, Newcastle offers an array of dog-friendly cafes, restaurants, and parks, making it the perfect destination for both two-legged and four-legged adventurers alike.




Sometimes we need a dog’s breakfast…

Autumn Rooms Darby St | Autumn Rooms Stockton
Location: 127 Darby St, Cooks Hill | 42 Mitchell St, Stockton

Baked Uprising
Location: 21/25 Downie Street, Maryville 

Bar Solè
Location: 173 Maitland Rd, Tighes Hill

Blue Door Kiosk Merewether Beach
Location: Cnr Watkins St & John Pde, Merewether

Cafe Inu
Location: 43 Denison St, Carrington

Cafe Napoleon
Location: 5/87 King St, Warners Bay 

Cake Boi
Location: 48 Lindsay St, Hamilton

East End Hub
Location: 3/3 King St, Newcastle

ELMAs on Clyde
Location: 40/54 Clyde St, Hamilton North

Goodfriends Eatery
Location: 144 Union St, The Junction

Ground Up Espresso
Location: 120 Young St, Carrington

Ka-fey Cafe
Location: 148 Hunter St, Newcastle

Jimmy’s at The Esplanade
Location: 568 The Esp, Warners Bay

Lulu and Benson
Location: 71 Beaumont St, Hamilton

Location: 33 Hunter St, Newcastle

Newcastle Food & Flower Markets
Location: 1 Rural Dr, Sandgate

One Picket Fence
Location: 5/335 Wharf Rd, Newcastle

Onyx Espresso
Location: 191 Maitland Rd, Mayfield

Perry the Feeder
Location: 53 Maitland Rd, Mayfield East

Praise Joe Urban Pantry
Location: 8/20 Elizabeth St, Tighes Hill 

Red Parrot Coffee
Location: 23 Hubbard St, Islington

Slingtown Espresso
Location: 3 Beaumont St, Islington

Table 1 Espresso
Location: 450 The Esplanade, Warners Bay

Location: 52 Glebe Rd, The Junction

The Kiosk at Newcastle Beach
Location: 42 Shortland Esp, Newcastle East

The Grumpy Baker
Location: 53 Glebe Rd, The Junction

Wildflower Espresso
Location: 71 Cowper St, Wallsend NSW 2287


Restaurants, Bars and Pubs

For those needing a treat or hair of the dog…

Carrington Bowlo
Location: 1C Cowper St N, Carrington

Clarendon Hotel
Location: 347 Hunter St, Newcastle

Customs House Hotel
Location: 1 Bond St, Newcastle

Hamilton Station Hotel
Location: 2/6 Beaumont St, Islington

Lambton Park Hotel
Location: 19A Morehead St, Lambton

Maryville Tavern
Location: 71 Lewis St, Maryville

Method Brewing
Location: 18 Maitland Rd, Islington

Modus Merewether
Location: 20 Merewether St, Merewether

Location: 1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle

Queens Wharf Hotel
Location: 150 Wharf Rd, Newcastle

Scotties Seafood Restaurant
Location: 36 Scott St, Newcastle East

Smokin Hot n Saucy
Location: 115 Maitland Rd, Islington

The Criterion Hotel
Location: 81 Bourke St, Carrington

The Happy Wombat
Location: 575 Hunter St, Newcastle West

The Family Hotel
Location: 635 Hunter St, Newcastle

The Greenroof
Location: 71 Tudor St, Hamilton

The Lass O’Gowrie Hotel
Location: 14 Railway St, Wickham

The Royal Crown Hotel at Dudley
Location: 94 Ocean St, Dudley

The Wickham Boatshed
Location: 91 Hannell St, Wickham 

The Wickham Park Hotel
Location: 61 Maitland Rd, Islington

The Young St Hotel
Location: 132 Young St, Carrington


Parks and Beaches

Bark and play all day…


Acacia Avenue, North Lambton
Location: 92 Alnwick Rd

Ballast Ground, Stockton
Location: 45 Fullerton St

Carrington Foreshore
Location: 1A Young St

Horseshoe Beach
Location: Horseshoe Beach Rd

Islington Park
Location: 151 Maitland Rd

King Edward Park
Location: Reserve Rd

Maryland Drive Reserve
Location: Maryland Drive, Maryland

Michael St Reserve, North Lambton
Location: 56 Michael St

Nesca Park
Location: 3 Greenslope St

Pitt St Reserve, Stockton
Location:1 Pitt St

Purdue Park, Mayfield
Location: Entry off Scholey St


Whether you’re sipping coffee at a cozy café, enjoying a meal at a bustling restaurant, or exploring the great outdoors in one of Newcastle’s picturesque parks, there’s no shortage of dog-friendly destinations to discover in this vibrant city.

So grab your leash, pack some treats, and get ready to make memories with your furry friend in Newcastle, NSW.

After all, in this dog-friendly city, wagging tails are always welcome.


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