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The Oyster Box ‘Brings It On’ For Festive Season

“The festive season at The Oyster Box is always a highlight of the year and 2014 will be no different,” says General Manager, Wayne Coetzer. “It gives us an ideal opportunity to showcase our beautiful facilities, our restaurants and offer a selection of memorable events the hotel is renowned for. The weather is glorious too, at this time of the year and we really make the best of it because of the ideal position of our legendary property.”

Always a highlight of the festive season, Carols & Candlelight will feature the voices of the Oyster Box Staff Choir, together with The Salvation Army Band on the Ocean Terrace verandah. This special evening takes place on 22 December at 19h00. Make sure to get there early to grab a prime spot on the terrace and remember to book in advance, if you’d like to have dinner while enjoying the Carols.


Christmas Eve Dinner and Dance in The Grill Room, gets the Christmas festivities underway at 19:00 on 24 December. Enjoy Sparkling Wine and Macaroons served in the Palm Court, before you move into the elegant Grill Room. A six-course menu, created by Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph, with live music from acoustic swing Jazz duo, Beat Route, promises a memorable start to the holidays. Cost is R1300 for adults and R900 for children.

Each of The Oyster Box’s three dining venues is offering festive feasts on Christmas Day from 12:30-15:00. Live music by Durban’s top entertainers, welcome cocktails on arrival and menus to excite and tantalize the taste buds, are the order of the day in The Grill Room (8-course plated menu), The Pearl Room (Buffet menu) and The Ocean Terrace (Buffet Menu). Prices differ for each venue and range from R1400 per adult and R900 for children.

Looking for a great party, with exceptional cuisine and entertainment to see the new year in? The New Year’s Bash at The Oyster Box is a must! Already renowned as Durban’s premiere lifestyle spot, we take it up a notch in all our venues, to ensure this New Year is packed with memories … from beginning to end.


A treat is in store for diners in The Grill Room. With musical duo, Zaffa and a six-course menu on offer at R1700 per adult and R1000 per child. In the Pearl Room, take a journey of flavor and fun at a secial edition Curry & Comedy evening. Work your way through a six-course menu, in the company of comedian, Ben Vos at R1600 per adult /R1000 per child.

The stylish Oyster Bar is where your evening starts if you’re dining in The Ocean Terrace. Canapés, Macaroons, Sparkling Wine and live music…all the essential ingredients to get the party going at R1600 per adult /R1000 per child. Beat Rout will get the party started on The Terrace, followed by Heather Groove, who will take centre stage to bring in the New Year.

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Post dinner, all guests are invited to continue the party in The Oyster Bar, for a specialty coffee and after dinner treats, as you join the band in a complimentary glass of Champagne and Auld Lang Syne at midnight and get ready to party the rest of the night away!

To book or for further information on any of the events at The Oyster Box contact (031) 514 5000 or restaurants@oysterbox.co.za

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Megan Deane
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