Dog-friendly pubs and restaurants in Saundersfoot holiday cottages

Dog-friendly pubs and restaurants in Saundersfoot

Laura Mackenzie 04 December 2023

The seaside village of Saundersfoot is a popular dog-friendly destination and there's plenty to keep tails wagging! From beautiful sandy beaches to coast path walks and endless splashes, you and your four-legged best friend will love visiting this special village and picturesque harbour time and time again.

Set within the beautiful coastal county of Pembrokeshire, with plenty of refreshing walking opportunities, we also have a wide range of dog-friendly Pembrokeshire holiday cottages further afield. After long beach walkies, there's nothing better than refreshing at one of the many dog-friendly restaurants and pubs in Saundersfoot and we've rounded up some of our favourites where dogs are more than welcome. 

Take a look at our full guide to dog-friendly beaches in Pembrokeshire and venture even further into this amazing coastal national park. Stay in one of our coastal Saundersfoot holiday cottages that also welcome dogs and enjoy all the delights of this lovely seaside village.

Skip to these dog-friendly Saundersfoot eateries:

HARBWR Bar & Kitchen

A colourful bowl of comforting Cawl in a flatlay style

Serving up hearty pub dishes in a perfect sea view location with a bright and colourful terrace and a stylish interior with exposed beams, HARBWR Bar & Kitchen is firmly on the dog-friendly pub map. A warm welcome and generous portions await and you can enjoy webcam views of picturesque Saundersfoot Harbour while you dine.

The Ploughman’s and Sunday lunch at this friendly spot come highly recommended and you can enjoy live music on Saturday nights and dance the night away with local live bands. There's also a great range of grills and fish specials straight from beautiful Saundersfoot Bay.

Part of the Harbwr Group, taste the fantastic range of local craft ales from Harbwr Brewery in nearby Tenby, a craft brewery and taproom brewing up a range of core ales near the historic Tenby Harbour.

  • Address: 1 High Street, Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire SA69 9EJ
  • Parking: Public car parks nearby*  
  • Tel: 01834 811413 | Email: [email protected] | Book online

The Royal Oak

Happy dog in a pub

Serving quality dishes in the heart of Saundersfoot, The Royal Oak is a firm favourite for visitors where well-behaved, socialised, and friendly dogs are welcome.

The outdoor space also welcomes dogs where you can grab a seat and enjoy amazing sea views right in the heart of this bustling seaside village. Indoors, you'll find a traditional pub welcome and dishes crafted from the finest seasonal produce.

Head to the bar and choose from a wide array of locally brewed beers and familiar ales. There's also a range of handpicked wines from vineyards near and far. 

The Mulberry Restaurant & Bar

A special dinner with red wine and salmon

The Mulberry Restaurant & Bar is a great choice for a special occasion and allows dogs, just phone ahead to secure your table and enjoy a fine meal in a warm welcoming space. 

Sit outdoors and watch the world go by with your furry friend and enjoy a refreshing drink and bite to eat from the lunchtime favourites. The Sunday lunches here are delicious and you'll leave feeling satisfyingly full. 

Evenings here are cosy and the menu offers mouth-watering options such as wild mushroom and spinach risotto; rolled shoulder of lamb with crushed new potatoes, ratatouille and jus; Rossini – 8oz fillet steak, topped with foie gras and a Madeira sauce, sauteed potatoes or chips, veg or salad; and slow cooked confit duck, sautéed potatoes, red cabbage and jus.

  • Address: Brewery Terrace, Saundersfoot, SA69 9HG
  • Parking: Yes
  • Tel: 01834 811 313 | Email: [email protected]

The Boathouse

A group celebrating with some colourful cocktails

The Boathouse is a fun friendly bar and restaurant with amazing cocktails and a delicious menu packed with dishes such as carbonara, burgers, lasagne, hunter's chicken and steak frites. 

There's a great beer garden out the back where you and your four-legged friend can also sit and eat a lovely lunch or evening meal.

The service is swift and weekends are lively with local bands keeping you entertained throughout the evening. The Boathouse is also a great spot for a daytime coffee and cake catch-up with friends. 

Periwinkle Bistro

A tasty collection of tapas - olives, meats and chilis

Enjoy lovely food and a taste of the Mediterranean at Periwinkle Bistro. This family-run bistro where dogs are welcome has amazing gluten-free options and the service is outstanding.

If you fancy a picnic on the beach with your pawfect four-legged friend then Periwinkle offers a delicious range of freshly made takeaways to savour while enjoying spectacular sea views.

Dine indoors and enjoy the Mediterranean vibe or sit outside on the cute terrace while sipping on a refreshing tipple of your choice.

  • Address: 2 Cambrian Terrace, Saundersfoot, United Kingdom, SA69 9ER
  • Parking: Public car parks nearby*
  • Tel: 01834 810066 | Email: [email protected]

Mamgu Welshcakes

Delicious Welshcakes dusted in sugar (some half eaten)

For something sweet straight off the griddle then visit Mamgu Welshcakes on Saundersfoot Harbour. This dog-friendly cafe enjoys amazing views of the picturesque harbour and beyond onto Saundersfoot Beach and is the perfect pit stop after a refreshing dog walk.

You'll be spoilt for flavours; from traditional ones to coconut and chocolate and pumpkin spice, there's plenty to tickle the tastebuds. There's also a delicious twist to a classic cafe menu with their Welsh soul food such as Crempogs (Welsh pancakes), Welsh Rarebit and their famous savoury Welsh cakes such as cheese and leek. 

  • Address: The Harbour, Saundersfoot SA69 9HE
  • Parking: Public car parks nearby*
  • Tel: 01437 231002 | Email: [email protected]

The Stone Crab

A colourful seafood platter in a flatlay style

The Stone Crab restaurant serves up excellent seafood with fabulous views of Saundersfoot Harbour. The interior is relaxed and there's outdoor seating with views of the harbour so your doggies can join you for your meal too.

With mouth-watering starters, sharers and steaks, you'll be spoilt for choice at this unique seafood restaurant. Dishes include Thai green local seafood and shellfish curry, posh fish and chips, mussels, lobster, king prawn linguini, antipasto and Saundersfoot soft crab scotch egg.

  • Address: The Stone Crab, The Harbour, Saundersfoot, SA699HE
  • Parking: Public car parks nearby*
  • Tel: 01834 813651 | Email: [email protected]

Butternut Pantry

A delicious brunch with poached eggs, sliced meats and cheese

Amazing food awaits at the dog-friendly Butternut Pantry cafe, a firm favourite for a spot of brunch or lunch. Dine in, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and warm welcome, or sit outside and watch the world go by.

The breakfasts here are unforgettable, from stacked pancakes dripping in loveliness to eggs Benedict and the tastiest cooked breakfast around, you and your pawesome pup will not regret a visit to this fabulous cafe.

There are also fantastic coffees, speciality teas, luxurious hot chocolates, and a great range of cold beverages including marvellous milkshakes to satisfy all tastes!

  • Address: 5 Cambrian Pl, Saundersfoot SA69 9ER
  • Parking: Public car parks nearby*
  • Tel: 01834 813686 | Email: [email protected]

The Captains Table

A cute dog being held by a woman in a beer garden

Enjoy hearty pub grub at The Captains Table, a lively dog-friendly pub in Saundersfoot with an extensive beer garden overlooking the bustling harbour. There are even cute little huts where you can enjoy the outdoor vibe under a shelter. 

Watch the latest sports and enjoy live music while enjoying a filling meal such as cawl, Sunday roasts, steaks and all the usual pub food. 

A great spot for meeting the pack and enjoying the lively atmosphere right in the heart of Saundersfoot. 

  • Address: Brewery Terrace, Saundersfoot, SA69 9HE
  • Parking: Public car parks nearby*
  • Tel: 01834 812435 | Email: [email protected]

Wiseman's Bridge Inn

Beautiful Wisemans Bridge from the air

With one of the best beer gardens in Pembrokeshire and swift, friendly service, Wiseman's Bridge Inn is well worth a visit. Walk the Pembrokeshire Coast Path section from Saundersfoot to Wiseman's Bridge through twists and tunnels and you'll be treated to an exciting dog-friendly beach where pups can sniff away to their heart's content and explore endless rock pools.

After all that adventure, unwind at the charming inn where dogs can snooze away while owners tuck into a delicious meal with good portions or enjoy a refreshing drink with beautiful views over Saundersfoot Bay. It's the perfect place for a warming winter stop or a sunny day visit.

New Inn, Amroth

The seaside at Amroth: the tide is out showing the sandy and rocky beach

Amroth is a picturesque seaside village near Saundersfoot with a half-mile-long sandy beach with a huge expanse of sand at low tide so dogs can run around and chase their tails. 

Along this lovely coastal stretch, you'll find The New Inn, an award-winning 16th-century family-run Inn with plenty of outdoor seating and a warm interior. 

The Sunday lunches here are not to be missed and there is a fantastic range of gins along with the usual pub tipples. 

Enjoy live music, fresh sea air, amazing food and great service at this dog-friendly delight.

Stay at a self-catering dog-friendly cottage in Saundersfoot

If we've whetted your appetite for something tasty by the sea then book your coastal break in seaside Saundersfoot and browse our range of dog-friendly retreats.

From sea-view apartments to former police stations and grand holiday homes, you'll be sure to find your next favourite place to stay in Saundersfoot. 

* Public car parks: Saundersfoot Harbour | Saundersfoot RegencyCoppet Hall

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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