Big Easy has transferred its formula of BBQ and seafood from its long-running Chelsea outfit to its second venue in Covent Garden. There's added emphasis here on drinking, with cocktails and spirits served at a spectacular bar.
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Big Easy Covent Garden
12 Maiden LaneLondonWC2E 7NA
I went in expecting a memorable meal and I found more of a chain experience. It's really crowded and the food is really not that special. However, they have good deals, a great, fun setting and great draughts.more
Once in awhile, it's great to treat yourself to a big classic surf and turf meal. My friends and I came here for a pre-Christmas meal thanks for a gift certificate from his mum. In all honesty, this place is a bit touristy, too pricy, and only for special occasions.
The food was decent but nothing truly memorable. Lobsters, Ribs, Steak is tricky to get wrong if you know what you're doing....more
I'm a big fan of The Big Easy. The Big Easy first opened its doors on the Kings Road before launching this 'bigger little sibling' in Covent Garden. I've never been to the King's Road location, but the Covent Garden restaurant is an incredible building. It is built into an old electrical power station, the space dates back to 1883 when it was the HQ for the Charing Cross & Strand Electricity...more
I'll have to visit The Big Easy again, as I'm not sure it would be fair to judge them on the meal I had, which was on Thanksgiving Day. Granted, we went for lunch so it wasn't as hectic as it could have been at dinner, but despite my booking being for 2, I was asked literally 3 times after I had been seated whether I was ready to order my main (from a set Thanksgiving menu) even though I was...more
If you like lobster, don't go any further. This is the best place to eat some without selling your kidney. The Big Easy is everything you can expect from a crab shack and the atmosphere is more layed back than his fancy cousin Burger and Lobster.
For £20 you have a whole lobster, fries, salad and a beer or slushie (minus the rasberry blue syrup but with alcohol instead).
Desserts are huge -...more