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Black Cow Bistro

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70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9333
17:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Fremantle, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dining at the black cow really is so much more than a meal but an experience. From the moment we walked in we were so extremely well looked after by the lovely staff. All the food is incredible - best steak I've ever had, and dessert to die for. Yes it is expensive, but you truly get what you pay... More 

Thank anna-feliz91
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here for dinner as a solo traveler. The service was excellent and the good was great. Unfortunately someone decided to bring a baby (less than a year old) to this restaurant. Said baby cried the whole time. Probably as it should've been in bed. I wish restaurant owners would take some responsibility in this.

Thank g_and_m3184
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was recommended by the tour company Tasmania.com and I wanted to have a great Tassie steak after over indulging in great Tassie seafood. Had to book for a Tuesday night and only time we could get was 8:15 however the place was packed and we were served promptly. The Carpacio and my wife's squid were superb and the steaks perfect.... More 

Thank Colin P
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mainly focused on beef in various forms, a good offering of seafood was also available. Great local wine and beer list. Absolutely exceptional services. We went twice on consecutive nights. Not cheap but good value.

Thank EliseKununurra
Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's nice to go to a steakhouse that gets it right! Between the three of us, all of our steaks were cooked perfectly, tender and tasty. The sides were also delicious and there's a great wine list. What more could you ask for?

Thank Clinton G
Wonga Park
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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 

Thank David B
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Launceston, Australia
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159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

1 Thank Donald B
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Pemba K
Blue Mountains, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank sincerelyjuliet

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
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?