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Hog's Breath Cafe

$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian, Steakhouse, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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2 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6236 9955
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Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived at 1.30 yesterday for lunch. We gave our orders for drinks and 4 slow-cooked prime ribs; their speciality. I am a Coeliac so asked about gluten in sauces and dressings. The waitress at first said they couldn't guarantee any of their steak sauces gluten-free as they aren't made in-house. Only the balsamic dressing was gluten-free. I decided to risk... More 

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Thank jancatbells
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I remember visiting hogs hreath in the past and my memory tells me they did a good steak. Not any more. Steak was tender but had virtually no taste. It was not really like real beef or something. The pepper sauce was probably the worst i have had. Both of the male and female toilets were dirty and we were... More 

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Thank Matthew R
Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Hogs Breath after a lovely day of traveling around expecting a decent meal. We received anything but that. We were seated and it took the staff 25 minutes to come back for our drinks/food order and then another 15 minutes to deliver our drinks. It wasn't busy and it seemed like there was sufficient staff on. I'm... More 

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sussex
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say dull dirty eating place sticky tables filthy toilets and pretty awful food ,steak was inedible sent back and two of the other meals were wrong when they arrived won't be returning on our next visit to Hobart

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Thank haddockSussex
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 Slow cooked steaks ordered, but grilled delivered, only $1 off each. Avocado hard and black, uneatable, fries cold, tiny serve of salad, medium steak was running off the plate, and fatty and gristly, other steak poor quality. Terribly noisy room, but not crowded. Kitchen very slow - 1 hr for meals. Barely civil fella on till. Till errors. Poor... More 

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Thank JohnnoS2
Hobart, Australia
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived, met by an uninterested supervisor who was just going through the motions, no heart or soul, just bla bla bla. Sat us down, gave us the feeling we were bothering her. Ordered a lite steak salad and chips and my son a kids steak and chips, omg terrible $40 later for a basic salad and badly cooked steak, so... More 

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Devonport
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the best steak here very tender steak cooked to my liken the salad was poor not fresh staff very nice

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Thank Greg D
hobart
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was not my choice to go here for dinner, it was a young sons choice. On arrival we were greeted by friendly staff who were courteous and efficient and very friendly. Drinks orders were taken quickly and arrived promptly. Meal orders were taken and all was good, then this is where it came unstuck!! 5 meals were ordered 1... More 

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Thank mike270
Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Certainly not what it used to be, food wasn't impressive but the cocktails were nice.. We won't be back any time soon.

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Thank Samantha1007
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Ok so most of us have eaten at a Hogs Breathe somewhere. I have to admit with a large variety of places to eat in Hobart I picked here because I know what they serve and what I like. I have also say that the staff were very helpful and even the cook came out and spoke to my wife... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Steakhouse, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6236 9955

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?