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

At Cork & Ale (formerly the Black Chicken), you'll find an extensive selection of hand-selected fine wine by the glass and bottle, craft beer bottleshop and taproom, and delicious, inspired dishes, pairings, and small plates.

Located right in the heart of downtown Waxhaw, NC, just across from the railroad bridge.


Lunch, Dinner, Small Plates and Modern Pub Fare Flair


Craft Beer | Taproom and Bottleshop

A rotating, professional selection of the best local, regional, national and international craft brews.

Tap List

Fine Wine | Cellar and Tasting

A rotating, curated selection from the premiere wine regions in the world.

By The Glass List

About Us

Cork & Ale
113 E North Main St.
Waxhaw, NC 28173

(704) 256-7757



Day Bar Kitchen
Sunday Closed Closed
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday 4:00pm - 9pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 10pm 4:00pm - 9pm
Thursday 11:30am - 10pm 4:00pm - 9pm
Friday 11:30am - 10pm
Saturday 11:30a - 11pm* 11:30am - 10pm
*Extended hours on busier nights
Now serving lunch on Fridays and Saturdays