Charleston's 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.


Live Music + Special Events

Join us on Broad Street every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm - 11pm for live jazz by some of Charleston's finest musicians! There's never a cover charge - so make your reservation and select the Music Room to enjoy dinner (or drinks) and great tunes.


Demetrius Doctor

Fri

JUN

14

Demetrius Doctor plays live jazz at The Establishment

Fri, Jun 14, 2024

Local favorite Demetrius Doctor will play his favorites and yours most Friday nights at The Establishment. Join us for dinner or just cocktails and listen to a monumental local talent on the piano playing jazz and beyond.

Abdiel Iriarte

Sat

JUN

15

Demetrius Doctor plays live jazz at The Establishment

Sat, Jun 15, 2024

Abdiel Iriarte brings passion to his music with the combined sound of Afro-Venezuelan-Cuban rhythms with a taste of modern Jazz. Originally from Valencia, Venezuela, Abdiel Iriarte now calls Charleston home. He performs Pop/Jazz standards with creative sound design with keyboards and various electronic instruments. You may see him around Charleston, performing for different jazz festivals, at Forte Jazz Lounge downtown Charleston, and of course private events like weddings and corporate events.

Demetrius Doctor

Fri

JUN

21

Demetrius Doctor plays live jazz at The Establishment

Fri, Jun 21, 2024

Local favorite Demetrius Doctor will play his favorites and yours most Friday nights at The Establishment. Join us for dinner or just cocktails and listen to a monumental local talent on the piano playing jazz and beyond.

Happy Hour on Broad Street, Charleston.

Happy Hour on Broad Street.

Enjoy discounts on select wine, spirits, and cocktails at the bar daily from 5pm - 7pm. 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


The Latest Dish


Viva Tequila | A Tequila-inspired tasting dinner. Executive Chef Elliott Howells has meticulously crafted a 5-course tasting menu that celebrates the vibrant culinary spirit of Mexico, paired with 6 small batch, high-quality, artisanal crafted Blanco Tequilas to complement and accentuate the flavors of each dish.

Featuring premium and vintage tequilas, this curated experience will include hors d'oeuvres and welcome cocktails, an intermezzo, and a special tequila sendoff–taking you on a gastronomic journey through Mexico. 

TICKETS are $140 and include all food, beverages, taxes, and gratuity. Tickets are available on Open Table Experience 🔗 in BIO

This special event is limited to 60 seats.
Viva Tequila | A Tequila-inspired tasting dinner. Executive Chef Elliott Howells has meticulously crafted a 5-course tasting menu that celebrates the vibrant culinary spirit of Mexico, paired with 6 small batch, high-quality, artisanal crafted Blanco Tequilas to complement and accentuate the flavors of each dish. Featuring premium and vintage tequilas, this curated experience will include hors d'oeuvres and welcome cocktails, an intermezzo, and a special tequila sendoff–taking you on a gastronomic journey through Mexico. TICKETS are $140 and include all food, beverages, taxes, and gratuity. Tickets are available on Open Table Experience 🔗 in BIO This special event is limited to 60 seats.
Thank you @stef_barna for selecting The Establishment as one of the 12 most drop-dead gorgeous restaurants in Charleston featured on @opentable. 

#charlestonrestaurants #charleston #chseats #charlestonfood #sustainableseafood
Thank you @stef_barna for selecting The Establishment as one of the 12 most drop-dead gorgeous restaurants in Charleston featured on @opentable. #charlestonrestaurants #charleston #chseats #charlestonfood #sustainableseafood
The Perfect Summer Dinner 🦪 {June Edition}

OYSTERS • diced plumcot, lime, lavender, honey 

SPAGHETTI • burrata, soppressata crumb, ramp butter

LOCAL GREENS • marinated watermelon, feta, spiced pistachio 

#localproduce #charlestonrestaurants #chseats #charleston #chs #chsfood #broadstreet #chslocal #charlestonfood #charlestonfoodie #finediningcharleston #sustainableseafood #localoysters #localgreens #farmtotable
The Perfect Summer Dinner 🦪 {June Edition} OYSTERS • diced plumcot, lime, lavender, honey SPAGHETTI • burrata, soppressata crumb, ramp butter LOCAL GREENS • marinated watermelon, feta, spiced pistachio #localproduce #charlestonrestaurants #chseats #charleston #chs #chsfood #broadstreet #chslocal #charlestonfood #charlestonfoodie #finediningcharleston #sustainableseafood #localoysters #localgreens #farmtotable
Take your pick, you can’t go wrong. At The Establishment, each of our dining areas have their own setting and unique experience. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, indulging in a romantic evening, or treating yourself (because you deserve it), our team will select the best seat in the house to match your vibe. 

#charleston #charlestonfood #charlestonfoodie #chseats #chaeatslocal #explorecharleston #chs #broadstreet #chslocal #chslove #charlestonrestaurants
Take your pick, you can’t go wrong. At The Establishment, each of our dining areas have their own setting and unique experience. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, indulging in a romantic evening, or treating yourself (because you deserve it), our team will select the best seat in the house to match your vibe. #charleston #charlestonfood #charlestonfoodie #chseats #chaeatslocal #explorecharleston #chs #broadstreet #chslocal #chslove #charlestonrestaurants
{South Carolina Peaches} BBQ, chow chow, and sharp Gouda complete this salty sweet dish overflowing with delicious juicy flavor. 

Join us this week for to try this dish while SC peaches are in season! 🍑

#eatlocal #localpeaches #peachseason #scpeaches #certifiedsc #chseats #charlestonrestaurants #broadstreet #charleston #chs #chstoday #lowcountrylocal
{South Carolina Peaches} BBQ, chow chow, and sharp Gouda complete this salty sweet dish overflowing with delicious juicy flavor. Join us this week for to try this dish while SC peaches are in season! 🍑 #eatlocal #localpeaches #peachseason #scpeaches #certifiedsc #chseats #charlestonrestaurants #broadstreet #charleston #chs #chstoday #lowcountrylocal
BOURBON FLIGHTS > Beer Flights 🥃 Sip on our new flight featuring @angelsenvy artisan Kentucky Bourbon and Rye whiskies. 

The legacy of Angel's Envy is built on their pioneering 'secondary finishing' technique where the whiskey is first matured in charred oak barrels and then transferred to a finishing cask that adds refined complexity and interesting flavor profiles.

#bourbon #angelsenvy #chsdrinks #bourbonflight #ryewhiskey #chseats #charlestonrestaurants #chslocal #charlestonfoodie
BOURBON FLIGHTS > Beer Flights 🥃 Sip on our new flight featuring @angelsenvy artisan Kentucky Bourbon and Rye whiskies. The legacy of Angel's Envy is built on their pioneering 'secondary finishing' technique where the whiskey is first matured in charred oak barrels and then transferred to a finishing cask that adds refined complexity and interesting flavor profiles. #bourbon #angelsenvy #chsdrinks #bourbonflight #ryewhiskey #chseats #charlestonrestaurants #chslocal #charlestonfoodie