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Thoughtful Cuisine & Local Ingredients

Where to Dine in Downtown Charlotte


Local flavors define culinary offerings at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte's restaurants. Locally-cultivated herbs garnish dishes and cocktails at upscale lounges, while honey sweetens selections at the dessert bar. Each dining experience offers a taste of NC cuisine in this Uptown Charlotte hotel.


The Punch Room

With only 37 seats, this 19th-century inspired speakeasy features cocktails and specialty punches with an emphasis on small-batch spirits and local fruits, herbs and vegetables.

K Lounge

An elegant alternative to Charlotte’s nightlife scene, this lounge features interactive cocktails highlighting local spirits and shared plates with farm-to-table flavors.

BLT Steak

This modern steakhouse offers renowned chef Laurent Tourondel’s French take on American cuisine. Prime cuts of beef, fresh seafood and classic desserts are menu highlights.  

Bar Cocoa

Chocolate is always on the menu at this dessert bar, retail boutique and cooking lab. Enjoy house-made pastries and gelato, French macarons, cakes and Norman Love confections.

Hidden Wine

Part boutique, part tasting room, this wood-paneled space offers a hand-curated collection of wines including exclusive pre-releases. Pairings feature selections from the cheese humidor.