The Swamp Fox at the Francis Marion Hotel

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$30 and under
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The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Heyward Davis and Chef De Cuisine Daniel James create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.

Known for its award-winning Shrimp and Grits, The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar overlooks historic Marion Square Park and is popular with both locals and visitors to Charleston. Guests can enjoy live piano Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights while sipping cocktails in the casually elegant surroundings.

The restaurant also has a private dining room, the Parkview, that seats thirty and overlooks King Street and Marion Square Park. This intimate space is perfect for private events and small parties.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Southern, Low Country, American
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Hours of operation
Weekend Breakfast Buffet 7AM until 11:30AM
Weekday Breakfast Buffet 7AM until 11AM
Weekend Lunch 12PM until 3PM
Weekday Lunch 11:30AM until 3PM
Dinner 5PM until 10PM
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Phone number
(843) 724-8888
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Heyward Davis
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Exceptional catered events sometimes require a unique location. Historic Charleston offers a myriad of incomparable sites to either launch or conclude your conference, thereby creating wonderful memories for your attendees. The Francis Marion’s distinctive catering offers customized menus to fit your theme, and our pricing includes china, glassware, flatware, tables, centerpieces and linens. Your designated catering manager will be your one stop shop for a successful offsite event. Rest assured, our clients benefit from the same attentive full service planning and execution as they would for an on-site event. Let’s work together and create a festive Charleston experience. Some spaces Francis Marion Hotel does offsite catering for includes: Marion Square, South Carolina Aquarium, Gaillard Center, Charleston's Visitor's Center, Charleston Maritime Center, Thomas Bennett House, Gibbes Meusum of Art, plus many more. Contact our Sales Team for a complete list 843-722-0600
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Cross street
Corner of King and Calhoun Street
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Parking details
Parking is located in the city parking garage next door or along the street.Valet Parking is available for Swamp Fox guests. A $5 charge will be added to your dining bill.
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Guests can enjoy live piano Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights while sipping cocktails in the casually elegant surroundings.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine