Make unforgettable memories at The Oyster Box Hotel
From whisky tasting, to baking, flowers and a Girls’ Night Out, its fanfare and fashionable fun at South Africa’s iconic Oyster Box Hotel this winter. And with spring not far off, the venue has some blooming lovely events to help you greet the season with a smile!
The Oyster Box’s famous High Tea Special will run from 1 to 31 July from Monday to Thursday. Book and bring a friend for free to enjoy the infamously delicious full high tea buffet including a complimentary glass of bubbly on arrival, tea, coffee and fruit juice. From 14h30 to 17h00, price is R365 per person including one complimentary guest per booking.
Nothing says you’ve earned your stripes more than a well-deserved scotch. Visit The Grill Room for a fascinating evening at The Deconstruction of Johnnie Walker on 26 July. Savour an exquisite dinner paired with two whiskies per course; breaking down the main single malt base for each premium Johnnie Walker Blended Whisky. Price is R650 per person.
What better way to celebrate Women’s Day than a night out with your gal pals? For a fun girls’ night out, visit The Oyster Box on 10 August in The Ocean Terrace and Cinema for Dinner and a Movie complete with complimentary popcorn and a glass of sparkling wine. Dinner starts at 18h00 with the movie starting at 19h30. Price is R450 per person.
Aspiring bakers, get your whisks ready, dust off your favourite recipes and send through your entries for The Great Oyster Box Bake Off on 17 August. Whether it’s cupcakes, a flan, a cake or a tart that you’re famous for. Baking will be judged by esteemed general manager, Wayne Coetzer and executive chef, Kevin Joseph, and prizes awarded to the winners of each class. A main prize for the overall baking champion is up for grabs as well. Observers and supporters are welcome and refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon. Bakers must be present at the prize giving in order to win prizes. From 14h00 to 17h00 in the Pearl Room, price is R200 per person per entry and R50 per observer and supporter. For more information or to enter email firstname.lastname@example.org or your entry form or collect from The Oyster Box reception.
From the winelands of the Western Cape, fine wine and fabulous cuisine are on the cards for the Hartenberg Wine Tasting on 29 August in The Grill Room. Enjoy canapes on arrival followed by a three-course paired dinner in The Grill Room. From 19h00 to 23h00, price is R550 per person.
An evening of sophisticated whisky tasting at the Glenlivet Paired Dinner on 1 September will help you brush off the winter chill and welcome the warmer weather. Canapés and a whisky cocktail on arrival will be followed by a four-course paired dinner. Taking place from 19h00 to 22h00 in The Colony Room. Price is R690 per person.
Calling all secretaries, personal assistants and administrators, the gin-themed Secretaries Day Tea in The Palm Court is for you. Featuring a full activation by Hendricks, as well as The Oyster Box’s gorgeous High Tea, don’t miss this gin-credible day out of the office. Taking place from 14h30 to 17h00 on 5 September, price is R365 per person.
The Spring Floral Affair awaits you on 6 September, as floral artiste Jill Manson takes you through the paces of creating your own fresh floral arrangement using seasonal spring blooms. Non-traditional and full of creative flair, take home tips and tricks to making flowers last, as well as valuable ideas to beautify any occasion. Enjoy a welcome cocktail on arrival before the hour-long presentation, followed by a hearty, scrumptious salad lunch. Spend the afternoon arranging beautiful blooms with your newly acquired skills. Taking place in The Pearl Room from 11h00 to 15h00, price is R550 per person.
Mirth, mayhem and marvellous curry are on the agenda for the Curry and Comedy evening in The Pearl Room on 12 September. Enjoy side-splitting comedy while tucking into our famous curry dinner with sambals and a dessert. Join us from 18h30 to 22h00. Price is R550 per person.
Join executive chef, Kevin Joseph in our bustling Oyster Box kitchen on 14 September for a fun-filled Curry Masterclass. Learn how to make a true Durban Curry, plus a few other handy recipes, before ending off the evening with a Curry Buffet Dinner in The Ocean Terrace. Aprons and recipes included. From 14h00 to 17h00, price is R450 per person.
Sunday Roast Sharing Platter
Enjoy our Indian Ocean views while tucking into a succulent Sunday Roast Sharing Platter with all the trimmings. Served on the Ocean Terrace every Sunday, price is R470 per platter for two people.
The Incredible Curry Buffet
With something to suit every palate, The Oyster Box’s Incredible Curry Buffet offers a wide selection of dishes and condiments included executive chef Kevin Joseph’s favourite and perfected succulent lamb curry. Price is R450 per person.
Gift Experience Vouchers: The Ideal Gift
The Oyster Box’s gift vouchers are perfect for all occasions. Choose from a tempting selection of experiences including food and wine discovery evenings, traditional afternoon teas, rejuvenating spa treatments or a monetary voucher to spend while visiting the hotel.
Purchase online or at the hotel, vouchers may be emailed or sent beautifully presented to the recipient by post.