Dolly Blue Bar & Restaurant.

On the banks of the River Leven in Backbarrow, Newby Bridge. The Dolly Blue Bar & Restaurant, with a beer garden, is dog-friendly and offers an idyllic outdoor terrace for relaxed pub food, snacks and drinks.

Welcome to the Dolly Blue Bar & Restaurant.

Set on the picturesque Leven River, our bar offers a serene terrace area for you to sip, savour, and unwind.

Immerse yourself in the peaceful riverside atmosphere while enjoying our selection of wines, beers, spirits, and a variety of tempting snacks or light lunches.

You could even treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea!

As a special treat for our local patrons, we are offering a 10% discount to those with LA or CA postcodes – just bring your proof of address.

See you soon at the Dolly Blue Bar, where every visit is a chance to relax and enjoy our tasty food.

The Dolly Blue Bar Beer Garden in Backbarrow, Newby Bridge.
Dog Friendly Pub in Backbarrow Newby Bridge

Well Behaved Dogs Are Very Welcome

The Dolly Blue Bar in Backbarrow is delighted to welcome well-behaved dogs to join their owners in both our charming beer garden and our cosy indoor bar.

We understand that dogs are part of the family, and it’s our pleasure to provide a friendly environment where they can relax alongside their owners.

Whether you’re stopping by for a pint, a meal, at hot drink or simply to enjoy the riverside atmosphere, your four-legged friend will find a warm welcome at The Dolly Blue Bar.

Water bowls are available to ensure that our four-legged guests are as comfortable and content as their human companions.

Join us to experience the perfect day out with your beloved pet pooch at The Dolly Blue Bar in Newby Bridge.

Get in touch.

We welcome you to contact us for bookings at The Dolly Blue Bar. Whether it’s a reservation, a special request, or any questions you might have about our menu, our team is here to assist you.

We’re committed to making your visit as enjoyable as possible. Contact us to secure your spot or to ask us to tailor your experience to your preferences. Let us help you create memorable moments at the Dolly Blue Bar.

"Delicious quaint historic pub! Great pub with interesting history! Fabulous sharing platters and burgers! It’s a friendly place with a lovely terrace and river side views. Good menu and cocktails. There is a happy hour too!"

Lisa T

Reviewed on Trip Advisor

"Lovely view with a great selection of drinks! The staff were really friendly too. We went here several times whilst on holiday in the local area. Would recommend."


Reviewed on Trip Advisor

"The staff were chatty and friendly and the chef was very helpful too. The meal was plentiful and my steak was one of the best I've eaten. My husband had a burger and really enjoyed it. It was really nice as it was a sunny day to look out onto the lovely scenery outside."

Tracy W

Reviewed on Trip Advisor

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