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Hog's Breath Cafe

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, ,
Bakery Hill | 8 Victoria Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 3655
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (11 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
Steakhouse, Bar, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bakery Hill | 8 Victoria Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We visited on a moderately busy night. Staff were very attentive without being intrusive. Food was promptly served and was delicious. Prices were competitive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roben
Reviewed 5 October 2018

If you like meat this is a good place to go. There is a huge variety of dishes. Also a,good family restaurant. Be aware there are lots of steps so not wheelchair or crutch friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Visited with the family, we were pleasantly surprised when our waiter informed us that children eat free (with each meal over $20 ordered). We ordered our meals, children schnitzels, a steak, and a ribs and a salad. The meals took a little while, but looked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mum23all
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were in Ballarat, we have Hogs Breath at home too, and thought that’s what we both felt like. The restaurant is in a nice location The staff were friendly, had good knowledge of the menu, the food was served in a timely manner &...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My friend and I like to go out for steak once a week - the rest of the time its veggies. We both had steak and my friends was good she was happy with it. Mine was a lump of fat and I had to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fangarang
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Had the best 200g fillet steak with their special fries and salad which suited this solo lady traveller. Sometimes it can be quite overwhelming with a huge steak! Nice friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We love Hog's breath and it didn't disappoint. Very quick and friendly service and was able to get in last minute for dinner, as only just arrived not long before.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marie11M
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Recently went to HB for dinner with the wife and two kids. From the moment we stepped inside it was a fantastic experience. Greeted warmly at the door and promptly shown to a table. Waiter bought colouring packs for the kids straight away which was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Adsdon
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We had to visit Ballarat and stay overnight in February and were looking for somewhere nearby to our hotel to eat. There was not a lot of choice nearby to the town centre so we chose to eat at the Hog's Breath Café - never...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bronwyn T
Reviewed 8 May 2018

i went to ballarat for family trip,and the food is delicious, i like the restaurant environment,The waitress was very helpful

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jackypan2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Steakhouse, Bar, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bakery Hill | 8 Victoria Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5333 3655
  • E-mail
Hog’s Ballarat, Australia’s Steakhouse, is a locally owned and operated casual dining family restaurant, providing a wide ranging menu including, steak, chicken seafood and vegetarian options. We provide a unique dining experience within the Australian marketplace, meeting the needs of families with our Kids Eat Free Mondays and Tuesdays and the budget conscious $9.90 lunches, 7 days a week. We invite to take time out of your busy lives and chill out in the company of good friends whilst enjoying a great meal delivered by attentive staff. Nothing beats our signature dish of tender, mouth-watering, slow cooked Prime Rib Steak or our special brand of Hogspitality!
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