About Edmund's Oast
Why Edmund's Oast?
The “Edmund” in the name comes from Edmund Egan, who began producing beer in Charleston after emigrating from England in the 1760s. "Oast” is a kiln used in the drying of hops.
Charleston, SC 29403
Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday 5:30 to 10:00, and Friday-Saturday 5:30-11:00
$30 and under
Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine
Edmund's Oast Ratings and Reviews
It's always a treat to go to Edmund's Oa ...
It's always a treat to go to Edmund's Oast. The beer recommendations by the server were great. The food was delicious. Our only disappointment was that the cornbread wasn't available at Sunday brunch. We do love it, so were sorry to have missed it. We understand it is on the dinner menu.
One of our favorite special event places ...
One of our favorite special event places. Birthday brunch and the food/service met expectations. Waitress (Caroline) offered to by us dessert for my wife's birthday. We didn't take it but the fact that she did shows the character of the restaurant.
This was our first time at the restauran ...
This was our first time at the restaurant. We are not beer drinkers, but if you are this is an amazing place to visit.
Everything was great except for the food, the cornbread is great, but our meal and side dish wet so salty we could barely eat it.
We had the snapper and a side dish. Maybe stick sandwiches and other simple items here.
We had reservations at 8:15pm and were n ...
We had reservations at 8:15pm and were not seated until 8:40pm. Once we were sat it took another 10-15 minutes for the waiter to take our drink order. The waiter said she would be back to give us the specials once our drinks arrived. It literally took another 15 minutes for the drinks to arrive. We finally got our food orders in and the first round of food arrived fairly quickly. However, once those plates were cleared we waited almost another 20 minutes for the rest of our food to arrive. I understand the restaurant might be busy and everyone is working hard, however, not one employee even acknowledged how long everything was taking. A small acknowledgement would have gone a long way, but it was almost as if the staff had an attitude like we are so popular that it is fully ok for us to lack on service and timeliness. If the restaurant cannot keep up with the demand they should cut back the amount of reservations they are taking. Overall, this was a pretty underwhelming experience. The food was not bad, but I would rather eat mediocre food with fantastic service then have the service I had here. Charleston has great food and there are plenty of restaurants here that offer both.
Completely a disappointment.
The waiter took a long time with us expl ...
The waiter took a long time with us explaining the menu and it was very busy. It would h elp if someone had some talent rewriting the menu as it is very good food but not presented well. We enjoyed it very much but there are only 5 entrees which could be added to.
Edmund's Oast is in my top three favorit ...
Edmund's Oast is in my top three favorite restaurants in Charleston. The food is creative and delicious but not pretentious. This place knows how to do gluten-free just about better than anyone from the homemade bread to the fish n chips to the desserts. The charcuterie alone is worth the visit. Outstanding flavor. There are always excellent cocktail options along with ciders and beers. The service is also outstanding. My only criticism is that it is somewhat noisy inside because it is always crowded. But you can sit outside if you'd prefer.
It looked like they were understaffed. T ...
It looked like they were understaffed. The waiters were always busy, but it was difficult to order a drink once we sat down. it took 20-30 min for our charcuterie plate to arrive which okay tastes wise, but nothing on the board was exceptional. There are ample beers to try and the pickled shrimp toast was the highlight of the meal.
pbj beer revered for a reason, butternut ...
pbj beer revered for a reason, butternut squash and homemade ricotta outstanding, pickled shrimp a good pick, cheeseburger solid but there are better in Charleston, hangar steak a bit small but an excellent meal, waitress terrific and free parking!
Enjoyed our evening out at Edmund's. The ...
Enjoyed our evening out at Edmund's. The decor was simple and very open and I expected more noise. we were able to converse pretty well but could hardly hear the wait person. Dinner was served promptly. We had swordfish which I would rate 4.5 out of 5. The rice polenta was not gummy at all and very well done. I did not particularly care for the selection of greens sprinkled on top but that is personal preference. My other dislike was having all the food piled on top of each other. When this is done the sauces/gravies dilute the rice/mashed potatoes/ bottom layer into a soupy mess which you then must eat with a spoon(loss of texture). The nice crusty breading on the fish becomes soggy on the bottom. The menu was not extensive but divided to smaller plates or entrees for $25-30. The plate sizes allow for different dining/drinking purposes but each has a limited number of choices. Entrees had OK quantity but seemed a little small to me. This is a place for adventurous diners who like food prepared in an unusual ways and love craft beers(peanut butter and jelly beer???). It cost us more to dine and we got less than McCrady's tavern where we had dined the night before. I would go back but the value is not there for dining as it is very expensive for a tavern like atmosphere. The Half Mile area seems it would support a trending restaurant but if price was more in line with expendable income of the surrounding neighbor growth, they would probably have more longevity. It is definitely not a neighborhood restaurant. The guests at my Inn would expect a more upscale dining experience for the money.
This was my second time eating here and ...
This was my second time eating here and the food was over the top amazing! The flavors are incredible from the handcraft cocktails to the dessert! Must try the flounder francaise! The service was great too. Our waitress knew the food and guided our culinary experience to perfection. Will be back before the month ends!
Was good but I didn't realize it was a g ...
Was good but I didn't realize it was a gastropub, not quite my thing. Sat at the chef's bar, so we watched all the action in the kitchen, making it more fun. And the staff was very accommodating, very good service.
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