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Big Easy

95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600
, South Africa
27218873462
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Ranked #35 of 164 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Tapas, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Kennesaw
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband insisted on visiting Ernie Els restaurant and I am so glad we went. Had my first ostrich and it was delicious. Enjoyed creme Brielle for dessert. My husband loved his venison. Of course we had Ernie's wine.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was our very first visit to the Big easy.... and we would most definitely be back again. It was a beautiful sunny day and we could sit facing the "outdoors". Food was excellent and so was the wine. Real value for money.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

It was lovely to visit and we first had a glass of Ernie Els signature wine by the fireplace in the library. Dinner was excellent and the wine complimented. The vibe picked up at the wine bar where we could enjoy a night cap. Ernie memorabilia was displayed and it felt as if he was present.

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Johannesburg
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were recommended the resteraunt and decided to drop in. With fires burning and a great choice of wine we sat for an hour before service began at 6. Pick of the menu is the braised lamb shank and the rump. Nice atmosphere and good food. Value for money at that level of quality.

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Montreal, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our foursome enjoyed a lovely meal in this very old city manor. Since it was winter, the fireplaces were ablaze in each room providing a cozy atmosphere. The table cloths were starched white and the dining chairs were most comfortable. The food was delicious. I loved the mushroom risotto and the wild salmon was very well prepared. The kingklip was... More

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Rostock, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We received a recommendation from our B&B host: it was a perfect dinner - one of the bests we had in South Africa! Staff is very friendly, very much service orientated, food is outstanding, wine card has many regional wines, hard to choose from but with help of the waiter we had a delicious wine to the food! Next time... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I enjoy going to Big Easy. The food is excellent but the menu has been the same for as long as I can remember. Would be nice to experience something new there. Other than that the service is excellent and it has a nice cosy atmosphere. Worth a try especially if you have never been before.

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The whole ambiance of this eatery is fabulous. The Ernie Els memorabilia is absorbing, and for those who are fans of the local wine industry you will often see some of the main players dining here. I find the food average, but perfectly fine. They used to do a fabulous lunchtime lamb-burger which rarely makes it back onto the menu... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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184 reviews 184 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of our favorites in Stellenbosch! This place is always good, you can depend on the food and the service. They have a great wine list and a varied, if not spectacular menu. I suspect that we will continue to patronize this restaurant every time we are in town.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A lovely setting, food was perhaps a bit better than average but the staff did not seem to be very happy - rather doing a job without passion or ethusiasm. A rather sombre place for a celebration.

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