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Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els

RR - RRRSteakhouse, ,
12 Walnut Road | 12 - 14, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 336 8166
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
12 Walnut Road | 12 - 14, Durban 4001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It was our anniversary 8 Nov 2018, all booked and ready to go. Excitement at an all time high and the choice of restaurant because of the EE signature and wine. Having spent some wonderful time at the farm in Stellenbosch, this was a must....More

Thank peter092014
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Peter and Fabiola I am truly sorry for your experience at Big Easy, we “duffed” this one, please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations. I thank you for taking a moment to share your dining experience with us. We do hope to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had such an amazing experience on the 29th of October 2018 at the Big Easy(Hilton).Great ambiance,friendly staff.Got a pleasant opportunity to meet the makers of Jordan wines(Stellenbosch), pairing a variety of their most chosen wines with the Big Easy Chef Noel's mouth watering dishes.I must...More

Thank Muganhiri
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Navigator46383807253 Thank you for choosing the Big Easy as your nineteenth hole! We are delighted to hear that you had a brilliant round with us! This makes us even more committed to delivering exceptional food and service to you! Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the Big Easy for dinner, what an amazing experience I must say, irregardless of how busy the restaurant was we got served food that was fresh worth the wait. The team there is so helpful and had checked on us constantly updating us...More

Thank Blacuebag
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Blacuebag Thank you for swinging by the Big Easy! We are glad to hear that we hit the sweet spot. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Hilton so this was a good place to have dinner with friends. The service is good and waiters are friendly and make a big effort with foreigners. We all chose the beef fillet steak, which was consistently medium rare as...More

Thank Bernice B
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bernice B Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us. We appreciate your feedback and we will be sure to pass it on to our team at the Big Easy. We look forward to welcoming you back to our “fairway” in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered (The Game Bird) platter consisted of half a peri peri chicken and 250gr lamb ribs basted with Big Easy braai sauce. It was absolutely outstanding. I would recommend this platter to anyone that goes to the Big Easy . Keep it up Big...More

2  Thank Kay0813
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kay0813 We are thrilled to hear that we have hit a “hole-in-one.” This makes us even more committed to delivering exceptional food and service to you! Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at big easy last night it was indeed a pleasant dinning experience, great ambiance, friendly staff the food was devine right from starters to mains and dessert.

1  Thank rowenas328
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rowena S We are delighted to hear that we are the best restaurant….by far! We look forward to welcoming you back to our “fairway” in the near future. Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are very accomodating and the good is very good! We arrived without reservation but they accomodated us and gave us a very good food and service.

1  Thank Cruiser828727
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Worthy A Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us. We are pleased to hear that the Big Easy is “on par” as far as signature dining experiences in Durban go. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 18 September 2018

I did not know about the Ernie Els up until I visited Hilton hotel. Myself being curious since I only know Ernie Els as a golfer, I ordered a dish. Before you know it I was licking my fingers.

2  Thank aaronmoloi
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear aaronmoloi Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us. We are pleased to hear that the Big Easy is “on par” as far as signature dining experiences in Durban go. Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch on Friday the 24th August 2018. The food was delicious and the service fun and friendly. Thank you

2  Thank CatherineG1190
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Dear CatherineG1190 Thank you for swinging by the Big Easy! We are glad to hear that we hit the sweet spot. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Scott

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is on the pricy side, particularly the drinks. We tried the beef short rib with gnocchi. The dish was tasty with exception of the gnocchi which was poor. It tasted like raw flour. The ernie else 300g fillet steak was superb. All in...More

3  Thank Alcino P
MarkusMFritz, Manager at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Alcino P Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us! Thank you for your feedback and we will be sure to pass it on to our team at the Big Easy. Kind Regards Scott

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Walnut Road | 12 - 14, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 336 8166
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hilton Durban
Description
Big Easy Wine Bar and Grill, is a place to relax, meet friends and enjoy some of life’s extravagances. The Wine Bar, offers an expansive selection of South African premier wines along with fine whiskies, craft beers and some of the world’s choicest cigars. Take advantage of Durban’s balmy weather and soak up the sun on the Terrace or opt for the private dining room. Whatever you choose, you will have a range of outstanding fare, either fresh off the grill, tasty comfort food or signature dishes, all fulfilling a lifestyle experience in the essence of Golf Icon, Ernie Els.
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