Local flavour mixed with sumptuous high teas and festive capers are the order of the day in The Oyster Box’s latest Calendar of Events.

September is Heritage Month and local is lekker at The Oyster Box with a tantalising Shisa Nyama Platter …served up…‘Oyster Box-style’, on the menu throughout the day for the entire month.  Cost is R 185 per person.

Of course, no Oyster Box calendar would be complete without an appearance by our beloved cat. Join Skabenga for a delectable Chocolate Factory High Tea and stand a chance to find a Golden Ticket to win a whopping Lindt and Oyster Box hamper. All Golden Ticket holders will be entered into the final draw to win a dream weekend away at The Twelve Apostles Hotel And Spa in Cape Town, as well as a Master Class at the Lindt Chocolate Studio. High Teas run from 30 September to 9 October daily. Book High Tea for Skabenga’s Birthday (we won’t divulge his age) on 6 October and you will be in for an oompa-loompa teatime treat. Cost is R 390 per adult and R 200 per child.

Wash away dull winter skin with our beautiful Spa’s Spring Sensation Special in October. Indulge in a 75-min Elemis Exotic Lime and Ginger Salt Glow OR Frangipani Salt Glow, followed by a back massage with a choice of one of the following massages: Rungu, Himalayan Salt Stone or Chakra Balancing Candle Massage. Cost is R 1025 per person.

Think pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness in October and attend one of our pink-themed CANSA Pink Teas. Together with Le Creuset, we will donate R15 per person attending to CANSA. Dates run from the 10 to 31 October.

One lucky person who has attended a High Tea during the month will win a pink Le Creuset Whistling Teakettle, valued at R1000. Cost is R 290 per person.

Join the ghouls and ghosts for terrifying fun at our Halloween Dinner on 29 October. The menu, cooked up in the cauldron of our spooktacular Executive Chef Kevin Joseph, will be frighteningly delicious. Cost is R 790 per person for 4-course Menu.  

Since October is our birthday month, The Spa at The Oyster Box, will be offering two signature treatments B/Harmonised (R830 for 60 minutes) and B/Africa Hydrating Milk Bath (R795 for 30 minutes).

Our final Ladies Night Pamper Party in The Spa takes place on Tuesday 25 October. Cost is R1300 per person.

An enchanting evening awaits at the Perrier-Jouët Food & Wine Dinner on Wednesday 2 November. Be prepared for an exquisite six-course dinner paired with a selection of Perrier-Jouët’s renowned range in the distinctive belle époque bottle. Cost is R850 per person (6-course Menu).

Summit Mount Everest with Sean Wisedale, Africa’s first person to achieve the ‘Seven Summits’ a mountaineering feat that includes seven summits across seven continents including the indomitable Mount Everest. Join us as he recounts his tales with a healthy dose of humour on Thursday 3 November. Cost is R 250 per person for a glass of wine and canapés.

Le Creuset and our executive chef, Kevin Josephs, are a match made in heaven offering two extraordinary meals, dinner and brunch, cooked with the full suite of Le Creuset’s colourful cookware. To be held on Thursday 17 November, the Le Creuset Dinner is paired with a selection of wines chosen by The Oyster Box Sommelier and is an occasion not to be missed (cost is R520 per person).

The Le Creuset Brunch will be held on Friday 18 November and include a culinary display followed by a full brunch menu created especially for the occasion. Cost is R 390 per person.

Our Curry Master Class begins with a welcome drink in the Oyster Bar followed by an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ tour of Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph’s working kitchen. Participants learn to use traditional and modern Indian cooking methods to make a range of Samoosas, Curries and accompaniments. The session ends with a three-course paired dinner, featuring some of the dishes explored during the class. Take home a goodie bag with a selection of the Oyster Box’s secret herbs and spices, detailed recipes and our signature Chef’s Apron. Tuesday 22 November, cost is R850 per person.

December is jam-packed with festive fun! Carols by Candlelight, Thursday 22 December – an evening of musical celebration and fun with the award-winning Field Band Foundation who bring their distinctive style and musical flair to this festive occasion.

Christmas Eve Dinner, Saturday 24 December – a time of tradition and family will set the tone for celebrations ahead. Cost is R 1900 per person.

Christmas Lunch, Sunday 25 December –  Each of our three dining venues will be offering delicious lunch feasts on Christmas Day. Includes live music by Durban’s top entertainers, a welcome beverage on arrival and menus to excite and tantalise the taste buds. Cost is

R 2200 for the Grill Room and R 1900 for the Pearl Room and Ocean Terrace.

For more information about any of the events and activities at The Oyster Box

Contact the following:

Restaurant and High Tea reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 31 514 5018 • Email: restaurants@oysterbox.co.za

Spa reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 31 514 5072 • Email: spa@oysterbox.co.za

Accommodation reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 31 514 5000 • Email: info@oysterbox.co.za

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