As colorful as its namesake flower, Camellias is Charleston’s premier Champagne Lounge, featuring an extensive collection of bottle and by-the-glass offerings paired with a decadent selection of caviar, ceviche and tartare. Additionally, Camellias offers a champagne-inspired cocktail program and a collection of delectable desserts, including the signature Camellias Cake. The stunning pink hue reflects a piece of Charleston history: marble that once clad the library building where Hotel Bennett stands. The marble was reclaimed, restored and now graces the bar and tabletops. The egg-shaped room design was inspired by the famous Faberge jewel boxes and features four pieces of art that depict the Camellia flower. Reflective finishes, including an etched-mirror ceiling and beautiful strings of crystal cascading from the chandelier, add both shimmer and style to the atmosphere.
Charleston’s Smallest Bar is nestled between 39 Rue de Jean and Coast Bar & Grill on beautiful Hutson Alley. With only 4 barstools inside, but plenty of additional seating outside on the alley, it’s the perfect spot to grab a drink before dinner or before a show next door at Charleston Music Hall. Small bites are available from Coast, including fried shrimp, crab dip, and oysters on the 1/2 shell. The bar features a variety of canned cocktails, beer and wine. There are 2 frozen drinks available: frose and our very own creation, Hutson Alley Hooch.
Hotel Bennett complies with the latest food and beverage regulations issued by the City of Charleston and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. With a menu inspired by French and Mediterranean influences, we create classic and comfortable dishes brimming with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Savor a meal overlooking Marion Square on Gabrielle’s sweeping Plaza, or in its vibrant bar and dining room.
La Pâtisserie serves the Holy City’s finest coffee, breads and pastries, and breakfast sandwiches and quiche. Whether guests choose to dine in or are on-the-go, renowned French Pastry Chef Rémy Fünfrock ensures both authenticity and freshness. La Pâtisserie opens early, offering sweet and savory pastries, alongside a full coffee bar. Throughout the day, it presents a selection of sandwiches crafted with artisanal bread, prepared sides and sweet delicacies, like macarons and éclairs. And, of course, it is the only place to go for a slice of the famed Camellias cake.
Victor’s Seafood & Steak offers a delectable menu of shareable appetizers such as seafood towers, fresh oysters and local seafood specialties, along with classic steakhouse entrees. The centerpiece bar of this elegant dining room features signature cocktails as well as barrel-aged spirits, beer, and wine.
Vincent Chicco’s, like its namesake, history and tradition is what shapes this now modern take on classic Italian-American fare. Tucked back on Hutson Alley, Vincent Chico’s is a serene hideaway offering refined Italian cuisine with fresh ingredients, handmade pastas and house made sauces. During the prohibition era, Vinent Chicco who emigrated to Charleston from Italy, ran a number of saloons and led the fight locally against prohibition. Chicco’s arrest was the first after a dispensary law was passed by Governor Tillman. Chicco’s arrest became infamous as many Charlestonians opposed this law. Today, Vincent Chicco’s is proud to serve elevated old-world classic Italian cuisine beholden to one of Charleston’s heroes from a lost time.
A collection of family recipes and southern tradition, Virginia's on King specializes in upscale southern cuisine. As natives to Charleston, Red & Virginia were raised with Southern customs and traditions in their blood. Mrs. Bennett will tell you, as any True Southerner will agree, food and family are the threads that bind the traditions of the South. Our inspiration for this restaurant came from Warren J. and Virginia Bennett, tried and true Southerners with a family tradition of creating an atmosphere of hospitable, southern comfort, good company and fine dishes.
Local farmers and fishermen provide Coast with the freshest seafood and produce in the Lowcountry each and every day. Featuring a hickory and oak wood burning grill, this piece will catch your eye as soon as you arrive. Enjoy Charleston Classics, as well as some delicious unique creations. Local favorites include the selection of wood-grilled fresh fish and of course the full raw bar.
This two story brick warehouse built in 1880 has been transformed into a Brasserie. Originally the Charleston Manufacturing Company the building was redesigned in 1943 by Augustus E. Constantine using popular Art Moderne style. Voted best French restaurant by the Charleston City Paper every year, locals and visitors alike love this restaurant.
Fiat Lux provides some of the most spectacular rooftop views of Charleston. Experience a panoramic view of Charleston’s skyline paired with an expansive spirit selection and Mediterranean-inspired culinary offerings.
Page's Okra Grill combines southern cuisine with elements of traditional coastal seafood. They strive to use local, fresh ingredients to make all their dishes from scratch. Their menu includs many types of seafood, meatloaf, burgers, and chicken
Enjoy some fine Charleston, South Carolina dining on the banks of shem creek, and is only minutes away from Historic Downtown Charleston. Their menu includes gourmet seafood, burgers, and an extensive wine menu.
Red's Ice House is a great spot to enjoy a cold beer and fresh seafood. They are located on historic Shem Creek in Mt. Pleasant and have been voted best waterfront bar since 2004 in the Charleston City Paper.