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“Disappointed”
Review of Hog's Breath Cafe

Hog's Breath Cafe
Ranked #56 of 114 Restaurants in Airlie Beach
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Was sat down early evening, ordered our meal, would you like baked potato, fries or mash? Ohh, we will both have baked potato thank you. Sorry, we have NO baked potatoes left, would mashed be ok? Sure, we will go mashed. 5 minutes later, waitress returns, SORRY folks we have no mash left, FRIES? Comment from staff, this is a regular occurrence.

Seriously HOGS it's 7.15 at night in a tourist hub and you have run out of potatoes, disgraceful.
What the hell are you doing? You are a business, a service provider and you cannot provide the service.

Perhaps send one of your staff to the New Woolworth's and buy some potatoes?
Perhaps establish a vegetable checklist to ensure you can cater for your customers?

Under the above circumstances, a more sincere apology and an offer of even a cup of coffee may have made some difference.

Will we return?
ONLY if we hear the management are taking their business seriously.
PRIDE & SERVICE delivery is urgently needed.

On a good note, our Steak was very tender.
We rated the atmosphere as poor due to uncontrolled children, not just a little noisy that's fine, but virtually uncontrollable. Perhaps staff should politely intervene with a request to settle, as several surrounding tables were clearly not happy.

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1  Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

staff where very polite and helpful with menu,when meal was served they returned to see if we where happy,top location sitting on balcony great view,never been to a hogs breath restaurant before would recomend to any one you would have to be fussy if you didnt like it.

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Thank lingy66
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

Well its a Hogs Breath Cafe.
Same as the rest. Not always busy which is good.
Plus you know what your getting that why you go.
Clean and tidy.

Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We go here a couple of times a year, the location is fantastic, they have a pretty good menu, including choices for kids, but over the past 12 months two things have let them down.

The service is pretty bad, simple things like not having standard beers that are on the menu available, getting red wine instead of white, not applying my frequent diners discount.

There are broken lights and lamp shades, seat cushions are ripped and torn and the toilets are worse than a public toilet.

At our recent visit, we were there at noon ie just after opening and I doubt the loos had been cleaned from the night before. I let management know and even an hour later still nothing had been done.

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Thank Tracey K
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I have not eaten at this restaurant for many years due to many poor visits but gave it another try. I found the service quick and variety of dishes and drinks on the menu immense. But you go to Hogs Breath for the steak so I had a lite cut prime rib with calamari on top. The $24 price was very good in this age where a steak can be $35+.

Thank yorkygirlCentralQld
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