The Oyster Box Hotel

Save the Dates for The Oyster Box 2020

2020 is almost here and The Oyster Box Hotel has oodles of romantic dinners, revitalising spa treatments, and fine food and wine to get the year off to the best start… grab your diary it’s time to start saving the dates!

Calendar of Events – January to March 2020

Durban, 10 December 2019

The Sushi and Seafood Bar at The Oyster Box is renowned for delicious sushi, live music and superb sea views. The Sushi Special includes a platter of deliciously fresh Sushi, accompanied by a complimentary Gin Cocktail. Available for the month of January from Mondays to Thursdays 18h00 to 22h00 in the Palm Court; price is R155 per person.

One of the hotel’s most popular events, join us for a fun night out with the Dinner and a Movie special on 3 and 31 January; 7 and 28 February and 6 and 27 March. The two-course dinner is followed by a movie in the Cinema and includes a glass of sparkling wine, popcorn and sweets. Dinner at 18h00 followed by movie at 20h00. Price is R490 per person.

For Chinese New Year, on 25 January enjoy a Chinese Fusion High Tea with a twist. Asian flavours take centre stage with red bean dumplings, egg custard tarts, sesame seed balls, fagao and fortune cookies. Join us for a sweet and savoury journey which blends the best of east and west. From 14h30 to 17h00 in The Palm Court. Price is R420 per person.

The 90-minute January Spa Special Treatment, ‘New Year New Me’, is the ultimate pamper.  Start with a 45-min Elemis Hydrating Facial, followed by a 45-min OPI Pedicure, whilst we treat your hands to the Pro Spa Advance softening gloves. These gloves are rich in anti- oxidants, contain Vitamin E and are excellent to hydrate and soften even the driest skin. Price is R1300 per person.

Bring a friend and join us for an afternoon of delicious sweet and savoury treats, as we observe World Cancer Day on 4 February. Time is 14h30 to 17h00 in The Palm Court.

Introducing Opera Angels! This unique and dynamic duo comprises Pianist and Soprano, Dr Lisa Engelbrecht, and Mezzo Soprano, Lindsay Thomson. Prepare to be transported through a broad and colourful spectrum of music during their show…from iconic Opera works, classical masterpieces, musical theatre medleys and some surprising arrangements of popular favourites. This three-course set dinner menu with cocktail on arrival takes place on 7 and 8 February in The Grill room from 18h30 to 22h00. Price is R790 per person.

Opera Angels

Opera Angels

Celebrate National Pizza Day on 9 February on our Mediterranean-inspired Ocean Terrace and Oyster Bar. With uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, both venues are ideal for enjoying casual dining over a delicious pizza prepared in our wood fired oven at R100 per pizza.

Pizza with Slush Puppie - Oyster Box Hotel

We’re seeing red for all the right reasons in February, as we celebrate love and lovers. Make an impression at the Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance on 14 and 15 February with a delicious six-course plated dinner and dance with the fabulous Beat Route trio. From 19h00 to 22h00 in The Grill Room and The Ocean Terrace; price is R1200 per person.

Limited to 20 people, this educational and insightful evening on the art of drinking whisky, is aimed at both aficionados and those that enjoy a great night out! The Glenmorangie Paired Dinner on 28 February includes canapés on arrival, followed by a five-course dinner, each course matched with a whisky. From 19h00 to 22h30 in The Colony Room, price is R690 per person.

Celebrate each other this February with our Be My Valentine Spa Special. This 90-minute treatment includes our B|Together couples’ rose quartz Full Body Massage, followed by a glass of sparkling wine. Price is R3200 per couple.

Also in February, our Memorable Moments 90-minute treatment includes time in our Hammam steam room followed by a Back of Body Massage and a glass of sparkling wine. Price is R3200 per couple.

Come and join us for a once-off,  dexterously composed Music and Wine Pairing, with Black Elephant Vintners. Taking place on The Oyster Box’s Veranda with a silent juke box set up, assorted platters and 12 wines, this will be a truly unique experience. From 19h00 to 22h30, price is R490 per person.

Meet new friends over a welcome cocktail and canapés spiced up with various activities at our Mix and Mingle for Singles evening on 27 March. From 19h00 to 22h00 in The Lighthouse Bar; price is R290 per person.

Our luxurious and rejuvenating 90-minute March Spa Special includes a selection of three treatments from the below and costs R1650 per person.

  • 30-minute Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage
  • 30-minute Reflexology / Foot Massage
  • 30-minute Hands & Arms Massage
  • 30-minute Scalp, Neck & Shoulder Massage
  • 30-minute Leg Massage
  • 30-minute Full Body Exfoliation
  • 30-minute Basic Face Cleanse & Massage

Treat yourself to a New Year Pamper…



The Oyster Box is famous for its incredible Curry Buffet which offers a wide selection of dishes and condiments. Price is R450 per person. “I have perfected my favourite succulent lamb curry recipe for you to try at The Oyster Box or at home… Enjoy!” Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph

Curry Buffet


Our exciting new range of Gift Vouchers are perfect for all occasions. Give a Gift Voucher from a selection of ‘Only at The Oyster Box’ experiences. Purchase online or at the hotel; vouchers may be emailed or sent beautifully presented to the recipient by post.


Restaurant and High Tea Reservations: Tel: +27 (0)31 514 5000 • Email:

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The Spa Reservations: Tel: +27 (0)31 514 5072 • Email:

Confirmation is subject to availability. Prices are subject to change and events may be cancelled without prior notice. Please note that booking is essential for all events. Terms and conditions apply.

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