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Watergardens Town Center | Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes, Brimbank, Victoria 3037, Australia
+61 3 9390 4444
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Way too loud and hard to have a conversation here. Plenty of staff who look busy however stand around chatting near the order screen, and don't do a particularly good job of looking after their tables. We had an empty bottle on our table for over half an hour which a number of staff walked past, however we finally had... More 

Thank rollcredit
Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Have been to a few different hogs breath restaraunts. Good friendly service food was good . The day we went was a Sunday lunch time and it was fairly busy however we really didn't have to wait long for our food.

Thank HaysieJo
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Attended for a Sunday lunch. New menu was pretty average - do not like some of the changes to salad. The coleslaw is dry and pretty tasteless. As for the setting, music (if you call it that) is far too loud and even when asked to turn it down - staff ignored it. It is their hearing that it at... More 

Thank Cheryl W
Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

So we are at Hogs Breath, service was fast and to the point. friendly how ever. nice waitres took our order for drinks and young fella serving our food. had a share platter to start. calamari was cold. . bit rubbery. spring rolls and potato skins were ok. . kids had burgers and said they were great. as was the... More 

Thank mrwhiley
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Hog's breath Cafe, Watergardens. The resturant itself inside is interesting with all the wood type decor. When the food came out, it was warm, not hot. So ordinary, the fish and chips...bland, and the ceasar salad worse. Won't be going back.

Thank 2manybags121
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

The kids had their usual curly fries and nuggets, followed up with ice creams. This time I ventured past the Calamari, and into the prime rib steak, apparently slow cooked for 18hrs. And it didn't disappoint. Cooked perfectly, juicy and succulent. Wifey had the eye fillet, and again, cooked to perfection. While I'm always hesitant to order steak at chains... More 

Thank Rhys M
Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

sadly, i am a fool, i have visited hogs breath numerous times and not once learnt my lesson from the experience. every single time i have gone, my order has been stuffed up. annoyingly every time my meal was stock standard, no changes or modifications to the standard item listed. to make it more annoying when you inform them its... More 

Thank Karaleeandliam
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

Dust, cob webs and poorly maintained glass windows were very obvious at where we sat. The food was average. We prayed that the kitchen would be cleaner than the dining area..

1 Thank MLian
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

We decided to try this restaurant Monday dinner and were duly seated. As children eat free all day Mondays and Tuesdays we attempted to order my sons meal and were told that kids only eat free at lunchtime, and we had to pay full price for dinner. We pointed to the clearly board advertising this but it was only when... More 

Thank Jo R
Woodend, Australia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

Limited, but OK wine list, The smoking ribs were very nice, tender and flavoursome, but for over $30 they should be. The side of chips and calamari were disgusting, dripping in oil! The calamari rings were rubbery and seemingly straight from the freezer. they went back. Bruschetta was adequate, lots of buttered bread some a small amount of tomato mix,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watergardens Town Center | Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes, Brimbank, Victoria 3037, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Brimbank  >  Taylors Lakes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9390 4444

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