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. This venue 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 gatherings, you can rent out the whole restaurant. There, you’ll have access to their 18-seat bar, spacious main dining room with an open kitchen, 10-seat chef’s communal table, and private dining room. You and your guests will also experience an original, brick-lined entryway and a 20-foot-high wine case, filled with more than 3,000 bottles of wine. There is parking available, and the venue is wheelchair accessible.
The Establishment is happy to work with to-be-weds on wedding ceremonies, receptions, elopements, engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. Their talented team assists couples with their event planning, ensuring that their 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.
Matt Canter is the executive chef at this one-of-a-kind restaurant. He and 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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