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Ball and Chain Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Steakhouse, , Gluten Free Options
87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6223 2655
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (182 reviews)
“baked potato” (19 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed today

Many great meals over the years going back 40yrs. This outing did not disappoint. The meals were very good and the salad bar was great. Staff were also well trained. Will return soon.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant specialises in steak so if that's what your after you should be fine. The salad bar is self serve and has a good range of salads. Steaks come with roasted potatoes. I'm not a massive steak fan so I ordered the smaller serve...More

Thank TamaramaSydney
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ordered a char grilled beef rump steak and a char grilled lamb rack. Both were properly cooked but flavour was not very satisfying. The service was medium-level

Thank Gepy14
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very expensive for the quality of food. Quail entree was good. Surf and turf below average, one of my prawns had a slimy mouthfeel which I had to spit out. They use frozen chips which were inedible because they tasted like cheap cooking oil, for...More

Thank PurpleLady61
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We recently had dinner here we both had the seafood chowder for entree my husband got seafood in his mine was more seafood flavoured vegetable chowder consisting of 2 small prawns and 1 scollop row. The staff never asked how our meal was.

Thank cjndjn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With so much fresh produce in Hobart and reasonably priced, this was disappointing. The service was good and the staff lovely but the fillet Mignon average.

Thank Carmelmm278
Reviewed 1 week ago

great steaks, nice large portions and good sauce. good puddings and a good all you can eat salad bar. clean toilets

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steak was cooked to perfection 👌👌 and the service was extremely fast friendly staff too!! Salad bar is a good idea

Thank aprilfowler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in a nice happening part of Hobart that was Salamanca Place near Franklin Harbour and a short walk from CBD. On entry, one will find a smallish bar on the left and diagonally to the right was the open bbq stove with a salad...More

Thank DeepseaGiantSquid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends and could not fault the service. The meat was cooked to perfection, if i was to fault it at all it would be the salad bar. The choice was bland and boring. Wine list was great and varied both in choice and...More

Thank scorpio19701959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 2655
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