601 S Cedar Street, Charlotte NC 28202



601 S. Cedar Street, Charlotte NC 28202



601 S. Cedar Street, Charlotte NC 28202


Welcome to Draught Charlotte

We’re an eclectic and rustic-chic hangout sports bar restaurant serving southern-infused creations.  Our “rustic meets industrial” vibe pays homage to the historic Foundry Building and is the backdrop for two original murals by locals artists Matt Hooker and Matt Moore.  Located at 601 S Cedar St, in uptown Charlotte’s Historic Third Ward Neighborhood, near Bank of America’s Stadium (within walking distance).

We offer hand-selected beer, wine & craft cocktails. Great daily food and drink specials.  Our menu offers an array of choices for lunch, dinner or late nights.  Live music on Wednesdays & Fridays.  

Draught Charlotte Restaurant and Bar Brunch Panther's Game Day
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Minutes from the Bank of America’s Stadium!

Located on S. Cedar Street in Uptown’s Third Ward Neighborhood of Charlotte, NC. (Between Morehead & 3rd Street)  Third Ward Neighborhood  is home to the BB&T Ballpark & Romare Bearden Park. It is also home to the Carolina Panthers, who play home games at Bank of America’s stadium.  We are the #1 Panthers’ Tailgate destination!

Draught Charlotte Craft Beers Cans
Large Selection of Craft Beer!

We have hand-selected craft beers on tap with an extensive selection of local, domestic and imported brews. Great daily draft specials!

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Wednesdays are packed full of specials and live entertainment for our Third Ward and Surrounding Neighbors in Charlotte NC.  We are conveniently located behind the Panthers’ Stadium at 601 South Cedar Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Entertainment is free and is a composition of very talented artists.  Come get to know your neighbors!


December 5th – Eli Yacinthe | December 12th – Matt Minchew | December 19th – Eli Yacinthe | December 26th – Early Ray

Charlotte Service Industry HOLIDAY PARTY at Draught Charlotte December 16th 2018

DECEMBER 16th, 2018 | 4-8PM

All Charlotte Service Industry is invited to Draught Charlotte‘s HOLIDAY PARTY! FREE to attend!


Leisure McCorkle at Draught Charlotte December 14th 2018

DECEMBER 14th, 2018 | 9PM

Leisure McCorkle is an intergalactic experimental performance artist. He is currently on tour to promote his new album.


Matt Minchew at Draught Charlotte December 12th 2018

DECEMBER 12, 2018 | 5:30 PM

Matt Minchew will be our entertainment for the night! Check out his music: & then join us for the event.

Below The Belt Duo at Draught Charlotte on December 28th, 2018

DECEMBER 28, 2018 | Starting @ 9PM

Below The Belt is the product of four veteran musicians from Buffalo NY (Tommy), Charlotte, NC (Ryan &JP) and Heaven, (B-Rad). Combined, they boast 15+ years of experience and have played thousands of shows in and out of the Carolinas. Below the Belt brings great rock and roll back to the forefront with awesome original music, a wide array of cover songs, and a crowd-pleasing performance to keep you rocking all night long! Their versatility has been described as “unique” and “one of a kind”. Below the Belt plays music ranging from the 70’s to the 90’s, rock to country to even hip-hop.They Have played festivals, Weddings, Parties, and clubs including Speed Street, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bobcats Arena and others. They have shared the stage with Everclear, Sponge, Better than Ezra, Avett Brothers and countless other acts. Vocalist Tommy Dee was awarded the “Favorite Male Vocalist” in the QC’s Elevate Magazine Best of Awards 2015… Their first priority is having fun on stage and getting everyone involved in the show. BTB strives to keep their audiences dancing, singing, and rocking out. Below the Belt is truly a band you must come to see for yourself…


Patrick Rock at Draught Charlotte December 7th 2018

DECEMBER 7th, 2018 | 9PM

Patrick Rock is a talented singer/songwriter hailing from Greensboro, NC. He released his solo record debut, When All Else Fails… through Nascent Republic Records on March 17, 2009. This is an album two years in the making, and boasts tracks such as “Save Me” and “California” that are both musically engaging and
lyrically solid. The album is available in digital and CD format.

Patrick is continuing to gain recognition in his area, and was selected for the fourth time to open up for the band Sister Hazel at their Greensboro show. He was also chosen as Omega Sports Store’s Artist of the Month for August 2009. Patrick most recently won a contest by Sonicbids and had an in-store performance at the Greensboro GAP, where his music will now be entered in a national contest with consideration for store and advertisement placement.

Visit this link to hear more about this Artist:

Brent Cates Duo at Draught Charlotte on December 21st, 2018

DECEMBER 21, 2018 | Starting @ 9PM

Brent Cates is from the growing town of Gastonia NC. A musician since the age of 4 playing percussion and keyboards a performer since the age of 14, Brent has shared the stage with Lifehouse, Three Days Grace, Staind, Better Than Ezra, and many more. He now plays guitar and fronts The Brent Cates Band behind his first album release “Wasted Words”.

Check out their music:



Eli Yacinthe Music at Draught Charlotte December 19th 2018

DECEMBER 19th, 2018 | Starts 5:30PM

Eli Yacinthe was born and raised in Statesville, North Carlolina. Since learning guitar at age 10 he has adopted his families love for music.

Now, aged 18, he has played at Merlefest, the Nashville Winery, and the Grand Ole Opry. He continues to play in his hometown and surrounding areas and is known for his eclectic taste in music, despite his young age.

He plays everything from Gypsy Jazz to Country. He plays solo, and also with his trio the Eli Yacinthe Trio.

Check out Eli in action:



Come unwind to some great music and some great drink specials!    We are conveniently located behind the Panthers’ Stadium (Bank of America).  View of uptown is amazing from our spot!  This month’s line up is:  December 7th – Patrick Rock | December 14th Leisure McCorkle Solo | December 21st – Brent Cates Duo | December 28th – Below the Belt Duo

Early Ray at Draught Charlotte on December 26th, 2018

DECEMBER 26, 2018 | Starting @ 5:30PM

Early Ray released a cd of original music in June of 2012 and it charted at #38 in the Country charts and top 10 in the Country EP charts. Their single, “Fried Pickles” is in current rotation on XM country radio.

They have played along side major acts such as Dierks Bently, Charlie Daniels, Pat Green, Montgomery Gentry, Kip Moore, Tate Stevens, Corey Smith and more!

They have played for Speed Street, Memorial Stadium 4th of July Fireworks, ACC Football, Carolina Panthers and the NFL, University of South Carolina, Clemson University, Winthrop University, UNCC, Knights Castle and the White Sox (MLB) and over a dozen sorority and fraternity events across the south east.

To read their entire bio, visit:


Draught Charlotte Private Party Events
Available for Private Functions & Events.

Our huge main bar downstairs is available for private functions, large luncheon groups, business meetings, rehearsal dinners, after work happy hours and game watch parties. Host your next party with us!

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Hours of Operation

Closed during Fall

11:00am – 11:00pm

11:00am – 12:00am

10:00am – 11:00pm

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