Princes Wharf Oyster Festival
Princes Wharf Oyster Festival, now in its fourth year, runs throughout March and celebrates Bluff, Te Kouma, Te Matuku and other varieties. It includes food and drink deals at Euro, The Culpeper, Coley & Punch and The Crab Shack, as well as special events and happenings, all in honour of the succulent oyster.
There will also be a range of promotions available during the Princes Wharf Oyster Festival, including: 
  • The Great Bluff Lunch: Enjoy a luxurious long mid-week lunch featuring five set-courses and free-flowing champagne from the team at Euro. Wednesday 20th March, 12pm-3pm, $250pp.
  • The First Haul: All You Can Eat Bluff Oysters: Be among the first in the country to tuck into new-season Bluffies at Euro’s all-you-can-eat extravaganza. Oysters will be served natural, kilpatrick and tempura, and followed by a two-course set menu. Guests receive a complimentary glass of champagne. Tuesday 5th March, 12pm-3pm, $195pp.
  • The one dozen deal: New season Bluff Oysters served au naturel with fresh lemon are $29.95 per dozen, available 12pm - 3pm during March. Bookings essential and subject to availability, limited to one dozen per person. 
  • Rosé of the Day: Grab half a dozen oysters and a glass of rosé for $25 at Euro, Coley & Punch and The Culpeper. Available every day during March.

The Crab Shack

  • Seafood Boil Up: Have yourself a boil up, some Bluffies and a boogie at this event at the Crab Shack. Saturday 9th March, 12-3pm. $80 which will feed up to four people.

The Culpeper

  • $2 Oysters at The Culpeper: Every day from 4-7pm throughout March.
  • Beer & Oysters at The Culpeper: A glass of Emersons and half a dozen oysters for just $25.
  • Oyster and Music Festival. Get grooving to tunes spun by DJ Phoebe and DJ Alice Rose at The Culpeper while you tuck in to your share of the 200 dozen delicious, FREE oysters on offer. You can also try your hand at shucking in the Oyster Shucking Competition. Saturday 30th March from 12pm.

Coley & Punch

  • Oysters & Whiskey Masterclass:  Learn all there is to know about oysters at this two-hour oyster and whiskey tasting Masterclass. Tuesday 26 March, 6.30pm. $120pp.

Bluff Oysters and Champagne: Enjoy a dozen Bluff oysters with two glasses of Champagne for $80, or make it a bottle for just $140, at Coley and Punch, Euro or The Culpeper. Available every day during March.

Booking are essential for these special events. 


Flat fee of $7 per day on weekends at Fanshawe Street carpark. Find out more.

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Last updated: 11 June 2019