1792 Ridgemont Reserve

Ben Williams

1792 Ridgemont Reserve

The Thoroughbred Club serves as the lobby bar for Belmond Charleston Place, and it’s anything but your typical hotel bar. Dark-paneled walls, red leather-capped chairs, and deep sofas create a clubby atmosphere, while paintings of horses and framed racetrack memorabilia add a sporting equestrian feel. It’s the perfect setting for mixologists Mouzon Taylor’s and Malachi Topping’s ambitious pours, and the entire cocktail selection was recently overhauled to bring a more handcrafted focus. Muddled cucumber, basil, and mint add cool notes to the Infield while amaretto, Fernet Branca, and two scotches meet in the Islay Fog to create a splendidly smoky, chocolate-tinged sip. Barrel-aged old fashioneds steep in a small oak cask for three months to imbue them with oaky flavor. A slate of impressive tapas-style appetizers and good wines by the glass round out a top-shelf offering. —Robert Moss Dish (Winter 2013)

Restaurant Details

Upscale setting for gourmet tapas and specialty cocktails.

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Hours: Lunch, Dinner & Late Night. 11 a.m.-12 a.m.
Price: $$$

Upcoming Events

  • Craig and Pierce (Music)

    • Saturdays, 5:30-7 p.m. Continues through March 1
  • Calvin Taylor (Music)

    • Saturdays, 8-11 p.m. Continues through March 1
  • Joanne Killingsworth (Music)

    • First Sunday of every month, 8-10 p.m. Continues through March 1
  • Jesse Cockcroft (Music)

    • Mondays, 4-8 p.m. Continues through March 1 Free
  • Joanne Killingsworth (Music)

    • Mondays, 6:30-7 p.m. Continues through March 1

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