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“Pricey but good range of choices” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hog's Breath Cafe

Hog's Breath Cafe
London Circuit, Canberra 2601, Australia
(02) 6257 8501
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Ranked #575 of 778 restaurants in Canberra
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Rye Park
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Pricey but good range of choices”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Seats uncomfortable. Decor interesting but very noisey music. Slow drink service but ordering and food arrival pretty good. Fabulous sides but the steak can be strangely soft and the vegies cold and barely cooked. Drinks and meals pricey but fun for a once or twice a year. The workers are mostly great personalities who try hard.

Visited November 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Hogs Breath Pig Sty”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

There was a strawberry on the dusty ledge that was so dried up it must have been there for a week. The condiments badly needed wiping, staff were friendly enough when you could hear them over the noise (buzz of patrons & music too loud).

Visited June 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Don't bother”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Great for the beer and burger crowd - terrible if your palate is slightly more rounded. Expect to get what you pay for.

Visited March 2012
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Gladstone, Australia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 60 cities Reviews in 60 cities
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
“Not The Best”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We love Hogs Breath - food choices & prices are the same everywhere so we know what to expect (& you can always check it out online before you go). However this Hogs Breath certainly wasn't up to the standard of others. The restaurant only had a few tables filled when we arrived & we were shown to our table without a problem. That was were the customer service ended. Staff were friendly enough but we had to ask someone if we could order drinks & then again we had to ask if we could order our meals. We were unable to grab anyone's attention to order more drinks though. We tend to get the same meals each time we go but for some reason the taste & quality seemed very average here - hubby had nacho's served that were very burnt. We aren't fussy & we just ate our meals, paid & left but we wouldn't go back to this particular restaurant. Certainly hasn't tainted our view of Hogs Breath though & we have been to another one since & it was great!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 77 cities Reviews in 77 cities
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Delicious and well presented meals, cheap prices and prompt, outstanding customer service. It's been years since we've been to a Hog's Breath Cafe .. it won't be years before we go again!

Visited October 2012
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