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Historic Rice Mill

Charleston , SC
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LOCATION

The Historic Rice Mill, 17 Lockwood Drive
Charleston, SC 29401 US (map)

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843-723-7952

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ABOUT US

Good Food. Great View. Spectacular Weddings.

The Historic Rice Mill is Charleston's most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor event space. With... Read more
Good Food. Great View. Spectacular Weddings.

The Historic Rice Mill is Charleston's most spectacular waterfront venue featuring versatile indoor and outdoor event space. With unparalleled sunset views, the Historic Rice Mill is a unique venue every bride will love. Built in 1861 and located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the inside of the Historic Rice Mill has been extensively remodeled offering, exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, large double windows and pressed tin ceilings. The ground floor is the perfect event space for any occasion. The beautiful mahogany and marble bar is well suited for entertaining. The adjacent bar area naturally lends itself to live music and dancing.

The Rice Mill is available for event rentals seven days a week, daytime or evenings. The exclusive caterer, Good Food Catering, comes from the creators of acclaimed restaurants 39 Rue de Jean, COAST and Virginia's on King. From traditional Southern to French, Asian or Classic American Cuisine – Good Food Catering offers custom menu creations to meet your needs, tastes and budget. Good Food Catering is also available at unique off premise venues throughout the Lowcountry.

The venue is appointment only. Please call to arrange a time to meet one of our representatives on site for venue, food and beverage planning.

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INFO FOR CATERING

What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Asian, Cajun, Caribbean, Italian, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Southern
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
0
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
5
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic, Marina
Describe the style of your venue
Glamorous, Rustic, Waterfront
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
300
What event services do you offer?
Catering / Bar, Clean Up, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK, Set Up
What catering services do you offer?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'Oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What event items are available?
Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
0
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Exclusive Venue Use, Private Room, Private Section
What kind of menus do you offer for rehearsal dinners?
Custom, Private Events, Reh. Dinner Specific

REVIEWS

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Brecken
Wedding:
11/12/2016
5.0/5.0
Jenna at the Rice Mill was amazing! She helped with all of our catering and rental needs and helped us have the best day of our lives! It also helps that this is one of the most beautiful venues in Charleston!!
Jenna at the Rice Mill was amazing! She helped with all of our catering and rental needs and helped us have the best day Read more...
Jenna at the Rice Mill was amazing! She helped with all of our catering and rental needs and helped us have the best day of our lives! It also helps that this is one of the most beautiful venues in Charleston!! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Alexa
Wedding:
10/23/2016
5.0/5.0
The Historic Rice Mill and Eve with Good Food Catering did their absolute best to make sure our wedding was everything we wanted it to be. Seriously the BEST food, smooth coordination and flow of our day, and great (fast) communication throughout the planning process. Eve made planning from out of town so easy. She also arranged all of our rentals, gave very straightforward and helpful advice, and even stayed super late after a wedding the night before mine to set everything up for our morning ceremony. Could not recommend Eve and the Rice MIll enough!!
The Historic Rice Mill and Eve with Good Food Catering did their absolute best to make sure our wedding was everything we Read more...
The Historic Rice Mill and Eve with Good Food Catering did their absolute best to make sure our wedding was everything we wanted it to be. Seriously the BEST food, smooth coordination and flow of our day, and great (fast) communication throughout the planning process. Eve made planning from out of town so easy. She also arranged all of our rentals, gave very straightforward and helpful advice, and even stayed super late after a wedding the night before mine to set everything up for our morning ceremony. Could not recommend Eve and the Rice MIll enough!! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Caroline
Wedding:
10/15/2016
5.0/5.0
I had a good feeling about the Rice Mill before our venue tours even kicked off, so it felt totally right when they emerged as the obvious frontrunner. We were working with a relatively modest budget and without question Rice Mill had far more to offer in terms of beauty and wow-factor than other venues in the same price range. Jenna and her team were fantastic to work with and all their help and guidance throughout the process was invaluable. The event itself went off without a hitch just a week after Hurricane Matthew. The Rice Mill Staff and Good Food Catering (their in house catering company) took such care to make it a beautiful event. Strongly recommended!
I had a good feeling about the Rice Mill before our venue tours even kicked off, so it felt totally right when they Read more...
I had a good feeling about the Rice Mill before our venue tours even kicked off, so it felt totally right when they emerged as the obvious frontrunner. We were working with a relatively modest budget and without question Rice Mill had far more to offer in terms of beauty and wow-factor than other venues in the same price range. Jenna and her team were fantastic to work with and all their help and guidance throughout the process was invaluable. The event itself went off without a hitch just a week after Hurricane Matthew. The Rice Mill Staff and Good Food Catering (their in house catering company) took such care to make it a beautiful event. Strongly recommended! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Spectacular venue for rehearsal dinner. Plenty of room to handle 150 people. Eve, our coordinator, along with all of the staff made it a night to remember.
Spectacular venue for rehearsal dinner. Plenty of room to handle 150 people. Eve, our coordinator, along with all of the Read more...
Spectacular venue for rehearsal dinner. Plenty of room to handle 150 people. Eve, our coordinator, along with all of the staff made it a night to remember. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Laura
Wedding:
9/3/2016
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was beautiful here!! Not only was the setting beautiful, but the staff from the servers to the bartenders, to our wedding coordinator Jenna were all amazing. The food was fabulous! They made our day wonderful!
Our wedding was beautiful here!! Not only was the setting beautiful, but the staff from the servers to the bartenders, to Read more...
Our wedding was beautiful here!! Not only was the setting beautiful, but the staff from the servers to the bartenders, to our wedding coordinator Jenna were all amazing. The food was fabulous! They made our day wonderful! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Amanda
Wedding:
7/4/2016
5.0/5.0
Consider the number of guests and utilize the space wisely. Prepare for inclement weather. Hire a wedding planner and/or coordinator. Do as much as possible as far in advance as possible.
Consider the number of guests and utilize the space wisely. Prepare for inclement weather. Hire a wedding planner and/or Read more...
Consider the number of guests and utilize the space wisely. Prepare for inclement weather. Hire a wedding planner and/or coordinator. Do as much as possible as far in advance as possible. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner
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Heather
Wedding:
6/24/2016
5.0/5.0
I highly recommend the Historic Rice Mill for your event. Jenna was so easy to work with and she made sure that everything was set up perfectly. Our guests loved the uniqueness of the venue and they all made the comment that the food was amazing!
I highly recommend the Historic Rice Mill for your event. Jenna was so easy to work with and she made sure that everything Read more...
I highly recommend the Historic Rice Mill for your event. Jenna was so easy to work with and she made sure that everything was set up perfectly. Our guests loved the uniqueness of the venue and they all made the comment that the food was amazing! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner
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Sarah
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
Everything was absolutely perfect! The Rice Mill was such a beautiful location and worked closely with me on planning. Eve was wonderful to work with and very quick to respond. The food was very good too. All of our guests mentioned how much they enjoyed everything. We had a larger guest count for the Rice Mill (almost 200) and we had to put several tables outside. I was worried about seating people out there but you couldn't beat that view and people sitting outside actually really liked it. I would absolutely recommend this venue to anyone!
Everything was absolutely perfect! The Rice Mill was such a beautiful location and worked closely with me on planning. Eve Read more...
Everything was absolutely perfect! The Rice Mill was such a beautiful location and worked closely with me on planning. Eve was wonderful to work with and very quick to respond. The food was very good too. All of our guests mentioned how much they enjoyed everything. We had a larger guest count for the Rice Mill (almost 200) and we had to put several tables outside. I was worried about seating people out there but you couldn't beat that view and people sitting outside actually really liked it. I would absolutely recommend this venue to anyone! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Krista
Wedding:
5/28/2016
5.0/5.0
For our 105 person plated dinner this venue was PERFECT. This was the only venue we toured in Charleston and we immediately fell in love. We wanted a venue with a history and something that felt like traditional Charleston. Eve was very pleasant to work with, was great at corresponding and took our adjustments/changes very well. The food from Good Food Catering (in house catering) is simply amazing and the portion size was wonderful too. Every option we had at our tasting was delicious. They are so great at customizing a menu that is perfect for the bride/groom preferences. We ended up with a split plate crab cake/pecan encrusted chicken. The rustic brick walls, dark wood floors and mahogany bar were beautiful. I was stunned by the beauty of the venue once all our flowers/tables were set up. I couldn't imagine a more perfect venue, better food, and nicer people to work with. I would highly reccomend this to anyone wanting a unique classic venue for their wedding!
For our 105 person plated dinner this venue was PERFECT. This was the only venue we toured in Charleston and we Read more...
For our 105 person plated dinner this venue was PERFECT. This was the only venue we toured in Charleston and we immediately fell in love. We wanted a venue with a history and something that felt like traditional Charleston. Eve was very pleasant to work with, was great at corresponding and took our adjustments/changes very well. The food from Good Food Catering (in house catering) is simply amazing and the portion size was wonderful too. Every option we had at our tasting was delicious. They are so great at customizing a menu that is perfect for the bride/groom preferences. We ended up with a split plate crab cake/pecan encrusted chicken. The rustic brick walls, dark wood floors and mahogany bar were beautiful. I was stunned by the beauty of the venue once all our flowers/tables were set up. I couldn't imagine a more perfect venue, better food, and nicer people to work with. I would highly reccomend this to anyone wanting a unique classic venue for their wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Great location in the heart of Charleston. Fun venue that is perfect for parties, large or small! It was perfect for our wedding!!
Great location in the heart of Charleston. Fun venue that is perfect for parties, large or small! It was perfect for our Read more...
Great location in the heart of Charleston. Fun venue that is perfect for parties, large or small! It was perfect for our wedding!! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner

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