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Fresh, simple seafood dishes
Vegetarian meals available at Charleston's premiere seafood restaurant
Charleston's best seafood restaurant

Rediscover Seafood.

Everything at The Establishment begins with fresh, sustainably sourced seafood. Our menu will always reflect our clean, non-complex, and balanced approach, delivering a selection of thoughtful and refined cuisine. Join us on Broad Street in historic downtown Charleston for a meal you won't soon forget.


Pinot Noir with our chicken roulade
An incredible assortment of food and wine
Incredible cocktails paired with local cuisine

A Wine Bar. With Cocktails.

The Establishment is a sophisticated wine bar with a curated wine list offering unique and interesting varietals. We also offer an eclectic menu of classic and modern cocktails, rare and hard to find bourbons, and fine scotches.


The Limoncello Spritz: Limoncello, vanilla, and Prosecco.

Happy Hour on Broad Street.

Enjoy discounts on select wine, spirits, and cocktails at the bar daily from 5pm - 6pm. Enjoy specialty cocktails — like the pictured Limoncello Spritz, featuring house-made Limoncello, vanilla, and Prosecco — for only $10.




Located in Historic Downtown Charleston on Broad Street.

Located in the historic James Gregorie House at 28 Broad Street in downtown Charleston, The Establishment is a seafood-centric restaurant focusing on the fresh and sustainable ingredients surrounding the area. Comfortable fine dining at its best, the spacious and elegant eatery houses two large and comfortable dining areas, a full bar and wine cellar, two private dining rooms, and an open kitchen with a chef’s counter.

Open Tuesday - Saturday at 5:00pm
28 Broad St, Charleston, SC
843.789.4028


Upcoming Happenings

A Seafood Restaurant in Charleston, SC | The Establishment

Bourbon Dinner Feat. Barrell Craft Spirits

February 16th, 2023

We have 4 courses paired with original, independent blends of unique, cask strength whiskeys. Recognized for their blending expertise since 2013 and taking #3 of Top 20 Whiskeys of 2022, Barrell Craft Spirits skillfully designs and produces unique products that surprise and delight whiskey lovers.




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The Latest Dish


Dinner and a Show: Jazz on Broad Street for One Night Only!⁠
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The Establishment is hosting a dinner and a show on February 4th. Come enjoy vocalist Zandrina Dunning and Charleston’s Mayor John Tecklenberg on piano performing a set of jazz standards starting at 9pm. Seating is very limited for this event. ⁠
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Reservations at EstablishmentCHS.com/events⁠
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#charleston #explorecharleston #mayortecklenberg  #thezdexperience #charlestonsc #charlestonlife #charlestonliving #ilovecharleston ⁠
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Dinner and a Show: Jazz on Broad Street for One Night Only!⁠ ⁠ The Establishment is hosting a dinner and a show on February 4th. Come enjoy vocalist Zandrina Dunning and Charleston’s Mayor John Tecklenberg on piano performing a set of jazz standards starting at 9pm. Seating is very limited for this event. ⁠ ⁠ Reservations at EstablishmentCHS.com/events⁠ ⁠ #charleston #explorecharleston #mayortecklenberg #thezdexperience #charlestonsc #charlestonlife #charlestonliving #ilovecharleston ⁠ ⁠
Dinner and a Show: Jazz on Broad Street for One Night Only!⁠
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The Establishment is hosting a dinner and a show on February 4th. Come enjoy vocalist Zandrina Dunning and Charleston’s Mayor John Tecklenberg on piano performing a set of jazz standards starting at 9pm. Seating is very limited for this event. ⁠
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Reservations at EstablishmentCHS.com/events⁠
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#charleston #explorecharleston #mayortecklenberg  #thezdexperience #charlestonsc #charlestonlife #charlestonliving #ilovecharleston
Dinner and a Show: Jazz on Broad Street for One Night Only!⁠ ⁠ The Establishment is hosting a dinner and a show on February 4th. Come enjoy vocalist Zandrina Dunning and Charleston’s Mayor John Tecklenberg on piano performing a set of jazz standards starting at 9pm. Seating is very limited for this event. ⁠ ⁠ Reservations at EstablishmentCHS.com/events⁠ ⁠ #charleston #explorecharleston #mayortecklenberg #thezdexperience #charlestonsc #charlestonlife #charlestonliving #ilovecharleston
Three weeks of Dry January in the books! Celebrate with an incredible meal and one of our DIVINE Mocktails from Ryan Wise! The EstablishMint (see what we did there 🤣) features chamomile tea, Ogeat (a sweet almond syrup), mint simple syrup and lemon juice<br/>
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#dryjanuary #mocktails #alcoholfree #chsdrinks #drinklocal #soberlife #sobercurious #cocktail #quitdrinking
Three weeks of Dry January in the books! Celebrate with an incredible meal and one of our DIVINE Mocktails from Ryan Wise! The EstablishMint (see what we did there 🤣) features chamomile tea, Ogeat (a sweet almond syrup), mint simple syrup and lemon juice



#dryjanuary #mocktails #alcoholfree #chsdrinks #drinklocal #soberlife #sobercurious #cocktail #quitdrinking
Today we want to recognize some of the amazing talent that we have here at The Establishment! If you haven't met him yet - may we introduce you to Henry :)⁠
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Originally from St. Louis Missouri, Henry arrived in Charleston by way of Vail, Colorado where he worked at some of the most prestigious restaurants in that area. His knowledge of restaurants (particularly in the customer service aspects) is unparalleled. ⁠
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Henry recently proposed to his long time girlfriend Alyssa (congrats!) this past December and the two are currently planning their dream wedding all while she attends Charleston School of Law. ⁠
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Henry is an integral part of the Establishment Team and his significant contributions to the restaurant are felt by both staff and guests alike<br/>
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To you, Henry (imaginary glass in the air)! Cheers!⁠
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#recognition #teamwork #worklife #meettheteam #customerservice
Today we want to recognize some of the amazing talent that we have here at The Establishment! If you haven't met him yet - may we introduce you to Henry :)⁠ ⁠ Originally from St. Louis Missouri, Henry arrived in Charleston by way of Vail, Colorado where he worked at some of the most prestigious restaurants in that area. His knowledge of restaurants (particularly in the customer service aspects) is unparalleled. ⁠ ⁠ Henry recently proposed to his long time girlfriend Alyssa (congrats!) this past December and the two are currently planning their dream wedding all while she attends Charleston School of Law. ⁠ ⁠ Henry is an integral part of the Establishment Team and his significant contributions to the restaurant are felt by both staff and guests alike
⁠ To you, Henry (imaginary glass in the air)! Cheers!⁠ ⁠ #recognition #teamwork #worklife #meettheteam #customerservice
Looking for something sweet? Try the macarons from @almonddustpatisserie! We always have a rotating assortment of flavors. Tonight we have Pistachio, Dulce de Leche, Red Velvet, and Mississippi Mud<br/>
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#eatlocal #supportlocal #dessert #macaron #macaroon #southofbroad #charleston #almonddustpatisserie #sweettooth
Looking for something sweet? Try the macarons from @almonddustpatisserie! We always have a rotating assortment of flavors. Tonight we have Pistachio, Dulce de Leche, Red Velvet, and Mississippi Mud



#eatlocal #supportlocal #dessert #macaron #macaroon #southofbroad #charleston #almonddustpatisserie #sweettooth
Presenting a new dish from Chef Howells: Coq au Vin. Using traditional methods of preparation with mushrooms, onion, and lardons, this dish is French comfort food at its finest<br/>
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#chseats #southofbroad #charleston #broadstreet #explorecharleston #french #finedining #lefooding #culinary #bonappetit
Presenting a new dish from Chef Howells: Coq au Vin. Using traditional methods of preparation with mushrooms, onion, and lardons, this dish is French comfort food at its finest



#chseats #southofbroad #charleston #broadstreet #explorecharleston #french #finedining #lefooding #culinary #bonappetit
Doing Dry January? Then you're over the halfway point! Come celebrate with one of our incredible mocktails - like the Sour Cherry featuring fresh lime, house-made grenadine, Orgeat (a sweet almond syrup) and balsamic vinegar<br/>
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#dryjanuary #mocktails #alcoholfree #chsdrinks #drinklocal #soberlife #sobercurious #cocktail #quitdrinking
Doing Dry January? Then you're over the halfway point! Come celebrate with one of our incredible mocktails - like the Sour Cherry featuring fresh lime, house-made grenadine, Orgeat (a sweet almond syrup) and balsamic vinegar



#dryjanuary #mocktails #alcoholfree #chsdrinks #drinklocal #soberlife #sobercurious #cocktail #quitdrinking
Roasted bone marrow with Szechuan clam strip frito misto. It's freakin' delicious y'all. ⁠
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#bonemarrow #winning #chseats #chsdrinks #eatlocal
Roasted bone marrow with Szechuan clam strip frito misto. It's freakin' delicious y'all. ⁠


#bonemarrow #winning #chseats #chsdrinks #eatlocal
New to the menu for a limited time: Nantucket Bay scallop crudo with white shoyu, buerre blanc, and golden Osetra Caviar. ⁠
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#chseats #osetra #caviar #scallops #southofbroad #explorecharleston
New to the menu for a limited time: Nantucket Bay scallop crudo with white shoyu, buerre blanc, and golden Osetra Caviar. ⁠


#chseats #osetra #caviar #scallops #southofbroad #explorecharleston
Join us for an exceptional wine and food experience on January 25th! The Establishment is hosting an intimate 4-course dinner featuring wines from Napa Valley's August Briggs. ⁠
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Tickets and full menu at EstablishmentCHS.com/wine-dinner⁠
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#wine #winedinner #southofbroad #napavalley #charleston #chseats #chsdrinks #winelover #wineoclock #winelife #winetasting #winegeek
Join us for an exceptional wine and food experience on January 25th! The Establishment is hosting an intimate 4-course dinner featuring wines from Napa Valley's August Briggs. ⁠ ⁠ Tickets and full menu at EstablishmentCHS.com/wine-dinner⁠


#wine #winedinner #southofbroad #napavalley #charleston #chseats #chsdrinks #winelover #wineoclock #winelife #winetasting #winegeek
Eat too much this weekend and need something light? Start with a salad of hydroponic lettuces, butternut squash, cipollini onion, apple, hooks blue, with a walnut vinaigrette<br/>
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#eatlocal #chseats #holidayhangover #salad #eatfresh #charleston⁠
Eat too much this weekend and need something light? Start with a salad of hydroponic lettuces, butternut squash, cipollini onion, apple, hooks blue, with a walnut vinaigrette



#eatlocal #chseats #holidayhangover #salad #eatfresh #charleston⁠
Merry Christmas! From our crazy family to yours, we hope you have a wonderful and relaxing day. We'll see you again on Tuesday 😃⁠
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#christmas #merrychristmas #ourfamily #coolguys #southofbroad #charleston #explorecharleston
Merry Christmas! From our crazy family to yours, we hope you have a wonderful and relaxing day. We'll see you again on Tuesday 😃⁠


#christmas #merrychristmas #ourfamily #coolguys #southofbroad #charleston #explorecharleston