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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 105
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  • 118
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 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
Salad bar is amazing

The salad bar is amazing and the steaks are cooked to perfection every time, so much choice - it's a bit pricey but the food is worth it

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
MaxMichelle2014
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Launceston, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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192 reviews 192 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

What a STEAK!!!! This was hands down one of the best meals I have ever had in my life! You must dine here at least once when you're in Launceston. It's delicious, great value, amazing service, lovely restaurant and most important of all, you will get a discount if you join Prestige Leisure Tour. Yes that's right! I joined Prestige... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The salad bar is amazing and the steaks are cooked to perfection every time, so much choice - it's a bit pricey but the food is worth it

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Tasmania, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Steak was cooked just as we each wanted it cooked, ranging from medium through to two of us wanted medium rare. This may sound easy but few places in Australia that we have visited seem able to achieve this. Service was good and the price reasonable

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Wollongong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Jailhouse Grill doesn't seem to know what it wants to be. Don't get me wrong, the food is well prepared and I would have no problem eating here again. I just wish the concept was a little more... consistant. The theme of the restaurant is based on Tasmania's convict past. They have some rustic dishes on the menu to... More 

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Greater Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great atmosphere, great food, great service: This place is one of the best restaurants to dine out at in Launceston. It's a bit pricey, but all the meat on offer is grilled to perfection and tastes great plus a self-serve salad bar makes this a great place to dine out with friends and family.

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Sydney, Australia
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81 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Now that's a big statement, but I feel I'm entitled to make it after extensive research. Brilliant, again! This time, they handled a table of 20 with ease with everyone's meat cooked to perfection, no mean feat! And with a great red wine list to choose from, Jailhouse is and always will be one of my favourites! If you're in... More 

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Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Our hotel recommended to us to visit this restaurant. It was quite busy, the steaks were ok. But the bill was quite expensive. Watch out for the drink prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Pretty good, my children, friends and I enjoyed our meals, my steak was cooked as I asked and the salad bar was excellent. No complaints here, maybe the larger steaks are not that good value.

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was recommended to us so we booked ahead Just as well as itvwas very busy as it was a Wednesday night Wow good food, good drinks and great atmosphere Make sure you book thoughts you may be disappointed

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

All the foods are flamed grill here. It's quite noisy and casual and the staff are brilliant. Incredibly friendly and make you feel welcome. There's an all you can eat salad bar with each main meal. Whilst my steak was superbly tender I did feel it lacked some flavour. Would maybe return.

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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

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Pub, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?