• “$5 at 5″ at Circa 1886

    Available Year-Round

    Grab a seat at the bar or on our patio surrounded by our lush gardens and take advantage of our popular cocktail program, “5 for 5 at 5.” From 5 until 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, guests can select from a list of five wines and five specialty cocktails created by our mixologist, all costing only $5.  Wines will vary and include a choice of sparkling, two white wines and two red wines. In addition, guests are invited to stay and dine with us and enjoy our seasonal menu.


  • 13th Annual Dickens Dinner

    Wednesday, December 10th and Thursday, December 11th / 6:30pm

    Circa 1886 travels back in time this holiday season to retell a classic Christmas story. At the 13th annual Dickens Dinner, storyteller Tim Lowry will take guests to Victorian England for a lively retelling of English novelist Charles Dickens’ beloved novella, “A Christmas Carol.” The performance is accompanied by a four-course dinner inspired by the novel, prepared by Chef Marc Collins. Cost is $85.00 per person plus gratuity, tax, and beverages.

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  • 29th Annual Progressive Dinner

    2014 Holiday Season

    November 28th, 29th and December 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd | 5:30 p.m.

    You may contact the restaurant at 843-853-7828 to be added to a waiting list.

    A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this December. For the 29th year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the “Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner,” a festive evening where diners journey by carriage to three different locations. Guests are invited to start the evening with hors d’oeuvres at Historic Kings Courtyard Inn at 198 King Street, travel to Circa 1886 restaurant at 149 Wentworth Street for a three-course dinner, and wind down at Historic John Rutledge House Inn at 116 Broad Street for coffee and dessert. Hors d’oeuvres start at 5:30 p.m. and the evening wraps up at 8:30 p.m. A carriage will transport guests from one location to the next.  The cost is $100.00 per person, excluding beverages. Please contact us at (843) 853-7828 to check availability and to make reservations.

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  • New Year’s Eve Dinner

    Wednesday, December 31st

    Circa 1886 restaurant celebrates the arrival of 2015 with a festive six-course prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner on Wednesday, December 31. Cost is $125.00 per person excluding gratuity and tax, and cost includes a complimentary glass of champagne. Other beverages are not included in the cost.

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    Ring in 2014 at the luxurious Wentworth Mansion. Our New Year’s Eve Package treats two guests to three nights in downtown Charleston and a special dinner to celebrate the season. On New Years Eve, guests will enjoy a festive and romantic six-course, prix fixe dinner at our Circa 1886 Restaurant, rounded out with two complimentary glasses of champagne. Return to your room and ring in the new year with a bottle of champagne

  • Charleston Restaurant Week

    January 7th - 17th

    Circa 1886 is one of many restaurants in Charleston participating in January Restaurant Week.  The goal is to showcase the thriving culinary scene in the Lowcountry.  Throughout the week, Circa 1886 will offer three signature courses for $45.

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