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White Diamonds

Our Story

Decorative Diamonds

Our story begins at Poogan's Porch, where history meets culinary excellence. Originally a cherished home dating back to 1891, this beloved establishment transitioned into a renowned restaurant in 1976, preserving the spirit of Southern charm and warmth.


Central to our story is Poogan, the neighborhood's faithful canine companion, whose presence on the porch symbolizes the timeless allure of Southern hospitality. As guardian and greeter, Poogan embodied the essence of our restaurant, welcoming guests with open arms and a wagging tail.




The Victorian townhome

on Queen Street is erected.

Poogan's Porch restaurant

is established.

Poogan's Courtyard debuts

on Cumberland Street.

Inspired by the desire to extend this cherished experience beyond our historic walls, we proudly introduced Poogan’s Courtyard, Charleston's premier event venue, in 2019. Just a few blocks away from Poogan's Porch, this full-service space seamlessly combines the allure of our renowned restaurant with the elegance of a private event destination.


From the authentic Lowcountry cuisine to the inviting ambiance, Poogan’s Courtyard offers a truly unforgettable setting for upscale events and gatherings with exposed brick walls, original heart-of-pine flooring, and a charming courtyard. Our experienced team is dedicated to exceeding expectations, offering not only a stunning venue, but also full-service catering and an on-site bar to elevate your occasion.


Let us bring your dream event to life. Schedule a tour of Poogan’s Courtyard today and discover the endless possibilities awaiting you in the heart of downtown Charleston.

Poogan's Portrait by Jordan Cave

Our Beloved Poogan

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