We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Candlefish

71 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-6421
+1 843-371-1434
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Fun date night

We are locals and I decided to take my wife here for a date night. It was a lot of fun and my wife... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard R
via mobile
Met staff to learn more about what they offer.

Was able to meet the friendly and helpful staff who described their incredible library of... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
mawcat
,
Dallas
Read all 37 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Our team of expert Chandlers curate unique collections of candles, accessories and other home and gift products showcasing the accomplishments of expert makers and their intentionally wonderful goods. With our signature Library and Workshops, Candlefish is also a place for scent exploration, finding inspiration and learning the art of candle-making.
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“candle making” (16 reviews)
“fun activity” (3 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
71 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-6421
CONTACT
Website
+1 843-371-1434
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Charleston
from US$65.00
More Info
from US$20.00
More Info
from US$26.00
More Info
from US$24.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (37)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"candle making"
in 16 reviews
"fun activity"
in 3 reviews
"unique experience"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful shop"
in 2 reviews
"great instructor"
in 2 reviews
"gift items"
in 2 reviews
"king street"
in 2 reviews
"visiting charleston"
in 2 reviews
"workshop"
in 9 reviews
"library"
in 6 reviews
"byob"
in 4 reviews
"wax"
in 2 reviews
"blast"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are locals and I decided to take my wife here for a date night. It was a lot of fun and my wife loved it. I would recommend it.

Thank Richard R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Was able to meet the friendly and helpful staff who described their incredible library of fragrances to allow visitors to determine their own personal taste in aromas. Browsed the multiple collections of brands of candles and giftables and determiined that on my next visit I...More

Thank mawcat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I heard that the candle making workshop is lots of fun, so I decided to try it while we were in Charleston. It was a great experience! My husband just wanted to watch and I was worried that I would feel out of place since...More

1  Thank WendyJR11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I enjoyed the candle making workshop even more than we'd expected we would! This was such a lovely creative and social experience. It was BYOB, so some champagne made it even better! After blindly smelling samples from their dreamily designed fragrance library...More

1  Thank Linger_In_The_Lovely
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Emily F, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hey Linger_In_The_Lovely! We are so glad you and your husband had fun with us! Stephen is pretty awesome. Thanks for the kind review! Cheers, Emily & the Candlefish Chandlers

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 July 2017

4 girlfriends met up in Charleston and one of our activities was spending Saturday morning in a candle making class. We got to pick our own essence oil and made 2 candles that we could pick up the next day. Very fun! While we were...More

Thank cfitzsim
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Emily F, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hey cfitzsim! Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! Cheers, Emily & the Candlefish Chandlers

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My teenage daughter and I attended one of the workshops and we loved it! Everything is already set up for you when you arrive and they give you about a dozen scents to choose from. They told us that if we did not find one...More

Thank SweetTeaNoLemon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Emily F, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hey SweetTeaNoLemon! Thanks for the kind review and the great feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed your workshop! Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Emily & the Candlefish Chandlers

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A group of us went to Candlefish to attend their monthly "Scented Candle Making Workshop" in Charleston, and I would recommend this as a must do for anyone looking to add chandler to their resume. Novices and pro's alike will enjoying sniffing their way through...More

Thank Angela T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Emily F, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hey Angela! Thanks for the kind review! So glad you had a great time with us. Hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Emily & the Candlefish Chandlers

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The candle workshop was recommended to us by a friend, and we are so glad we did it. It was such a unique experience. Our instructor (Rachel) was super friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed all aspects of the class. The price was very reasonable,...More

Thank Gabrielle S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Emily F, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hey Gabrielle! We are so glad you had a great experience with us! Rachel is awesome! Thanks for the kind review. We hope to see you again soon! -Emily & The Candlefish Chandlers

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Wow...I am so happy we were able to get in to the candle making workshop. This workshop was informative and overall a wonderful experience. It was so fun to walk through and discover our scent styles and then decide what candle to make! I never...More

Thank Devon S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Jordan N, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Devon, thank you so much for your kind review! It makes us so happy that the experience was a memorable one for you. Looking forward to seeing you in the workshop again soon!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I love all things candle.....this place is amazing! They make 100 different scents, and the prices are great! The staff are sweet, patient and super knowledgeable about their product. There is something for everyone here.....small travel size, full size etc. Lovely hostess gifts or a...More

Thank Annie P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Emily F, General Manager at Candlefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hey Annie! Thank you for the kind review. Hope to see you again soon!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Charleston
Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
124 reviews
.07 km away
The Restoration
1,098 reviews
.09 km away
King Charles Inn
3,084 reviews
.16 km away
Grand Bohemian Hotel
304 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Leyla Fine Lebanese Cuisine
903 reviews
.11 km away
Christophe Patissier-Chocolatier
206 reviews
.10 km away
Mellow Mushroom
379 reviews
.17 km away
Muse Restaurant & Wine Bar
408 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
550 reviews
.09 km away
235 King Street
95 reviews
.17 km away
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
38 reviews
.10 km away
Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3
5 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Candlefish staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;