Wentworth Mansion Est. 1998

149 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina

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True to it's original role as a private residence, this magnificent mansion captures the beautiful magic of a bygone era in charming Charleston.
A jubilant jubilee it will be when fete-ing at this fabulous fortress - hand-carved Italian chandeliers, marble fireplaces and gracious hospitality included.
The Lowdown
Type
Garden
Historic Building
Hotel / Resort / Spa
Private Dining / Restaurant
Boutique Hotel
Views
Cityscape
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Ocean
Coastline
Skyline
Style
Elegant
Fanciful
Glamorous
Ornate
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bridal Shower
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Group Getaway
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.

Venue Setting

Large parties may enjoy the flexibility and exclusivity of a restaurant buyout at Circa 1886 Restaurant. Up to 120 guests may enjoy full access to each of the restaurant’s unique seating areas, including the two main dining rooms, Tack Room and Garden Room. A personal bartender will create specialty cocktails and set the tone for an exciting evening. A buyout is a great option for rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and anniversary celebrations. Availability and prices are subject to the restaurant’s event calendar.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Estimated Price Per Head

from $50 to $5,000

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
120
Buffet
N/A
Standing
N/A
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1998
Curfew
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
17 Deluxe Rooms and 4 Suites
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • A/V Equipment
Venue Features
The Scene:
A 21-room tribute to Charleston grandeur, The Wentworth Mansion is a downtown Charleston inn that exemplifies splendor with Italian crystal chandeliers, hand-carved marble fireplaces, gracious hospitality, luxurious amenities - all just steps from award-winning dining, art, history, and shopping.
Extra Perks:
Flowers for an additional fee.
Celebration Locations
The Tack Room at Circa 1886 Restaurant:
Above the restaurant’s main dining room is Circa 1886’s most popular private event venue, the Tack Room. This bright, beautiful space boasts two original fireplaces and special decorative touches that are uniquely Charleston. The Tack Room can accommodate parties of 40 or fewer guests. The versatile event space can serve as a private dining room or even a small wedding reception venue. The Tack Room is often utilized for business luncheons, meetings and private daytime dining.
- View: The grounds of the Wentworth Mansion
- Max Capacity: 40
Lawn and Patio of the Wentworth Mansion:
Circa 1886′s tree-lined courtyard and patio set a beautiful event backdrop. This outdoor event space is ideal for cocktails or a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Up to 30 people may gather here comfortably. The setting, on the lawn of the majestic Wentworth Mansion, is truly stunning.
- View: The Wentworth Mansion
- Max Capacity: 30
The Garden Room at Circa 1886 Restaurant:
Our Garden Room is tucked away from the bustle of the restaurant’s main dining room. Up to 12 people will enjoy an intimate private dining experience in this welcoming, cozy space.
- Max Capacity: 12
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
Chef Marc Collins draws inspiration from many cuisines around the world to create a menu that is truly unique to Charleston’s fine dining restaurant scene. Drawing inspiration from historic Southern dishes and always highlighting what is local and in season, Chef Collins puts a healthful, distinctive spin on classic Lowcountry dishes. Circa 1886 Restaurant holds a Forbes Four Star distinction, AAA Four Diamond rating and is consistently recognized by Wine Enthusiast as one of America’s Best Wine Restaurants.
Bars & Lounges:
The bar at Circa 1886 is located in the carriage house of the Wentworth Mansion. This is the perfect spot for a cocktail before starting your evening in Charleston. The bar boasts a fireplace that is original to the building. From the perfect selected wine to a Honeysuckle Mojito, the bar at Circa 1886 is a can't miss.
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