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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)
“torte” (18 reviews)
“peanut soup” (7 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a beautiful place to visit and eat at. The food was just okay and not really worth the very high prices.

Thank KhloeN1017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our meal here was included in our package at the Inn at Middleton Place. The place is beautiful, with almost every table situated to overlook the gardens. We had a hard time deciding what to order, everything looked and smelled so tasty. We ordered the...More

Thank FutureMrsP2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had to pick one plantation to tour so we chose Middleton. So glad we did. Our hotel Concierge reassured us the food was excellent for lunch at Middleton and he was right. The restaurant has a lovely setting. The grounds are amazing. We both...More

Thank Forestalle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant overlooks the plantation and provides a feel of eating in a garden because of the windows on the sides of the dining room. The food and service were excellent. It is a lovely spot for a peaceful dinner after a day of sightseeing.

Thank dtgriggs5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Middleton Place Restaurant is one of our favorite places to celebrate our anniversary & we've been returning for many years. It was here that we first tasted & fell in love with She-Crab Soup. Every bowl eaten elsewhere is compared to Middleton's! The menu we...More

Thank Sffrost
Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring the gardens, we settled into the restaurant and was not disappointed. Our dishes ranged from fried chicken, fried catfish, to pulled pork with greens, squash casserole, hoppin' john, and ice cold teas. The service was great - the staff was attentive and helpful....More

Thank Lightenupfrancis17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice dining room with good service. The fried chicken was GREAT and some of the best She Crab Soup I've tasted. A nice surprise!

Thank katdod50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two couples enjoyed a delightful dinner at the Middleton Place Restaurant last evening. Having heard positive comments from neighbors, I looked forward to trying it myself, and I was not disappointed. We were greeted warmly and placed at a lovely window-side table with a view...More

Thank Gail E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From drinks and starters to the main course to dessert with cappuccinos, everything was amazing. Our waitress, a young lady named Patience, was such a pleasure and was absolutely wonderful. She made a perfect evening even more perfect. Thank you all for making our 20th...More

Thank swcooper1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the spicy grilled catfish and the hoppin' john. The squash casserole was also very good. My sister thought the shrimp and grits was marvelous! The views were also lovely. Prices are reasonable considering where you are. Plenty of food, especially the fried chicken. Would...More

Thank C W
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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
30 August 2015|
Response from Don B | Property representative |
So glad you asked! You can go to the Middleton Place website's front page and click on "Restaurant" in the tab at the top of the page, Then scroll down to see the lunch menu, folflowed at the bottom by a tab to click 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, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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