Frequently Asked Questions

Am I restricted to a seated event or can I do a buffet or hors d’oeuvres reception?
Executive Chef Kelly 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.