We’re delighted to recommend six of the best local dog-friendly pubs…
The Crown & Sceptre is a highly rated tavern, and a great place to savour a tipple and a bite to eat – and your favourite pet is welcome too. This traditional English saloon can be found at 32 Junction Road, South Croydon (CR2 6RB).
The Builders Arms is another much-liked local that will welcome you and your dog. Here you can enjoy a fine selection of ales, and something tasty from the kitchen. The Builders Arms is located at 65 Leslie Park Road, Croydon (CR0 6TP).
The Oval is a popular and well-reviewed public house; a quirky, family-and-dog-friendly place to sip on an alcoholic beverage and take advantage of all-day coffee and great food. It’s a terrific venue for a wide range of live music events too. You’ll find The Oval at 131 Oval Road, Croydon (CR0 6BR).
The White Hart is a tavern in Crystal Palace that is described by its owners as “hip and wholesome”. Bring your dog on a lead and enjoy traditional British pub fare and contemporary dishes, along with drinks that include craft beers. The White Hart is situated at 96 Church Road, Crystal Palace (SE19 2EZ).
The Alma is another public house based in Crystal Palace – a mid-19th-century establishment that welcomes two and four-legged patrons alike. This CAMRA-accredited business serves ales, wines and classic British pub grub, and can be found at 95 Church Road, Crystal Palace (SE19 2EZ).
Botley Hill Farmhouse is a little further afield, so a car journey might be advised. It is, nevertheless, well worth a visit. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a drink and some food – and a walk with your four-legged pal in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This 16th-century pub and restaurant is located on Limpsfield Road, Warlingham (CR6 9QH).