Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els

Hilton Durban, 12-14 Walnut Road, Durban, South Africa, 4001
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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els

Earning his nickname ‘Big Easy’ as much for his effortless golf swing as for his big heart and philanthropic efforts, Ernie Els is synonymous with all-round excellence; pursuing the best in sports and leisure, while always staying true to his love of family and country.

“Having travelled the world, I have developed a good feeling for what I look for in a restaurant – great hospitality in a fun, relaxed environment in which to enjoy the end of a long day – spending time with friends over a great bottle of wine and a meal,” says Els. “The ethos behind Big Easy Durban Restaurant is to achieve that.”

“We are excited to be part of one of the world’s iconic hotel brands through this partnership with Hilton and Durban offers the perfect launching-pad, with its laid-back vibe and idyllic weather. It’s a great fit.”

Cuisine: Steak
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Thank you to the staff for making my birthday the most memorable. The food was amazing.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

The experience was amazing and very professional, from enquiries, to bookings & to the actual day. The venue was very clean and inviting. The communication was always flowing, the staff very friendly and the food was to die for.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

It was a birthday celebration dinner and everything from the service to the food and drinks was perfection. Very impressive. Our waitress was outstanding.Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 June 2019

We went to the johnnie walker evening, and wow we are so impressed! Will definitely be back

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

So disappointed . Our fist visit was really good. This time both Salmon dishes ordered medium were so over cooked & the prawn curries ordered were very bland

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 May 2019

We went here on the strength of the positive reviews; however, we soon regretted our decision. From the poor service to the substandard meat and over priced wine, there is no reason to return. Ernie Els should be embarrassed to have his name associated with this establishment.

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Visited On Friday, 24 May 2019

Service needs to improve, doesn't match the food price

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Such flavoursome food, every dish was scrumptious and the flavors blended beautifully

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

Was very disappointed that you did not have non dairy milk for coffee. Also you are using plastic straws - please move to paper ones.

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Visited On Friday, 03 May 2019

The service was not up to standard for a restaurant of your calliper. We hardly saw our waiter and it was actually the floor manager who did most of the work for us, which was pretty disappointing. I am vegetarian and feel that you should offer at least one other vegetarian option on your menu. Other than that, the food was lovely and the restaurant is truly beautiful.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 March 2019

Salmon was over cooked, chicken livers were too spicy, chicken breast was covered in some sort of sweet sauce. Disappointing dining experience.

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Dear Veronica Moloi-Khumalo We apologise for not meeting your expectations. Thank you for your feedback, we will address these issues with our Head Chef and Big Easy Team.

Responded On Tuesday, 02 April 2019
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Visited On Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Petras who served us in the Private dining room on Tuesday evening, was excellent, friendly, helpful & very professional. Service in the bar was challenging, it was busy which made it quite difficult to meet & greet our guests for pre dinner drinks, there was no where to sit & getting drinks proved to be difficult.

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Dear Craig Whitehead We apologise for not meeting your expectations. Thank you for your feedback, this will help us to line up our perfect round for next time!

Responded On Tuesday, 02 April 2019
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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

Cannot fault the service!! Was excellent... But so very Disappointing that on a Friday close to month end, 1 third of the menu not available due to no stock!!! That was very sad!! When bookings are made people should be informed! So we sat there ordering things we didn't really want!!! Oh well... 1st n last

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Excellent service, very good atmosphere people are friend and smiling all the time. I would definitely go back for it. The food had a good presentation but the meat wasn't tasty so I don't think was a value for money. Beside that I would recommend and go back for sure

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

All round the best experience i had. Staff were most accommodating

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

I’m short of words actually, everything was up to standard.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

What a wonderful restaurant. The service was impeccable and the food was divine. 5 stars all the way. Keep it up, guys!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Had an amazing experience. The food was great, the atmosphere was exceptional. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Petros was great and delivered exceptional service to our table. Thank you!

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Visited On Monday, 31 December 2018

The Big Easy is my go to restaurant for fine dining and amazing customer service. I love it

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Visited On Saturday, 22 December 2018

Had party for 26 people was extremely disappointing food was inconstant and most main meals returned.waste of my hard earned money.

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We may not always get a “hole-in-one” but we will continue to focus on delivering exceptional food and service to our clients. Thank you kindly for bringing this situation to our attention. We will address these issues with our Head Chef and the rest of the Big Easy team.

Responded On Thursday, 27 December 2018
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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Fantastic! We will definitely being coming back for more! All 17 guests said this was the best XMAS party we ever held! I should know - I have been at PEKAY for 30 years!

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 November 2018

I booked for my parents 40th wedding anniversary and it was definitely a memorable experience. Great service, exceptional food coupled with immaculate attention to detail. Definitely an amazing fine dining experience with nothing to fault them on.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

We had a terrible time. The kitchen had a ticketing issue. We only received our complimentary rolls nearly 2hours after ordering! And food took even longer... Starter arrived burnt. Was not a pleasant experience at all. Absolutely ruined our anniversary... Manager said he would take the starter off the bill, but never did.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Yyy

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