Weddings at High Cotton Charleston
Where Living Large Begins

In the heart of historic downtown Charleston, High Cotton is the ultimate setting for distinctive wedding events. With its blend of Southern style and sophistication, High Cotton takes wedded celebrations, rehearsal dinners, receptions and luncheons to new heights.

High Cotton Charleston is wonderful for:

  • Wedding receptions
  • Bridal luncheons
  • Engagement parties
  • Rehearsal dinners
  • Post-wedding gatherings

Interested? Let Robert Grant tell you more
(843) 724-3815 | rgrant@mavericksouthernkitchens.com

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What Others Are Saying

  • Thank You High Cotton for making our event such a wonderful success! We so appreciate all of your help and guidance. Everything you all did, right down to the beautiful flower arrangements, was excellent. Our servers were incredible and the food was delicious. Everybody enjoyed themselves so much! We could never thank you enough for making this a wonderful experience. You have our Highest Regards.

    - Scott and Missy
  • Thank you for helping us host a rehearsal dinner that far and away exceeded our already high expectations. All of our guests exclaimed over the festive atmosphere, the absolutely delicious food, and the incredibly kind, helpful, and attentive wait staff. Instead of feeling like we were dining at a restaurant, it felt as if we were all at a big family dinner in someone's home. It was a perfect evening.

    - Allidah and Nate
  • The menu was perfect, the private dining coordinator (Lindsay Brooks) was AMAZING! They had more than enough options, reasonable rates for services and meals, and overall I have no complaints. I would recommend for receptions, rehearsal dinners, and any other private event! They can do it all.

    - Meredith, Bride
  • Named as one of Charleston's great restaurants for weddings, rehearsal dinners, Sunday brunches, or just a romantic dinner.

    - Martha Stewart Weddings
  • "We went to High Cotton for Sunday Brunch. It could not have been better. The atmosphere with the big ceiling fans and Dixieland band playing was wonderful. Service was excellent."

    - Trip Advisor
  • "My wedding reception High Cotton was amazingly perfect. The food was delectable, the service was impeccable and so very pleasant, the sommelier made perfect wine pairings for our menu selections, the band was exactly what we'd hoped for, and Lindsay and John were such a pleasure to work with through the entire process. I really can't thank you all enough for making it so completely stress-free for us."

    - Jamie, wedding reception
  • "A special thanks to John and Lindsay for transforming our ideas on paper into a stunning and unforgettable reality. We'd also like to offer our special thanks to Chef Ramon and his brigade for their expert creations and flawless executions of which we continue to receive compliments. And finally, we'd like to personally thank the servers, bartenders, and support staff for your professionalism and for going above and beyond to assure that our big night was perfect."

    - Stacey, wedding reception

Private Dining Rooms

Main Dining Room

Exposed brick, heart pine floors, abundant natural light and views of East Bay Street create a casually elegant, purely Charleston space for truly exceptional business, social or wedding events.

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French Quarter Room

With vintage brick, mahogany molding and French doors that open to a patio for al fresco entertaining, the French Quarter room warmly welcomes an array of wedding, social or business events.

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East Bay Room

With prime views of the street for which it's named, the East Bay room boasts satin walls creating an intimate space for brides, partygoers and businesses.

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Faqs

Am I restricted to a seated event or can I do a buffet or hors d'oeuvres reception?
Executive Chef Joe Palma and the High Cotton Charleston team are committed to creating the atmosphere and menu desired by our guests. This includes seated or buffet meals, along with hors d'oeuvre receptions.

Can I create my own menu?
High Cotton Charleston offers multiple private dining menus that can be mixed and matched for any wedding event. For a truly unique experience, the talented chefs at High Cotton Charleston will create a custom menu for your celebration.

Can the restaurant make a cake?
High Cotton Charleston has an extensive dessert menu, but if you're looking for that one-of-a-kind cake, our private dining coordinator will be happy to provide a list of local vendors that have provided special occasion cakes for previous events.

What are my beverage options?
Weddings are a time for celebration and at High Cotton Charleston, we can provide different bar packages to meet the tastes of any bride and groom. Packages can be customized for only beer and wine, open bars, or pricing based on consumption.

What is provided in the rooms?
The rooms are set with crisp white linen, beautiful flatware and glassware, salt and pepper shakers, and votive candles.

Is there a fee to bring in decor?
We understand that you may want to put your own flair on any of our rooms for your event. There is no fee for you to bring in your own decor. If you need help deciding on something special, our private dining coordinator will be happy to provide suggestions. We are happy to coordinate floral arrangements made in-house or suggestions for local vendors.

Can you provide some seating diagrams?
One of the exceptional qualities about our private dining rooms is the countless ways for varying seating arrangements. High Cotton Charleston's private dining coordinator has a number of suggested seating arrangements and is also willing to create a custom seating diagram to meet your specific requests.

What are the audio-visual capabilities for a presentation?
The private dining coordinator would be happy to arrange a screen and projector for presentations or TV/VCR at similar costs. Please call for pricing.

Do you have live entertainment?
High Cotton Charleston currently has live jazz seven nights a week and during Sunday brunch. This music can easily be streamed into any of our private dining rooms for your enjoyment.

What is the handicap accessibility?
High Cotton Charleston is fully handicap accessible with a ramp and handicap restroom facilities.