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Dog Inn

(formerly O'Neill's)

5 Lichfield Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 3QZ

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - 11.30 pm
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 11.00 pm


Black Country Ales

About the Pub

Attractive half-timbered, two-storey, 19th century terrace pub near the town centre. After purchase and refurbishment by Black Country Ales, this radically revitalised pub re-opened in 2015 and offers an impressive selection of cask ales and ciders.

Internally, a large, comfortable, square-shaped single room surrounds a central bar and features a wood-framed ceiling and much wood-panelling on the walls, plus three real fires and numerous framed old photographs of Burton. Available beers and other draught drinks are listed on a TV screen on wall near bar.

No car park, but parking available on street and in public car parks nearby.

Historic Interest

The pub dates back to early 19th-century and was part of the Marquis of Anglesey’s estate until sold to a private owner in 1867. Leased to Worthington’s in 1873, who bought the pub in 1875. Worthington’s merged with Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton in 1927. Although it traded as an Irish theme pub called O'Neill’s for a few years in the late 1990s, it remained a Bass pub until circa 2000 when it reverted to its old name following purchase by a private owner. Bought by Enterprise Inns circa 2005, then by Black Country Ales in 2015.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Black Country Bradley's Finest Golden
  • Black Country Fireside
  • Black Country Pig on the Wall

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 7 changing beers.

There are also 6 'KeyCask/KeyKeg' fonts which can sometimes dispense a cask-conditioned beer.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Up to 3; source varies.


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly


  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children welcome up to 6pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Limited to board games, cards and dominoes.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional; see Facebook page.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky Sports.

  • WiFi Wifi


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Dog Inn

5 Lichfield Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 3QZ

Sat Nav Reference

52.8004, -1.6316

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

New Street bus terminus nearby.

Closest Station (1200m)



Opp Burton College; near jct with High Street / New Street.

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Dog Inn - Burton upon Trent

Dog Inn

5 Lichfield Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 3QZ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Real Fire
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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