About High Cotton - Charleston
Charleston, SC 29401
High Cotton - Charleston is high steppin’ Lowcountry living. It’s a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You’ll find it in our gracious, knowledgeable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable wine and cocktail program. From conversation and laughter in our bar to our stylish dining rooms of heart pine floors and antique brick, you'll come to understand true Charleston hospitality. That is, there's always cause for celebration - of our neighbors, our food and drink and each other. It's our great pleasure to share it with you.
Enjoy live jazz nightly and during Saturday and Sunday brunch. Private dining rooms available for wedding, business and social events.
Southern, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Nightly from 5:30pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm
Bar: Opens daily at 4:00pm until 12am,
Happy Hour: Daily from 4:00pm-6:00pm (in bar only)
Private dining available for brunch, lunch, hors d'oeuvres, and dinner seven days a week.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Enjoy live jazz nightly and during Sunday brunch. Saturday Gospel Brunch is offered on Saturdays from 10-2pm. Visit www.highcottoncharleston.com for the full music schedule.
There are two parking garages located within ½ block of the restaurant. One is located at the corner of Concord and Cumberland and the second is located on Cumberland between East Bay and State. Street parking is also available.
Private Party Facilities:
A beautiful blend of form and function, our three private dining rooms offer flexibility in size and style to complement our flavorful food, fine drink and warm hospitality to create memorable moments. Whether a wedding, social or business event, you'll find a room perfectly suited for celebrating.
Private Party Contact:
Caroline Oliver: (877) 624-1064
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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High Cotton - Charleston Ratings and Reviews
We came to Charleston for the weekend fr ...
We came to Charleston for the weekend from Southport NC for a sweet 16!
Us 3 moms took our 5 daughters total! Jonathan was our waiter and what a delightful young man he was! He knew all our names with in minutes and continued to address us each by our name the rest of the evening! We just know he is going to be a fun loving dad come February!
We were thrilled by everything at High Cotton!
Nichole, Kellie, Tina, Mikayla, Reynolds, Brianna (bday girl) Chandler and Nyah!
White table cloth dining, a Charleston c ...
White table cloth dining, a Charleston classic. Lovely understated service with some classic dishes on the menu done extremely well. We had the crab cake Benedict which was VEY filling and delicious. Quite a formal atmosphere, so dress nicely and have a special meal. The cornbread was also amazing.
We like to take our own wine and find a ...
We like to take our own wine and find a $35 corkage fee very off-putting. Only truly outsanding food and service could overcome that initial cloud. But HC's kitchen definitely broke through. The fillet we enjoyed during Restaurant Week was just great, especially with béarnaise sauce. The coconut cake was spectacular, and bread pudding was excellent. Combined with helpful and attentive service, we left very happy.
From the start with gentile greeting and ...
From the start with gentile greeting and exceptional, engaging service - Thank You Seth- we were courted to a fine example of upscale Charleston brunch. We would return invite friends to enjoy the live music, wonderful food and outstanding service.
We arrived early for Sunday Brunch to he ...
We arrived early for Sunday Brunch to hear the blue grass trio. They were good. Our bar server, Stephanie, was wonderful. We never felt rushed. Moved to the dining room, seat by the street. Elegant setting to celebrate the two birthdays we were celebrating. The Brunch selection was varied enough to meet a variety if palates. Serving size was ample without being too large. Our server was attentive and pleasant. We received all our meals at exactly the same moment which is always a sign of a good restaurant. One of our favorite special occasion places downtown.
Overall a great experience at the Sunday ...
Overall a great experience at the Sunday brunch. The stuff was extremely cordial and attentive. Cornbread was served instead of bread, which definitely set the tone for the Southern theme (as well as live Bluegrass music) that runs throughout the restaurant. I ordered a Smoked Salmon & Lobster Omelette with a side of Fresh Fruit. The portions were a bit large in my opinion.
The prices are surprisingly reasonable considering that it is a semi-formal restaurant.
Extremely friendly and well-behaved staf ...
Extremely friendly and well-behaved staff. Amazing food. There was nothing to complain about whatsoever other than it's on the expensive side. The food was amazing, non-the-less. Can't wait to be able to afford it again for another special occasion!
We had a wonderful meal and a super frie ...
We had a wonderful meal and a super friendly waitress who offered us information about Charleston and of course the movie The Notebook, where a scene took place there. Food and drinks were fantastic. Enough choices to make everyone happy.
We were here during restaurant week on d ...
We were here during restaurant week on date night and our server Ashley was very prompt and nice the entire time. The other servers that came with bread and water were all great and very in sync, so we never had an empty glass. It's funny because it's the small things like my glass being full or empty that I pay attention to . The food was amazing, except the dessert.. I didn't care for my particular choice which was the chocolate bread pudding I think that's what it was. I was under the impression that it was new to the menu. Anyway, overall we really enjoyed ourselves and will definitely be back.
Jeremy was a great server. Made dinner f ...
Jeremy was a great server. Made dinner fun with our 2 young daughters and his interaction with our group overall. Food was good and came out pretty quickly. Definitely would go back and have Jeremy serve us again.
My sister was visiting from NYC and want ...
My sister was visiting from NYC and wanted to have brunch downtown on New Year's Day. We had a variety of restaurants to choose from in the area and decided to try High Cotton. We were not disappointed. The service was great! The atmosphere was relaxing with a scenic view of the street life of visitors casually strolling by. The wait staff was very attentive. The doughnut holes and stuffed mushrooms were awesome. My sister demolished her crab benedict and I devoured my shrimp and grits. Looking forward to coming back for dinner. Wonderful culinary experience!
We had a party of 4 for NYE. Our reserva ...
We had a party of 4 for NYE. Our reservations were for 11:30. We were seated immediately. This was a prix fix menu at 90.00 a person plus tax, drinks, gratuity. As soon as we sat, our server announced they were out of several items, narrowing our choices. For 90.00 a person they should have ensured all items were available. We selected 4 different starters: the shrimp and lob ster cocktail was delicious, the fried oysters and the raw oysterswere also very good, The she crab soup however was horrible and sent back. It should have never beenreleased from the kitchen. We were told it was the "bottom ofthe pot". We were supposed to each receive a glass ofchampagne for a midnight toast but noone inour entire dining room received anything. Entrees consisted of crab stuffedflounder which was marginal; rack of lamb which was perfectly prepared but had a horrible,dry, tasteless rice/pea accompaniment; and a filet Oscar that was sent back TWICE because it was way overcooked. Desserts were applecobbler which was dry andtasteless and creme brule which was good. After the steak was sentback, the manager appeared and we toldhim we were upset about the quality ofthe food and the missing champagne and limited menu. He seemed unconcerned. A couple of minutes later, an overly effusive woman showed up with a trayand said " To help you celebrate NYE have this champagne ON US". This made us even madder because the champagne was included in our 90.00! So the champagne was actually on US. Afterthe steak went back for the second time and we were the last party in the restaurant, they finally removed 1 entree from the bill. The bill was 340.00 plus tip which was still outrageous for what we received. NEVER AGAIN.
WE HAVE EATEN AT HIGH COTTON ON NUMEROUS ...
WE HAVE EATEN AT HIGH COTTON ON NUMEROUS TRIPS TO CHARLESTON AND HAVE CONCLUDED THE BAR IS THE BEST PLACE TO SIT WHERE YOU ARE NEVER DISSAPOINTED IN SERVICE, FOOD, ETC WE MADE A RESESRVATION MONTHS AGO TO DINE NYE AND WERE SEATED IN THEIR SMALL DININGROOM THAT IS LIKE SITTING IN A NURSINGHOME PARLOR WE WERE SURPRISED AT THE SET MENU OF $90.00 EA AND ONE OF OUR MEALS CAME OUT COLD. THE SOUP WE ORDERED THAT WASNT ON THE MENU CAME OUT WITH ABSOLUTELY NO FLAVOR AT ALL. VERY UNHAPPY WITH OUR EXPERIENCE. DON'T MIND PAYING FOR A WONDERFUL MEAL BUT SO DISAPPOINTED.
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