Step into The Garden on Academy Street in Kingstree and you’ll claim you’re in a historic venue in downtown Charleston. Two-story brick walls and rustic beams scorched by an old fire add to the atmosphere, but the most striking feature is the wrought-iron gate that leads to the walkway. Metalwork is his one of the best features of owners Travis and Pam Davis’s Downtown Café extension, The Garden. Their efforts to add to the local dining experience earned Williamsburg Hometown his Chamber Award.
When the Davises opened Downtown Cafe in 2020, they focused on the building next door for al fresco dining only. Pam said it was something Kingstree didn’t have and would be a perfect addition to downtown. , it’s perfect next to me,” she said. Another reason is what she and Travis have learned from the pandemic. “Covid has shut everything down. If it’s closed again, we can serve outdoors,” she said.
After they bought the building, they completely demolished it, leaving enough space to fill in the bar, stage and restrooms. I was.
The 2,000-square-foot space seats 66 people and offers entertainment every Friday night, from karaoke to live music. We also occasionally host special events on Saturdays. The restaurant is open Monday through Friday and Sunday from 11 AM to 2 PM and Friday nights from 5 PM to 10 PM.
Pam is planning a talent show with singer Morgan Miles of The Voice as one of the judges. The event is scheduled for her February 24th. The next night, Miles hosts a concert. Tickets are limited and can be found on her Facebook page at Downtown Café.