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Black Cow Bistro

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70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9333
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mainly focused on beef in various forms, a good offering of seafood was also available. Great local wine and beer list. Absolutely exceptional services. We went twice on consecutive nights. Not cheap but good value.

Thank EliseKununurra
Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's nice to go to a steakhouse that gets it right! Between the three of us, all of our steaks were cooked perfectly, tender and tasty. The sides were also delicious and there's a great wine list. What more could you ask for?

Thank Clinton G
Wonga Park
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had dinner here last night, nice food, had oysters to start and a steak with a side for main, my wife had the fish, we had a couple of drinks and you will need to expect to pay around $90 to $100 each if you go down the same path. Could not fit any thing else in. Waiters have excellent... More 

Thank David B
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had high hopes for this restaurant but left feeling a little flat. The starter was amazing and the dessert as well but the steak (at $120) was just average. Service was hit and miss and for the price ($360 for 1 starter, 1 huge steak for 2 people, 2 sides, 1 bottle of wine, 1 dessert, 1 $9 bottle... More 

Thank britabroad34
Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Black Cow Bistro has all bases loaded after 9 years of hard work.It has all that a great Bistro offers-a warm elegant ambience,great food,an extensive wine list and excellent service. On arrival we were cordially greeted,seated and offered still or sparkling water together with menus and the wine list.The table setting was true French Bistro style - large starched... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best steak we have had in a long time, juicy and really good flavour. Worth the 45 mins wait for the steak. Make sure you make a booking as it is a very popular restaurant, saw a couple of people left due to no booking.

Thank Pemba K
Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You know a restaurant is good when it's full on a Monday night. This has to be one of the best restaurants I've eaten at, and I've eaten at restaurants all over the world.

Thank sincerelyjuliet
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing dinner here tonight. Entrees of steak tartare and pork belly were really delicious and our steaks were even better. Our porter house and eye fillet steaks were superbly cooked and truly amazing. So full of flavour. Our desserts of vanilla creme brulee and chocolate parfait were sensational. A really lovely way to end the night. The service is worth... More 

Thank AndreaHewer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you are a meat lover and you don't mind paying a few $$ then this is the place for you. Here's what we had. Appetiser Char-grilled calamari, lemon, smoked paprika, chorizo & fennel 24 Crisp skin Scottsdale pork belly, burnt mirin & soy bbq sauce, ginger pickled cucumber 24. Main Course Eye Fillet Cape Grim Beef (Smithton, NW Tas)... More 

Thank Jennene M
Evandale, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I organised a rare night out with two other couples with similar aged children at school, and we were all looking forward to it immensely. It was therefore incredibly disappointing to have such a mediocre experience. It was my first time back to the bistro in six years and now I remember why. Steaks were so over prices and nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania TAS 2250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 9333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?