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Cork & Ale

A wine bar, taproom, and restaurant located in Waxhaw, NC.


Covid-19 Response

Every precaution is being taken to make sure we are delivering top quality service in the safest environment possible.

We now have new options for you including online ordering and family-style menu items for more choices when planning the weekly meals for your household.  Our order process choices are designed to be comfortable and hassle-free....even with this new social distancing we are all learning together.


Online Ordering

It's easy to order food, wine, and craft beer online.  Order for immediate pick-up or pre-order a future date and time.

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Family Menu Additions

Enjoy our regular menu along with new additions of wraps, comfort food, and large size meals.

Designated Pick-up Parking

Stay in your car, give us a call, and we will bring your order to you or come inside and say hello if you like.

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Purchase Gift Cards Online

Give a gift while practicing social distancing.  A great way to show someone you care.

*Gift cards for in-store redemption only


Special Message

How we are working to better serve you


Get to Know Us

Cork & Ale is a place to commemorate historical Waxhaw while looking ahead to its vibrant future.  Located across from Waxhaw's historic bridge and train tracks our interesting history does not stop at our doorstep, as we are in the first building to serve alcohol in Waxhaw.

Come see us and you'll find an extensive selection of hand-selected fine wine by the glass and bottle, craft beer bottle shop and taproom, and delicious, inspired dishes, pairing, and small plates. We take pride in treating every guest as a valued member of our family.  


Adjusted Hours

Tuesday to Saturday

   11:30am - 8:00pm   

Now open Sundays

    11:30am - 6pm   



When It Comes to Our Drinks, We Ain’t
Kiddin’ Around

Twelve Taps

They say variety is the spice of life. 
The team at Cork & Ale takes special care to have new choices on tap every week.


Just the right cold one

We’ve turned the search for the
perfect beer into an art form.  Scouring local, national, and international brewers for only the best.  It's not easy to make our list.

Bottle Shop

Enjoy the many choices
Cork & Ale assembles to stock your fridge. IPAs, Stouts, Sours, Ciders, Ales, Ambers, Pilsners, Lagers, you name it.  We may even have beer made only by monks if you are feeling you need a little heavenly intervention as you sip from a
perfect pour.



Wine by the glass

Benjamin Franklin was
a smart guy.  As he said...."The
discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. 
The universe is too full of stars." 
Enjoy our ever-changing
selections by
the glass.


Wine by the bottle

Say goodbye to grocery store wine roulette.  Even with over 300 wines to choose from, we hand-pick every single one so you can take home the very best.

Stock the celler

We take our wine partnerships
seriously.  Enjoy the unique flavors
of France, Italy, New Zealand, Austria, California as you explore wines from around the world.  Mainstream to boutique 
selections allows us to keep your
cellar stocked just right.

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Eat. It’s Good for You.


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Take a Bite



A Better Sandwich


Family Favorite



Dine with Us


Cork & Ale

Good people. Good times.


Contact Us

113 E North Main St, Waxhaw, NC 28173, USA

(704) 256-7757