We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grace Church Cathedral

98 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-1424
+1 843-723-4575
Review Highlights
Welcoming, affirming, beautiful, & spiritually insightful!

Grace embodies the Christian ideology of radical hospitality and welcomes ALL without question or... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Nancy A
Charleston, South Carolina
Outstanding Worship Experience

This church offers different styles and times of service, and it is clear they plan every detail... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Banner Elk, North Carolina
Read all 17 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Grace Church Cathedral celebrates beauty in worship, joy in community and intention in outreach, welcoming everyone as we walk together in faith, hope and love. Founded in 1846, we are the Cathedral of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina, and are part of The Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion. Sundays: 8, 9 and 11 am Wednesdays: 5:30 pm Visitors are always welcome at our services! Self-guided tours available during business hours: call the main number for entry. Tours with a guide available upon request. On Sundays, guided tours begin about 12:15 p.m. (following the 11 am service)
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
98 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-1424
+1 843-723-4575
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (17)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Grace embodies the Christian ideology of radical hospitality and welcomes ALL without question or judgement. It did not break with the Episcopalian Church of the U.S. (ECUSA) over the ordination of the gay bishop Gene Robinson like many of the other former Episcopalian congregations in...More

1  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This church offers different styles and times of service, and it is clear they plan every detail. The music is exceptional, at least at the traditional 11:00 Sunday service. We are not Episcopalian, but this is the church we visit when in Charleston over a...More

Thank Halfcup
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My son, a first year Citadel Cadet and I attended the 11 AM Service. So many people walked up to him and congratulated him on the previous day's football victory as well as inquiring about his experience. He was not expecting this. We are life...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This beautiful and historic church hosts a tea room during the Spoleto Festival that is a fantastic deal if you are looking for a delicious lunch without a long wait or jacked-up prices. We had a big group so we had to make reservations, but...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Grace Church has always run the best tea room in Charleston for years. All the money goes to local charities, last year the total was $70,000! Amazing food and people.

Thank chstravel843
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Each year for two weeks during Spoleto, Grace has a Tea Room serving wonderful dishes, like chicken salad, Shrimp Remoulade, crab soup, okra soup, and numerous homemade desserts. The members of the church work very hard preparing and serving guests each day starting on Memorial...More

Thank Terrie J
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a lovely old church and has been active in the community for many years. The choirs are outstanding. You do not have to be Episcopalian to feel welcome in this church. The church has recently had major structural work done, so that it...More

Thank Townhaven
Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you are Anglican- or someone interested in the Anglican tradition of church architecture and worship- then Grace Church Cathedral is a must-see while you're in Charleston. It is widely considered the finest example of Neo-Gothic architecture in Charleston, having been designed by E.B. White...More

Thank chad h
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Recently designated a Cathedral, and just restored inside and out. Grace is known as a friendly church and you won't be able to enter without meeting at least one parishioner welcoming you. The 11AM service is high church in the best Anglican tradition. Services are...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Grace Episcopal is a beautiful church with incredible music and and liturgy. It's worth a visit on Sunday morning if you are staying downtown. Don't worry about wearing tourist clothing. You will still be welcome.

Thank Fran54291
Nearby Restaurants
Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine
819 reviews
.26 km away
Caviar & Bananas
368 reviews
.24 km away
Black Tap Coffee
117 reviews
.21 km away
Le Farfalle
164 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
College of Charleston
606 reviews
.23 km away
235 King Street
81 reviews
.30 km away
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
33 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grace Church Cathedral staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines