Top Five Dog Friendly Restaurants in South Cornwall

February 21st, 2023

There is nothing like going on a walk with your dog, working up an appetite and heading down to the local restaurant for delicious food, good drinks and sensational company. If you would love a Cornish adventure and a pub lunch with your four-legged friend, this guide is for you. 

Cornwall provides endless dog friendly accommodation allowing you to spend precious time with your loved ones and furry friends. The Valley shares the top five dog-friendly places to eat in South Cornwall for you to experience.

Are Dogs allowed in Pubs in Cornwall?

Yes! You can take your dog to various dog-friendly pubs in Cornwall. We recommend checking with the pub beforehand to make sure your furry friend is welcome inside.

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Top Five Dog Friendly Restaurants in South Cornwall

We have discovered the top five dog friendly places to eat in South Cornwall for you and your four-legged friend to visit!

Pandora Inn

Situated in the village of Mylor Bridge, 15 minutes from Falmouth, lies Pandora Inn, one of the best pubs in Cornwall. Overlooking Restronguet Creek, a visit here will promise spectacular views and high-quality, locally sourced fresh seafood. 

Well-behaved dogs can relax in the bar area alongside their owners, which boasts flagstone floors and low-beamed ceilings – part of the inn dates back as far as the 13th century! There are outdoor areas perfect for you and your pup to enjoy fresh air, such as the fabulous outdoor floating pontoon. 

If you would like to explore Falmouth, take a look at our dog friendly guide below:

The Cornish Vegan

For those looking for something a little different, The Cornish Vegan is a modern popular restaurant and is perfect for those planning days out with dogs in Truro. Priding itself on being 100% vegan, this excellent restaurant delivers a fantastic menu with great dishes almost entirely produced in-house or using locally sourced ingredients.

With an outdoor garden and dogs being allowed inside the restaurant, The Cornish Vegan is a beautiful little spot to visit if you want to explore Truro with your furry friend.

The Ship Inn

Situated on the northern point of the Lizard Peninsula, just 30 minutes from Falmouth, The Ship Inn is a warm and friendly local pub that prides itself on its food. The pub is known for being extremely dog friendly, with indoor and outdoor areas perfect for dogs. 

Run by an award-winning chef and made using locally sourced ingredients, you can be sure that your family will be well-fed when visiting the Ship Inn while enjoying the warm local environment.

Once your stomach is full, there are many sensational beaches to visit on the Lizard Peninsula for an afternoon walk with your dog.

The Rising Sun

If you want to see some of Cornwall’s best views, spend a day at St Mawes. The Rising Sun is a spectacular dog-friendly pub that looks over the Roseland Peninsula, serving various modern and traditional pub-style dishes. 

The Rising Sun’s menu also boasts a host of specials, which change daily, making the most of the local fresh fish and seasonal produce. Afternoon teas, including homemade scones and teacakes, can also be enjoyed between 2.30pm and 5.30pm.

Hub Box 

Situated in the city, Hub Box in Truro serves late-night cocktails, award-winning burgers and food, and sensational morning coffee. Hub Box is known for being extremely dog friendly, with indoor and outdoor areas perfect for canine companions.

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Top Dog Friendly Eateries near The Valley

Here at The Valley, we pride ourselves on being one of the best areas to stay in Cornwall for dogs. We have chosen some of our favourite dog friendly restaurants and pubs for you to discover if you decide to book a dog friendly stay with us. 

  • Indidog 
  • Roseland Inn 
  • Trengilly Wartha Inn
  • The Punchbowl and Ladle
  • Dolphin Inn
  • Cafe Mylor

These sensational eateries are all situated near some of Cornwall’s amazing attractions! See below for dog friendly attractions to visit:

We hope to have made you hungry for more! Our fantastic dog friendly accommodation and cottages are available to book all year round! So pack the lead, your furry friend’s favourite toy and pop down to Cornwall for some local food!