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Black Cow Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Steakhouse, Australian
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70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9333
Today
17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great for steaks - a bit pricey and would suggest that it is a bit mean to have to pay extra for sauce and no bread provided. Table setting nice with butcher paper or cloth rather than bare wood. They did a fish dish very well too and the dessert of chocolate parfait expertly done and modern.

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Thank Tennyson B
Singleton, Australia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recommended by a friend we went to this restaurant with anticipation. We were not disappointed. The food was of the highest quality and the service second to none. Our waiter Laurence was very knowledgeable with both the wine and food and recommended two wine that were superb and complimented the meals to perfection. We booked late and ate in the... More 

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Thank Bryan955
Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been extremely lucky to dine here on more than one occasion on my visits to launceston and I love it! The meals never fail to impress. The staff are always attentive and not intrusive. This visit I was able to go with my partner and son and they have been talking about it for days. They loved it.... More 

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Thank Alexander298
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend Black Cow Bistro. Don't let the word bistro fool you. This is a top restaurant. Excellent service as well. My steak was melt in the mouth perfection. Worth every penny.

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Thank JenSydneyAustralia
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service was excellent as was the food. For the main we had ocean trout. Everything was cooked to perfection. The sauces were innovative and very tasty. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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Thank Stewart K
Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were recommended to dine at Black Cow by some friends that had recently visited Launceston, from the moment I rang to book I was impressed. The Customer Service is exceptional, we were lucky enough to be allocated the Private Dining Room for our dinner as there was 6 of us. Our waiter for the night was Lawrence and he... More 

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Thank janew926
Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food was great, at least what they gave me. Small portions for money and when I asked for a coke they gave me Caffeine liberated cola, I couldn't drink the disgusting stuff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited Black Cow a week ago and had the best meal on our 2 week Tasmania trip (and for quite some time). Service was friendly and professional and our steaks and desserts were excellent. We're Melbourne based and dream of this as our regular when nothing but a well sourced and cooked steak is on our minds. We've tried... More 

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Thank TrevorLK
Tasmania
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit here over the last 2 years and once again it was superb, the food and the service left nothing to be asked. As a group of two couples, we started with some bread whilst working out the menu, delicious and crunchy. Moving onto the entrees we decided to share a couple as we wanted to... More 

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Thank JAKMB
Melbourne
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many better steaks in the world than here and great wine list. Can cater for four well in dining room or say 14 in their private area in cellar rood which is great fun.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 00:00
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 9333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?