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Tempest | Seafood Restaurant in Charleston, SC

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Private Dining

Thank you for considering Tempest Charleston to host your private event. Please fill out the inquiry form and our sales manager will send you a detailed email by the following business day.

For large party reservations that would like to be seated in the main dining room: 9+ dinner, lunch and brunch

We require a large group form to leave a credit card on file along with a selection of one of our group menus which can be found below in our Private Dining Packet.

Please fill out the inquiry form on this page and we will get back to you with availability.

All other reservations can be made through OpenTable which has our full availability.


Our upstairs dining overlooks the historic city market. The dining room has a separate door for guests to enter to provide a fully private experience. The white oak wood paneling and custom artistry provide the perfect ambiance to host intimate events. — Seats up to 40 guests, 50 standing.

  • Capacity 40-50


The downstairs dining room allows guests to enjoy the benefits of a private room, experiencing the unique ambiance and with views of our custom made 700 square foot art piece by local artist, Honey McCrary. Included is our main bar dedicated and staffed exclusively for your guests. — Seats up to 22, 40 standing.

  • Capacity 22-40

Garden Patio

Our Semi-Private Patio overlooks bustling Market Street. The space has outdoor tables and chairs with seating up to 18 guests. The historic Charleston store front is adorned with impeccable greenery and florals with views of the original outside architecture. This space is popular during the spring, fall, and winter months with fans for the warmer days and heaters for the cooler days. — Seats 18 guests.

  • Capacity 18


Brought to you by the team from Church and Union Charleston, Church and Union Nashville, Ophelia’s Nashville, La Belle Helene Charlotte, and Church and Union Charlotte, Tempest is an upscale seafood restaurant. Voted 2020 Best New Restaurant by USA Today’s 10 Best. Located in the former historic Harriott Pinckney Home for Sailors, next door to Church and Union Charleston. Tempest features hyper-local, sustainable Coastal Modern-American cuisine, with a seasonal menu curated by Top Chef Alum Chef Partner Jamie Lynch and Chef Partner Adam Hodgson. Tempest’s noteworthy raw and roast menu features both chilled and charcoal roasted options.