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Middleton Place Restaurant

4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
+1 843-266-7477
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414-7200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here because we were at Middleton Place from 10 - 2ish and it was the only option! We did the lunch buffet and it was good. Pricey for what we actually ate, but nice to have the variety. We did have to wait...More

Thank BabsBillingsley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not plan to eat lunch here, but when we saw the setting we decided to give it a try. The setting was lovely, overlooking beautiful garden and a lovely pond. We were seated at the window in a somewhat raised section of the...More

Thank Mary Lou F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were visiting Middleton Place on a lovely spring day and had heard about their on-site restaurant. We stopped in for lunch around noon and, fortunately, were able to be seated immediately since it was evident it was a busy time of...More

Thank teresact2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting local, organic food, and this was ok, but not great. We were there for lunch while visiting the plantation. It was crowded and we had to wait for a table. The waitress was great, very friendly and efficient. We had the lunch...More

Thank zebramom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is lovely with magnificent views of the gardens and lake. We both had the filet mignon which was exceptional. The broccolini and potatoes were very good but the carrots were outstanding. The dessert was a bit disappointing. We had the apple torte which...More

Thank Travelgal1024
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every visit to Middleton for me begins with a late afternoon stroll through the gardens and ends with dinner in this great restaurant. I have been going for years and I am always surprised by a new menu that seems to be specifically aimed at...More

Thank Randall W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been to a museum or historic attraction that had such a lovely restaurant! A far cry from the lousy cafeteria food you usually see. The dining room is very comfortable and attractive and casual, with big walls of windows to look out...More

Thank Frequenttraveler330
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s wonderful to be able to enjoy the beautiful gardens and historic house museum and end with a delicious lunch in the restaurant. She crab soup, locally grown organic salads and Huguenot torte recommended.

Thank AGT11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful historic place, and you end the day in this lovely restaurant. The food was delicious, the staff are amazing. Not one complaint!

1  Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lunch buffet was surprisingly delicious featuring fried chicken, fried catfish and pulled pork with all the accompaniments for $20. It was so good we went back for dinner, which was equally as good. The staff was friendly and food service was quick. Nicely decorated...More

Thank DanMarCo
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Jennifer B
19 November 2017|
Response from FlWhiteHouse | Reviewed this property |
Wonderful full bar!
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
29 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
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 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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