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Big Easy

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Steakhouse, Spanish, 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, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 223
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  • 187
    Very good
  • 82
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  • 35
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good service, good ambience

We have been to The Big Easy three times, and always enjoyed the experience. Its up to the best international standards, and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Sue F
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Cape Town
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We just walked in the restaurant without reservation with no idea what to expect as we did not do research.. but we were so happily surprised by the kind staff, the fireplace were we enjoyed a apetizer and the ambiance in general. The food was really good!

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We have been to The Big Easy three times, and always enjoyed the experience. Its up to the best international standards, and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A very pleasant surprise, beautiful building and parking to spare! Food was delectable and the best risotto I have eaten!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great food and even though the restaurant is very upmarket, it still has a lovely relaxed ambience. Staff are friendly. We loved our table next to the glass windows with a view of the lovely courtyard type gardens. The food is excellent.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Big Easy is housed in a stunning building. There are a number of rooms and today there were log fires burning to take the chill off. The menu has something for everyone - my Sea bass was good, the risotto was highly rated and the chicken dishes went down well. Desserts were interesting and well presented. My chocolate cheese... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is amazing!!!!!! Simply one of (if not THE) best steak I have eaten. I still dream about it now! Beautiful setting, amazing wine list and mouthwatering menus!!!!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Second visit to Big Easy and again it did not disappoint. The food is simply amazing - the gemsbok and the lamb shank are really nice, and the gnocchi is brilliant. Top-notch service, and do not skimp on dessert - the sorbets and the cheesecake are really delicious. This is definitely a place to put on one's list when in... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had dinner here on a fairly chilly June evening. The venison burger was tasty and prepared with an interesting touch. By all accounts the lamb shank was tender and certainly looked delicious. Would definitely like to return here to try more of the menu.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

What a beautiful old building. Exceptional service, wine selection and menu. We all agreed that the mushroom risotto was THE best ever had by all. Book outside seating if the weather allows it!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a lovely restaurant serving simple well prepared and well presented food. The staff are very attentive without being intrusive. We had the factcheck of the day which neither of us could fault. House wine very good. The trio of desserts were to die for. Worth a visit and not over priced.

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Additional Information about Big Easy

Address: 95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600
, South Africa
Phone Number: 27218873462
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
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
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Spanish, Contemporary, Tapas, Wine Bar

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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, Spanish, Contemporary, Tapas, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic
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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