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Review of Black Cow Bistro

Black Cow Bistro
Ranked #11 of 349 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: “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 wine list with a heavy emphasis on local Tasmanian wines with some full-bodied reds thrown in for good measure. An energetic atmosphere and friendly professional service completes the Black Cow offering. This casual Bistro style has been a hit with the local community as well as visitors so reservations are essential. A private wine room offers dining for up to 12 guests for those important dinners and negotiations. Open 7 nights a week from 5:30pm to late. The Black Cow logo has been inspired by the amazing ancient artworks in the Lascaux Caves in France. Carbon dating indicates that these paintings are more than 17,000 years old. Black Cow, the name, is a tribute to the Bos Genus… Historically the cow has been important to many cultures. It has been seen and worshiped as a symbol of contentedness, fecundity, the passive yet creative and generative powers of nature, patience, nourishment, abundance, fertility and equifinality. It is also, of course, an excellent source of protein.
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had a small party of 10 plus 1 baby and we were catered for in every way. We go the private room at the back and loved the environment and the service. Although we were tucked away at the back we have great service and recommendations from the staff. We loved the large t bone steaks which were cooked to perfection and the other wagyu steaks and ribs were great. There is nothing from this place that we could fault. Great place for dinner.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal and excellent service Will be back.
We had a very enjoyable evening meal. The steak was sumptuous.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We noticed the card for this establishment will at Stillwater and we’re advised it’s the same owners.

It’s a busy place that needs a reservation but it’s worth the several days wait.

Best steak I had on my 3 week trip in Tassie which says a lot.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Spent an evening here with a friend and enjoyed every moment. The food, wine, atmosphere, albeit the service a little slow it didn't really matter when the food was that good. The pork belly entree was a great intro into the scotch fillet for myself and eye fillet for my friend. Along with some Yorktown carrots, broccoli with lemon butter and roasted mushrooms, the steak was cooked to perfection. Wines matched perfectly at a good price too. Dessert almost stole the show, the frozen caramel slice was absolutely incredible (of course we shared)
First time visiting and definitely wont be the last.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Thank AmyM4854
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

One of the top 8 dining experiences I have had on the planet!
Tassie Gin cocktails, Oysters, rib eye steak, mushrooms, broccoli, frozen caramel slice dessert all served with excellent knowledgeable service.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AnthonyAwesome
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