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“Hog's Breath Cafe”
Review of Hog's Breath Cafe

Hog's Breath Cafe
Ranked #96 of 201 Restaurants in Napier
Price range: $7 - $29
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Warm family atmosphere with rustic tables and a great outback ambience
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Hog's Breath Cafe”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Great food, atmosphere and reasonable prices. Kids menu choices were available and adequate drinks menu . The mocktails were enjoyed by the children more so the names than the actual drinks. Unfortunately as with all popular food places the lengthy wait for our food for both course was over 30 mins.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Lynda H
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Whitianga, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Okay”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lovely friendly attentive staff, extensive menu with something for everyone. I ordered the lite pork belly roll, hubby had a steak - it was okay but unfortunately I wouldnt be recommending it as a rush out and go experience.

Visited July 2013
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not the best”
Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten at four different hogs breath cages in New Zealand and Australia. This one was the worst of them all. The actual restaurant is not very nice. The staff were not interested in serving. The food was mediocre. My best advice is don't bother eating here.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Wayne M
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Levin
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nah bro”
Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Location great ! That's about it, menu prices verge on premium but fail to deliver. Curly fries were soggy, maybe even refried rest of the menu was... to be honest I just want to forget the experience.

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Carl W
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
298 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“YUCK”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

There are so many nice places in Napier , DONT GO HERE. You cant tell me the staff did not know that , the gravy was stone cold (for the steak), the 'medium' steak nearly ran off the plate it was so rare, the corn on the cob was hard and dry, the batter on the grand daughters fish was soggy and the cappucino was cold on arrival! They are not baristas! Train your staff and make them use a thermometer as it takes alot of experience to judge milk heat by feel. We expected cheap and cheerful and child friendly not fine dining BUT There is no excuse to slop this sort of food in front of customers! When the plates were taken away nearly as full as they arrived NO COMMENT WAS MADE BY STAFF.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Angus L
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