Kingstide renderings courtesy of East West Partners

The Indigo Road Hospitality Group will open a restaurant and rooftop bar called Kingstide at The Waterfront, a new mixed-use Daniel Island development overlooking the Wando River. Described as a “fresh seafood concept” from the group that’s brought Charleston restaurants like The Macintosh, Indaco and O-Ku, Kingstide will open later this year, according to a press release. 

“We are very excited about opening our first waterfront seafood concept on Daniel Island and honored to partner with East West Partners,” said Indigo Road managing partner Steve Palmer. “Kingstide will be a casual seafood restaurant sourcing from our abundant waters as much as possible and inviting guests for all occasions, being dinner with the family and a night out with friends.” 

Kingstide bills itself as Daniel Island’s only waterside restaurant with a rooftop bar, which Palmer expects will be popular as folks continue to look for outdoor dining options post-pandemic.

“Our rooftop bar will be perfect for those looking for a drink and oysters on the half shell, and our wood-fired grill downstairs will be even better for a night out,” he said. “This is a three-year dream that is finally coming true and even in these uncertain times, we are excited to be a part of the vibrant Daniel Island restaurant community.”

Next to Kingstide, Indigo Road will open a grab-and-go establishment with the same format as Mercantile and Mash, the hospitality group’s downtown gourmet market and restaurant. The Daniel Island Market and Eatery (DIME) “will offer a range of light bites and snacks including gelato, sandwiches, salads, pastries, freshly made juices and coffee.” DIME will also open later this year.