Hoo Ha Bar is a quaint cafe/bar that serves up local food, independent coffee and crafty drinks. Hoo Ha Bar is open Monday to Friday 7am to late, Saturday and Sunday 10am to late and is located on Tribune Street tucked away from the hustle and bustle of South Bank.
The menu from 7am to 3pm consists of a mixture of breakfast and lunch items such as the Bahn-mi style slow braised pork w/ pickled cucumber, carrot & chilli on ciabatta w/ sriracha mayo & greens (pictured above) and the Herbivore consisting of Field mushrooms, poached free-range eggs, house-made hummus, haloumi nuggets, greens, blistered cherry tomatoes, pesto & warmed ciabatta (pictured below). The Herbivore breakfast was our favourite, featuring large poached free-range eggs cooked to perfection, deliciously roasted tomatoes and mushroom which paired extremely well with the hummus and pesto. All items on the 7am to 3pm menu are very well priced with all 9 options under $18.
The afternoon menu (available from 4pm to 9pm) features share plate food such as Olives marinated with citrus & thyme, served with warmed bread, house-made dip & olive oil, croquettes with artichoke & Monterey Jack cheddar and tomato relish, Hervey Bay scallops seared in herb butter with crisp pancetta & pea puree, grazing plates and brioche sliders.
The drinks menu features a range of craft beers from the likes of Croft Brewing (pictured above is the Wolf’s Scratch Pale Ale from Croft Brewing), Brewcult, Holgate, Mornington Peninsula and Burleigh Brewing, a range of red and white wines and cocktails with the wackiest names such as WHAM! (House espresso martini variation featuring Pusser’s 8 rum, fresh espresso, gingerbread syrup, shaken and served straight up with white chocolate shavings), ZAP! (A refreshing blend of Tropicana featuring El Jimador tequila, fresh basil, pineapple juice, lime marmalade, black pepper, shaken and served tall with a leafy basil sprig) and OUCH! (A collaboration of fruity favourites featuring citrus infused vodka, plum jam, lemon juice, pink grapefruit juice, peach bitters, shaken and served short with maraschino cherries) plus many other wonderful cocktails.
Head to Hoo Ha Bar for a casual drink and bite to eat whilst relaxing on a variation of comfortable lounges and chairs in a relaxed atmosphere.
Hoo Ha Bar