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Jail House Grill

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Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free
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32 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is great to eat in, the food is really good and it's nice and clean and you can have an intimate meal in the booths. The meals are a bit above what I would normally spend so I only go there for special occasions.

Thank Bob Y
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had high hopes for this place. A nice piece of meat and hot veges. Plain and simple. No way. The selection of veges was atrocious and the salads were something out of the 70's. SOOOOOO BAD. The steaks were well cooked but overpriced in any language. They would have been edible if the accompaniments were up to scratch. The... More 

Thank Michael B
Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Steaks always cooked perfectly, service outstanding and great value for money. Salad Bar was very fresh and attended too often. Great Kids options.

Thank tas1972ls
Tasmania, Australia
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We purchased an Entertainment Book and Jail House Grill was one of the Gold Card restaurants and it's easy to see why. The kids meals were well portioned and priced as were the adults meals. With the addition of a small all you can eat salad bar, it didn't matter that the meals were 15-20 minutes (we did have medium... More 

Thank JKEandR
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant, have been back at least once a year for the last 10years when visiting Launceston for work, and only ever had 1 steak not cooked exactly as it should be (this year), which I think is a one off, as it has been spot on every other time. Great food, friendly and attentive staff, extensive quality wine list... More 

Thank Peter A
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I both ordered steaks, 180gm eye fillet and 300gm scotch fillet. No entree required. Both cooked perfectly. They came out reasonably quickly so obviously the chefs are experienced in high turnover. Salad bar was excellent. Small trays of salad turned over quickly. Nothing left around to go soggy or dry. Customers all appeared happy and no grumbling... More 

Thank Stav V
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all an OK place. Nothing special, but nothing really bad either. I went with family, and all of us had beef of "some" cut. When the restaurant advertises their "speciality" is steak, and the menu gives you tips on what to order, and how it should be cooked, one typically assumes the BEST. Not so here. All were... More 

Thank David W
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mains were great. Loved the eye fillet medallions. The salad bar is amazing and makes one down the road laughable in comparison.

1 Thank CreditWhereItsDu
Launceston, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was extremely embarrassed by the staff of this restaurant. I rang to ask could I bring my own wine, a courtesy I would expect of any customer. I was told yes no problem but nothing more. Upon presentation of our two very special wines to the table in front of our guests we were told corkage was $20 a... More 

Thank SASolutions
Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel restaurant on the edge of CBD. Great steaks and always reliable with constant quality. Top end prices.

1 Thank George6181

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Wellington Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: 61363310466

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