The McCutchen House is more than a restaurant. It's a hands-on classroom where hospitality management students gain valuable experience in running a full-service restaurant. Below are the types of services we generally offer.
Bistro Lunch Dining
Open to the public during fall and spring semesters with the exception of university holidays, the McCutchen House Bistro serves lunch Tuesday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
Grab and Go Lunches
McCutchen House Grab and Go Lunches will be offered beginning Sept. 7 and ending Dec. 1.
McCutchen House is happy to accommodate your party of 20 or fewer with a menu designed to suit each of your guests. Lunches include tomato pie, salad, choice of entrée, and McCutchen House chocolate walnut pie.
Private Lunch Dining Rooms
Private dining rooms at the McCutchen House are available for any group of 20 or fewer guests. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion with friends, arranging a unique business meeting or creating a memorable meal with on-campus guests, our private board-room-style settings will make your event an elegant experience. Please review each room for dining capacity, technology options and pricing information. Reservations required.
The Garden Grill is currently closed and will reopen for summer 2024.
Weddings and Special Events
Whether you are a bride looking for an exquisite backdrop for your wedding reception, or you would like to reserve a room for a corporate gathering, the McCutchen House can serve as a unique and memorable location for your special occasion. Horseshoe Catering can help you create the perfect event.
McCutchen House History
This beautiful home was originally built as a faculty house in 1813. Having survived the Civil War, and the ever-changing landscape of the University of South Carolina, McCutchen House is now operated by the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management as a venue for dining, culinary and wine classes and special events. Find out more about George McCutchen, for whom the house is named, and other interesting facts about the building's rich history.