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Jail House Grill

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32 Wellington St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 0466
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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Sydney, Australia
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is in the centre of town inside an old hotel. There are plenty of tables and although there were a lot of people, the noise is OK. The food was excellent, our party had the Duck, the Chicken and a Steak (and the salad bar) The food was seasoned perfectly and the steak magnificent. Prices are reasonable and... More 

Thank MBarr
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading some of the good reviews on trip advisor I thought I would give this place a shot. I was asked if I would like any sauce. I got the creamy mushroom which tasted like it was cream with a few mushrooms chucked in (worst mushroom sauce I have ever had) and instead of putting it in a little... More 

1 Thank Jawdz85
Townsville, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was good. Salad bar was much smaller than I expected. Need repeat trips due to plate size but the atmosphere is more like seated Dinning. Steak was nice enough but over priced.

1 Thank Sgtzimm
Benalla, Australia
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161 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Atmosphere was very good, decor not bad, service brilliant, and a very English-style self serve salad bar was a nice touch as it gave us something to graze on whilst waiting for the excellent steak. The steaks here were VERY good, and a nice variation, but my only qualm was that the majority were listed in the menu as being... More 

Thank Anne-Marie1963
Blacktown, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to dinner here as it was recommended to me by a local upon arriving it seemed to look the goods and by browsing the menu (prices)i thought here we go might finally get a great feed well sorry to say i was let down again pretty poor service was served main meal around our dirty entree plates the meals... More 

2 Thank Jason B
Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On holiday in beautiful Tassie - the best steak I've had in ages! New Year's night was very busy, but service fabulous.

Thank Cintra A
England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a buzzing place with a small salad bar. The Ribs were good. so were the steaks. Stay with the grills and don't go for the seafood. The Salmon was overcooked and for the oysters…maybe go to a seafood restaurant.

Thank Andrea H
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and food well worth a visit. Had the ribs just delicious although preferred the chips to roast potatoes. Good choice in salads.

Thank jw2700
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table, but was firstly seated in a tucked away table around a corner away from other diners. Asked to move, waitress understood, and she was great. Steaks were delicious, I asked for medium and it was slightly overcooked, but flavour was great, and the salad bar options were varied, and constantly topped up and refreshed. Kids meals... More 

Thank Jenny M
Rockingham, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best food ever n great atmosphere. I make sure I visit every time I come to Launceston. Unlimited salad bar

Thank phi73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Wellington St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 0466

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