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Black Cow Bistro

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“Tasmanian Beef Specialist” Located in the historic art deco Luck’s Butchery shop in Launceston, Tasmania, Black Cow showcases grass fed, free range, hormone free, dry aged, premium Tasmanian beef including brands from Cape Grim, Greenhams, Clover Country, King Island and Flinders Island amongst others. Legislation in Tasmania against the use of hormone growth promotants and antibiotics in red meat production combined with Tasmanian graziers’ focus on free-range grass fed cattle produces happy animals and superior quality meat. A flexible pricing structure and side dishes designed around fresh, local produce allow guests to create the dining experience they desire. Also sporting a well-priced
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Dinner, Late Night
Steakhouse, Australian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a weird one. The restaurant sits in the middle of town. The decor is casual contemporary albeit having an outstanding steak menu with astronomical prices. Some steak are $35 per 100gms and some are $43 per 100gms. The steak sizes were 500/550/600 gms,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank guggab
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Menu is not clear about pricing for steaks. $93 for a steak, coming from Sydney and Melbourne, not even at a top restaurant in this cities would charge you this for that type of steak. Not worth experience at all.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Yasfood
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a table online for 6.30pm and was informed we would need to leave before 8pm, I assumed the table had already been booked for the later time.The tables for 2 were very close together. We ordered bread as an entree and was amazed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a day of winery tours I needed a good steak. The 550g bone-in ribeye was perfectly cooked and one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. I skipped their homemade sauces as I wanted to savor the flavor. Most excellent! Not a huge...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ExpatPeteSue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although disappointed that they no longer offer steak tartar, I was still very impressed with the food and service. I ordered rare and it wasn't quite as rare as I'd have liked, but I accepted this is probably the norm in Australia (a little like...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CaptainRRR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best steak I had for while with great matching wine also friendly and knowledgeable waitress. I will definitely be back in there

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Altranruiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a mission to find a great steak in Launceston and we came across black cow! The only reason it loses a star from me is because the lighting is very dim and it is hard to see the menu! The steak was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank cassandrac369
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were looking for somewhere to eat and came across this place not far from our accommodation we had a really good night the food was really good and the service was great one young lady in particular was very attentative to our every need...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dennis695
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best meals we had in Tasmania. Superb steaks and really good service. So pleased we chose to eat here for our last night in Tasmania before returning to the mainland. Booking recommended as it is quite small - great atmosphere as a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Spectacle64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good, but way overpriced. Also the wine was outrageously priced. Tables way too close together, we went there for a romantic night & ended up squashed up next to another couple.

Date of visit: March 2019
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October 24, 2017|
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Response from Stillwatermanagement | Property representative |
We do not have a dress code
Michael C
March 5, 2017|
Response from MsFizz | Property representative |
For all our prices just pop onto our website for our menu, cuts and prices: blackcowbistro com au. You can also make a booking from there and come in and try this fabulous steak for yourself!
Laura K
March 2, 2017|
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Response from Stillwatermanagement | Property representative |
Head over to our website and take a peek at the full menu online.
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