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The Original Charcoal Chicken

181 Brisbane st, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 4244
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
5 Jun 2017
“Chicken and chips”
4 weeks ago
“Cheap dinner”
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
Fast food, Australian
181 Brisbane st, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a roast chicken dinner and the chicken was very good, but we thought that the gravy was dodgy (tasted strange/synthetic) and the pumpkin and peas were tasteless and starchy. But at $10 per head you get what you pay for.

Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Chicken was beautiful. The chips were extremely salty. Pasta was nice without being fabulous. Staff weren't real friendly and customer service upon leaving was terrible.

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Well priced, well cooked & delicious. Fast service even though very busy!!! No better place for chicken and chips in Launceston.

Thank badtaste516
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Just love this shop only went in here by mistake but yummy and the staff friendly so we are so going back

Thank Rhonda V
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Chicken is well cooked and flavorsome. The chips were great. The gravy was not nice but fortunately I had it in a tub and so didn't ruin the meal. The meal was huge. The service was quick and friendly. There is parking at the door.

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 18 January 2016

When we couldn't get a booking at our preferred restaurant in Launceston we decided to have a takeaway from Charcoal Chicken. The standard of this meal was far below expectation. There was no roast pumpkin available so we ordered peas and they included corn which...More

Thank brisvegas1954
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The iconic Charcoal Chicken in the middle of Launceston is a busy little spot and a taste of the food shows why. Succulent tasty chicken with a lovely smoky taste and aroma with the absolute best skin ever. Generous serving of perfectly cooked and seasoned...More

Thank 405Mi16
Reviewed 16 August 2015

When hungary and need a quick meal great value for money and fill the biggest appetite while being tasty.I love the chicken and veg meal as I work away from home you need your veg.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Yummy chicken. Nice smokey taste. Friendly service. Their gravy and chips are the best too! Fast service. Clean.

Thank K_LondonRose
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Love the taste of these charcoal fired chickens. We get one regularly to take home for dinner to add to my salad or vegetables I have made. Charcoal purports to using only free range chickens too

Thank 2Flyboys
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Brisbane st, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 4244
Our chickens are cooked over a bed of charcoal, giving it a very genuine barbeque flavour. We also offer a wide range of salads to go with it. Oh did I mentioned that our chips and gravy are the best in town? Also if you want something quick, easy and tasty, why not try some of our burger meals that are great value for money! Eat in or take out. Quick and reliable service with a smile! :)
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