Shopping + Dining

Shopping & Dining To Suit Any Taste

For most people, one taste of our sumptuous Southern cuisine keeps them coming back for more. From our own Front Porch’s fried chicken, Genes Restaurant’s southern breakfast, Anna’s Arbor shrimp and grits, the Summit’s steaks, Downtown Delights breads and pastries, the Cyclone’s Taters and the Wagons Wheel’s barbeque – the Chester and the South claims a delectable history demonstrated in our local dining establishments. Nearby, Charlotte features world-class restaurants and the famed Johnson & Wales College of Culinary Arts.

Likewise, whether you’re shopping for high-end fashion, designer bargains, or flea market finds, the region will meet all your shopping needs – from antique shops, local boutiques and malls, chain department stores to upscale metropolitan malls located less than an hours drive such as Columbiana Centre located in Columbia, SC which include:

  • Abercrombie
  • Aerospostale
  • Ann Taylor Loft
  • Banana Republic
  • Bebe
  • Cache
  • Coldwater Creek
  • Gap
  • Marks and Morgan
  • New York and Company
  • Poppypia
  • Thomas Kinkade Studio
  • Victoria Secrets

Lets not forget about South Park located in  Charlotte, NC which houses favorites such as

  • Coach
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Hermes
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Nordstrom
  • Burberry
  • Tiffany & Company
  • Ralph Lauren
  • St. Johns Boutique