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Blake Seymour has invited whisky expert Matt Barnett and ‘Smoked Oyster Queen’ Lucy Ashley to the special Christmas Blake’s Table event at Spinnakers Ballina.

‘Matt will be sharing a few of his finest single-malt whiskies’, said Blake. ‘Plus, Lucy and I have been working on a unique smoked oyster to start the evening off.’

Blake’s Table menu generally highlights local seafood, pork, beef and, of course, finishes with a dessert. This evening will be special with several grazing courses, a drink on arrival and the chance to meet Matt and Lucy.

Locals and their friends are invited to experience local produce and ingredients in the shared-plate atmosphere.

Bookings: 6686 2544 to reserve your seat at Blake’s Table on Friday evening Dec 9 from 6.30pm. www.ballinarsl.com.au

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