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The Wickliffe House

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178 Ashley Ave, Charleston, SC 29403-5824
+1 843-723-5600
11:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meatless Monday.... Today's special was egg salad on a toasted baguette. It was really good. Just a hint of horseradish. Personally, I would say it was way too much bread for the amount of egg salad. I scraped it all off onto 1 half.

Thank 722vickiec
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Always a good place to have lunch. Today's special was the fried green tomato poboy with pimento cheese and benne seed coleslaw. It was really good. The service is fast making it perfect for a work day lunch. Prices are a little high for what you get but it's about location, location, location.

Thank 722vickiec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing food in an old restored mansion. Food was eclectic and greeted for university student and professional clientele. Very tasty and price great. You order at a counter and there is no wait staff which is even better f or quick service.

Thank jothad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Attended a wedding at Wickliffe House. Food was fantastic. Great setting for a Southern style wedding.

Thank SDF61
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Located across the street from the MUSC campus finds this place quite busy at the lunch hour. We capitalized by arriving early to pick a table in the corner so we could carry on a private conversation. You walk in and order your food and they bring the order to your table. You can sit inside or on the big... More 

Thank Lisa S
Cupertino, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Wickliffe house is beautiful. We went to a wedding here and it was a great location. The inside is historic and the classic south porch looks out over a great outdoor space for dancing and ceremonies.

Thank cholestria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Always worked events here. And decided to try it for lunch. Portion sized was very good. For the price very good. Would definitely go back again.

1 Thank Jennifer M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Wickliffe House (c. 1850) is a party house that also serves lunch. The old building is pretty, if a bit worn. There's dining on the porch -- a plus on a beautiful day. Lunch is a do-it-yourself affair. Order, pay, then grab your drink (iced tea or water only) and find a table in the double parlor. Your lunch... More 

1 Thank robinsonth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Off the beating path you will find and amazing lunch only! The salads are to good sandwiches oh man great, the bread is even made fresh! Prices are great for downtown! I will go back..

1 Thank CharlestonSnob
Columbia, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

I did NOT even make to their food because there was NO and HORRIBLE customer service - also the staff was laced with SNOBBERY and full of Clique- DONT EVER GO THERE !!!

2 Thank Godfreydaniels

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Ashley Ave, Charleston, SC 29403-5824
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-5600
The Wickliffe House Tea Room is open for lunch Monday - Friday, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Reservations not accepted.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?