Charleston in South Carolina

if you have your finger on the pulse of what's going on in food, then you've probably heard of Charleston. one of the oldest cities in America - and probably one of the most European - Charleston is incredible. stunning, colourful stucco houses pepper the oak-lined streets, & the food is some of the best in the U.S. it's about time you checked it out.

167 Raw

167 Raw

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ seafood The Boroughs

seafood is the name of the game at this teeny tiny raw bar that does...

Aiken-Rhett House

Aiken-Rhett House

culture

$ $$$$ The Boroughs

when you're in Charleston you absolutely must make time to see some of the historic...

Bar Normandy

Bar Normandy

drinks

$$ $$$ The French Quarter

tucked in the back of bakery Normandy Farms just behind the loaves of sourdough is...

Basic Kitchen

Basic Kitchen

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ health food Business Disctrict

the name of this lovely & light-filled space most certainly does not do this restaurant...

Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger

drinks

$$ $$$ The French Quarter

this bar that separates Church & State (streets, that is) has been a local haunt...

Brown's Court Bakery

Brown's Court Bakery

coffee

$ $$$$ coffee, patisserie & bakery The Boroughs

this charming coffee house is nestled in a lovely typically Charleston-style house, the baked goods...

Butcher & Bee

Butcher & Bee

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ New American Wagener Terrace

this hip hotspot located on the Northern part of the peninsula churns out a rotating...

Charleston Power Yoga

Charleston Power Yoga

activity

$$ $$$ The Boroughs

if you need to limber up after all of your exploring there's no better place...

Charleston Tea Party Private Tour

Charleston Tea Party Private Tour

culture

$ $$$$ South of Broad

though they are certainly warm & welcoming, Charlestonians can be a bit private when it...

CHS Revolution

CHS Revolution

activity

$$ $$$ The Boroughs

this boutique spinning studio is sleek & vibing with energy, choose one of the themed...

Croghan's Jewel Box

Croghan's Jewel Box

shop

$$$ $$ The Business District

an absolute gem: family-owned jewellery shop that has been around for over 100 years, their Goldbug...

Gibbes Museum of Art

Gibbes Museum of Art

culture

$ $$$$ The French Quarter

this lovely museum tucked away inside a beautiful Beaux Arts building in the bustling heart...

Goat. Sheep. Cow.

Goat. Sheep. Cow.

shop

$$ $$$ South of Broad

this gourmet specialty cheese shop is tucked away on a beautiful leafy street South of...

Hampden

Hampden

shop

$$$ $$ Business District

chic & sophisticated women's clothing shop smack dab in the middle of King Street that...

Leon's Oyster Shop

Leon's Oyster Shop

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ American, seafood West Side

don't let the name fool you (though the seafood here is out of this world):...

Mac & Murphy

Mac & Murphy

shop

$$ $$$ The Boroughs

if there's one thing Southerners love it's stationery and Mac & Murphy is probably the...

Marina Variety Store

Marina Variety Store

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ American, seafood Harleston Village

Charleston's diner by the sea, if you want to feel like a true local then...

Martha Lou's Kitchen

Martha Lou's Kitchen

dinner lunch

$ $$$$ soul food Wagener Terrace

when you're ready to escape the polish of South of Broad and most of the...

Monza

Monza

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ Italian, pizza The Boroughs

when you're jonesing for crispy & delicious Neapolitan-style pizza you'd be well served to make...

One Broad Street

One Broad Street

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ international The French Quarter

this vibrant & buzzy bar also serves as a hangout for neighbourhood locals & serves...

Queen Street Grocery

Queen Street Grocery

lunch shop

$ $$$$ American, French Harleston Village

this old-fashioned little market sells groceries to neighbourhood locals & whips up some of the...

Second State Coffee

Second State Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee Harleston Village

peaceful & minimalist coffee spot in a lovely leafy residential area just a stone's throw...

Sugar Bakeshop

Sugar Bakeshop

shop take-away

$$ $$$ patisserie & bakery The Boroughs

for a spot that's as sweet as the mini tarts & tender-crumbed cookies it churns...

The Cocktail Club

The Cocktail Club

drinks

$$ $$$ Radcliffeborough

this stylish chic cocktail bar has the vibe of an old speakeasy & serves craft...

The Daily

The Daily

breakfast coffee lunch

$$ $$$ coffee, juicery, New American The Boroughs

this sweet little coffee house & market is the perfect spot to grab an early...

The Dewberry

The Dewberry

sleep

$$$ $$ Mazyck-Wraggborough

this sumptuous & sleek hotel overlooks Marion Square and is the perfect jumping off point...

The Nathaniel Russell House

The Nathaniel Russell House

culture

$ $$$$ South of Broad

this incredibly beautiful historic home was built by wealthy shipping merchant Nathaniel Russell in 1808...

The Ordinary

The Ordinary

dinner lunch

$$$ $$ seafood Cannonborough-Elliotborough

upscale popular seafood spot with creative dishes packed with flavor, situated in a converted bank...

Xiao Bao Biscuit

Xiao Bao Biscuit

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ Chinese, fusion Cannonborough-Elliotborough

this pan-Asian restaurant is operating out of a former gas station and proffers creative flavourful...

Zero George

Zero George

sleep

$$$ $$ The French Quarter

fabulous boutique hotel tucked away on a leafy corner of George Street, charming shady courtyard...

167 Raw

167 Raw

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ seafood The Boroughs

seafood is the name of the game at this teeny tiny raw bar that does...

Aiken-Rhett House

Aiken-Rhett House

culture

$ $$$$ The Boroughs

when you're in Charleston you absolutely must make time to see some of the historic...

Bar Normandy

Bar Normandy

drinks

$$ $$$ The French Quarter

tucked in the back of bakery Normandy Farms just behind the loaves of sourdough is...

Basic Kitchen

Basic Kitchen

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ health food Business Disctrict

the name of this lovely & light-filled space most certainly does not do this restaurant...

Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger

drinks

$$ $$$ The French Quarter

this bar that separates Church & State (streets, that is) has been a local haunt...

Brown's Court Bakery

Brown's Court Bakery

coffee

$ $$$$ coffee, patisserie & bakery The Boroughs

this charming coffee house is nestled in a lovely typically Charleston-style house, the baked goods...

Butcher & Bee

Butcher & Bee

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ New American Wagener Terrace

this hip hotspot located on the Northern part of the peninsula churns out a rotating...

Charleston Power Yoga

Charleston Power Yoga

activity

$$ $$$ The Boroughs

if you need to limber up after all of your exploring there's no better place...

Charleston Tea Party Private Tour

Charleston Tea Party Private Tour

culture

$ $$$$ South of Broad

though they are certainly warm & welcoming, Charlestonians can be a bit private when it...

CHS Revolution

CHS Revolution

activity

$$ $$$ The Boroughs

this boutique spinning studio is sleek & vibing with energy, choose one of the themed...

Croghan's Jewel Box

Croghan's Jewel Box

shop

$$$ $$ The Business District

an absolute gem: family-owned jewellery shop that has been around for over 100 years, their Goldbug...

Gibbes Museum of Art

Gibbes Museum of Art

culture

$ $$$$ The French Quarter

this lovely museum tucked away inside a beautiful Beaux Arts building in the bustling heart...

Goat. Sheep. Cow.

Goat. Sheep. Cow.

shop

$$ $$$ South of Broad

this gourmet specialty cheese shop is tucked away on a beautiful leafy street South of...

Hampden

Hampden

shop

$$$ $$ Business District

chic & sophisticated women's clothing shop smack dab in the middle of King Street that...

Leon's Oyster Shop

Leon's Oyster Shop

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ American, seafood West Side

don't let the name fool you (though the seafood here is out of this world):...

Mac & Murphy

Mac & Murphy

shop

$$ $$$ The Boroughs

if there's one thing Southerners love it's stationery and Mac & Murphy is probably the...

Marina Variety Store

Marina Variety Store

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ American, seafood Harleston Village

Charleston's diner by the sea, if you want to feel like a true local then...

Martha Lou's Kitchen

Martha Lou's Kitchen

dinner lunch

$ $$$$ soul food Wagener Terrace

when you're ready to escape the polish of South of Broad and most of the...

Monza

Monza

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ Italian, pizza The Boroughs

when you're jonesing for crispy & delicious Neapolitan-style pizza you'd be well served to make...

One Broad Street

One Broad Street

breakfast dinner lunch

$$ $$$ international The French Quarter

this vibrant & buzzy bar also serves as a hangout for neighbourhood locals & serves...

Queen Street Grocery

Queen Street Grocery

lunch shop

$ $$$$ American, French Harleston Village

this old-fashioned little market sells groceries to neighbourhood locals & whips up some of the...

Second State Coffee

Second State Coffee

coffee

$$ $$$ coffee Harleston Village

peaceful & minimalist coffee spot in a lovely leafy residential area just a stone's throw...

Sugar Bakeshop

Sugar Bakeshop

shop take-away

$$ $$$ patisserie & bakery The Boroughs

for a spot that's as sweet as the mini tarts & tender-crumbed cookies it churns...

The Cocktail Club

The Cocktail Club

drinks

$$ $$$ Radcliffeborough

this stylish chic cocktail bar has the vibe of an old speakeasy & serves craft...

The Daily

The Daily

breakfast coffee lunch

$$ $$$ coffee, juicery, New American The Boroughs

this sweet little coffee house & market is the perfect spot to grab an early...

The Dewberry

The Dewberry

sleep

$$$ $$ Mazyck-Wraggborough

this sumptuous & sleek hotel overlooks Marion Square and is the perfect jumping off point...

The Nathaniel Russell House

The Nathaniel Russell House

culture

$ $$$$ South of Broad

this incredibly beautiful historic home was built by wealthy shipping merchant Nathaniel Russell in 1808...

The Ordinary

The Ordinary

dinner lunch

$$$ $$ seafood Cannonborough-Elliotborough

upscale popular seafood spot with creative dishes packed with flavor, situated in a converted bank...

Xiao Bao Biscuit

Xiao Bao Biscuit

dinner lunch

$$ $$$ Chinese, fusion Cannonborough-Elliotborough

this pan-Asian restaurant is operating out of a former gas station and proffers creative flavourful...

Zero George

Zero George

sleep

$$$ $$ The French Quarter

fabulous boutique hotel tucked away on a leafy corner of George Street, charming shady courtyard...