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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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 208
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    Very good
  • 82
    Average
  • 35
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  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent but...

The atmosphere at the restaurant is amazing. The perfect setting for a romantic night out with your best friend or better half. I’m not stingy by nature so I do not mind paying extra for quality wine and food, the Ernie Els Sauvignon blanc is delicious so by the way. However, I opted to go for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Stellenbosch1987
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

My boyfriend has wanted to try this resturant for ages so on our most recent trip we went to check it out. The building is beautiful and the atmosphere was very chilled and we were looking forward to a good night. Unfortunately the food and staff weren't quite up to the usual South African standard. The starters were OK nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Went for a drive last week Sunday and we came across this lovely place. We had burgers for lunch and I must say it was the best beef burger I had in a very long time. The food was fresh and staff very helpful. The got lots of different seating spots. I'm all the way from Table View, but Wil... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a busy restaurant on Dorp Street in Stellenbosch. It is necessary to reserve a table at weekends. There are lots of small dining areas, which gives what is quite a large place a cosy, intimate atmosphere. The menu was very varied, and the staff were helpful in describing what each course consisted off, and made helpful suggestions as... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The atmosphere at the restaurant is amazing. The perfect setting for a romantic night out with your best friend or better half. I’m not stingy by nature so I do not mind paying extra for quality wine and food, the Ernie Els Sauvignon blanc is delicious so by the way. However, I opted to go for the rump steak (600g)... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We were staying in Stellenbosch and ate here one night. Superb ambience, a lot of interesting photos of Mr Else's golfing career. Very comfortable seating areas. Dining room was spacious and courteous staff. I had Ostrich which was grilled , tasty and tender. Good wine list too. Chenin Blanc was superb. All in all a great evening and extremely good... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I visited the Big Easy twice for lunch and dinner and have had the pleasure of doing so for many years. It is without a shadow of doubt a wonderful place to visit and still is. The food as ever is of great quality and the service second to none. The restaurant is spotless. My friends who visited for dinner... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

1st class for food and service menu choice and wine great all staff able to help with our questions about the area and what to do and see also helped us to choose the wine for our lunch it was meant to be a quick lunch but it went into a long leisurely lunch thanks to all staff in making... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My husband is a keen golfer, so a visit to Ernie Els' restaurant was a must for us. We enjoyed an evening meal and a bottle of wine on the outdoor patio. The food was good and the wine menu featured wines from many of the local vineyards. The services was very good - we were served very promptly. In... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch at Big Easy, Ernie Els's restaurant in Stellenbosch. The building is historic and absolutely beautiful, with a variety of spaces you can dine in. There is a lot of golf memorabilia on the walls, which was fun to check out. The food was good, not exceptional, and the service was very good. A bit away from... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

In July 2014 we booked for my Birthday as we had been there a couple of times and the food and service were great. We used the private dining area and eventually has to go out to call the staff to come clean the plates and serve us some drink. We decided to go there again as we had family... More 

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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: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?