Drinking & Nightlife

  • Edmund's Oast This high-brow brewpub is quite the hipster scene in gentrifying NoMo.
  • Prohibition A charming speakeasy-style cocktail bar where you can also learn to swing dance.
  • Blind Tiger One of the few bars in South of Broad, with an exquisite outdoor garden perfect for mid-afternoon cocktails.
  • Rooftop at the Vendue Best rooftop to take in the view with a cocktail and a friend.
  • Revelry Brewery Artful craft beers, great rooftop and frequent live music. Dogs allowed!
  • Red's Ice House The place to drink beer on Shem Creek, especially in the summertime.

Cocktail Bars

  • Proof Small place on King St with a visionary mixologist.
  • Bar at Husk Intimate brick-and-worn-wood speakeasy-style place, with classic cocktails.
  • Prohibition Great cocktails and swing-dancing lessons.


  • Holy City Brewing High-quality craft beer and yoga on Sunday, north of the city.
  • Revelry Very chill brewery with some fine ales and a fire pit on the awesome rooftop.
  • Edmund's Oast Brewing Co A 20,000-sq-ft facility in NoMo with 26 top-notch beverages on tap.

Rooftop Bars

  • Pour Taproom A pay-as-you-pour-your-own-beer place, hidden away on the 9th floor of the Hyatt downtown.
  • Rooftop at the Vendue Craft cocktail place with stellar views and atmosphere.
  • Pavilion Bar Best rooftop view in Charleston, with an infinity pool that transforms into a dance floor.


Neighborhood Watering Holes