The Establishment

28 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401 Map · Phone number
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For 100 Guests $10k - $13k
Guest capacity 10 to 225
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About The Establishment

The Establishment is a seafood-centric restaurant and wedding venue located in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. They specialize in local, fresh, and sustainable ingredients unique to the area. Couples and their guests will enjoy thoughtful, refined cuisine that showcases their clean, non-complex, and balanced approach to their menus. The Establishment looks forward to hosting your special day, and making it everything you dreamed it to be.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can host up to 175 seated guests or 225 guests for a cocktail-style reception at this historic restaurant. The Establishment is situated in the James Gregorie House, which was constructed in 1791, and features wood floors, a neutral color palette, and a private dining room. If you’re having a more intimate affair, the State Room is a unique space that can accommodate up to 60 guests for a sit-down dinner, and is located on the first floor. For larger affairs, you can rent out the whole restaurant, and enjoy their 18-seat bar, spacious main dining room with an open kitchen, 10-seat Chef’s communal table, and private dining room. Couples and their guests will also experience a gorgeous, original, brick-lined entryway and a 20-foot tall wine case, filled with more than 3,000 bottles of wine. There is parking available, and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Services Offered
The Establishment is happy to work with couples on wedding ceremonies, receptions, and elopements, as well as engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. Their talented team will assist you with your event planning, and ensure your wedding goes smoothly from start to finish. Tables and chairs are included in their rental fee, along with setup and cleanup. Lighting and sound are available, as is WiFi.

The Establishment also offers a full-service catering service for off-site events. To learn more, visit

Matt Canter is the Executive Chef at this unique restaurant, and he along with his experienced culinary team will work with you to develop a custom menu that suits your individual tastes and preferences. They pride themselves on creating food that is elegant and refined, yet relaxed and comfortable. This full-service restaurant has developed incredible relationships with local farmers and fisherman to deliver the best ingredients from the sea and field. They can also provide bar services, and supply barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens for your convenience.

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The Establishment Pricing


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$10,228 - $12,878
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • French Service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Barware

The Establishment Price Rates

The Establishment FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 25.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, Limited Bar, Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 225
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, July, August, November, December

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  • 28 Broad Street Charleston, SC, 29401 See on map
    843.608.8295 (Phone number)
    843.789.4028 (Other Phone Number)
    Open Monday - Saturday at 5pm, Sunday Brunch from 10:30am to 2:30pm

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