9 Dog Friendly Pubs in Whitby

Bringing your four-legged friend along for a seaside holiday in Yorkshire? Chances are you’ll probably want to make the most of the incredible seafood restaurants and local ales in the town - but finding establishments that allow dogs can sometimes be a challenge.

No need to worry! We’ve put together a list of our favourite dog-friendly pubs in Whitby. From award-winning bars to traditional inns, they’re sure to get tails wagging. Looking to explore further afield? Our list of top dog-friendly pubs in North Yorkshire are sure to get those tails wagging!

But for now, here the ultimate list of dog-friendly pubs in Whitby…

1. The Endeavour

The Endeavour - Dog Friendly Pubs in Whitby

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A friendly dog-friendly pub in Whitby overlooking the River Esk, The Endeavour is a fantastic place for families and those with furry friends in tow. With a great selection of cask and craft ales and over 25 gins to sample, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. While there’s no kitchen, visitors are welcome to bring in their own fish and chips – great on drizzly days when you’re searching for somewhere dry to sit and enjoy your lunch!

Despite the lack of a kitchen, The Endeavour still serves up a small selection of snacks from the local bakers and Sandgate Seafoods. Tuck into tasty classics like homemade scotch eggs and pork pies.

Address: Church Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4AS

Telephone: 01947 603557

2. Little Angel

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If you’re looking for a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere, be sure to stop by Little Angel. This multi-award-winning CAMRA pub boasts a Cask Marque accreditation, offering an exceptional range of ales for visitors to try. Each Wednesday, the pub has a ‘Cask Ale Day’, where seven of their best cask ales can be enjoyed for £3.20 a pint – you might just find your new favourite drink here!

From karaoke to quiz nights, this is one of the most lively pubs in the town. Well-behaved dogs are allowed to sit in the main bar and the beer garden.

Address: 18 Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BA

Telephone: 01947 820475

3. Station Inn

The Station Inn

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The Station Inn is an Edwardian-style pub, just minutes from the harbour on the River Esk. It offers an extensive wine menu, as well as an array of tasty cocktails – from the classic Aperol Spritz to their Long Island Iced Tea which certainly packs a punch! If you’re just stopping by for food, then you won’t find anything here, but there’s plenty of great cafes in Whitby just down the road.

This popular dog-friendly pub in Whitby is just a short walk from the train station, making it a great pitstop for those heading back to their cottage (or arriving back after a day out exploring the coast!).

Address: New Quay Rd, Whitby YO21 1DH

Telephone: 01947 600498

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4. Middle Earth Tavern

Middle Earth Tavern

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Calling all Lord of the Rings fans! The Middle Earth Tavern is set in a stunning harbourside location in Whitby and offers a warm welcome to visitors and their pooches. It’s a great place to sit out and enjoy the views in the summer months, although the pub is just as lovely in the winter – the sound of the crackling open fire is incredibly cosy. It offers an excellent drinks menu, as well as an array of delicious meals from the kitchen – Cirdan’s Harbourside Grill.

From fresh line-caught cod to delicious crab and lobster dishes, the Middle Earth Tavern is ideal for seafood lovers to grab a bite to eat while enjoying a local cask ale.

Address: 25-26 Church St, Whitby YO22 4AE

Telephone: 01947 606014

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5. The Golden Lion

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Just a short walk from the beach, The Golden Lion is a laidback Irish bar with a good choice of ales. Whether you’re just nipping in for a quick sandwich or perhaps to enjoy a well-deserved pint of Guinness, there’s plenty of choice for everyone. In the winter months, the cosy atmosphere is made even better by the roaring log fire – great for your pooch to curl up in front of after a busy day in the town!

It’s quite a small pub, but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for in friendliness! The owners are usually around to chat with the patrons, great if you’re looking for some tips on the best places to visit in Whitby.

Address: 8 Golden Lion Bank, Whitby YO21 3BS

Telephone: 01947 604734

6. The Bridge Inn

The Bridge Inn

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Set just outside the town of Whitby, The Bridge Inn is a much-loved local pub in North Yorkshire renowned for its friendly atmosphere and excellent menu. From locally-caught scampi to homemade pies and pizzas, there’s a dish to suit all palates. If you’re heading over on a Sunday, you can tuck into a traditional roast with all the trimmings – delicious! On sunny days, you can sit out in the spacious beer garden and watch the world go by.

It’s also a great place to watch live sports, so if there’s a big rugby or football match on during your stay you can expect the pub will be quite lively!

Address: High St, Ruswarp, Whitby YO21 1NJ

Telephone: 01947 601133

7. The Granby

The Granby

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The Granby is a classic pub in West Cliff, just a short five-minute walk from the town centre of Whitby. Serving up a mouthwatering menu of homecooked meals, it’s a great place to stop and enjoy some dinner before heading back to your holiday cottage. Choose from tasty dishes including Whitby cod, pan-fried salmon, and the indulgent Granby burger – a freshly-made beef patty topped with cheese and bacon.

If you’re just looking for a light lunch, the pub also offers a range of freshly-made sandwiches. The Whitby crab sandwich is well worth a taste!

Address: The Granby Hotel, 34 Skinner St, Whitby YO21 3AJ

Telephone: 01947 601747

8. Windmill Inn

Windmill Inn

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Serving up locally sourced meals and an excellent selection of drinks, the Windmill Inn is a great little pub for those stopping just outside the town. This dog-friendly inn boasts a large beer garden with plenty of picnic benches for al fresco dining during the warm summer months. Guests can also dine in the bar and restaurants areas, tucking into tasty classics from the seasonal menu.

Searching for somewhere to enjoy a Sunday Lunch? The Windmill Inn serves up a choice of beef, pork, and gammon roasts between 12 pm and 2.30 pm on Sunday afternoons. There’s also a good selection of vegetarian dishes as an alternative.

Address: Stainsacre Ln, Stainsacre, Whitby YO22 4NT

Telephone: 01947 602671

9. The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn

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Found along the Marine Parade, The Ship Inn offers dinner and drinks with a view. With an excellent selection of gins and cask ales, it’s a great place to stop and enjoy the atmosphere of the town for an hour or two. If you’re feeling a bit peckish, there’s plenty of lovely homecooked dishes on the menu (including some very tasty looking desserts).

The pub offers a friendly atmosphere, with seating both inside and outside along the harbour.

Address: Marine Parade, Whitby YO21 3PR

Telephone: 01947 601444

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