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Black Cow Bistro

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70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9333
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17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Wonga Park
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had dinner here last night, nice food, had oysters to start and a steak with a side for main, my wife had the fish, we had a couple of drinks and you will need to expect to pay around $90 to $100 each if you go down the same path. Could not fit any thing else in. Waiters have excellent... More 

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Thank David B
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had high hopes for this restaurant but left feeling a little flat. The starter was amazing and the dessert as well but the steak (at $120) was just average. Service was hit and miss and for the price ($360 for 1 starter, 1 huge steak for 2 people, 2 sides, 1 bottle of wine, 1 dessert, 1 $9 bottle... More 

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Thank britabroad34
Launceston, Australia
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159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 557 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Black Cow Bistro has all bases loaded after 9 years of hard work.It has all that a great Bistro offers-a warm elegant ambience,great food,an extensive wine list and excellent service. On arrival we were cordially greeted,seated and offered still or sparkling water together with menus and the wine list.The table setting was true French Bistro style - large starched... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best steak we have had in a long time, juicy and really good flavour. Worth the 45 mins wait for the steak. Make sure you make a booking as it is a very popular restaurant, saw a couple of people left due to no booking.

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Thank Pemba K
Blue Mountains, Australia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You know a restaurant is good when it's full on a Monday night. This has to be one of the best restaurants I've eaten at, and I've eaten at restaurants all over the world.

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Thank sincerelyjuliet
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing dinner here tonight. Entrees of steak tartare and pork belly were really delicious and our steaks were even better. Our porter house and eye fillet steaks were superbly cooked and truly amazing. So full of flavour. Our desserts of vanilla creme brulee and chocolate parfait were sensational. A really lovely way to end the night. The service is worth... More 

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Thank AndreaHewer
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are a meat lover and you don't mind paying a few $$ then this is the place for you. Here's what we had. Appetiser Char-grilled calamari, lemon, smoked paprika, chorizo & fennel 24 Crisp skin Scottsdale pork belly, burnt mirin & soy bbq sauce, ginger pickled cucumber 24. Main Course Eye Fillet Cape Grim Beef (Smithton, NW Tas)... More 

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Thank Jennene M
Evandale, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I organised a rare night out with two other couples with similar aged children at school, and we were all looking forward to it immensely. It was therefore incredibly disappointing to have such a mediocre experience. It was my first time back to the bistro in six years and now I remember why. Steaks were so over prices and nothing... More 

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Thank angelaarmstrong532
Sydney
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132 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had dinner here while staying in Launceston. Not cheap, but the quality of the steaks are outstanding. Very professional and friendly staff, great service. You probably need to book ahead as we did as you may not get a table otherwise. No problem parking in the street nearby when we were there around 7pm on Thursday night. Recommended for the... More 

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Thank Paddy1954
Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful meal ! It is expensive but as a special milestone birthday well worth it ! Amazing service recommend highly

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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?