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The Retreat at Lake Wateree

Fine Dining

In the Olde English District,  you can choose from classic American cuisine, rustic steakhouses, upscale restaurants along the waterfront and more.

The Classics

In the heart of Camden, BColson’s offers upscale dining punctuated by fine steaks, fresh seafood and an impressive bourbon selection. Reserve your experience now for polished casual dining that captures the essence of this historic town.

Kounter, in downtown Rock Hill, is distinguished by its farm-to-table menu and creative presentation that’s always Instagram-worthy. This building is also recognized as the 1961 Friendship 9 civil rights protest site, where a group of men staged a sit-in at the segregated McCrory’s Five and Dime. The original lunch counter and stools still stand, with name plates for each member of the group.

Kounter cocktails

For Dinner With a View

The Pump House, nestled on the banks of the Catawba River in Rock Hill, is a must for anyone seeking a blend of fine dining and scenic surroundings. This award-winning establishment features a Southern-inspired menu along with captivating views of the river below. 

The Retreat at Lake Wateree
The Retreat at Lake Wateree

At The Retreat on Lake Wateree, every meal is about celebrating family and community. Choose from an array of locally sourced, seasonal dishes complemented by an awe-inspiring view of Lake Wateree for the perfect romantic meal or gathering with friends. The menu changes regularly (several times a week), so be sure to check what’s for dinner ahead of time. 

In Rembert, the Mill Pond Steakhouse offers dinner with a view. Its skillfully prepared steaks and family-style Southern sides are second only to the scenic setting, where a wide array of wildlife — such as alligators and waterfowl — can be seen. 

For Diverse Tastes

Spice up your mealtime with Salud Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Lounge, voted Best Mexican Food in Camden. The menu is a medley of bold flavors, served alongside an impressive selection of tequilas and artisan cocktails.

FM Eatery in downtown Fort Mill strikes a chord with residents and visitors alike with its globally inspired small plate menu. Every dish is unique for a truly rewarding fine dining experience.

Salud Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Lounge
Salud Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Lounge

Sam Kendall’s in Camden is lauded for its serious approach to food and cool bar atmosphere. The quality steaks, seafood and traditional Southern dishes are set within a historic building where old and new elements blend beautifully, making for an upscale dining experience like no other.