A staple on Upper King Street for over a decade, King Street Dispensary is a sophisticated Gastropub & Bourbon Bar serving a full menu of innovative pub fare and a wide selection of local spirts.

To pair with our expansive beverage offerings, we proudly serve a full gastropub-style menu and Sunday brunch, featuring our modern take on classic dishes. With live music nightly and spacious outdoor patio seating, Dispensary has quickly become the local’s favorite spot on Upper King.

At Dispensary, you’ll find one of Charleston’s most extensive offerings of craft beer. From rare, hard-to-find large-format imports to local favorites from our city’s many breweries, a beer lover will feel right at home.

Along with daily food specials, you can #drinklinkalocal and enjoy one of the best happy hours in town with 50% off all local beer & spirits from 5PM-7PM, every Monday through Friday. For more on our beer selection, be sure to check out the Dispensary Beer Club Here!


General Manager


Our General Manager, Nelson Burch, a 2010 Citadel graduate has worked in a few different fields since his graduations, from management to operations, but food & beverage has been a part of his life since his first job at McDonald’s when he was 15. Working at The Charleston Crab House during and after college, and part-time as a bartender at Blind Tiger before taking over as the General Manager of King Street Dispensary. Southern Hospitality is at his core, and seeing and serving the people who enter King Street Dispensary is what builds his drive to make it the best place on “King Street.” Whether you are a regular or someone in town just visiting, he will make you feel as if you have known him for a long time.