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Ball and Chain Grill

87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
(03) 6223 2655
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Ranked #50 of 469 Restaurants in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Fri 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We had just arrived in Hobart and were recommended to come here. Very busy night but we only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. Staff were incredibly polite and attentive. My daughter ordered a kids menu steak and the knife went through it like butter - spoilt her for all other kids menus! Our steaks were cooked... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

One of the best steaks I have ever had. Cooked to perfection. Definitely come here for the steak. The salad bar offering is surprisingly good too with a great variety. Tried the oysters kilpatrick for entree which was a let down. The balance of kilpatrick sauce was too sweet. The chocolate desert was a mistake. Too dry and tasteless. First... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This place has become a staple favourite with my stepmum and Dad who may go out to dinner twice a year. It's a real treat to come here for them. They love the salad selection and the quality of the meat produce and the wine list is a great showcase of Tasmanian wines. The waiters who looked after us were... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Tried this restaurant again a fortnight ago. How disappointing. The contents of the salad bar have not changed in 12 years. The salad bar was tired and the mustard had a crusty haze on top. Had to send both the porterhouse (medium) steaks back as were luke warm and baked potato was soggy and cold. At $33 approx for each... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Great food excellent service. They made sure we had quick service as we had a show to get to. Very friendly.

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Port Hedland, Australia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visited this steak house several years ago during a family vacation and loved it. Being back in Hobart we thought it was only fitting to visit again, without the family. We were disappointed, the service was okay but not exceptional. We thought the place looked grubby, the salad bar was probably one of the worst I had experienced -... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We always have to eat here at least once when we visit Hobart! This place has been here for decades as a restaurant and I doubt much has changed over the years. The restaurant can get very busy so either make a reservation or try to arrive early. Since we had our toddler with us we arrived early. After a... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to me by friends who visited Hobart. My friends were right. Very tasty and moist steak grilled to perfection and you have to try their bread rolls too

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

You can't go past this place if you like your steaks, they are superb! The salad bar is also yummy too. And a top location on Salamanca Place. Highly recommend!

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milton keynes
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139 reviews 139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We walked past in the afternoon and had a look at the menu. Written in plain simple English not "Masterchef" inspired twaddle. Place is nothing to look at from the outside but the inside is like a Tardis, it is huge. We had a beautiful meal (one steak and one local fish), perfect vegetables. The serving staff were brilliant, friendly... More 

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Additional Information about Ball and Chain Grill

Address: 87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 6223 2655
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Australian

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