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Cork & Ale

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


NC Face Covering Requirement

Per the recent face covering requirement by NC state authorities, Cork & Ale Waxhaw will require the following from our team and guests as of 4pm today June 26, 2020.

Our team will wear a face covering or mask when they are or may be within 6 feet of another person. We request all guests wear a face covering or mask when not seated at their table. Please note the enforcement of this mandate is our responsibility and we may incur a citation should we not. We trust you respect our position and will not compromise our team or our responsibility. Due to this, we may respectfully refuse entry and/or service to anyone who chooses not to abide by this requirement. We ask that you remain respectful with our team and comply with any requests to put your face covering on when not seated at a table. If you are exempt from wearing a face covering as specified in the Executive Order, we will work to accommodate you. As always, we sincerely thank you for your continued support and understanding as we all work to keep everyone safe, well fed and well “hydrated!" 🍺🍺🍷🍷


We now deliver!

We just made it even easier to get your favorite food and drinks with delivery.  Its easy with our online app or call 704-256-7757.

$5 fee and limited to surrounding areas


Stay at Home Packages

Cork & Ale in partnership with Grapevine Distributing is pleased to offer discounted wine packages to help you get through these days of staying at home.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the RWCF to support displaced restaurant workers.

Details: Each package will be available 1-3 days after the order is placed.  To place your order, give us a call (704) 256-7757 or order online.

Packages will be updated as often as weekly.  Click on the button below to see available packages.


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 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Wednessday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Thursday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Friday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Saturday 11:30am - 10:00pm (food service until 9:00pm)

Sunday 11:30am - 7:00pm (food service all day)

Monday - Closed 


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


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