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CHARLESTON CULINARY TOURS

culinaryTour Descriptions (from 2016)

Culinary Tour

This 2 1/2 hour tour explores Charleston’s Old and Historic District, offering the best of Charleston’s history and food! Showcasing some of Charleston’s traditional favorites, as well as recent innovations, this tour highlights the cuisine of our favorite locally owned and operated restaurants in the Holy City! It is a journey that is informative, delicious and fun!

The Charleston Culinary Tour visits 3-4 different restaurants and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! The food on your tour will provide a broad range of samples which will provide insight into Lowcountry cuisine.

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.

Mixology Tour

Think of this tour as a mobile cocktail party in beautiful Charleston!  This 1 1/2 hour tour introduces you to some of Charleston’s best Mixologists! Each Mixology Tour stops at three watering holes where guests will meet the magicians behind the bars that are mixing Charleston’s most exciting, innovative and delicious drinks. After discussing the art and craft of mixing cocktails and gaining insight into how Charleston’s mixologists are embracing traditional techniques and are taking ingredients from farm to tumbler, tour participants will have an opportunity to sample a specialty craft cocktail at each of the three stops! While walking between stops, your guide will provide insight into Charleston’s cocktail culture, both past and present.

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • One specialty craft cocktail at each of the tour’s three stops.
  • An opportunity to meet and interact with mixologists.
  • A narrated tour by a licensed tour guide between stops.

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


WALKING TOURSbroad_street_biz

Broad Street Tours will be offering walking tours again this year.  Thanks to those who participated last year in making the tours a success. Lee Ann Bain and Carol Ezell-Gilson will be your guides for the following tours.  The daytime tours are two hours in length and cover about a mile distance.  The Ghostly Stroll in the evening is about an hour and a half, covering less distance.

All tours are $20 per person and payment may be made in cash or check at tour time.  Daytime tours (except for the Grimke’ Sisters Tour) start at Washington Park, 80 Broad Street, behind City Hall.  The Grimke’ Sisters Tour and the evening Ghostly Strolls begin at the Library Society, 164 King Street.  Reservations for all tours may be made at broadstreettours.comTours must have a minimum of 6 people to go. More information coming soon.