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Jail House Grill

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Steakhouse, Pub, Australian
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32 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
03 6331 0466
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 116
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  • 35
    Average
  • 17
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great steak and ambience

Another great meal and night at the Jail House Grill. Good service, great steak and self service salad bar. Carpet bagger steak was nice. The restaurant has a lot of memorabilia around the room which adds to the experience. Book a table in advance to avoid disappointment.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Steve A
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Shepparton, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We orders three meals there, they were expensive, I wouldn't say they were cooked to perfection, but close"ish"..the duck could have been done a little longer..steaks were very nice, thankfully as there was nothing else on the plate except for the sauce and 2 pieces of potato..salad bar seemed very very basic..good customer service from the team and quiet prompt..

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Shepparton, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Another great meal and night at the Jail House Grill. Good service, great steak and self service salad bar. Carpet bagger steak was nice. The restaurant has a lot of memorabilia around the room which adds to the experience. Book a table in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Meals a little more expensive but worth it. Beautifully cooked mouthwatering steaks and barbecued ribs with self serve salad or hot veggies. Excellent service with lovely cheerful waitresses. Couldn't fault anything. Highly recommended!

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Tasmania, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went with some friends and booked for a Thursday night. Thought that might not be necessary, but glad we did, it was really busy around 7 pm. Prompt service from the young crew, but please make sure you take water to every table without being asked. I am in the habit to ask for my steak to be cooked medium... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very generous portions, as well as the high quality of the food! All you can eat salad bar with your main meal. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Would definitely return!!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Dinner here was delicious, salad bar included but a bit too expensive for what they offered on menu. Decor great, service prompt too, good for families.

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Jerrabomberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I was told by locals this is the steakhouse to go to for a decent steak. For a long time I have wanted a decent pepper steak, not the insipid stuff served at so many other grills, simply a mild pepper sauce added to the steak. They delivered! A steak oozing with crushed peppercorns, exploding with peppery flavour with every... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Been to the Jail House Grill many times over many years and have never had a bad meal. Steaks are sensational especially the Pepper Steak. Always good service and very good wine list.

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Longford, Tasmania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great food from the Jailhouse grill. Fast service. Wait staff are on the ball with drinks and taking orders etc. Extensive salad bar too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Every time we go to Launceston we always book a table here. The steaks are great. It may be a little pricey but it is worth it

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Additional Information about Jail House Grill

Address: 32 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6331 0466
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pub, Australian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: 03 6331 0466

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pub, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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