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Choose from the Original Pub Tour of Charleston or the Upper King Street Pub Crawl.
The Original Pub Tour
“Eat, drink and be merry”, just as locals do on this European-style pub crawl! Come explore history through Charleston’s most historic taverns and pubs. Sample light, complimentary appetizers during the tour, with a chance to purchase beverages along the way. Treat yourself to some Southern cocktails, local micro-brews, and a variety of beverages while hearing tales of Charleston from local guides.
Upper King Street Pub Crawl
The Upper King Street Pub Crawl covers the upper King Street district of Charleston! Come explore history through Charleston’s most historic taverns and pubs. During the tour, sample light, complimentary appetizers with a chance to purchase beverages along the way. Treat yourself to some Southern cocktails, local micro-brews, and a variety of beverages while hearing tales of Charleston from local tour guides.
Where does the tour start?
All tours depart daily between 12 PM and 7 PM from 160 Church St, Charleston, SC at Tommy Condon’s Restaurant. Advanced tickets strongly suggested. Tours often are sold out quickly. Please arrive 15-20 minutes early, as the tour will depart right on time.
How long does the tour last and what is included?
Pub tours last approximately 2 ½ hours long and covers between three and five historic Charleston pubs throughout the course of the tour. Appetizers for everyone are served along the way, at a couple of the pubs we visit.
What makes our tours different?
Being the only Pub Tour whose owners are experienced beer brewers, Lesesne Tours accompanies our guests inside each unique pub, where we can sit, relax, and have a beverage and some complimentary appetizers included for everyone, while telling some fascinating stories about the city’s 300+ years of times past.
We provide a very intimate, specialized tour by keeping a small group size, and ensuring a personalized experience for all. We believe in quality over quantity so that everyone can enjoy a delightful, comfortable atmosphere during the course of the two hour journey.
A Healthy Dose of History
Come listen to true tales of bootleggers, ghosts, revolutionaries, presidents, and pirates who caroused the very streets on which you are walking. Get your healthy dose of Charleston’s history from the historic taverns and former speakeasies, to the rooftop pubs and breweries overlooking the magnificent harbor.
Ticket Pricing and Booking Online
The pub tour ticket price is $42 per person (*Prices subject to change). We buy the food. Group discounts and private specialty tours are available for groups large or small (wedding parties, family occasions, birthday celebrations and more). Advanced purchase is required, & we often sell out quickly, so it is strongly recommended that you buy our Charleston Pub Tour tickets online or call Zerve at 866-773-9577.
READY TO BOOK OUR PUB TOUR?
Charleston “Original” Pub Tours provide a very intimate, specialized walking tour by keeping a small group size; we believe in quality over quantity and providing guests a comfortable atmosphere. So skip the long carriage tour lines and crowded tours with inexperienced guides, and come take an unforgettable Charleston tour, create lifelong memories, and take your vacation to the next level—a true Charleston experience!
Based upon the popular pub tours in Europe, The Original Pub Tour of Charleston, was founded in 2001, making it the first European style pub tour ever to be established in the city.
These are some of Charleston’s most fascinating pubs—the ones that most visitors would never even know about on their own!
Call us at 504-302-0989 | 866-773-9577 (Zerve)
***All tours are for adults ages 21 and up only with valid ID.***