Party Planning

party-planning-imagePhillips Market Center

117 Ballard Court

3,600 square feet, with a 1,160 sq. ft. chef’s kitchen. Multi-purpose hall can hold up to 250 guests, 31 banquet tables (round 60 in. tables). Linens are available upon request for a fee. Suggested catering list and approved bartenders provided. Large covered patio seats 72. Contact Jessica Orso at 803-737-4588.

Gervais & Vine

620 Gervais St. | 803.799.8463

Quiet, cozy private dining seats about 40 people – located in separate part of the restaurant from the main dining room. Can design custom menus and provide live music to suit the event & budget; no rental fee or deposit. Available during lunch or on Sundays upon request. 

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The River Center

5605 Bush River Road

Whether planning for 25 or 250 guests, The River Center can accommodate your event. Add some sparkle to your party by including Holiday Lights on the River – the Midlands Largest Drive-Through Lights Show. (Discounted tickets are available for guests who book a party at the River Center and purchase ten or more passes.) Call 803-213-2015.

Solstice Kitchen

841 Sparkleberry Lane – Suite 4

Accommodates 35 seated or 50 standing w/ several seating plans available; plated dinner or reception/buffet style w/ custom menu. Pressed, white linens & elegant settings. Kristen Moore at: or 803-788-6966

Liberty Taproom

828 Gervais St. & 1602 Marina Rd.

Appetizer/Dinner buffet menus available, as well as three course dinner options. Lincoln St. location accommodates up to 80 guests; Lake Murray (Irmo) location hosts up to 100. 803-461-4677 (DT) & 803-667-9715 (Irmo)


Ruth’s Chris Steak House

924-A Senate Street

Many private areas to choose from: The Carolina Wren Room at 728 sq. ft. hosts up to 50; Palmetto State Ballroom at 3,600 sq. ft. accommodates up to 280 guests. Features several banquet menus and a wine/spirits menu. Contact Amber Van Patton at 803-476-1305, or Catering at 803-476-1306.

Moriarty’s Irish Pub

902-B Gervais Street | 803.888.6462

Both an interior area and an outdoor area that can be reserved for large groups, each able to accommodate about 50 people. Menus can be created to fit the needs of the party. Catering services. 

Old Mill Brewpub

711 E. Main St., Lexington | 803.785.2337

A semi-private room can accommodate up to 35 people, with capacity to “spill out” into the mill hallway which can seat many more. OMB has hosted events with 120 people in the past. Menus are tailored to the group’s needs and budget and most items prepared are not on the house menu. Their incredible chef can create almost anything you’d want!


Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse

410 Columbiana Drive | 803.708.3151

An extraordinary event space. Two private dining spaces, which can be combined into one large space. The rooms for private dining are available Sunday – Thursday. One accommodates 75 guests, the other up to 50 guests. They can be combined to entertain up to 140. Parties can enjoy the full feast or a special menu can be created for the party. 

City Bar Martinis and Fondue

700 Gervais Street | 803.764.6425

French inspired cuisine with a Cajun twist!  City Bar Martinis & Fondue offers groups a semi-private area that can hold up to 24 guests. A custom menu can be created as City Bar’s chef has a catering background. 

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks

600 Gervais Street | 803.602.3667

Complimentary parking behind Twin Peaks and free Pulaski St. parking (evening)!  A unique old-timey lake lodge feel with over 65 screens showing every sporting event out there.  Your crowd can enjoy a covered and enclosed (if needed) patio area (24 seats) with fireplace or sections of seating in the restaurant that provide good separation and privacy. Twin Peaks’ culinary staff can create a customized menu or guests may select from many options on their house menu to a full party/catering menu.

Rosso Trattoria Italia

4840 Forest Drive

Have the curtains drawn on your dining event! A semi-private room can accomodate 35-40 people. Custom dinner menu can be created and catering services are available. Linens can be provided upon request. A minimum fee is required. Contact Tammy Palmer at: 803-787-3949