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Hog's Breath Cafe

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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
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Thank aleishajane
Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank Mellsie1210
Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank sjstartin
newcastle nsw
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank madcrazytimes
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Candice H
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank wf0ster
Newcastle, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank April_Carr
Melbourne, Australia
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank BarryZi
Ipswich
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ate here after a long day of being a tourist! Massive portion sizes, glad I didn't eat all day!! Yummy burgers and nice fries, good food! Service on the slow side with a half full restaurant.

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Thank kayleigh m
Newcastle, Australia
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went there for lunch on a very hot day - hoping to escape the heat and give the kids a treat. We also knew from previous visits that the meal sizes were good - and were looking forward to filling up the starving teens and tweens! Unfortunately we were disappointed on both counts. The burgers were very small (tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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?