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Middleton Place Restaurant

4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
+1 843-266-7477
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“catfish stew” (11 reviews)
“peanut soup” (7 reviews)
“salad” (61 reviews)
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American, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You don't have a lot of choice if you want to spend the day here, but this restaurant is worth the visit. We were greeted with genuine smiles and charm, and even though it was busy we never felt rushed. All the employees here were...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely candlelit dinner offered above average food. Good service. We were not disappointed - in fact went back for lunch the next day when we really enjoyed our quail!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the whole package. Take a walk on the beautiful grounds and enjoy nature and history. Then stop by the restaurant for wonderful atmosphere and amazing food! The hostess, Cassidy was very kind and informative about all of our questions. Our server Maggie...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking the grounds of the Middleton Place Historic Gardens, we were hungry and stopped in the restaurant for lunch. We were pleasantly surprised at the interior beauty of the place overlooking a lovely pond. The menu was also interesting --not your typical southern food,...More

Thank VKauf2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Being visitors to Charleston, we decided to do a nice meal, and our Saturday evening at Middleton Place was perfect. We arrived early to our reservation, and had time to walk around the grounds, which were quiet and beautiful as the sun set. We had...More

Thank Falcon6
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Excellent all around. Food was wonderful, Service was excellent and a beautiful view. I will be going back soon.

Thank DKRW2016
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We loved our dinner here last Thursday night! Our food was delicious, the staff was friendly and attentive, and the view was beautiful! Would love to come back some day!

Thank Lrph
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We went for dinner this week on the first night of the new menu, and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We each had our own delicious Sangria with ginger, and I think, a cinnamon spice. Then we were back to sharing: the chicken vegetable soup, the...More

Thank mindelles
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a must stop during your tour of Middleton Place Plantation. They serve some of the very best Low Country Southern dishes in the Charleston area. The food is great !! The service is excellent !! The setting is absolutely beautiful !! Great value...More

Thank SubVet410
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My husband and I were stunned at how good the food is here! The prices are reasonable, the setting is special and the food was beyond our expectations. I'm still thinking about the field pea salad. We liked the food so much that we went...More

Thank jidodds
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Questions & Answers
21 February 2017|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
The Restaurant has not yet established a firm timetable for beginning the traditional lunch buffet this spring.As of this writing, it's anticipated that the buffet will be offered in the first or second week of March. Since... More
28 March 2016|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in the Middleton Place Restaurant! The restaurant is open for lunch 11am-3pm daily, and it does require a general admission ticket to the historic site. If you'd like to come to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-266-7477
Middleton Place Restaurant strives to integrate the freshest local ingredients in a blended style of traditional Southern cuisine with a contemporary edge. A lead supporter of South Carolina farmers, about fifty percent of the Restaurant's dinner menu is either from the plantation garden or locally sourced seafood and poultry. Nestled among centuries old live oak trees, Middleton Place Restaurant offers an unrivaled combination of historic and present day delights. General Admission to Middleton Place required for Lunch service only.
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