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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.




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 | Charleston, SC | The Establishment

Give Back Charleston #4

August 29th, 2022

Chef Ramon Taimanglo of Park & Grove is stopping into Broad Street for one night only, August 29th, to prepare a 6-course experience with The Establishment's own Chef Howells.

This will be the final installment of the dinner series in support of Charleston-based charities put on by The Establishment and an incredible list of guest chefs that has been running all summer long. We've raised over $27,000 for local charities and we want to make this last dinner something spectacular!




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We've raised nearly $30k for local charities - and we've got one final 6-course experience to go with food by The Establishment's own Elliott Howells and Park & Grove's Ramon Taimanglo and wine selected by Somm Brian Jarusik.⁠
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Complete menu and tickets at EstablishmentCHS.com/giveBack!⁠
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We've raised nearly $30k for local charities - and we've got one final 6-course experience to go with food by The Establishment's own Elliott Howells and Park & Grove's Ramon Taimanglo and wine selected by Somm Brian Jarusik.⁠ .⁠ Complete menu and tickets at EstablishmentCHS.com/giveBack!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #giveback #givebackchs #parkandgrove #thelensfoundation #fundraiser #charleston #chseats #chsdrinks #explorecharleston
Friday afternoon cocktails and snacks at a cool bar? Yes please! We're open at 5. See you then!
Friday afternoon cocktails and snacks at a cool bar? Yes please! We're open at 5. See you then!
Fresh tonight: snapper curry with rissole potato, radish, jalapeño, and cilantro.
Fresh tonight: snapper curry with rissole potato, radish, jalapeño, and cilantro.
Cool off with the perfect cocktail: The Poet features high west double rye, balsamic vinegar, charred honey whiskey, and thai basil.⁠
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#drinkhighwest #cocktails #charleston #southofbroad #chsdrinks #chseats
Cool off with the perfect cocktail: The Poet features high west double rye, balsamic vinegar, charred honey whiskey, and thai basil.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #drinkhighwest #cocktails #charleston #southofbroad #chsdrinks #chseats
FRESH TONIGHT: Butter poached Wreckfish with corn veloute, snow peas, and a shaved onion salad. ⁠
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#charleston #chseats #wreckfish #sustainableseafood #southofbroad #broadstreet #explorecharleston #eatlocal
FRESH TONIGHT: Butter poached Wreckfish with corn veloute, snow peas, and a shaved onion salad. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #charleston #chseats #wreckfish #sustainableseafood #southofbroad #broadstreet #explorecharleston #eatlocal
Our summer menu features cold plates for these incredibly hot days - like our Wagyu Beef Carpaccio. Served with sesame, salted turnips, scallion, kimchi vinaigrette, and aioli and paired with a cold cocktail of your choosing. ⁠
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#wagyu #carpaccio #eatlocal #southofbroad #explorecharleston #charleston #foodporn #chseats
Our summer menu features cold plates for these incredibly hot days - like our Wagyu Beef Carpaccio. Served with sesame, salted turnips, scallion, kimchi vinaigrette, and aioli and paired with a cold cocktail of your choosing. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #wagyu #carpaccio #eatlocal #southofbroad #explorecharleston #charleston #foodporn #chseats
Chef Howells is turning this beautiful 58lb Wahoo from @crosbysseafood into Crudo with summer peaches, buttermilk, basil and tempura flakes. Make a reservation and enjoy fresh, local seafood tonight!⁠
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#wahoo #localseafood #eatlocal #sustainableseafood #lowcountry #freshseafood
Chef Howells is turning this beautiful 58lb Wahoo from @crosbysseafood into Crudo with summer peaches, buttermilk, basil and tempura flakes. Make a reservation and enjoy fresh, local seafood tonight!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #wahoo #localseafood #eatlocal #sustainableseafood #lowcountry #freshseafood
It's been on the menu since we opened: Gnocchi, lump crab, basil pistou, and breadcrumbs. There's a reason it's been around so long. Try one tonight. You'll get it.⁠
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#lumpcrab #eatlocal #southofbroad #chseats #gnocchi #explorecharleston #sustainableseafood #foodies #locallove⁠
#lowcountry #southcarolina #chs #charlestonsc #mylocalchs
It's been on the menu since we opened: Gnocchi, lump crab, basil pistou, and breadcrumbs. There's a reason it's been around so long. Try one tonight. You'll get it.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #lumpcrab #eatlocal #southofbroad #chseats #gnocchi #explorecharleston #sustainableseafood #foodies #locallove⁠ #lowcountry #southcarolina #chs #charlestonsc #mylocalchs
We've made the OpenTable Diner's Choice list once again as one of the top 10 highest rated restaurants in Charleston!⁠
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Use OpenTable to make a reservation and we'll see you tonight!⁠
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#chseats #opentable #bestof #awarded #explorecharleston #dinerschoice #southofbroad
We've made the OpenTable Diner's Choice list once again as one of the top 10 highest rated restaurants in Charleston!⁠ .⁠ Use OpenTable to make a reservation and we'll see you tonight!⁠ .⁠ #chseats #opentable #bestof #awarded #explorecharleston #dinerschoice #southofbroad
We had a great time last night working with Chef Moore from SNOB raising money for the Backpack Buddies program from Lowcountry Food Bank. ⁠
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It's not too late to donate! Please give at LowcountryFoodBank.org/⁠
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#charleston #lcfoodbank #backpackbuddies #feedthekids #givelocally #giveback #southofbroad
We had a great time last night working with Chef Moore from SNOB raising money for the Backpack Buddies program from Lowcountry Food Bank. ⁠ .⁠ It's not too late to donate! Please give at LowcountryFoodBank.org/⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #charleston #lcfoodbank #backpackbuddies #feedthekids #givelocally #giveback #southofbroad
Help us feed local kids! BackPack Buddies addresses the weekend and holiday food-gap for at-risk kids by providing a take-home bag filled with nutritious, kid-friendly, easy to open, shelf-stable foods given to children who may be experiencing food insecurity.⁠
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Join us for Give Back Charleston, a 6-course dining experience from Chef Howells of The Establishment and Chef Russel of SNOB, and know all proceeds will benefit this incredible organization!⁠
Help us feed local kids! BackPack Buddies addresses the weekend and holiday food-gap for at-risk kids by providing a take-home bag filled with nutritious, kid-friendly, easy to open, shelf-stable foods given to children who may be experiencing food insecurity.⁠ .⁠ Join us for Give Back Charleston, a 6-course dining experience from Chef Howells of The Establishment and Chef Russel of SNOB, and know all proceeds will benefit this incredible organization!⁠
Experience a 6-course food and wine dinner from the kitchens of The Establishment & SNOB with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Lowcountry Food Bank's Backpack Buddies program.⁠
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Menu and ticket info at EstablishmentCHS.com/giveback⁠
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#givebackcharleston #southofbroad #feedthehungry #charleston #explorecharleston #chstoday #holycitysinner
Experience a 6-course food and wine dinner from the kitchens of The Establishment & SNOB with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Lowcountry Food Bank's Backpack Buddies program.⁠ .⁠ Menu and ticket info at EstablishmentCHS.com/giveback⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #givebackcharleston #southofbroad #feedthehungry #charleston #explorecharleston #chstoday #holycitysinner