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Meet the Chef

Head Chef Rafael Loggiodice adds his magic touch to Hoosegow with his love of food, flavour and chilli! His Venezuelan taste buds bring a unique fusion of Latin American, Eastern and Asian dishes cooked on charcoal to Hoosegow's mostly gluten free menu. Chef Rafael and his team are one of a kind. Harmonious, fun, passionate with 'nothing but the best will do' attitude. Chef Rafael says; ""I believe, when you cook from your heart ... the passion, the love and the flavour wins. Every time.""

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Rafael Loggiodice

Average price $75 Special request

Scores & Reviews

based on 330 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.4/10
Service :9.7/10
Setting :9.4/10
  1. Taryn A.
    • one review

    Absolutely amazing service from the moment we walked in. The food was all fantastic and of very high quality. I don't usually eat steak, but opted for their Scotch fillet and it was one of the most perfectly cooked steaks I'd ever eaten

  2. Anna p.
    • one review

    Amazing dishes. We got the squid for entree and shared meat platter for main. Good servings and beautiful flavours. Exceptional service made the experience even more memorable. Can’t wait to be back

  3. Kate J.
    • 3 reviews

    Nice restaurant, good range on the menu and food was delicious. Only let down was service, as it was quite difficult to get staff attention to order drinks etc.

  4. Coen S.
    • one review

    Currently the best place I have attended for a meal, staff were great , the meals were amazing , and the overall feel was welcoming and cosy , highly recommend

  5. IAN M.
    • 2 reviews

    Great place to eat, friendly and attentive service

  6. Jacqui v.
    • one review

    We booked the restaurant for a meeting for 9 people and it was perfect. We had a rather secluded area and exceptional service catering to all of our needs. Everyone commented on the sensational food and generous portions. We will most definitely be returning both for social and professional events. Thank you so much!

  7. A A.
    • 259 reviews

    The food isn't the cheapest so if you're one to look at prices first, this might not be your thing BUT you definitely get what you pay for. The flavour and texture they get into each dish is fantastic and because of that you don't need to order a heap of food which means despite the prices, you end up having a great value meal. The food, service and atmosphere at this place is exceptional, I go here on every special occasion and am never disappointed.

  8. Norah R.
    • one review

    Hoosegow always delivers the best experience every time with service, quality and outstanding meals. I thoroughly recommend Hoosegow.

  9. Bora P.
    • 8 reviews

    Great food and service. Even took our photos during a busy night. Great people

  10. A A.
    • 268 reviews

    Bit expensive but service and food were so nice.

  11. A A.
    • 267 reviews

    Amazing food presentation with high standard in quality. The service was wonderful!

  12. A A.
    • 271 reviews

    We had a great time, and felt very welcome

  13. Robert L.
    • 11 reviews

    The cusine is so tasty and special. Ecellent and efficient serivice. Warm atmosphere. Great selection of drinking list. Definitely would come back.

  14. Mark F.
    • 2 reviews

    What an exceptional experience. The food was excellent and the staff could not be more friendly and knowledgeable. The atmosphere has a warmth and ambience that completes this culinary delight. Thoroughly recommended.

  15. Hien N.
    • 14 reviews

    Best service and amazing, quality food. Would highly recommend!

  16. A A.
    • 252 reviews

    Fantastic place to enjoy a great meal with friends, comfortable chairs, large tables, brilliant staff (service was 10/10). Food just awesome, 2nd time here and we will be back! A little on the pricey side, but you get what you pay for.

  17. A A.
    • 269 reviews

    Wonderful attentive service

  18. A A.
    • 268 reviews

    Awesome food and really friendly service

  19. A A.
    • 280 reviews

    Wonderful atmosphere. Fantastic food. Amazing staff. Well worth the money and will definately visit again

  20. Suneel R.
    • one review

    Fantastic atmosphere, excellent food and exemplary service!

More information

How to get to the restaurant

419 Magill Road, 5068, St Morris, Australia

Directions to get there

About the restaurant

Prisoners of Food

If you go gooey over succulent chargrilled meats which have been loaded with spice and laden with finger licking sauce, then you can't go wrong with Hoosegow Charcoal. Hoosegow - which translates to ‘jail’ in english - has certainly captured our hearts and our tastebuds. Here they’re serving a blend of Latin American, Asian and Eastern flavours in damn fine fashion. For the ultimate dish try their signature chilli chicken which is deliciously smoky and spicy. What more can we say, its simple charcoal deliciousness!

Best Dish: Signature Chilli Chicken

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