5 Must-Try Speakeasies Hidden In Charleston

Emma Colosia Emma Colosia

5 Must-Try Speakeasies Hidden In Charleston

These spots are secret and exclusive!

Even though Prohibition is long gone and there are many bars all across Charleston, something is exciting and mysterious about heading out to a secret location to sip on delicious drinks. Am I right? These options in the city will offer you great ambiance, delicious cocktails and yummy food. 

These five speakeasies hidden in Charleston are a must-visit: 

1.Blind Tiger 

Where: 📍36-38 Broad St 

Blind Tiger is a one-of-a-kind historical pub and courtyard dining. Its vintage ambiance makes you feel like you’re hiding to try their craftmade drinks. Don’t forget to try their oysters and bacon mac and cheese. 


2. Prohibition 

Where:  📍547 King St

The name says it all. This is a rustic-chic restaurant with creative cocktails. The atmosphere reminisces the classic Jazz Age. Enjoy their live music and oysters during happy hour. Yum!


3. The Griffon

Where: 📍 18 Vendue Range

Get a cold craft beer at the Griffon. The bar’s money-covered walls will make you feel like you’re in a secret bar or casino. They offer delicious American food and British fish and chips. 


4. Burns Alley Tavern

Where: 📍 354B King St 

There is nothing better than a good cocktail and live music. The bar has a relaxed vibe with eclectic memorabilia. You’ll see lamps, games, fake ids, and neon lights. It’s a bit tough to find, but that will make it even more appealing to visitors!


5. Gin Joint

Where: 📍182 E Bay St 

One of Charleston’s first craft cocktail bars. The Gin Joint is a pre-prohibition style bar with unique seasonal menus. Don’t forget to wear your best outfit to visit Gin Joint; you’ll feel like you’re in the roaring twenties. 


Featured image by Griffon Pub. 

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