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Ball and Chain Grill

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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“steak” (771 reviews)
“salads” (104 reviews)
“quail” (15 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Felt like I was in an old english pub! Had a really lovely early dinner here and enjoyed the atmosphere very much. Couple of rowdy groups, but nothing disturbing. All you can eat salad bar available with meals.

Thank lady_say
Reviewed 5 days ago

We snuck in the door before it was opened and were welcomed by the lovely staff. They are very particular about their steak here and our meals were served cooked to perfection, exactly as we asked. There was also a salad bar which made all...More

Thank astrild
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well what can I say? Everything from the entree we shared of quail to the main meals of beef cheeks and grilled lamb rack and the dessert of sticky date pudding was amazing. The Lamb cooked exactly as requested and so tender, the beef cheeks...More

Thank Marcia C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ball and Chain were buzzing tonight yet the service was friendly and excellent. Each server who attended our table paid attention to us rather than just treat us like another customer. Each also had a smile even though they were busy and had been for...More

Thank mickr2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and fantastic service. Variety of meals to choose from. Chose this resturant as it was walking distance from our Hotel Lenna of Hobart. Offered us free deserts which were Devine, as they thought we'd waited too long. But we didn't feel we'd waited very...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well steak was a 3.5 (I rate my own Komado Joe capability!!). However tonight I was dining alone on a business trip, which I normally avoid via room service. The welcome by the charismatic young asian dude was superb. He was great.... like Donald Trump...More

Thank Mitch W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a few nights ago. Service was friendly and efficient. Our steaks were cooked to our different preferences perfectly, and were tasty and tender. There is a well stocked salad bar, but we ordered vegetables which were fresh and not soggy frozen mush. Nice...More

Thank Fay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious meal here for a family celebration. The staff were attentive and so cheerfully helpful. We had the pate and oysters as starters, and the men enjoyed their steaks from the grill while I loved the seafood chowder. The salad bar was...More

Thank Janet Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great night to be had at the Ball and Chain. The service was amazing, the food outstanding and the drink selection vast. Well known for their chargrilled steaks. There is also a delicious salad bar for you to choose from to accompany the meal....More

Thank TimandKath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mains were all yummy but the Addition of a salad bar except for sides was tacky, especially when sending our great mains. Table service was attentive and food was good.

Thank sshorts
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 15:00
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17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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