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Ball and Chain Grill

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87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 2655
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Today
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 10:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Got something new on special instead of my usual filet. Surf and Turf offered two beautifully grilled prawns which together with the extra garlic butter provided still have my mouth watering. The steak was tender and tasty and my wife loved her trout. I would like them to add to the variety of salads offered, but with a main like... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome steaks. Great service. Reasonably priced. It was great to be able to absorb some of the convict history of the building.

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Thank Jody D
Ballarat, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely meal here, started with the sausage platter to share then we each had a steak, which was cooked nicely. Staff were very friendly, Recommend to all.

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Thank kgtalbot8
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ball and Chain came highly recommended. The end result was very disappointing. 2 of the meals were incorrectly cooked. The most disappointing was that the staff couldn"t care. Constructive criticism feel on deaf ears. It was almost like they hear it regularly. Seriously, don't waste your time. There are far better restaurants in Salamanca.

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Thank BruceT400
Shearwater, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in Salamanca Place. Offers a great selection of steak and other dishes. Open grill where you can see your steak being prepared.

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Thank harps66
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great steak restaurant , it was delicious has a lovely salad bar and staff were very friendly would definitely recommend this place !

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Thank kez50
Wangaratta, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleague had been raving about this place so I had high expectations and they did not disappoint. Great variety on offer and the salad bar is a winner. Meals came out quickly and despite being a bit undercooked from what I'm used to, I actually preferred it that way. Very good boutique beer selection as well. Every steak lover... More 

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Thank ozgirl82
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Steak at Ball and Chain was beautifully cooked, the sides from the salad bar were very average, which was a little upsetting. Fun place for a casual steak, and the staff are really friendly

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Thank Edward M
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i think a local would tell one this eatery has been around "forever". Certainly we first met it 10 years ago on a previous visit. It is reliable, the steak cooked as one requests and tender. The wine list has variety and is substantive. It tends to be noisy, with little sound absorbent material, so not ideal for a quiet... More 

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Thank Julia H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best steaks in Hobart, love the charcoal taste. Had some salmon too and little baby had a kids meal. I suggest not to purchase kids meal and go strait into the adult mains

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 2655

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