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Hog's Breath Cafe

$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Australian, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 1 7 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4927 8005
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 there for 10mins before we recieved it. Not worth the price tag. We left wishing... More 

Thank Belinda M
Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 important on a hot day. Overall it is what we expected of hogs breathe.

Thank Mellsie1210
Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in after seeing 3-6pm every day bar snacks $5 and $4 tap beer. I was amazed. Great cold beer and the potato chunks with bacon and cheese damn awesome. Too much for me to finish. Will be back for a pre dinner and snack sometime soon. Thanks hoggies.

Thank sjstartin
newcastle nsw
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Been here may times before to many locations but today was awful. Still trying not to vomit. Arrived for early dinner as we like to come for kids eat free days. One child with full paying adult. Ordered main meal with extra side of chips and water to drink. The filthy look the staff member gave me was incredible. We... More 

Thank madcrazytimes
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

TL;DR Pros: Friendly service. Great serving sizes. Tasty entree. Deliciously tender steak with very little fat. Curly fries are fun. Too full to fit dessert. Cons: Main arrived while we were still eating entree. Caesar salad could use more lettuce. Long version My partner and I went to Hog's Breath on a Friday night. I've always wanted to go but... More 

Thank Candice H
Greater Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Had a nice night here, on balance. Minus: tables sticky, had to ask for them to be cleaned. Extremely noisy. Food took a long time to arrive (almost an hour on a Sunday night). Plus: very good value ($19.90 specials), food was lovely (barramundi, steak and prawns), view was nice, dessert (warm chocolate cake and ice cream) very very nice.... More 

Thank wf0ster
Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The staff were nice and the food was great. There stake is sooooooo good. But so is everything else. And I have a brother who will not eat any meat and a lot more but he loves it. I would recommend this.

Thank April_Carr
Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a surprise from a chain restaurant Temp outside 45c the staff were fantastic here and the beer cold Ordered walnut wraps excellent with a cold beer Went back for dinner 9pm and gain great service Salads order of the night which again were plentiful and tasty Surprised here and thank you to the friendly staff on such a hot... More 

Thank BarryZi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Australian, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?