What's On

The iconic Oyster Box Hotel celebrates each month of the year with inspiring events and the chance to sample extraordinary local and seasonal cuisine, international flavours and enables guests to learn about the latest trends.  Enjoy a variety of different dining and entertainment experiences with family or friends for an unforgettable experience.   

We go to great lengths to provide the very best experience in each of our venues, and welcome suggestions from you for future events too, so please do feel free to let us know what may be of interest to you. 

We look forward to welcoming you in the coming months. 


Valentine's Dinner Dance

Accompanied by a six-course plated menu, let Cat Simoni put you in the mood for romance with ‘That’s Amore!’. Cat brings you a selection of unforgettable hits about love from Edith Piaf to Andrew Lloyd Webber; Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John and of course, Mr Frank Sinatra. Cat’s Valentines selection is a feast of song that’s sure to get right ‘Under Your Skin’.

Time: 19h00 - 22h00

Venue: Grill Room

Price: R950 per person including Dinner and Show

Asian Cooking Masterclass

Brush-up on your satay, sushi and stir-fry, and impress the family with your new or refined cooking skills at our Asian Cooking Master Class. 

The afternoon begins over sushi and sparkling wine in our Oyster Bar, followed by a tutorial in The Oyster Box Kitchen.

Time: Sushi & Sparkling Wine: 12h30 -13h30 | Tutorial: 13h30 - 16h00

Venue: The Oyster Box Kitchen

Price: R350 per person 

Book your Private Wine Cellar Dinner

For a more intimate dining experience, the Wine Cellar, with its glass ceiling, is sunken just below the Oyster Bar and is unique for dinner parties, corporate functions, tastings or special events. 

Bespoke menus are created for every occasion and the resident Sommelier will present a selection of wines from the Diners Club Diamond award-winning wine list, which boasts the finest selection of South African and international vintages.

Time: 18h00 - 22h30 | Maximum 10 guests  

Venue: The Wine Cellar 

Price: Venue hire - R 4 000 | R 590 per person, up to 10 guests

Enjoy a Lighthouse Lager with your curry

Made in conjunction with “That Brewing Company” who are currently making five distinct craft brews for the local market. 

The Lighthouse Lager is a craft style lager made by master brewer, Paul Ten Hoorn Boer, along with The Oyster Box Hotel's Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph. Specifically designed as an easy drinking lager for hot Durban days, it is served alongside our delicious signature curry buffet. 

Time: Lunch: 12:00 - 15:00 | Dinner: 18:00 - 22:30

Venue: Ocean Terrace Restaurant

Price: R 390 per person | At least 11 curries daily, includes meat, fish and vegetarian options


Skabenga and the Chocolate Factory High Tea

A weekend of delicious whacky wonder! 

Skabenga our resident cat, welcomes you to an oompa-loompa tea-time extravaganza, in the magical world of Willy Wonka - the world’s most lovable candy-man. Delectable sweets and treats, psyche-licious cakes and fountains of bubbling chocolate are yours to enjoy for the entire weekend.

Time: 11h30 - 13h30 | 14h30 - 17h00

Venue: The Palm Court

Price: R 390 per adult | R200 per child

Join us at The Chef's Table

Calling all foodie's - if you're looking for something out of the ordinary for an event or occasion, then there's nowhere better than front row seats at the Chef's Table.  

Starting at the Oyster Bar you will enjoy Champagne and canapés, before you move to the kitchen for a ‘behind the scenes’ tour with Chef Kevin Joseph and his talented team. Be part of the action, as the chefs prepare a delicious five-course menu for you to enjoy.

Time: 18h00 - 22h30 | Maximum 10 guests  

Venue: The Kitchen

Price: R 1500 per person