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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%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“curly fries” (11 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Bakery Hill | 8 Victoria Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Adsdon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

Thank jackypan2015
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t been to Hogs breath for 7 years, I couldn’t wait to go here on out weekend away and was so disappointed, the food was ordinary and extremely overpriced - $137 for 2 adults, and 2 kids, 1 wine and 1 coke - I...More

Thank Lucinda_Priestley
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My son & I arrived for a quick lunch as we had an appointment. They appeared understaffed and the meal did take 40 minutes which is a bit slow for a lunch menu deal. The waitress was very helpful however & for $9.95 for meals...More

Thank Shelbymfi
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Easy walk from our hotel. Food fine - steak OK and interesting pig's tails chips.Decent place to go to if you want to relax - especially on a Monday evening. Not a place to go to for a fine wine.

Thank nel195
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We had dinner here after being at Sovereign Hill. Have a lot of new staff on learning the ropes and hubby nearly wore his dinner! Food was prompt and delicious but you can hear everyone else's conversations.

Thank Sammyben17
Reviewed 27 February 2018

My partner & I decided to try Hogs Breath for the first time a few weeks ago. Upon entry we were promptly seated - wherever we liked, as they weren't busy (on a Friday evening - this should have told me something). Our Waiter was...More

Thank Love_2_Review666
HogsBallarat, Owner at Hog's Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Amy, I'm so terribly sorry to read your review on my restaurant.We pride ourselves on being able to deliver food and service that exceed our guest's expectations. I can only apologise that I wasn't made aware of your dissatisfaction whilst you were dining with us...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

There is plenty of room for family, parties or just general dining at Hog’s Breath. The meals are huge .i love their curly chips especially. Love the decor and the service was great

Thank Sue M
HogsBallarat, Owner at Hog's Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

What a lovely review, Sue! I will be sure to pass on your comments to my crew and look forward to introducing yourself next time you dine with us! Thank you. Regards, Jenny

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Love the prime rib and any of the chicken meals. The food is always cooked well and tastes amazing. Staff are friendly also.

Thank Krystal J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Steakhouse, Bar, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
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
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
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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