Hermanus, Western Cape
Cradled amid the hills of the Hemel-en-Aarde (Heaven and Earth) valley,
Bouchard Finlayson is widely acclaimed as one of South Africa’s leading boutique wine cellars.
With a terroir defined by both ancient soils and a cool maritime climate, the vineyards of Bouchard Finlayson are famous for producing award-winning
Pinot Noir, elegant Chardonnay and terroir-driven Sauvignon Blanc, while inspired blends showcase the depth of skill and innovation in our winemaking team.
The Bouchard Finlayson cellar is conveniently located a scenic 90 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, close to the world-famous whale-watching centre of Hermanus.
Enjoy an entirely unique perspective on the cuisine of The Oyster Box with a seat at the Chef’s Table, as Executive Chef Kevin Joseph and his talented kitchen team create an unforgettable culinary experience.
The Oyster Box has long been famous for its elegant High Tea, served beneath the waving fans and striking chandeliers – purchased from the Savoy Hotel in London – of the Palm Court. Accompanied by the dulcet tones of our resident pianist, guests can enjoy the unhurried High tea experience, served at two sittings each afternoon. Elegant tea stands are served individually to each table, laden with a generous spread that includes savoury bites inspired by local culinary traditions and classic teatime sweet treats including freshly-bakes scones, quiches and cakes.
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