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Jail House Grill

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Steakhouse, 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
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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    Very good
  • 32
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  • 17
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely pork rib eye, nice salad bar

We arrived in Lauceston just past 9pm and was glad to notice Jail House Grill on our way to finding a dinner joint. We were really thankful that Jail House Grill still smells like the kitchen is cooking! My husband ordered the pork rib eye because of the great port we have had in Hobart. It did. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Kathy G
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Singapore, Singapore
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

We arrived in Lauceston just past 9pm and was glad to notice Jail House Grill on our way to finding a dinner joint. We were really thankful that Jail House Grill still smells like the kitchen is cooking! My husband ordered the pork rib eye because of the great port we have had in Hobart. It did. It didn't disappoint.... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

A typical looking pub maybe the decor is a bit tired however they serve a Great and perfectly cooked steak. The wait staff were very attentive on both visits. The buffet salad bar is easy and was regularly topped up. The food was served quickly and piping hot. Including an extensive wine list it was a very enjoyable experience.

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent. Great salad bar. Was a bit expensive. Staff were friendly. Thought there could have been more Tassie wines to choose.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Eating out with 2 small children is never easy, but the staff were very attentive and the food amazing. The eye fillet steak was cooked to perfection and there was a wide range of matching local wines. Very happy with the experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Fantastic food and service. Can't recommend highly enough. Thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish. Thank you.

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Werribee, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Great meal, you could dine off the salad bar alone. Would suggest you book in advance, we walked in and they squeezed us in before another reservation arrived. Quick and personable service. Good atmosphere and seemed to cater for all ages and walks of life. Gluten free options.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

With so much advertisements in different areas we had to try the restaurant. As it was our last night in Launceston and we had the family we wanted something memorable. The service was very friendly albeit a slight hiccup in the delivery of the correctly cooked steaks to the right person. However it’s the steaks that you come to the... More 

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Gisborne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

over priced in all areas and once you have been served your main course try to get the staff attention, if you can. Steak quality not as good as other restaurants and for the price expected good quality.

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Devonport, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great steak, awesome salad, A+ service, price is right for the quality of the food. Plenty of room and staff that are very organised to fit the maxim people in with out it being crowded

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Kirribilli, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Everywhere seems to be busy in Tassie this week, and we didn't even think to make a reservation for dinner on a Thursday. After a few futile attempts at other restaurants, we ended up here and were offered a table in a half hour which turned out to be less even though it was also hopping. Eye fillets were fantastic,... More 

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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, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?