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The Classic Wineseller

) #28 of 80 Restaurants in Waynesville ££ - £££ American,
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
+1 828-452-6000
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Wine Bar
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a fun place to go! The food was soooo good and the wine excellent and reasonable. They have wine tasting nights which are included with dinner. It is dark and intimate and I understand they have entertainment on the weekends. Not sure but think...More

Thank Pauline H
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for your kind comments. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. I hope you can join us on a weekend sometime so you can experience music LIVE at the Classic Wineseller.

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

One of the many places you need to visit. Very romantic setting. The wine list..... Well let's just say they have what ever taste you desire. The owners were very friendly and courteous. They gave great suggestions. We will be back!

Thank Tim S
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thanks for the kind feedback. We're so glad you had a nice time and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 17 July 2016

Very creative menu and well prepared. We have been three times over the past two years. The weekend dining features excellent live music performances, The restaurant is located in a wine store so you access to a good collection to pair with dinner selection. They...More

Thank Armando G
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for taking time to let us know about your visits with us. So glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. By the way, please alert one of the owners (Richard or Kay) if you ever feel like you are being pushed to buy something...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I am a local and has visited The Wine Cellar occasionally over the years either to purchase a bottle of wine or getting a glass when eating at The Patio Bistro next door. Yes you can get some nice wines at Ingles on sale which...More

Thank Carolyn C
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for the thoughtful review. We rely very heavily on our wonderful locals and visitors to let us know what they want us to carry--we will try to find anything you ask. We don't get the same price breaks offered to us as the...More

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Perhaps it was a bad night. We visited the restaurant on a Thursday night. No one greeted us upon our arrival. Walking back to the restaurant and failing to get the attention of a server, we sat down and after about 10 minutes we did...More

3  Thank wdknight44
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for taking time to let us know about your experience. I'm very sorry you had that kind of experience--it's completely unacceptable and I hope you will accept my apology. If you are willing, please give us another try. Your experience (and that of...More

Reviewed 2 July 2016

We went there Monday, they were closed but assured us they would open Tuesday. We went Tuesday and Wed and they were closed!!! They must not do much business?? Disappointing.More

1  Thank teresasK7715GL
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Please accept my apology, I'm terribly sorry. I'm not sure what dates you are referring to but I can only assume we were closed due to family illness if the door was locked and there wasn't a sign on it explaining the closure. We open...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

...and wine accessories. The selection was amazing $ I didn't eat there but I went there on a Saturday night and they had live music! They place and tables were all packed! Cool!

Thank vnmillsaps
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for taking time to tell us about your visit. I hope you can return soon and join us for dinner.

Reviewed 18 June 2016

Upscale wine shop with a large variety of offerings, large selection of older vintage CA Cabs and French Bordeaux. Also offer tapas, live entertainment some evenings.

Thank peterrC5040MB
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thanks so much for taking time to provide us with feedback on your visit. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 June 2016

This is a real wine lover's experience in an actual wine cellar. The owners, Richard and Kaye, are incredibly knowledgeable about wine and food pairings. Kaye books amazing musical talent for the jazz dinners they host. The food is wonderful and you can either pick...More

Thank Skip C
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Classic Wineseller. The wine shop was opened over 19 years ago and has well over 12,000 bottles of wine to select from at any given time--that's a lot of wine! The restaurant and live music has been...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you enjoy wine, you need to drop by the Wineseller. It's located underneath the shops on Main Street. You enter through a very unpretentious door off of Church Street, and on your first visit you will be amazed. What looks like a tiny shop...More

Thank Mad_Hatter2016
ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thank you for your kind words, and for letting folks know that you must come inside to really experience the true size of the space. Please come back and see us again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Church St, Waynesville, NC 28786-5709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-6000
  • E-mail
Description
The Classic Wineseller is a retail wine and craft beer shop that is open Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Enjoy LIVE music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Our location is underground and stays cool year around. A light jacket or sweater is suggested.
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