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Dog-friendly pubs in Melbourne

Next time you're taking Rover for a walk, factor in these fine establishments

Photograph: Graham Denholm

Dogs are our best friends after all, so why shouldn't we take them to the pub? Chill out over a pint and a parma with your human and furry mates at Melbourne's puppy-friendly watering holes.

Don't have a dog? Keep warm and cosy at these pubs with fireplaces. Once Fido's gone back to his kennel, head out to the best late-night bars in town. 


Republica Dogs love the beach, so chill out in this sandy St Kilda cour tyard with your pup day or night before you hit the water. 

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St Kilda


Neighbourhood bars are as essential to a community as a the local pub or chip shop, so it’s no surprise that when Fitzroy Nor th’s Monty’s opened locals welcomed it like an old friend. Happily, they also welcome man’s best friend. 

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Fitzroy North

Madame Brussels

Enjoy a cocktail and a cupcake on Madame’s AstroTur f balcony overlooking the city without leaving your furr y friend behind. Well- behaved pups are welcome during the day.  

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Kent Street

Party inside while the dogs par ty outside. There are water bowls and they can chill out on the wooden boxes along the path. 

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Great Northern Hotel

Dogs are welcome to come along while you sink a few of the 22 varieties of craft beer on tap in the lush garden.

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Carlton North

The Fox

Bring your pup with you for a casual mid-week beer and a classic pub meal in the open cour tyard of this Collingwood institution. 

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The Union Club Hotel

Your furry mate will love hanging around the beer garden and people- watching through the fence into the backstreets of Fitzroy. 

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The 50 best pubs in Melbourne

Melbourne is a city that really know to do pubs. From beer halls with more than 50 craft beer taps to cozy locals with a great fireplace, there's a pub for every occasion.

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By: Time Out editors