Upper King Street Culinary Tour

3pm | 2.5 Hours | Starting at $65

  • Most popular!
Private Tour

This 2.5 hour tour offers insight into Charleston's historic Upper King Street neighborhood (recently named one of the top 10 food neighborhoods in America!), showcasing four of Charleston's culinary innovators who exemplify cooking in the New South!

The Upper King Street district has emerged as an area with tremendous energy; showcasing culinary innovation, experimental design and boutique shopping. The restaurants featured in the tour are trailblazers in Charleston’s culinary scene, edgy and innovative, with tremendous passion for their craft. This tour is designed to show off some of the best that Charleston has to offer and provide insight into Charleston’s ever-changing culinary scene.

TIP: If you are already planning to take a carriage ride or walking tour around the City Market & French Quarter, we recommend the Charleston Upper King Street Culinary Tour as a way to explore another vibrant part of the city.

Tour Includes:
  • All food and non-alcoholic beverage tastings
  • Enough food to make a meal for most

Please Remember:
  • Tours are held rain or shine
  • These are walking tours, and historic Charleston has a number of very uneven cobblestone streets and sidewalks. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing
  • Each tour is unique as destinations rotate according to restaurant availability.

Meeting Location:

All Charleston Culinary Tours are limited in size in order to deliver an intimate, personalized experience. Each guest will have ample opportunity to interact with your tour guide and/or the chefs and other restaurant staff that you meet.

About Our Tours

Charleston Culinary Tours combine elements of historical tours with culinary adventures.

As most tours sell out, all reservations are required in advance. Each tour is limited in size, so it is recommended that you get your reservations early. Charleston Culinary Tours are held rain or shine.


Historic Charleston, South Carolina

Owner Guilds Hollowell has recently published a book about growing up in Charleston called Palmettos & Pluff Mud.  Purchase it on Amazon.com