Welcome to Q Tavern — Craft Tap and Fine Food in Charlotte Uptown, NC

Opening your mind and palate to a creative new craft tap concept featuring locally sourced food and beverage options that will delight your culinary senses. Our specialty and regionally inspired menu truly takes pub grub to the next level. Start out the night with fresh salmon patties, pulled pork poutine, or smoked pimento cheese dip made with hickory smoked red pepper and ciabatta toast points. Or, if you are feeling more like an over achiever, try one of our many entrees including Duck Rabbit beer braised short ribs, pulled pork, black and bleu burger, or our Carolina fish and chips all sourced from North Carolina farms. Just like our menu, the atmosphere combines natural elements with modern convenience. Offering options for both indoor and outdoor dining, you can take the more traditional approach or enjoy a flight by the fire. Our full menu is also served poolside.

Q Tavern Features

Q Tavern is a new craft tap concept featuring locally sourced food and beverage options atypical of anything you would expect. Our specialty and regionally inspired menu truly takes pub grub to the next level. Experience an evening at Q Tavern enjoying delicious Southern BBQ inspired selections or unwind with one of our many locally brewed craft tap selections. Born and raised in North Carolina himself, our chef brings the tastes of North Carolina to our doorstep. His traditional southern recipes garnished with a flare will send your taste buds soaring into exhilaration. Our Charlotte uptown restaurant is fashionably elegant and delivers true southern hospitality. Come experience uptowns newest go to spot, Q Tavern!

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Craft Tap

Locally sourced craft tap and all of your “go to” beverages of choice are waiting for you. Our staff has been serving up the typical and the creative for quite some time. Stop in, relax, and enjoy something from our uptown bar selection at Q Tavern.

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Fine Food

Offering your favorite southern sides and anything but the normal “pub grub”.  Q Tavern has quite the menu selection for you to calm those lunch time or afternoon cravings.  From appetizers and starters, to burgers and big boy/girl entrees… we do fine food right!

Fairfield Inn & Suites — Luxury hotel in Uptown CLT

Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown, is located in the heart of uptown. Our hotel is within walking distance to Bank of America Corporate Center, Uptown City Center, great dining options, shopping and attractions. Experience comfort in style in our thoughtfully designed guest rooms that allow you to work and relax. Fairfield Inn Charlotte Uptown offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel to stay connected and fitness facilities that include a pool and exercise room.

Stephen Alsop – Executive Chef, Q Tavern Craft Tap and Fine Foods

Executive Chef Stephen Alsop was born and raised in Maryland, but his culinary education began in Charleston, SC. After attending culinary school at Johnson & Wales University of Charleston, Stephen continued to work in the area as Executive Banquet Chef for the Charleston Yacht Club and the Charleston Country Club until his advancement to Executive Chef at the Firethorn Country Club. During this time his passion developed as he began to perfect his style. His years of study led him to work in Marriott properties for 7 years, learning the trade from every angle, and after 22 years we welcome him to the QTavern. Executive Chef Alsop’s style is best described as Modern American Regional, a mix of southern sophistication and locally inspired cuisine, and his philosophy is rooted in sourcing quality ingredients throughout each season. In his spare time Chef enjoys cooking competitions, golfing, and fishing!

Birthplace: Maryland

Educational Experience: Alumni Johnson & Wales University Charleston SC 2000 Bachelors of Culinary Arts

Work Experience:
Executive Banquet Chef at the Charleston Yacht Club
Executive Banquet Chef at the Charleston Country Club
Executive Chef at the Firethorne Country Club Marvin, NC
Worked as executive chef for 2 Marriott properties for 7 years
Executive Chef with Hilton Hotels
Have been in various f&b positions throughout my 22 years in the f&b industry.

My food style would best be described as Modern American Regional

My philosophy is rooted in using the best quality ingredients available.

Memberships and organizations

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
ACF (American Culinary Federation)

In my spare time I like to compete in cooking compations, play golf and fish.

Get In Touch


Open Daily for Lunch and Dinner11am – 11pm

Located on the corner of 4th Street and McDowell at the new Fairfield Inn and Suites – Charlotte Uptown


Phone1-704-372-7550 ext. 1555


Address201 S McDowell St Charlotte, NC 28204