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Steakhouse, Contemporary, Tapas, Wine Bar
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95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600
, South Africa
27218873462
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7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 201
    Excellent
  • 167
    Very good
  • 82
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very beautiful house, great atmosphere, service and food average

It is definitely worth going there but dont expect too much. The wine was too warm the food reasonable but not exciting. Waitress was really exerted but confused. Guests in shorts and thongs for dinner completed the mixed impression.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Michael S
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Vienna, Austria
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Vienna, Austria
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

It is definitely worth going there but dont expect too much. The wine was too warm the food reasonable but not exciting. Waitress was really exerted but confused. Guests in shorts and thongs for dinner completed the mixed impression.

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Costa Teguise, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Service excellent Food excellent exept:,the fishfilet of our main course (sea food platter) was totaly overcooked. When we mentioned to the waiter, we were offered something else, which we declined. When we ask for the bill, it was reduced accordingly. . We would go back to this Restaurant with pleasure. q

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Bit pricy but great food and atmosphere. Really worth the few Rand extra for the experience . Located in the heart of Stellenbosch.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant on a quiet Monday afternoon. The setting, although on a very busy street in Stellenbosch is calm and relaxed. We were in a party of 5 and everyone at the table ordered a different main course. Each and every one of them was cooked to perfection, from the vegetarian wild mushroom risotto to the rare roasted... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Service was excellent. Food was great. The GM and his team were super efficient and we had a lovely evening out on the patio area.

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East Sussex
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100 reviews 100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We arrived in Stellenbosch late afternoon after the long drag from Plett and had not booked a restaurant because we simply did not know what we wanted. Around 5.30 we tried to book at a few places for later in the evening and were turned back. I remembered seeing the Big Easy on our way into town so we decided... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Big Easy is just on the Edge of the town and in a great Cape Dutch building. Decor of the restaurant is also great inside - think London Gentlemen's club. Menu is typical of many South Africa Restaurants with a slant toward meat base dishes but also African chooses and very flavorful. Our table was not ready when we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A relaxed restaurant in an old Dutch-style building - worth booking as it is an iconic spot for golf enthusiasts: chance to find out if Ernie Els' wines match his golf reputation. Good value compared to similar standard Western Cape restaurants we tried in Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Franschoek.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were a group of three friends meeting for a Saturday lunch. The Big Easy on Dorp Street, Stellenbosch was a good choice. I had heard mixed reviews, so was quite cuious about eh food and service. the setting is lovely, a Cape Dutch home, beautifully restored. I am not a golfing fan, so all the Ernie Els golfing pics... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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296 reviews 296 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We enjoyed the food very much and although not cheap at all th quality made up for the price . The surprise was the slightly uncoordinated and amateur service , taking a while to find our reservation even thought we could see it on their sheet , not finding us with orderd drinks at the bar etc

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600
, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: 27218873462

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary, Tapas, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?