Big Easy Winebar & Grill Durban by Ernie Els – Route 1

Inspired by Ernie Els sporting passion and love of his homeland and echoing Els easy style, Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els, is unpretentious, yet sophisticated, and brings a together all the elements that make a restaurant more than just a venue. Great food, amazing decor and a laid-back vibe Big Easy-style.

With a commitment to farm-to-table delivery, the menu is a taste sensation of dishes curated from across the nation and delivered to perfection. The Big Easy serves a fresh, seasonally-driven menu, sourcing ingredients and produce from artisan suppliers and featuring classic dishes, authentic local specialties and Ernie’s personal favorites. “We are excited to be part of one of the world’s iconic hotel brands through this partnership with Hilton.

Through my travels, I have developed a good feeling for 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 is to achieve that. Alongside Ernie Els signature wines, is an extensive collection of selected quality wines, many of which are available by the glass, featuring up and coming wine-makers and estates. Wine aficionados will be able to enjoy the entire Ernie Els collection comprising 10 wines, as well as Ernie Els Vintage wines from 2002 and 2006.

To complement the wine selection, a comprehensive portfolio of local craft beer, fine whiskeys, cognacs and cocktails is available, ensuring that there is something for everyone. Inside, the restaurant features a Chef’s Table, open Kitchen, Private Dining area, memorabilia wall and large bar.

Outside, the Terrace has an upper and lower deck for al fresco dining and cocktails and a Big Easy retail shop stocking Ernie Els and Big Easy wine, golfing gear and memorabilia. Big Easy hosts regular events including the Sunday Big Easy Brunch and Food Pairing Evenings, as well as daily and weekly specials. Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els