Located in downtown Charleston, Circa 1886 is more than just a fine dining restaurant – it also serves as a stunning event venue. Our experienced staff can help you plan and execute a personalized and unforgettable event, whether it’s an anniversary, family reunion, wedding, or rehearsal dinner. Collaborate with our skilled chefs and bartenders to create a customized menu and specialty cocktail, or choose from our selection of popular banquet menus. Join us at Circa 1886 for a truly unique and memorable event experience.
Warm and welcoming, our cozy Garden Room is tucked away from the bustle of the restaurant’s main dining room. This 195 square foot room accommodates up to 12 guests and is perfect for private dinners, bridal showers, birthday parties, business luncheons, and meetings.
The Tack Room
Our most popular private event venue—the versatile Tack Room—is located above the restaurant’s main dining room. Highlights of this bright, beautiful space include two original fireplaces and decorative touches that are uniquely Charleston. This 594-square-foot room accommodates up to 40 guests and is perfect for private dinners, small wedding receptions, bridal showers, and business meetings.
Enjoy the flexibility and exclusivity of a restaurant buyout featuring full access to each of the restaurant’s unique seating areas, including the Main Dining Room, Wine Room, Tack Room, and Garden Room. This option accommodates up to 128 guests and is perfect for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and anniversary celebrations.
The historic mansion, a landmark of elegance, provides a majestic backdrop for your special day.