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Ball and Chain Grill

87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 2655
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (738 reviews)
“salad” (166 reviews)
“baked potato” (17 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was my husbands choice for his birthday. We flew down from Queensland. He was right. The steaks are awesome! If you like the Breaky Creek; if you like MooMoos; you won't be disappointed. Well priced as well which is a bonus. Also. They...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow! This place was pumping on a Friday night. Good luck to those who tried to secure a table after 6pm without a booking. The steaks, in summation...to die for! Must be the antique cast iron pressing irons that are placed upon them whilst they...More

Thank Lea W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant came highly recommended by other parties in our group and it certainly did not disappoint. One on the nicest meals I have had in a long time.

Thank 122lyn
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent our last night in Tasmania at a hotel in the city center of Hobart. We looked in the tour brochures of places to eat and found the Ball and Chain grill. Thought it sounded interesting so we walked to Salamanca Place, found the...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stalwart on the Hobart scene down at Salamanca. Steak was awesome, salad bar (not normally a fan of these) but was excellent. Had the toblerone cheesecake. Wow. Great wine list and excellent service

Thank Ross-MItchell-Nesso
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pork belly and the steak, and both were done beautifully. The venue was buzzing and crowded despite it being 4.6 degrees outside! The food was great and the service was impeccable!

Thank EverydayMum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Organized to have a family gathering here for a 60th birthday celebration. Great set up for a large group and were well looked after the entire night. Place has a lot of history to it and doesn't disappoint. Great to be able to see the...More

Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quintessential place to dine for Steak. Great Wine List to complement and fantastic service. A visit to Hobart is not complete without a meal here. And wait til you see the sweets. Do yourself a favour!

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!..quite possibly the worst steak I've ever had, cold and flavorless. I couldn't have been more disappointed, I hope you have better luck. The worst 105 bucks I ever spent

Thank robV1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What was a good place maybe 12 months ago is now very poor. Terrible service. Pathetic excuse for a salad bar. Rude and argumentative staff. Steaks were cooked OK... Except the medium size steak was children's size. GIVE IT A BIG MISS until they decide...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 2655
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