We’re moving into a season of engagements, holiday dinners and any excuse to celebrate. Do it up right with an immersive, multi-course dinner at these refined Charlotte restaurants.
The daily 6-course tasting menu features ingredients sourced from local North Carolina farms, artisans, growers and foragers. With at least 24 hours notice, they’ll create a custom menu to accommodate certain allergies, restrictions and preferences.
An always-changing a la carte menu is also available.
Address: 8470 Bellhaven Road, Charlotte NC 28216
Executive chef: Clark Barlowe
Price: $70; $100 with wine pairings
Charlotte’s only AAA Four Diamond restaurant is located in a historic Victorian-era home in Fourth Ward.
Three multi-course menus are available daily and an immersive Chef’s Table experience is available for parties of 4-8 with one week advance notice.
Get the wine pairing just for the opportunity to interact with wine steward Anthony Wesley — and his award-winning wine list, of course.
Address: 511 N. Church Street, Charlotte NC 28202
Executive chef: Matthew Shepard
Courses: 5, 6 or 7
Price: $95 Premier 5-course menu (add wine parings for $55), $115 Grand 7-course menu (add wine pairings for $75), $185 Chef’s Tasting 6-course menu (includes wine), $159 Chef’s Table (requires 7 days advance notice, add wine pairings for $109)
The Asbury, a modern Southern restaurant located at the historic Dunhill Hotel, features a 5-course chef’s tasting menu that showcases seasonal, locally sourced ingredients.
A la carte menus are also available.
Address: 235 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202
Executive chef: Matthew Krenz
Price: $65 (add $30 for wine pairings)
The team behind The Liberty opened this refined French restaurant in Myers Park in 2014.
A 4-course tasting menu includes your choice of one item from each menu section.
A regular a la carte menu is also available.
Address: 1039 Providence Road, Charlotte NC 28202
Executive chef: Tom Condron
Price: $65 ($45 for 4-course vegetarian tasting menu)
It’s not a traditional tasting experience, but you can order The Market — one of everything on the dinner menu — for $295. That’s a grand total of 30+ items.
Round up a crew and come hungry.
Address: 118 W. 5th Street, Charlotte NC 28202
Price: $295 (dine in only)
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