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Hog's Breath Cafe

) #388 of 450 Restaurants in Newcastle $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, , American
Shop 1 7 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4927 8005
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
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Steakhouse, Australian, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 1 7 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to be one of our family favourites. Its been a long time since Hogs' Breath has impressed our family in the slightest. It's nearly so deja vu to the point of being similar to visiting a Macca's or KFC...except the cost being at least...More

Thank HeathNSW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start this rant by stating that I am not a fussy eater by any means... But dear God what on earth are they doing at this restaurant??? I have never walked out on a meal before... But I left that restaurant so quickly...More

Thank chrisaustin86
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We dined here several months ago and it was so forgettable that I didn't bother with a review but when entering another review I had to say my piece. We dined here for lunch on a moderately busy Sunday with two of our teenage kids....More

1  Thank FSS2013
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner 17 of us the worst service ever rude and there was so many waitresses doing nothing one sharpening a whole heap of pencils while our table was full of dirty plates waiting for our birthday cake they eventually bring cake over with...More

Thank Allanah B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

As a Hogs Breath regular for nearly 20 years, we went back to the Newcastle restaurant after a break for a few years. Service has always been a problem in the past, which encouraged us to frequent other stores. We went back for a Mother's...More

Thank Bowdog B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We came here to celebrate my sister's graduation from university. We had a lovely meal, and the staff were friendly and very accommodation. They even bought out a complementary cake with a sparkler in it for my sister as a congratulations; which really made her...More

Thank StephBielby1958
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had lunch in this restaurant recently it was delicious with a nice ocean view under a tree. Very polite staff and nice menu.

Thank Ham G
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I have had much better steak at half the cost at my local pub. I ordered the blackened steak which had so much seasoning on it that my tongue has been weird for the last hour. Food was cold, felt like it had been sitting...More

Thank Belinda M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Good Atmosphere, Cocktails are great. Food was disappointing, fatty prime rib steak and extremely dry chicken. Staff were accommodating and we were compensated adequately.

Thank aleishajane
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Theres a standard to expect from hogs breathe and it didnt let us down. The only downside was how hot it was. As its open air we were all dripping in sweat. The staff werent that attentive and were slow with drinks. Something thats extremely...More

Thank Mellsie1210
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 7 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4927 8005
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