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Ball and Chain Grill

87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 2655
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (822 reviews)
“salad” (185 reviews)
“quail” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Truly the best pieces of beef we’ve ever eaten! Don’t be put off by the dated decor in this place, if your after delicious juicy cuts of meat you will be going back for more. It was extremely busy being the last week of December,...More

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We sat at a table for two in the front part of the restaurant. My husbands pepper encrusted steak is the best he has ever eaten! My fillet Mignon was superb. Salad bar is included with every meal too which we ate as an entree....More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 5 days ago

A large well-appointed restaurant with knowledgeable staff. In spite of the crowds, we were seated during the allotted waiting time and had a very enjoyable meal.

Thank Elliot S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Ball and Chain Grill is nothing fancy. The food was good quality. The wine list offered many options. Some servers were better educated on the wines than others. We enjoyed our dinner here.

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I truly regret taking overseas visitors to this restaurant as they were looking forward to having good OZ steak at a nice restaurant. It was a worst restaurant experience. The service was terrible and the steak was tasteless. To begin with, a waiter broke a...More

Thank Pengapa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out final night in Hobart saw us try the Ball and Chain Grill for dinner. We didn't have a reservation but were seated promptly when we arrived. The menu is decent, with an obvious focus on steaks. They have an extensive wine list to go...More

Thank camdenham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at the Ball and Chain on New Year's eve. I ordered a medium-rare rump steak. It was awful. Over cooked (medium to well done - not even a hint of pink); tough and a huge piece of gristle running through it. The...More

Thank WilsonCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed nearby and could "smell" the steak from our hotel carpark. We followed our noses to find the source of that amazingly delicious aroma. The restaurant did not dissapoint. The welcoming staff made us feel comfortable immediately. We enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and...More

Thank Us2Aussies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ball and Chain is a deceivingly large restaurant, it looks very small when you first enter but there is the *out the back" and upstairs areas. Which is why they can say on a busy night, it's ok we can have you seated in 5...More

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here every time we are in Hobart and it is always very good. Staff are friendly and helpful. The food is excellent and the ambiance is great. Recommend dining in the light-filled atrium. Note that parties of two cannot book ahead but we...More

Thank Bruceoz14
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Pauline G
15 March 2017|
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Response from Eleanor P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. One of the reasons why we go there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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