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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 today

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.

Reviewed yesterday

As busy as always - a booking is essential. A return visit to the Black Cow for dinner with 7 discerning friends from Sydney. It didn't disappoint. Sharing of the ribeye met the needs of 6 of us and the two others had individual steaks....More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing food steak cooked to perfection. Friendly staff so helpfull with different steak sizes. Wine from the best regions. Will defnitely come again. Awesome

Thank Annelien V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food and service. The manager on Valentine's Day night will know and remember why this evening was so special to me and my partner, from the kindness of a stranger. Would love the opportunity to thank him and the other guest. Food was exceptional!...More

Thank India C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don't normally do valentines night out but very glad we did this year. Black cow was fantastic, had 3 starters, sashimi, pork belly and the prawns and shared a steak. Great food and wonderful experience.

Thank Godano
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ambience, wonderful service and as expected, the steaks done well. Sides are separate which is fine but they charge for the sauce to go with the steak? That's a bit much. Overall, it is a great meal, just like what everyone says, it is...More

Thank ElfGirl31
MsFizz, Owner at Black Cow Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

ElfGirl31, Thanks for your lovely review and glad you had a good Black Cow evening! We assure you we have a number of Tasmanian gins on offer including two our partners in the business make locally, Essence and Quintessence Gins, Native Tasmanian Gins by The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service were excellent and the food are really nice. The steak was cooked to perfection, juicy and tender. The potion of the fat in the meat was right and melted in the mouth. We have had a wonderful dinner in our first visit to...More

Thank Ernest261
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and the service was great. Despite it being a busy night, I felt that I was being looked after the entire time I was there. The oysters were delicious and the steak was cooked to perfection.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You yourself and your party a favour. Have a delicious meal at the black cow bistro. Make sure you book. We went on a Wednesday night and every table was full and more people were asked to come back. The staff were polite and efficient....More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the service was great. The steak was beautiful as were the side dishes. Dessert was lovely too! Thank you Black Cow.

Thank Tracey A
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Questions & Answers
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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