Hank’s Seafood Restaurant Opens New Event Space In Historic Downtown Charleston

Charleston, S.C. — Hank’s Seafood Restaurant is opening Hank’s Social Hall, an elevated venue space for private events in Charleston’s Historic District, this December. Both managed by hotel, restaurant and retail operator, Makeready, Hank’s Social Hall will deliver the classic Hank’s Seafood experience with award-winning cuisine and white jacket service in a unique setting, with one goal in mind — to create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

Culinary Operations Manager, Frank McMahon, has been delivering memorable service for over 20 years. McMahon’s passion for service has truly been the inspiration behind Hank’s Social Hall. “Hank’s is a Charleston dining institution. For many years, guests have been asking for a space where they can enjoy our service and food in a larger setting. Hank’s Social Hall gives us that opportunity to be apart of their larger celebrations and continue to build memories together.” From generous gatherings to simply dining with your nearest and dearest, newly-built Hank’s Social Hall offers a one-of-a-kind backdrop for your event.

- 2,140 square feet flexible space in Hank’s national historic landmark building, which includes mahogany frames, hand-blown leaded glass windows, pine plank floors and antique tile
- Exclusive catering from Hank’s Seafood Restaurant, which has a deep appreciation for fresh, local ingredients and what has made Hank’s Seafood Restaurant the ultimate place to taste authentic Charleston flavors and beloved Lowcountry recipes
- Accommodations up to 120seated guests for wedding receptions, corporate events, holiday parties or a unique intimate dining experience
- Exclusive culinary offerings available
- Located in prime setting of Charleston’s Historic District

Exclusively catered by Hank’s Seafood Restaurant, a Charleston favorite that has been proudly serving and delivering award-winning cuisine for over two decades, Hank’s Social Hall is beside Hank’s Restaurant at the corner of Hayne and Church Street, near the Charleston City Market, in the heart of Charleston’s Famed Historic District.

“We are excited to have the ability to offer our authentic Hank’s experience to larger parties,” says Brett Huffstetler, Director of Operations of Hank’s Seafood Restaurant. “By providing handcrafted menus to an interactive raw bar, weare now able to showcase our passion for Lowcountry cuisine to larger groups.”

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About Hank’s Seafood Restaurant Hank’s Seafood Restaurant, operated by Makeready, is located in a turn-of-the-century warehouse overlooking the Charleston City Market. It has been beautifully renovated to an ambiance that reflects Charleston’s port history and family roots to recreates a Classic Charleston Fish House with an old fashioned saloon-style bar and an exhibition raw bar. Voted Best Seafood Restaurant in Charleston for 19 years. Hank’s Social Hall and Hank’s Seafood Restaurant are located at the corner of Hayne Street. For more information, visit https://hanksseafoodrestaurant.com/hanks-social-hallor email Juliana Vicari, Sales Manager, at events@hanksseafoodrestaurant.com.

About Makeready
Designed from the ground up to create truly independent hotel, restaurant, and retail brands with individual points of view, Makeready is a different kind of operator, one that provides an opportunity for travelers to connect to the world around them, city by city and person by person. Makeready is committed to developing independent experiences that are an essential part of each community, cultivating deep, emotional connections across guests, teams, and local brands to create sustainable value for investors. Find us online at www.makereadyexperience.com or Instagram at www.instagram.com/makereadyexpor Twitter at www.twitter.com/makereadyexp.