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
So lobster is the new fried chicken it seems.
The walk-up queues and the inability to book has always been a big turn-off, but as my date and I were skulking around Soho, cruising for some crustacean we happened upon the Big E on a blatantly busy night and thought, heck why not? Every other joint around here's usually booked, let's take a chance!
Then happenstance happened and we made it in...more
Love the decor on the place inside. You can tell it's much newer and more roomy than the one I had previously been to in Chelsea and I immediately liked it.
I had taken my dad for his birthday here and we loved the service which from the start was excellent.
We got a pre theatre dinner is sirloin steak, fries and cocktail. Very very good. My dad loves his steak. I got the two courses of Mac...more
Right now they are running a reduced menu as their kitchen is under construction. This means no steaks or fried foods. Still it's expensive for what it is. As a southern american im not into making bbq and other things into a dining experience that is so expensive you kind of cringe. I got the seafood caddyshack plate but it was essentially one shrimp, lots of oysters and some crab claws in...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 came here during lunch hours and they had a lunch deal going on. The lobster was lacking abit and I believe it was less filling.
But all in all, the food was good and the restaurant ambience was fab.more