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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
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, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
Quality steaks

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Little_Happy_Camper
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 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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234 reviews 234 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
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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Launceston, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Despite being busy and running dining "sessions" the service was excellent. Our group had a range of food and we were happy with everything. Recommended.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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118 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Just what you need, great steak, good service and nice wine. My wife's lamb was not quite so good, undercooked and returned but came back to the table fairly smartly and was redone quite well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

we had a great experience and very good food, worth a visit! you will enjoy this one! great salad bar too.

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hobart, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Way over priced . Don't mind paying extra for good food ! The steak didn't really have that much flavour and the presentation ? Well was minimal . Been there done that!

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We arrived to a very busy restaurant but we're seated in a booth in the back which cut out the noise. The staff were helpful and provided good service except for forgetting our water. The buffet was full of great choice and our steaks were cooked just how we asked them. Will be coming back!!

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Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A favorite when visiting in launceston! Can't go past the ribs, although I do miss the original bbq ribs. Highly recommend!

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?