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Black Cow Bistro

70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9333
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easily the best steak in the world. Service is first class too. Price to match! Wouldn’t hesitate to return when in Launceston

Thank LC888
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Okay so this is the second time I’ve been to black cow bistro and the second time was just amazing as the first time. My partner and I, shared 650grams of medium rare rib eye and boy was it amazing! This is a great restaurant...More

Thank Seyah25
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Black Cow is by far an outstanding restaurant considering how small Launceston is (in terms of population). Don't misunderstand me. It is very nice town and people are very friendly. The Black Cow is able to offer you a casual and relaxing dining experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful service. Great tasting meals made with fresh ingredients. The chef obviously knows how to match flavours.

Thank turneraandam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what a gem this restaurant is. Service is superb with wonderful staff who are great at understanding your eating needs. We shared a fillet of steak beautifully prepared with pepper sauce with sides of asparagus and mushrooms. The meal was a sensation of flavours...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best meal in Tasmania, restaurant is pricey but offers some of best food on the island. Steaks of course, from local farms. And they are able to cook the meat... in the proper way....husband had his as it is supposed to be....I...More

Thank Beina1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pricey and popular but what an excellent find. Was just around the corner from our hotel in Launceston, but as a popular place, we could only get a table at 8:30 when we walked in and asked for a booking that night (on spec. really)....More

1  Thank AnnenJimEuropeTrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a reason why this is so highly rated... friendly staff and probably the most delicious food we have ever eaten....5 stars. Definitely would recommend!

Thank James S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was recommended by the owner of a vineyard during our wine tasting. We made the booking online but put on the wrong date by mistake. Thanks for the staff to rearrange tables to fit six of us. We ordered 2 porterhouse and 2...More

Thank thyik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us when we arrived in Launceston airport for a long overdue holiday. Decided to go for my birthday and was not disappointed the whole experience was wonderful.

Thank SSD67
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24 October 2017|
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Response from Stillwatermanagement | Property representative |
We do not have a dress code
Michael C
5 March 2017|
Response from MsFizz | Property representative |
For all our prices just pop onto our website for our menu, cuts and prices: blackcowbistro com au. You can also make a booking from there and come in and try this fabulous steak for yourself!
Laura K
2 March 2017|
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Response from Stillwatermanagement | Property representative |
Head over to our website and take a peek at the full menu online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
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17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 9333
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“Tasmanian Beef Specialist” Located in the historic art deco Luck’s Butchery shop in Launceston, Tasmania, Black Cow showcases grass fed, free range, hormone free, dry aged, premium Tasmanian beef including brands from Cape Grim, Greenhams, Clover Country, King Island and Flinders Island amongst others. Legislation in Tasmania against the use of hormone growth promotants and antibiotics in red meat production combined with Tasmanian graziers’ focus on free-range grass fed cattle produces happy animals and superior quality meat. A flexible pricing structure and side dishes designed around fresh, local produce allow guests to create the dining experience they desire. Also sporting a well-priced wine list with a heavy emphasis on local Tasmanian wines with some full-bodied reds thrown in for good measure. An energetic atmosphere and friendly professional service completes the Black Cow offering. This casual Bistro style has been a hit with the local community as well as visitors so reservations are essential. A private wine room offers dining for up to 12 guests for those important dinners and negotiations. Open 7 nights a week from 5:30pm to late. The Black Cow logo has been inspired by the amazing ancient artworks in the Lascaux Caves in France. Carbon dating indicates that these paintings are more than 17,000 years old. Black Cow, the name, is a tribute to the Bos Genus… Historically the cow has been important to many cultures. It has been seen and worshiped as a symbol of contentedness, fecundity, the passive yet creative and generative powers of nature, patience, nourishment, abundance, fertility and equifinality. It is also, of course, an excellent source of protein.
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