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Cannonborough

Tucked in the middle of Charleston’s west side sits Cannonborough, a historic district that’s equally laid-back and abuzz with activity. Known for its easy-going residents, trendy shops and off-the-beaten-path restaurants, Cannonborough is a great neighborhood to stay in for those looking to rub elbows with locals while still taking in the best Charleston has to offer. While first settled in 1785, Cannonborough has experienced major revitalization over the past few decades leading to an area that’s dotted with both awe-inspiring historic homes and exciting modern builds, longstanding neighborhood corner stores and hip coffee shops.

Though mostly residential, the borough is flanked on one side by Charleston’s medical district and upper King Street on the other ensuring ever-present energy on the streets. Visitors and locals alike flock to this much-loved area to sample some of the many creative culinary establishments, enjoy the many community gardens and marvel at one of the most architecturally diverse areas in Charleston proper.

From Downtown

Head toward Ann St
Turn right onto Ann St
Turn left onto Meeting St
Turn left onto Spring St

Explore Cannonborough

Historic Charleston Rentals - St Philip Square Luxury Rentals

St Philip Square luxury Rentals. We can accommodate from 2 - 72 people in our various 2 - 5 bedroom luxury apartments. All on St. Philip Street, backing up to King Street.

The Tiny Tassel

Handmade jewelry, garments, accessories, & curated party decor that inspire happiness. Our cheerful boutique is located in the quaint Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood.

493 King Luxury Hotel Suites

The Luxury Boutique Suites located on upper King Street is perfect for business professionals, wedding parties & visitors. Only steps from the best restaurants in Charleston!

86 Cannon Historic Inn

A boutique inn nestled in the heart of Charleston. An adults only historic property offering luxurious accommodations, curated concierge service, and top-tier amenities

Amanda Lindroth

An island inspired collection of raffia and rattan housewares, totes and furniture created by the interior designer, Amanda Lindroth.

Beads on Cannon

Two fabulous floors of beads from all over the world! We carry everything to do with beading. Best store in southeast, located downtown. 11am-5pm Daily including Sunday.

Bourbon N' Bubbles

Bourbon n’ Bubbles is Charleston’s luxury restaurant and bar. Located at the corner of King and Spring Streets, enjoy our offerings of shared plates & select southern entrees.

Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston

The 100% smoke free Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston is only blocks away from Charleston's famous historic district, MUSC, The Citadel, College of Charleston and VA Hospital.

Felix Cocktails et Cuisine

Experience Paris in one of upper King Street's newest favorites. Félix offers a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy creative cocktails and delightful small plates.

Herd Provisions

Offering a rustic version of neo-American bistro fare, we feature grass-fed meat that comes directly from our farm. Open for lunch/brunch, happy hour & dinner Tuesday-Sunday.

Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown

Enjoy modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi, fitness center & heated pool. Kids stay for free when sharing their parents’ room. Up to four kids ages 11 and under eat free.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District

You’ll always feel at home in our upscale residential style all-suite hotel. Whether you’re here for a day, a week, or longer, we’ve got you covered with breakfast daily.

Hot Little Biscuit

Callie's grab & go eatery serves a variety of piping hot, award winning biscuits, pimento cheese sandwiches, and locally inspired breakfast, lunch, and late night treats.

Indaco

Located on Charleston’s Upper King Street, Indaco serves rustic Italian cuisine, including wood-fired pizzas and hand-crafted pastas, plus a well-rounded beverage program.

MESU

MESU is a lively urban spot with a dual cuisine of both Mexican and Sushi. Tequila infusions complement Sake Sangrias with a full cocktail list.

O-Ku

O-Ku celebrates authentic Asian cuisine, focusing on unique ingredients & presentations, including signature nigiri, Omakase experience & well rounded sake and beverage list.

Parson Inn

Parson Inn is a boutique home in the heart of Charleston, SC. It boasts the charming architecture of Charleston and is one block from MUSC and a quick walk to King St.

Rodney Scott's BBQ

Rodney Scott's BBQ serves true South Carolina whole-hog barbecue alongside Southern favorites in a lively, upbeat atmosphere in Charleston.

The Alley

The Alley offers an experience unique to Charleston. In addition to 8 bowling lanes and arcade games, the space features a 150 seat restaurant, 40ft bar and event space.

The Cocktail Club

Tucked away on Charleston’s bustling upper King Street, The Cocktail Club is a stylish speakeasy-style bar with rooftop terrace, dedicated to the art of the craft cocktail.

The Grocery

An ingredient inspired menu rooted in Southern and Mediterranean flavors. Small bites to family style portions. A warm setting boasts an open kitchen and wood-burning oven.

The Ordinary

A James Beard nominated convivial seafood hall and oyster bar, helmed by award-winning Chef Mike Lata. Lata supports local and regional fisherman, farmers and producers.

Uptown Social

Iconic and lively location that includes a rooftop bar with classic design and festive atmosphere. Overflowing menu of drink specials, happy hours, pizza and more.

Vintage Lounge

A wine bar offering a curated selection of charcuterie, cheese & small plates. In addition to our award-winning interiors, we feature live music & a beautiful patio.

Cannonborough

Dining In Cannonborough

Cannonborough is home to some of downtown’s most frequented dining destinations. With everything from breakfast cafés to speakeasy-style bars, oyster joints to Asian-inspired eateries, there’s an exciting culinary scene to be explored in this small yet spirited district. In less than one square mile, diners can enjoy a meal in a historic Charleston single house, a gas-station-turned restaurant or on a rooftop—all within a half-mile radius.

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