Edmund's Oast
Edmund's Oast

Edmund's Oast

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://edmundsoast.com/
  • Phone: 8437271145x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Brunch: Sunday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm. Bar opens daily at 4:30 pm.
  • Payment Options:
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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  • Parking: No
A word from Edmund's Oast
Why Edmund's Oast?

The “Edmund” in the name comes from Edmund Egan, who began producing beer in Charleston after emigrating from England in the 1760s. "Oast” is a kiln used in the drying of hops.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Edmund's Oast reviews from OpenTable diners
278 reviews since April 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (222)hot spot (149)vibrant bar scene (134)good for groups (129)neighborhood gem (127)great for outdoor dining (108)special occasion (91)romantic (44)great for brunch (39)notable wine list (37)late-night find (34)kid-friendly (14)great for lunch (12)scenic view (4)Show More
  • Edmund's Oast wins the day!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    A wonderful place for dinner. With a first date, the eclectic menu was great. I can't say enough about the service. The hostess, the waitress, the floor manager covered everything with just the right amount of attention. We had a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprisingly Affordable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Beautifully prepared, fresh food made for a great dinner. The wait staff covered each other to where service was timely. The ambiance of the place was popping with a mix of young, old, business, casual. We had an outstanding experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Temp
    Diner
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The temperature in the restaurant was very warm. With somewhat undersized booths for four, it got uncomfortable. But the food and service made up for it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Food I've Had in Charleston
    PalmettoEats
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Hands down, best food and dining experience I've had in the city. And the prices are very reasonable. It's perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pretty good but nothing special
    Grace
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I went for the second time this weekend and everything was good, but nothing to write home about. We started with the charcuterie plate and I got a flounder with zucchini and jalapeño salad. My husband got the chicken and also felt the same way--good but not worth the hype. VERY LOUD, we could barely hear each other.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beer heaven
    Brewengineer
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This is one of the top beer bars in the south. The beer selection is amazing, and the charcuterie will satisfy any foodie. The burger meat is ground in house, just as you would expect from a high end restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • love2eat
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Not really a place to go for a great meal. Not kid friendly menu. Definitely for beer lovers, not much of a drink menu. Design of space is great.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    A great place with outstanding food and drink. Outstanding bear selections that are fun to experiment with - a well varied menu with something for everyone.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Okay but was not as good as reviews
    SlightlyDisappointedDiner
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Created open table reservation for 2 but I called to ask if it's possible to increase it to four and they said it should be fine. Our reservation was for 8pm but we were not seated until 8:30pm. They were very apologetic and offered us a free round of drinks while we were waiting, so that was nice. The appetizers we selected were good and interesting and our entrees were good. I think I was expecting too much due to reviews I've heard and read, so the bar was already set very high and I was slightly disappointed. It was good overall though, it's just that we are very spoiled here in Charleston when it comes to good restaurants.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Attractive New Restaurant
    PamelaVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Edmund's Oast is not well marked from the road and is easily missed. The parking is especially good, the patio is very attractive and the interior of the restaurant felt more like a restaurant in Jackson Wy with its light wood furnishings and wooden ceilings. It is very attractive and large. We ordered five items, the wait staff was friendly and efficient with the dishes being served at the right temperature and the presentation was attractive. The lamb meatballs were moist but too sweet, the flounder ($27) was very dry. The ham and pear salad was good but not exceptional in any way. With some tweaks in the kitchen, this could become a foodie hotspot-go for drinks but wait to have a $100 dinner when kitchen is a little smoother.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food .. But Pricey
    ChefB
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food was really good. Ambience is very nice ... Beautifully decorated. But rather on the expensive side!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Read the menu before you go
    Diner42
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I went with a party of 7 for brunch. Only two of us found something on the menu that we thought sounded good. No fault of the restaurant. Oast is great for the adventurous diner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Beer & Food
    bpholbrookVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I had several people recommend this place for beer so i went expecting great beer. What i did not expect was that the food would be so delicious. The food was on par with the beer. Exceeded expectations with beer options and food excellence. I highly recommend this place to not only beer connoisseurs (they have good cocktails and mead as well) but foodies as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love, love, love
    edechs
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Excellent service. We loved sitting at the chef's table. The whole fried snapper was amazing!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite place
    whitneygw
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I can't get enough of this place. I could eat the pickled shrimp and cornbread everyday. Unreal! I never leave reviews for places, but Edmund's is just that good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Spot!
    jalorganic
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Best meal we've ever had in Charleston, by far. The whole experience was fantastic, from the ambiance to the menu. We ordered almost every plate so we could taste it all. Great place to go with a group so you can share. Waiter was so friendly and knowledgeable about the menu items.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, refreshing change!
    SB29464VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    This is a fun place to eat. The menu changes so it doesn't get dull. We've never been disappointed by anything we've ordered. Some meals have been entrees, others have been a sampling of all the small plates. The crowd is diverse and very casual so anyone should be at ease.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Food was terrific, drinks and wine were great. Not sure what happened with the service but it was pretty poor, might've just been an off night though. Will go back for sure.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Customer service lacking
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Good food but service was disappointing. We were a party if 5 and The manager, Scott, put us at a table of 4. Very crowded for us and commented that this is typical for them. Also this was a Monday night. It may be typical for them but if you take a reservation through open table for 5 I think that most people expect a table for 5. On the positive, food was good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    Smims87
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Delicious food, great drinks. Very friendly wait staff, service was just a bit slow.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • On point, all the time
    LilTboVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We have visited Edmund's Oast dozens of times since they've opened. Their commitment to a great customer experience never waivers. From cocktails, to wine, to beer, to food, every detail is attended to, and no expense is spared. If you're serious about dining, this place is for you.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Only for Beer drinkers.
    JimzimlfcVIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Edmund's Oast was simply not my type of restaurant. The style of the place reminds me of several new establishments - open kitchen, open shelving, rich, natural woods and lighting meant to look old-world. Even the napkins are the same used in several other new places (Prato in Winter Park, FLA and others). Concrete floors,mixture of seating, and loud, loud, loud. If you love hand-crafted beer - this is your place. If you are a foodie, try other places. We had four small plates - the tuna was too salty, the other salad was quite good. Then the chicken porridge and another plate that was unmemorable. Service slow as molasses - the idea in these new places is to have food servers and table servers - it wasn't working this night. Forgettable.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The best...
    ncgator
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Our favorite place in Charleston. Amazing beer selection, knowledgeable staff, and the food just stunning. The best smoked clams I've ever had... We'll come here anytime we're remotely NEAR Charleston. In fact, we'll make a trip there JUST to come here...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overall good experience
    seafoodbeme
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Our party of four were seated immediately in a comfortable booth when we arrived at our reservation time. The restaurant is very nicely appointed and less noisy than I would expect looking at the hard surfaces. We were able to hold a conversation at the table without shouting. The Service was quick and the waiter helped with beer and food choices as this was our first visit. The draft I tried, Edmund’s Oast - Breakfast at the Still, was incredible. We ordered a group of appetizers including both fresh and cured charcuterie trays and some main courses. Our waiter was great with the timing of the meal. The food was very good, although some portions were small. All in all, a great evening out. We'll probably be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    realdealfoodie
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Everything it claims to be and more. Excellent new american gastropub
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it!
    OlivePortlandMaine
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Cool spot with great beer offering and excellent food. The homemade ricotta was FANTASTIC!! nice interior, warm but a little sophistication. If I lived in Charleston I'd be a regular.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely Fabulous !!!
    DanieM
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We went for a Sunday Brunch for our first visit. Everything the 4 of us had was Absolutely Fabulous! From the specialty drinks to the service and the food- can't wait to go back!!! Plenty of parking, outdoor dining available, very spacious inside, can be good for large groups, nice ambiance. Some gluten free items. Tons of beer choices. *No outdoor smoking- fine with me though ;-)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a great place!
    TheBenJye
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Edmund's Oast was amazing. We tried a little bit of everything. The cured charcuterie was excellent. Loved the seasoning on the NY strip and the smoked potatoes that accompanied them were awesome. Our server suggested pairing the lamb meatballs with the ricotta and grilled bread. The meatballs themselves were phenomenal but were even better when paired with the ricotta. And of course for beer snobs like myself the beer list was just great. The Peche Mortel was an awesome recommendation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food taster's Oasis!
    Carol
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This restaurant is very energetic with the dining area and bar all in the same huge room. But aside from that, it's a great dining experience. They have 48 beers on tap and a decent wine list; along with a cocktail selection of drinks with names I've not seen in any other restaurant. But if you're not that hungry they have small plates to try and share, as well as larger plates. My husband and I tried their large cured charcuterie board. It had a good selection of meats with some cheese and small slices of bread; there was plenty to share. The pistachio cookies with creme friache dessert is sooooo good! We will be going here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • You have to go!
    Foodie4
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Edmond's Oast is definitely worth a visit (or 50). Great food and atmosphere. Wait staff was available and knowledgable, and was not pushy. Loved that. You have to have the cornbread. Delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday evening winner!
    JandWR
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The rare chance to make adults-only plans with another couple, problem was that it came up on a Sunday night, when most restaurant choices are closed. My internet search revealed Edmund's Oast, and the problem ultimately was proven to be opportunity! A drink at the bar to unwind, we enjoyed specialty cocktails and 40plus beers on tap to match any personal preference. Offering a taster "sip" of the beers was a great touch, and eased our decisions. We all shared the Goat Sheep Cow cheese plate, and two small charcuterie boards, one cured, one uncured. So many carefully developed flavors, not to mention the fig jam, smoked nuts and the pickled veggies. The Heritage Chicken/Porridge and Bacon Egg Cheeseburger delighted all, we'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Ordering several of the small plates is the way to go. Great farm to table to pair with beers. Great Job.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Edmund's Oast Brunch
    Shells
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Everything about dining at Edmund's Oast was Outstanding! I always enjoy my visits there. The food is delicious, the service, spectacular and I personally love the atmosphere and beer/wine selections. The simplest cocktails, such as a vodka martini with a twist are some of the best I've had. I would absolutely recommend this restaurant to anyone!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nibbler
    Nibbler
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Wonderful vibrant restaurant with excellent helpful staff. We had one of the best meals we've ever had in Charleston here recently and will go back soon. The small plates were a creative blend of many flavors and textures and presented beautifully. Drinks were fantastic.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing variety
    buzztom
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Amazing food, superb beer selection, great whiskey/rye/scotch selection... This place is a foodies dream with a beer snobs selection to boot!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We'll be back!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Visiting with family looking for a place off the beaten tourist path. This was great, amazing beers, great atmosphere, great food. Definitely worth a trip!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A wonderful surprise!
    LuvCulinaryVacation
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    We were expecting to experience a good charcuterie plate, which we had heard from friends, but were delighted to sample other wonderful foods - the tuna crudo was amazing! The carrots were terrific! It was a terrific dinner from start to finish!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Complete experience
    savaaj
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Excellent cocktails, beer, food and service. We have dined here several times and it is one of the best in charleston.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Beer Selection in Charleston
    CharlestonLocals
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    We tried Edmund's Oast for the first time with some friends. We are all locals here in Charleston and had heard great things. The on-tap beer selection (all micro brewed) was outstanding, as well as the wine and cocktails options. For us, the food was a little too "foodie" and we felt it was overpriced. The menu is not extensive, but our server told us the menu changes daily so we may have hit an "off" night for our preferences. This would be a great spot for Happy Hour, but we probably won't return for a meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful restaurant
    CarolinaGirl
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    The restaurant is very pleasing and comfortable. The service was great. The cocktails were wonderful and of course the beer offerings extensive. The food was not as great as the hype led me to believe it would be. Everything was WAY oversalted. The corn pudding was the only thing that I really enjoyed and even that had a little too much salt.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate