19 - 21 May ​2023

Taste Southland

A weekend of events to drool over - Taste Southland is set to impress the ultimate foodie

Southland Murihiku is surrounded by ocean and pasture. No wonder Southland really is the land of plenty, the ultimate Surf‘n’Turf destination.

 Local intell is that these events are first in - first served, known to be absolute sellouts. Be sure to secure your tickets, book accommodation and be ready to roll home after eating your weight in gold of local fare so good that you wont want to share. 

Find an event - or two - that best suits you. You'll be spoilt for choice tasting the flavours of Southland with every bite!


 

SOUTHERN FARE

Date: Friday 19 May 

Time: 6:30pm - Late

Price: $130pp

Location: Emberz Restaurant & Bar - Ascot Park Hotel 

About: EMBERZ Restaurant & Bar Presents Southern Fare! Indulge in an oyster inspired, six-course, set menu showcasing Southland's finest cuisine. Limited tickets available.

Want to know more: 

Southern Fare | SouthlandNZ.com

Book tickets now: 

Contact Ascot Park Hotel Functions at functions@ascotparkhotel.co.nz or call 03 219 9076.

Southern Fare - Taste Southland

 

Not the Bluff Oyster Festival - Taste Southland

NOT THE BLUFF OYSTER FESTIVAL

Date: Saturday 20 May 

Time: 11.30am

Price: $130pp

Location: Departs from Ascot Park Hotel, Racecourse Road - Invercargill

About: A bus tour to five mystery venues! Your tickets include a trio of oysters, food platters featuring local produce at each venue, an oyster shot, drink specials, entertainment along the way, and cooked & natural oysters to order. 

Want to know more: 

Not the Bluff Oyster Festival | SouthlandNZ.com

Book tickets now: 

Secure your seat now! Email oyster@ilt.co.nz or call 03 216 0385


 

GREAT GATSBY OYSTER BALL

Date: Friday 19 May 

Time: 6:30pm - Late

Price: $150pp

Location: Anderson House - 91 McIvor Road, Invercargill

About: Join us at Anderson House for our Great Gatsby Oyster Ball on Friday 19 May from 6.30pm.With Live music, Oyster *Bar, canapes, and a walk & fork diner. Dressing up in Great Gatsby theme is essential! *Oyster availability is subject to weather conditions.

Want to know more: 

Great Gatsby Oyster Ball | SouthlandNZ.com

Book tickets now: 

mashcatering.co.nz

Great Gatsby Oyster Ball

 

The Seriously Good Chocolate Company

THE SERIOUSLY GOOD TASTE OF THE SOUTH - CHOCOLATIER CLASS

Date: Saturday 20 May 

Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm 

Price: $55pp

Location: Seriously Good Chocolate Company - 147 Spey Street

About: A Southland inspired Chocolate making experience where we show you how to craft our unique gourmet chocolates including Paua and Oyster, take a peek inside the factory and teach you everything you need to know about hand-rolling your own unique creations.

Want to know more: 

Chocolatier Class | SouthlandNZ.com

Book tickets now: 

seriouslygoodchocolate.com


 

HAYZ @ THE ANCHORAGE

Date: Saturday 20 May 

Time: To be confirmed

Price: To be confirmed

Location: Hayz @ The Anchorage - 86 Gore Street, Bluff

About: Make your way to Bluff for a Saturday afternoon to enjoy flavours of the south! Further details to come. 

Want to know more: 

Further details to come

Book tickets now: 

Further details to come

Oysters from Hayz at the Anchorage
Hayz at the Anchorage

 

Southland - A Food Lover's Paradise

FROM THE FINEST OCEAN FARE TO FANTASTIC FARM FRESH PRODUCE
 

Southland’s stellar foodie reputation is fuelled by amazing food producers, cafes, restaurants, bakeries, food trucks and countless others — serving up innovative tastes and textures to surprise, tantalise and delight your taste buds.

Be delighted at the variety on offer - Southland really is the land of plenty. 

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