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South Beach Comes to Charleston in Brand-New Cocktail Lounge

Grand opening of the new cocktail lounge, INK Charleston!

If you know Charleston, you know we love our history. Now, history is being made right before our eyes with the grand opening of the new cocktail lounge, INK Charleston! And let me tell you, this brand-new spot is anything BUT ordinary.
Nightlife in Charleston SC is forever changed with this tropical South Beach-inspired paradise. for a night of good music, good people, and out-of-the-box cocktails and bites!

Located in the heart of downtown at 565 King St, INK Charleston is comin’ in hot with specialty cocktails, delicious plates, an open-air rooftop bar, and the electric vibe of South Beach, Florida!

Now that businesses are easing back into normal working hours, INK Charleston is open every night between Wednesday and Sunday from 5 PM to 2 AM. INK Charleston is 23+ only and asks that you dress to impress, so switch out those jeans with a nice pair of dress pants!

Grab a seat at the INK.

It’s first-come first-serve availability, or reserve one of INK Charleston’s multiple VIP spaces available for parties big and small. Choose from one of the VIP booths in the bar area, the infamous “Pink Booth”, or reserve the intermediate mezzanine floor for the best views and vibes in the house! When you reserve a VIP table, you are met by Charleston’s best cocktail waitresses, the INK Angels, catering to your every food and beverage needs.

Your taste buds are in for a wild ride!

The INK’s large selection of specialty cocktails. With exotic South Beach-inspired flavors like dragonfruit, lycee nectar, papaya, mango, and rose, your mouth will already begin to water at the sound of the shaker. Pop a bottle of bubbles to kick off a night of enjoyment, or chose from a wide selection of wine and local beer! If you aren’t sold yet, just wait ‘till you see INK Charleston’s Happy Hour deal; from Wednesday to Friday between 5 and 7 PM, enjoy 50% off EVERYTHING. And yes, you read that right.

Southern style food meets Florida flair.

In INK’s kitchen; you have a variety of shareable (or personal) plates to dive in to. From pimento cheese and deviled ham spreads, to Merguez Sausage street tacos, to Morrocan flatbreads, to bacon jam cheeseburger sliders - there’s no such thing as an “ordinary” dish in this lounge. Can’t decide? Start off by building your own charcuterie board with various meats, cheeses, and easy pickin’ snacks!

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