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The Big Easy

95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 3462
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Read many reviews about wonderful dinner at Ernie Els's place. We could not do it for dinner so went for lunch and I was not disappointed, the surf and turf paired with a glass of wine did the trick. It's in a very nice building...More

Thank Lanoka_Harbor_Tours
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an exceptional meal. I had the caprese salad as my starter and my husband had the grilled calamari. My main meal was a grilled salmon with seasonal veg and hubby enjoyed a lamb shank also served with seasonal veg and a choice of...More

Thank edebeer33
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Big Easy served the most amazing steaks cooked to perfection was very reasonanly priced wine was great too great atmosphere inviting would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Stellenboch would go there again if i was ever in South Africa agsin lived it 😊 fine...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm the golfer in the house and thought it would be fun to visit The Big Easy. The starters were a bit bland and under seasoned but that does not matter, because the main, a beautiful steak was cooked to perfection and tasted amazing. The...More

Thank StefaninDubai
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't have a chance to eat here but popped in for a glass of wine where we were very warmly welcomed into the bar area where there were 2 large armchairs facing the fire. Very reasonably priced wines by the glass and great staff!...More

Thank G_24_12
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We came across The Big Easy' by chance after strolling through Stellenbosh town looking for somewhere welcoming for an early dinner on a chilly night...... and we found it! The sight of the cosy interior and log burning fire as well as the warm welcome...More

Thank RJSaHongKong
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our small tour group stopped here for lunch based our guide's recommendation. This is a nice cozy restaurant located within an older house. We all enjoyed our meal that was reasonably priced. A couple within our group are wine enthusiasts and very much liked Ernie's...More

Thank azcruiser2011
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a must when in Stellenbosch, great service, food and wine. Make sure you have time to enjoy your meal and some graet SA wines, sit back and relax and enjoy the old settings, start in the bar before you move to your table....More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice and spacious wine tasting area. Cozy fireplace for a cold day, friendly service. You get a welcoming drink whilst you can settle in and choose your tasting. Both tastings is definitely worth it. Beautiful views with option to sit outside on a summers day...More

Thank Cheri R
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We took our group of 10 to Big Easy while in Stellenbosh. The restaurant is beautiful and in an old home. The service was outstanding. The food was delicious and reasonably priced, they had several specials which we enjoyed. I had a 3 course meal...More

Thank Becki P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 3462
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