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“Great service food a little pedestrian”
Review of Big Easy

Big Easy
Ranked #18 of 250 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great service food a little pedestrian”
Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is the sort of restaurant your parents would like for a posh do. It's a great venue and fantastic service. However I couldn't rave about the food- it was all very ordinary and not that imaginative if you don't eat meat. We eat fish so should have had a better choice from the menu.

Visited July 2012
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Ancona, Italy
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Wonderful ambience”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

The food and wines are good but what really sets this place apart from the other places where we dined while in Stellenbosch is the ambience. A great place to sit back and enjoy a conversation without having to raise your voice.

Visited July 2012
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“A must!”
Reviewed July 18, 2012

Great wines, great food, great staff. Ernie Els and his team are producing some really great wines

Visited June 2012
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Haarlem
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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Easy going, great food”
Reviewed June 28, 2012

The fashionable ambiance in this old characteristic building in the very center of Stellenbosch is the first surprise. Different dining rooms, different atmospheres, different feel. Outside there is a wonderful terrace to enjoy lunching outdoors. The name comes from one of the owners, SA golfplayer Ernest Els, nicknamed The Big Easy.
Staff is extreme friendly, the wine list and menu great. Good choices, good food, good everything. So go and try it yourself.
And oh yes: free parking...

  • Visited June 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed June 20, 2012

Confused!!! It has vague pretensions to fine dining but plonked deep fried onion rings on my plate..Service was okayish until the waiter complained that the tip wasn't going to cover the service charge...this whilst we were rustling up a collective gratuity..well that ended the chance of a better tip!

Visited June 2012
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