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95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600
, South Africa
27218873462
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Ranked #34 of 169 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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Good upper class restaurant with good food and great wine. The big old Cape Dutch house which has been converted into a restaurant is adorned with Ernie Els' accolades and fantastic pictures. A must for any golf fan.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The restaurant exists of various small rooms that are all connected but that give you a feeling of sitting in a private dining room .The service is pleasant,efficient and informal.The menu is typical South African.Not haute cuisine,but tasteful and of high quality.The wine choice is (of course)outstanding.Great dinner.

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London
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120 reviews 120 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This establishment draws a lot of attention from its owner's celebrity - Ernie Els whose fame comes from the world's golfing circuit. He also owns a winery with said name on the bottle. Very good wine too. This is a restaurant that feels partly special occasion but somehow still relaxed and comfortable for just rolling up and being part of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Very friendly reception and good advise regarding the wine in support of the good food. The restaurant has a very pleasant atmosphere, I would certainly visit it again if I would return to Stellenbosch.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Food is really excellent as well as the service. There is however insufficient parking available if the restaurant is full and no parking available in the street. Do not park on the parking spots not marked "Big easy"! One of our cars parked on such a space and the other business closed the gate. We could only get the car... More

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kent
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you are thinking of going here it would be wise to book. I booked via email from home and if I had not we would not have got in. A very busy place with a good atmosphere. There was plenty to choose from on the menu and all of the food arrived in a timely manner. Plenty of wine... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We tend to go into restaurants with little preparation. It gradually dawned on me that Ernie Els might have something to do with the place after seeing a huge picture of him hitting a golf ball . So,we came without expectations and were pleasantly impressed on all counts. We enjoyed the excellent food and very professional service (OK, maybe a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Admit it. You go to the Big Easy because it is owned by Ernie Els. You might do it because you are a big fan. You might do it because you are curious. But Ernie is the draw card. But how does it stack up as a restaurant? For us, it delivers a solid but unspectacular experience. It has a... More

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Recently went to the restaurant. Although the food was excellent - the service was very formal and albeit not a relaxing atmosphere. It would be excellent for a business lunch/dinner, but not for that romantic dinner.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was very nice. When th salmon appeared to be too rare the chef prepared a new meal without hesitation. Friendly and a bit strict in attitude.

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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, Tapas, Contemporary, Wine Bar

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