Bringing your vision to life
Your unique Overberg function
The Black Oystercatcher experience
FROM 1 OCTOBER 2020, HERE's WHAT YOU CAN ENJOY AT OUR DESTINATION:
DELI & WOOD-FIRED PIZZA:
Create your own country lunch with fresh snacks from our deli. Choose from our selection of farm-fresh bread, cured meats, delicious cheese, and much more. And enjoy your choice on our veranda (or in our venue). (Deli options are subject to availability). We're also serving wood-fired pizza, with a selection of toppings on our tasty farm-style crispy base. Order your pizza from the bar counter, and enjoy it while overlooking the infinity pool and Agulhas countryside.
WINE AND CRAFT BEER TASTINGS:
Experience the cool-climate Black Oystercatcher wines with our knowledgeable tasting team - from vertical tastings, to reserve tastings. Or try a Fraser's Folly craft beer tasting - from light, easy-drinking summer beers to the famous Moer Koffie Stout.
DELI & TASTING ROOM TIMES:
Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00. Saturday 10:00 to 15:00. Closed Sunday & Public Holidays. (No off-consumption on Saturday, as per lockdown regulations).
Our venue is OPEN for private functions and weddings (we strictly adhere to lockdown regulations). Please contact us for more info, or to book your event. Email: email@example.com; or Tel. 028 482 1618.
Our online shop is OPEN, with free delivery throughout South Africa.
Our cottages are OPEN (adhering to the lockdown regulations).
We continue to use our kitchen and brewhouse as the base for the Food Relief Programme coordinated by the Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area and partners.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Black Oystercatcher.
We love bringing people together, to celebrate any occasion.
Family and friends are what really matter to us.
Whether it’s a birthday party, an office get-together, a kitchen tea or even a bachelor’s, our function venue can be transformed to meet your needs.
The venue captures country chic: exposed brickwork, wooden beams, and large glass doors and windows right round the room; surrounded by the expansive Overberg views and landscapes.
Here’s what we’ve got:
- Wi-Fi for corporate get-togethers
- Coffee and tea during brain breaks
- Seating to facilitate projector presentations
- The best quality meals
- Bar and Wine services
- Dedicated waiters
- Cozy log fires during winter
- And much more…
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But the best part is the versatility of the venue:
It can be transformed to meet your specific needs. It’s practical and functional, yet creative and fun. And it forms part of our centuries-old farmstead, so provides wonderful country charm.
Our team is on hand to guide and help wherever you may need us to make the event as fun and stress-free as possible.
We’ve got lots of ideas to colour your event – with décor and flowers, And we’d be happy to chat to you about your vision for your function.
Delicious, quality meals: that’s what you can expect from the Black Oystercatcher.
We offer a variety of options for you – to fit your culinary tastes. Chat to us about your requirements.
We can also help with music for your event. Or you can arrange for a live band to bring flair to your day.
No need to rush off at the end of your party: we offer four self-catering cottages for guests to stay over.
And then, as we work with wonderful partners, our team can suggest service providers that we enjoy working with – like photographers, entertainment, florists and more.
Intimate party or a large group? We’re adaptable.
If you’re organising an intimate party, our venue is adapted accordingly (we can also organise a dance floor, should you need one). And if you’re wanting to celebrate with a large group, we set up our beige Bedouin Tent across the lawn in front of the venue.
Lamb spit, homemade breads, tasty salads – these are some of the ways we’re marking Heritage Day. On Sunday, 24 September
She’s an Overberg institution. So we were thrilled to host the 80th birthday celebration of Zabeth Human – one of the Black Oystercatcher
We’ve hosted wonderful artists at the Black Oystercatcher before. Now we’ve added blues-rock musician, Albert Frost, to our list. Albert will perform …
A botanically inspired birthday
The décor, arranged by Lucia Streicher from The Ivy League, was botanically inspired with vintage undertones, and showcased Zabeth’s love for flowers and gardening.
The Black Oystercatcher Kitchen cooked up a 4 course food tasting inspired menu, starting with a local Nieuwedam Smoked Trout Salad with fresh melon and a basil pesto crème fraiche, followed by a mini ‘roosterkoek’ duo with farm butter, biltong shavings and preserved green figs with brie. The beetroot soup with butternut and sage wontons was served pouring-style at the table.
A pan-fried fillet, roasted cherry tomato and feta stack, topped with the well-known Black Oystercatcher mushroom sauce was served as a main course.