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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 12 February 2018

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 10 February 2018

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 10 February 2018 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 8 February 2018 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
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I like you was thinking - well how good can a steak actually be ? Well I now know - I had the eye fillet and it was the best steak I have ever eaten, cooked to perfection ( med /rare) as per my request....More

Thank LyzaNN
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Had a meal on the Saturday night after lunch at the festival. Didn't do the meal justice. Service was efficient and friendly. The scotch was cooked to order. Water topped up often.

Thank Hobartgirl
Reviewed 2 February 2018

If you are a meat lover, this is the place for you. Delicious tender cuts of meat cooked to perfection and accompanied by a range of interesting condiments. The meal experience can be enhanced with a choice from the extensive wine list and choosing a...More

Thank galavanterAust
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on recommendation from our son in law who has been there, possibly on an expense account, and thoroughly enjoyed the meal if a bit shocked by the bill! We chose a 450gram steak to share which came to $157 ($35 per 100g) which was...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We had dinner at Black Cow on January 29, 2018. Services: The waiter on the phone taking the reservation was very helpful. When we barely sat down, a waitress of Asian ethnicity put down the menu and started telling us the details -- we WERE...More

1  Thank Venny L
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We chose to try the Wagu 400gms at $35 for 100gm.So $140 for the one piece to share. $3.50 for 1 slice of sourdough bread “special recipe” with “special butter” Happy to have tried the food; but can’t see the value. Would choose something different...More

Thank Sharon H
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25 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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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