The Faculty Lounge is a low-key, convivial cocktail lounge offering beer specials, tap wine & bar snacks, plus dance nights. Look at the Faculty Lounge’s Instagram account, and you can probably figure out that this spot is a quirky bar — but in a good way. The hidden space hosts Beyonce nights and rotates DJs, experiments with mezcal and brandy cocktails, makes a mean Corpse Reviver #2, and offers discounted top-shelf liquors at happy hour. Don’t be intimidated by this cool kid on the block. Ring the doorbell to get access to this local speakeasy.
Faculty Lounge is a traditional neighborhood cocktail bar with great drinks in an unpretentious atmosphere that attracts both locals and visitors for their fabulous cocktails. If you’re hungry, head to their pizza restaurant Renzo next door, or enjoy snacks from the Asian market at Faculty Lounge. The present Faculty Lounge has only been in operation since 2013. However, the building in which it is housed and its historic title dating back to the 1970s. Faculty is the location you’d never know existed unless you lived nearby.
After a bartender buzzes you in, you’ll discover a cheap happy hour (and a very affordable selection of drinks even during non-happy hours) and a peaceful ambiance with a sort of mid-century modern vibe, engaging bartenders tossed in as a bonus. So, what is the bottom line? Great beer and happy hour specials might easily make this the first visit, but it’s usually the last stop for a party. So, this is one of the best bars Charleston has to offer! If you are in town, we highly recommend you to check out this bar at least once. You can visit this place with friends, family, and loved ones! Their full bar and a wide variety of tasty food make them an ideal spot to visit.