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Black Cow Bistro

70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
61 3 6331 9333
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Ranked #6 of 230 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at the Black Cow last night. While steak is generally not something that I order at a restaurant, there is not much other choice at the Black Cow so I ordered steak. I am happy to say that it was cooked to absolute perfection (medium rare) and was the best steak I have ever... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I have eaten at the Black Cow four times previous to my experience of this evening. I also eat regularly at the sister restaurant Stillwater. Until today I have found the customer service and food to be excellent. So I recommended that some friends should join me for dinner at the Black Cow on Saturday December 13th; to this end,... More 

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Hong Kong
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

The restaurant serves excellent steaks! We have eaten out at other places in Launceston and the steak served here in Black Cow is definitely the best. Service is good and friendly. I also like the wine list. Our hotel recommends this as a fine dining restaurant but it is not. It is a restaurant you must go if you like... More 

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Perth, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Launceston. Bit pricey but outstanding selection of local produce and wines. Oysters are amazing. Steak cooked perfectly, truffled bearnaise definitely worth a try. Don't go if you don't want steak! Dessert was also excellent. Great all round.

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Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Steak is the signature dish - however always good alternative options if red meat is not your thing. Absolutely flawless service without being pretentious, broad and quality wine selection and a great demonstration of quality, fresh Tasmanian produce.

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Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food is great and different, not all beef; good wine list. The staff are very nice and move in and out without fuss. Great value and great food.

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had only heard good things about Black Cow - but after our recent meal I can honestly say it went above and beyond our expectations. We could not fault our meals, they were perfection. The pork belly entree is honestly the best I've ever had and of their signature steaks couldn't have been better. Recommending to everyone, can't wait... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Great food - steak obviously but cooked to perfection! Excellent choice of wines by the glass or bottles from tassie and the big island. Sides are of a good size to share between two. Asparagus and carrots are both excellent! Staff attentive without being intrusive All round a great night out!

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Again please read this in association with my review on Still Water In Launceston. I now understand why this restaurant needs a reservation, it is a great place to get well sourced and well cooked meat. In addition on the night they were also serving very good local Oysters, the other stand out items were the sides, not your traditional... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Upon arriving in Launceston, we had several of the residents tell us that The Black Cow was a "high end" restaurant with the best steak around. We were sorely disappointed. They have too many tables crammed into a small space and the chairs are very uncomfortable. The worst part was that our steaks were not very good. Mine was over... More 

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Additional Information about Black Cow Bistro

Address: 70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 6331 9333
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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