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Hog’s Breath Cafe

Corner Memorial & Minga Drive, Shellharbour, New South Wales 2529, Australia
+61 2 4295 5305
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible29%
Travellers talk about
“baked potato” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Australian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Corner Memorial & Minga Drive, Shellharbour, New South Wales 2529, Australia
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food, servers, atmosphere all fantastic. Quality food for a decent price. Steak always perfectly cooked, great tunes on in the background. Go to place for a date night. Keep up the good work!

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went to Hog’s breath Shellharbour for dinner last night. Service was fantastic and food came out quickly and that’s where our good experience ended. We firstly got garlic and herb bread for starters, they should just call it bread because there...More

Thank AislingBermingham
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and i are frequent diner members at hogs breath so we know what to expect from this chain and this was a fairly typical experience for us, we had an early dinner and were one of the first couples in for the night...More

Thank twc0717
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Kids meal was disgusting and barely any chips. The few chips we did get were so oily! Cheesy bread for entree would have been under the grill for 10 secs so cheese wasn't even melted and the bread tasted stale. I got the chicken dijonnaise,...More

Thank ellie m
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Food was terrible. Veggie burger tasted of fish. Meat full of Gristle, Service was slow. Had to remind staff of meals not deliveredMore

Thank Sharon N
HogsShellharbour, Manager at Hog’s Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Sharon, We would like to thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to Hog's Shellharbour. Great pride is taken in providing our guests with high quality food and exceptional service and it is clear from your feedback that on this occasion we...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The food is been the same for years I don't think the menu has changed much in a while The food is average but pricey However the restaurant itself is nicely set outMore

Thank Ash S
HogsShellharbour, Manager at Hog’s Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Ash, Thank you for your feedback. We agree that the menu needs a bit of an upgrade so you're in luck! We have an exciting new menu launching August 1st and we would love for you to try it out. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Sunday 23 July for lunch, haven't been here in a long while and was looking forward to a steak. Got told ran out of prime rib but the normal steak is just as fine. Luckily my husband got to order his prime rib....but...More

Thank Angela P
HogsShellharbour, Manager at Hog’s Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi Angela, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to Hog's Shellharbour. We would like to apologise that your experience during this visit was not at our usual high standard. We take great pride with providing our guests with high quality food and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We visited your restaurant on the 11/07 for my partners birthday, We were greeted and seated at a table. After waiting 20 minutes a gentleman came and took our order , five minutes later came back and said his forgotten our drink order so we...More

Thank Nick I
HogsShellharbour, Manager at Hog’s Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Nick, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to Hog's Shellharbour. We would like to apologise that your experience during your visit was not at our usual high standard. We take great pride with providing our guests with high quality food and...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had prime steak with mushrooms and was great .the meat was cooked exactly the way I like it .My wife had a chicken dish which was nice, except for the slightly burnt baked potato, which our hostess asked us if we would like another in...More

Thank Charlie B
HogsShellharbour, Manager at Hog’s Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Charlie, Thank you for providing us with fabulous feedback regarding your recent visit to Hog's Shellharbour. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food you received during that visit and that our service staff we able to attend to the issue you...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

I love hogs breath, always have. Although the Shellharbour store has gone down hill. I find the staff extremely pushy and not very knowledgeable. I just always find it so awkward eating here. Last meal I had here, my chicken was burnt to a crisp....More

Thank morganlee2015
HogsShellharbour, Manager at Hog’s Breath Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi 'Morganlee2015' Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to see that you love the Hog's brand and apologise that during the time of your visit we had unfortunately missed the mark. We will take your feedback on board as part of our continued...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Memorial & Minga Drive, Shellharbour, New South Wales 2529, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shellharbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4295 5305
  • E-mail
Description
The home of Hog'spitality! Specialising in 18 hr slow cooked Prime Rib Steaks. The best a steak can get! From day one, Hog's Breath Cafe set out to be unlike any other restaurant. In a nutshell, it is about providing quality food and beverage in a casual environment with an over-riding friendly, party atmosphere. The diverse menu is centered around Prime Rib, an unbelievably tender steak that just melts in your mouth. Kids Eat Free: All Day Mon & Tue Lunches from $9.90: Mon - Sun Seven days a week, Shellharbour is cooking up some of the best steaks, salads, burgers and wraps in the country! Our extensive and diverse menu that offers a range of tasty chicken and seafood dishes, ribs, burgers and wraps, salads, pasta, delicious desserts, light options and awesome kids' meals, we cater to all taste buds! The Hogster's Kid's Menu has the favourites of every kid'let, including pizza, burger, chicken nuggets, or steak! Plus they come with a free juice or soft drink and 2 free scoops of ice cream. Your little piglets will want to come back time and time again! The Hog's Trim-a-licious Menu was introduced March 2016. Items in this menu range have been selected based on their minimum kJ and calorie values, but it's still up to the Hog's standards in taste and quality! Come by with your family, enjoy a few weekend drinks with your mates, or treat your grandma to our devilish desserts. Whatever the day or the occasion, Hog's Breath Shellharbour is sure to delight and inspire!
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