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. 


JULY

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 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

Gin and Tonic Evening Tea

Join us every evening throughout the month for a special 'gin and tonic indulgence tea'.

This indulgent tea is complete with a refreshing Tanqueray 10 cocktail to enjoy - perfect for unwinding after a busy day as the sun sets. 

Time: 18h30 - 21h00 

Venue: The Palm Court

Price: R 150 per person

Dinner Dance

Back by popular demand we will be hosting our monthly dining and dancing.

Enjoy a three course dining experience from the Grill Room's favourite dishes, while you dance the night away accompanied by live music.

Time: From 18h30 

Venue: The Grill Room

Price: R 590 per person | Three course menu

AUGUST

Dining with Hennessey

Join us for an educational and insightful evening devoted to discovering the richness and elegance of a fine French Cognac.

Enjoy a delicious three course dining experience in the intimate Colony room, while sampling a unique blend from Hennessey, one of the most prestigious Cognac producers in the world. 

Time: 19h00 - 23h00

Venue: The Colony Room

Price: R 650 per person | Three course menu

Women's Day High Tea

The annual Women’s Day celebration in South Africa is a public holiday that pays homage to the women of our nation - mothers, wives, sisters and daughters.

This year, enjoy a glass of bubbles to celebrate and a cheese themed High Tea, along with our most famous sweet treats.

Time: 14h30 - 17h00 

Venue: The Palm Court and The Grill Room

Price: R450 per person

Sunday Roast Sharing Platters

Enjoy the view overlooking the Indian Ocean, while you tuck into a succulent Sunday roast.

We will be serving a roast chicken sharing platter for two with all the trimmings, every Sunday throughout the month. Don't miss an opportunity to spoil your family.

Time: Lunch 12h00 - 15h00 | Dinner 18h00 - 22h30 

Venue: The Ocean Terrace

Price: R 420 per platter

Dinner Dance

Back by popular demand we will be hosting our monthly dining and dancing.

Enjoy a three course dining experience from the Grill Room's favourites, while you dance the night away accompanied by live music.

Time: From 18h30 

Venue: The Grill Room

Price: R 590 per person | Three course menu

SEPTEMBER

Decléor Spring Brunch

'Put a spring in your step’ with our Decléor Spring Brunch. You will take away a beautiful goodie bag, with a chance to win some amazing prizes,including spa vouchers and two Decléor hampers. Don your best "Spring" hat and you could win yourself a luxurious overnight stay at The Oyster Box. Don’t miss out on this blooming occasion!

Time: 10h00 - 13h00  

Venue: The Pearl Room

Price: R 490 per person

Sunday Roast Sharing Platters

Enjoy the view overlooking the Indian Ocean, while you tuck into a succulent Sunday roast.

We will be serving a roast beef sharing platter for two with all the trimmings, every Sunday throughout the month.
Don't miss an opportunity to spoil that special someone.

Time: Lunch 12h00 - 15h00 | Dinner 18h00 - 22h30 

Venue: The Ocean Terrace

Price: R 450 per platter

Celebrating Heritage High Tea

Taste a little bit of history this Heritage Day with our Heritage Day High Tea.

Enjoy a nostalgic South African-inspired journey into the past is a ‘sweet treat’ with syrupy koeksisters, creamy melktert and rich malva pudding are all on the menu, while a savoury balance of imfino, putu bites and ujeqe will be sure to hit the spot. 

Time: 14h30 - 17h00

Venue: Palm Court

Price: R 450 per person

Curry Masterclass

Join executive chef Kevin Joseph for an intimate curry tutorial. 

Our famous Curry Master Class puts participants through their paces on how to use traditional and modern Indian cooking methods to make a range of samoosa’s, curries, sambals and accompaniments. After enjoy a three course dining experience, showcasing some of the dishes explored in the class, finishing off the evening perfectly.

Time: Tutorial 18h00 - 20h00 | Chef's Table 20h00 - 22h00

Venue: The Oyster Box Kitchens

Price: R 850 per person