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Beth McFadden3 years ago

These restaurants sell the best steaks in the region!

There is no doubt that cooking the perfect steak is an art. There is nothing worse then heading to a barbecue or restaurant where the chef behind the beef overcooks or burns a perfectly good piece of meat. If you're a true steak lover and can't bear the thought of a mistreated piece of beef, then we've found the best restaurants in Armidale for you. Serving only the most tender, high-quality produce, these 3 restaurants in Armidale are renowned for their incredible chargrilled steaks. Visit one and these venues and you can sink your teeth without the worry that it's going to be overdone.

White Bull Hotel

The rustic decor, White Bull Hotel - Armidale
The rustic decor, White Bull Hotel – Armidale

For a big, juicy steak in a relaxed and rustic setting, head to the White Bull Hotel. This restaurant and pub feels cosy with its exposed brick interior and leather lounges, alongside the dark cherry-wood tables and chairs. Take a seat in the restaurant and choose from a huge range of meals. All are delicious, but we know what you’re really here for – the sumptuous steaks.

Their chargrill menu includes sweet morsels of beef, from petite scotch to eye fillet. If you’re feeling hungry, opt for the 380-gram grassfed yearling T-bone steak, cooked to absolute perfection. Otherwise, order the tender eye fillet with your choice of topping. All of the dishes off the chargrill menu are served with a jacket potato and your choice of sauce—mushroom, Bernaise, pepper or Dianne—so you get the perfect meal. If you’d prefer to try a different flavour with your steak, you can pay a bit extra and try hot English mustard, blue cheese or creamy garlic sauce (to name a few) along with a topper of prawns! This is a much-loved restaurant in Armidale with arguably the best steaks in the region.
Where: 117 Marsh Street, Armidale NSW 2350

StakeOut Family Restaurant

The juicy steak, StakeOut Family Restaurant - Armidale
The juicy steak, StakeOut Family Restaurant – Armidale

If the whole family is as passionate about steak as you are, head to the StakeOut Family Restaurant in the centre of Armidale. You can choose from a huge range of meals at this family-friendly restaurant, from traditional pasta dishes and pork ribs, to an extensive (and inexpensive) kids menu. Their specials board changes every day, so there is always a delicious meal to choose from, whether its seared Atlantic salmon or spaghetti bolognese.

What you’re really after though is the thick black Angus beef steak, cooked your way and served just how you like it. This chargrilled steak can either come with baked potato, sweet potato, chips, steamed vegetables or salad and served with a side of gravy. The generous portions and perfectly cooked beef have locals coming back again and again, raving about the incredible steak. Head here for your next family night out and treat everyone to a meal of great proportions!
Where: 110 Marsh Street, Armidale NSW 2350

Hereford Steakhouse

You can't miss this restaurant, Hereford Steakhouse - Glen Innes
You can’t miss this restaurant, Hereford Steakhouse – Glen Innes

If it’s in the name, it’s sure to be good! The Hereford Steakhouse prides itself on offering some of the best-cooked steak in the area, and can be easily spotted by its giant cow out the front of the restaurant. Start your evening with an entree of oysters or prawn twisters, and then run your eyes down the steak menu to choose your slab of heaven.

Choose from a T-bone, porterhouse, rib fillet or rump cut, and pick from traditional sauces or the surf ‘n turf topper, if you want to try something different. All steaks are served with your choice of two sides, so you can pick between delicious options like traditional fries or bacon and walnut salad to accompany your meal. While this restaurant is a steakhouse, they also have plenty of other menu items if you’re dining with someone who would prefer a braised lamb shank or tomato, croquette and chilli spaghetti. This fully-licensed restaurant open 7 nights a week is perfect if you’re looking to get your steak fix!
Where: 72 New England Highway, Glen Innes NSW 2370

Have we missed your favourite morsel of beef in Armidale? Comment and let us know!

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