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Black Cow Bistro

70 George St, 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 St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My lovely wife and I dined at Black Cow with an interstate guest whilst overnighting in Launceston. Our visit followed numerous recommendations from friends and certainly on nearly all counts met our expectations. Top notch service and one could wax lyrical about the ' simply...More

Thank Contented373
Reviewed 1 week ago

Caught up with some Sydney friends while in town. Great venue, friendly staff and superb steaks. Comprehensive wine list but a bit on the pricey side. All in all a nice venue and good food. If you enjoy a good steak then a definite place...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the tripadvisor reviews of the many restaurants way before I came over to Launceston, I settled on this one and made a booking for dinner for 6, and 2 children. To be fair, coming to such a place with two children I should...More

Thank spikyone8318
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was very attentive, the steak and sides were excellent. My wife and had a great time. Be sure to make reservations. We couldn't get in without one.

Thank Chi Hong H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a small party of 10 plus 1 baby and we were catered for in every way. We go the private room at the back and loved the environment and the service. Although we were tucked away at the back we have great service...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal and excellent service Will be back. We had a very enjoyable evening meal. The steak was sumptuous.

Thank Kaye256
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We noticed the card for this establishment will at Stillwater and we’re advised it’s the same owners. It’s a busy place that needs a reservation but it’s worth the several days wait. Best steak I had on my 3 week trip in Tassie which says...More

Thank kevlasultanpus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an evening here with a friend and enjoyed every moment. The food, wine, atmosphere, albeit the service a little slow it didn't really matter when the food was that good. The pork belly entree was a great intro into the scotch fillet for myself...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the top 8 dining experiences I have had on the planet! Tassie Gin cocktails, Oysters, rib eye steak, mushrooms, broccoli, frozen caramel slice dessert all served with excellent knowledgeable service.

Thank AnthonyAwesome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After waiting 45 minutes for our steaks my medium rare steak it came medium to well. My wife’s steak had more fat then you should fine in a prime cut of steak . More like supermarket quality.

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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 9333
  • E-mail
“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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