Explore Top Finds near Your Renaissance Hotel

Top Finds

Hand-picked recommendations from around the world.

Looking for Chinese street food in London? How about boutiques in Long Beach? Or a pop-up speakeasy in Chicago?

Throw away the guidebook and get connected to what the locals know. Whatever you want to experience on your trip, we’re plugged in and on hand to help you explore the neighborhood.

Our Navigators have curated a list of some of the most fascinating ‘must do’ experiences from each of our Hotels’ neighborhoods.

We’ve collected memorable must-sees for every one of our destinations around the globe, giving you the inside scoop on the best each Renaissance Hotel location has to offer.


Legend Brewing Company

Legend Brewing Company is Virginia's oldest craft brewery.
Legend Brewing Company is located a short walk from the hotel. It sits right on the water which provides the perfect scene with a view of the Elizabeth River, whether inside (with ceiling to floor windows) or out, to enjoy an in-house brewed drink and other delicious menu items. They vow to bring you the "finest and freshest" craft brews that rival your favorite mainstream craft brews.
Address: 1 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704, United States of America
Phone: +757 998 6733

Children's Museum

A fun learning time for the whole family.
The Children's Museum is the largest children's museum in the state of Virginia. There are many different exhibits of the museum that can be explored. The most popular exhibit is the Bubbles exhibit, where children can make bubbles of various sizes and shapes; a Market area, where visitors learn where the food they eat comes from; a planetarium and more. Admission on Wednesdays is $5 from 1-5 PM.
Address: 221 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704, US
Phone: +757 393 5258
Opening hours: 9 AM

Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas

The Food at Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas is soul-stirring.
Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas situated on the busy Court Street is a popular hangout place for people in the neighborhood. Every dish on the menu here is readied by Chef Michael Farrell, who has been named VIP Iron Chef at the Taste of Hampton Roads. Dishes include their delectable New York Cheesecake and Duck Tacos which are a must-try for all. They also offer local draught beers and cocktails.
Address: 450 Court Street, Portsmouth, 23704, United States of America
Phone: +757 332 7222
Opening hours: 11 AM
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The French Quarter

American Pub serving craft beer and delicious food.
The French Quarter is one of Uptown Charlottes oldest establishments located in Uptown Charlotte, NC. The Restaurant offers its clientele lunch specials like the unforgettable wings and comfort food that has a touch of Cajun. Enjoy a glass of wine or craft beer at the outdoor patio.
Address: 321 South Church Street, Charlotte, 28202, United States
Opening hours: Monday: 11AM-9PM, Tuesday-Thursday: 11AM-10PM, Friday: 11AM-11PM, Saturday: 11AM-10PM, Sunday: Closed
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7th Street Public Market

Lively indoor market that holds local shops, bars, bakeries & a mixture of counter-serve eateries.
7th Street Public Markets, intriguing and irresistible kitchens, and cafes entice all of Uptowns likings with everything from local gourmet coffee, craft beers, imported cheeses, and local wines. Grab a raw cold-pressed juice or a delicious Acai Bowl, and enjoy the lively atmosphere inside. You can even take home something local from one of the local boutique shops in the Market!
Address: 224 East 7th Street, Charlotte, 28202, United States of America
Phone: +(704) 230 4346
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday: 7AM-8PM, Friday: 7AM-9PM, Saturday: 8:30AM-9PM, Sunday: 8:30AM-5PM