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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

Highlights
  • Charleston culinary tour of a handful of Upper King Street restaurants
  • Come hungry—tour includes enough food for a meal
  • A guide shows you the best parts of a neighborhood many visitors skip
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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
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Overview
This guided tour of the trendy Upper King Street area takes the guesswork out of finding Charleston's best and edgiest eateries while introducing you to a part of the city that many visitors skip. Fill up on tastings from a handful of restaurants and learn how Charleston’s culinary traditions have influenced the flavorful dishes that creative chefs cook up today.
What to Expect
Begin your culinary tour of Charleston’s Upper King Street when you meet your guide and your group at HoM, a trendy restaurant that’s easy to find. Then, follow your guide to a handful of restaurants that are changing Charleston's culinary scene.

At each stop, sit and enjoy samples of specialty foods. You might try twists on classic bar grub, high-brow French cuisine, or traditional South Carolina barbecue done right. Every tour is different though, in keeping up with Charleston dining trends.

Throughout the tour, your guide points out Charleston landmarks and sheds light on how this newly revitalized part of the city has become a culinary hot spot.

Your tour ends on a sweet note with a dessert tasting within walking distance of your starting point.

Please note: Advise of dietary restrictions in the "Special Requirements" field upon booking. Vegan, dairy-free, and soy-free diets cannot be accommodated.
Reviews (79)
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Best friend came to visit and had a blast

My best friend came to visit and I wanted to let her get a taste of Charleston in the short time she was here. We did the upper King tour and loved it. The stories were interesting and full of fun historical facts. The food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great time

Great tour exploring King Street restaurants. Food was great. Our tour guide Roseanne (Roe) was awesome! So much fun. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Monique B
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your tour with Ro on the Upper King Street Culinary Tour Monique! Thank you for taking the time to recommend to others!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charleston - Upper King Street Food Tour

This was a great tour. In a city that has so many restaurants this is a great way to try several offerings from several restaurants. We went to 4 restaurants. There was a lot of food. We were both full by the end of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barry W
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the informative review Barry! We agree the Upper King Street Culinary Tour is a great way to explore an otherwise untoured area of Charleston.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ALWAYS INCREDIBLE, "EDIBLE" EDUCATIONAL, DELICIOUS TOUR

Guilds Hollowell and his tour company and staff are all top notch in every way. The Tour is always fantastic, my out of town guest also marveled at the entire experience. The selected restaurants served delicious, creative food. Both Guilds and the Chefs/servers were full...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Diane S
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review Diane. The "incredible, edible tour" sure is catchy! We love that you so thoroughly enjoyed the Upper King Street Culinary Tour. It is always a pleasure to host you and your guests.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Simply Amazing,

We had an amazing time exploring Upper King Street with our guide, Guilds. The food was incredible and I feel like I have some great local restaurants to go back to next time I'm in town.

Thank balian1131
CharleyS127, General Manager at Charleston Culinary Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review! Happy to hear that y'all enjoyed the Upper King Street Culinary Tour with Guilds. We love showing off the many wonderful flavors found in Charleston.

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Rod R
8 November 2018|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about an hour and a half - maybe two. It should say on their website.
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karankilloran
1 August 2018|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
You can order drinks at any of he restaurants, but it’s not included. They do have a mixology tour as well that includes drinks. Maybe you should look at that one.
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Sri_Rajan
15 July 2018|
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Response from Peter E | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they could, better be safe and ask:-)
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