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Ball and Chain Grill

87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 2655
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (792 reviews)
“salad” (182 reviews)
“baked potato” (19 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very expensive for the quality of food. Quail entree was good. Surf and turf below average, one of my prawns had a slimy mouthfeel which I had to spit out. They use frozen chips which were inedible because they tasted like cheap cooking oil, for...More

Thank PurpleLady61
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently had dinner here we both had the seafood chowder for entree my husband got seafood in his mine was more seafood flavoured vegetable chowder consisting of 2 small prawns and 1 scollop row. The staff never asked how our meal was.

Thank cjndjn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With so much fresh produce in Hobart and reasonably priced, this was disappointing. The service was good and the staff lovely but the fillet Mignon average.

Thank Carmelmm278
Reviewed 5 days ago

great steaks, nice large portions and good sauce. good puddings and a good all you can eat salad bar. clean toilets

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Steak was cooked to perfection 👌👌 and the service was extremely fast friendly staff too!! Salad bar is a good idea

Thank aprilfowler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in a nice happening part of Hobart that was Salamanca Place near Franklin Harbour and a short walk from CBD. On entry, one will find a smallish bar on the left and diagonally to the right was the open bbq stove with a salad...More

Thank DeepseaGiantSquid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends and could not fault the service. The meat was cooked to perfection, if i was to fault it at all it would be the salad bar. The choice was bland and boring. Wine list was great and varied both in choice and...More

Thank scorpio19701959
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has to be the PLACE to go to eat some of the best Aussie steaks in the world. Be SURE of what you order because they will PROVIDE you with the steak "colour" that you've ordered. Sensational grilled steaks (I nearly always order...More

Thank Taffy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal with a nice salad bar. I had seafood and even that was good. One of my companions had lamb and enjoyed it.

Thank EbonyTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here having read great reviews. With all of the main dishes on the menu, you can access a buffet salad bar, which is a nice touch. I ordered the pork belly, which was tasty, and my husband had a steak. His steak was...More

Thank Travellaur394
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Restaurant Details

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