• “$5 at 5″ at Circa 1886

    Available Year-Round

    Circa 1886 continues to offer their 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 wine and five well liquors, 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 dine at the bar, where the full dinner menu is available.

  • Bacon and Bourbon Dinner

    Wednesday, October 29th / 6:30 p.m.

    Circa 1886 and Chef Marc Collins welcome Southern Living author Morgan Murphy for a celebration of the South’s favorite food groups – Bourbon and Bacon. Join us on October 29th at 6:30pm for a four-course dinner and book signing event. Dishes and cocktails are inspired by Morgan Murphy’s newly released book, Bourbon and Bacon. From Bacon Ale Soup to Salted Bourbon Caramel, expect fall flavors and perfectly paired cocktails at each course.  Cost is $85.00 per person plus tax and gratuity.

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  • Circa 1886 Wild Game Dinner

    Thursday, November 13th / 6:30p.m.

    From the field to the grill, the arrival of fall means enjoying some of our favorite game meats. For this four course Wild Game Dinner, Chef Marc Collins will showcase some of his winning wild game recipes. Cost is $75 or $105 paired with wine.

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  • 29th Annual Progressive Dinner

    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.

    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.

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    Progressive Dinner Hotel Packages

    Contact the Kings Courtyard Inn and the John Rutledge House Inn for availability and pricing for the Progressive Dinner Packages.

    Take part in a beloved Christmas tradition in Charleston with the Kings Courtyard Inn Progressive Dinner Package. You’ll enjoy a festive evening in downtown Charleston with overnight accommodations on King Street. Progressive Dinner begins with hors d’oeuvres inside our Pineapple Courtyard before a carriage escorts guests to Circa 1886 Restaurant for a three-course dinner. Before retiring for the evening, you’ll have dessert and coffee at the historic John Rutledge House. Package based on two people and includes two seats at Progressive Dinner and a Southern Living Party Cookbook.

    Take part in our most cherished holiday tradition with the John Rutledge House Inn Progressive Dinner Package. It’s a perfect way to celebrate Christmas 2014 in Charleston. You’ll enjoy a festive evening downtown with overnight accommodations at the dinner’s final stop: the John Rutledge House Inn. Progressive Dinner begins with hors d’oeuvres at our sister property, the historic Kings Courtyard Inn before a horse and carriage escorts you to Circa 1886 Restaurant for a three course dinner. Your final destination is the John Rutledge House Inn where dessert, coffee and your cozy room awaits.

  • 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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    Travel back in time with a retelling of the classic Dickens’ Christmas Carol story accompanied by a four-course dinner at Circa 1886 inspired by the novella. Storyteller Tim Lowry will take guests to Victorian England for a lively retelling of the beloved Charles Dickens’ Christmas Story. Conclude your festive evening with an overnight stay for two in the luxury of the Wentworth Mansion, where your amenities include afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres and hot southern breakfast.

  • 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