Reciprocal Clubs

Generally a letter or a card is requested from the visiting reciprocal Member on arrival, in addition to prior notice by phone or email. We are always looking to expand our network of reciprocal clubs, so if you would like to make any recommendations, please get in touch with our administrator.

United Kingdom


NEW The Clifton Club


22 The Mall  Clifton
Bristol BS8 4DS

Contact: Sonia Hughes
+44 (0)117 974 5039

sonia@thecliftonclub.co.uk
www.thecliftonclub.co.uk

The Clifton Club is Bristol’s oldest existing private members club. Its aim has always been to appeal to the professional, the influential, the entrepreneurial and the interesting – those people who want a relaxed but exclusive environment with excellent social and networking opportunities.

The Club is extremely proud of its rich heritage and fascinating history. It witnessed the building of the world’s first suspension bridge, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, over the nearby Avon Gorge, was responsible for the formation of the renowned Clifton College, introduced a telegram machine in 1856 and a telephone in 1884, counted the cricketer WG Grace as a member in the early 1900s and spent a short time as accommodation for officers of the Royal Flying Corps towards the end of the First World War.

Nowadays it is a truly cosmopolitan environment that welcomes men and women. All members are invited to partake in various and regular social activities that take place within the serene setting. The Club boasts a suite of historic rooms including the Dining Room, Drawing Room and Bar, Centenary Room and Bridge Room. Reciprocal members may also enjoy the two snooker tables, backgammon and chess.


NEW The Winchester House Club


10 Lower Richmond Road
Putney
London
SW15 1JN

Contact: Sarah Thomas
+44 (0)20 8785 6657

secretary@winchesterhouseclub.com
www.winchesterhouseclub.com

Occupying an unrivalled position with a riverside lawn sweeping down to the Thames embankment in Putney, the Winchester House Club is a traditional and thriving private members club offering a range of facilities within a serene setting.

The Club has always had strong sporting connections, and each year hosts several exclusive sporting events and dinners. A key event is the University Boat Race as the Club is perfectly positioned just a few hundred yards from the start.

Although a gentleman’s club, the Club welcome families and guests to enjoy the atmosphere and unique environment.


NEW The National Liberal Club


Whitehall Place
London
SW1A 2HE

Contact: Rosemary Tweddle
+44 (0)20 7930 9871

rosemary@nlc.org.uk
www.nlc.org.uk

Founded in 1882 by Gladstone, the Club exists to provide the very best club facilities for relaxing and entertaining in the heart of London, for members whose interests vary from liberal politics to the liberal arts. It was one of London’s first major gentlemen’s clubs to admit women as full members.

Overlooking the Thames, with “the most splendid terrace in London”, the club is within easy reach of Whitehall, the West End, the City and Theatreland. The Club is blessed with an extraordinary building by noted Victorian architect Alfred Waterhouse, and is also conveniently situated for underground and mainline stations which are close by.

Over the years, members have included H.H Asquith, Rupert Brooke, G.K. Chesterton, Winston Churchill, Muhammed Ali Jinnah, David Lloyd George, Ramsay Macdonald, George Bernard Shaw, Bram Stoker, Dylan Thomas and H.G. Wells.


NEW The New Club


2 Montpelier Parade,
Cheltenham
GL501UD

Tel: +44 (0)1242 541121

The recently re-furbished sitting room is a quiet haven for morning coffee and a read of the morning papers. For private family dinners or celebrations, it can also be configured as a dining room providing seating for up to 12 people. A variety of menus is available.

Coffee drinks and bar lunches can be enjoyed in the lounge; a comfortable and convivial meeting place for members and their guests, at any time of the day.

The library is an historic room, situated on the first floor. The traditional library and reading room has period furniture and a vast collection of books. This room is an ideal setting for holding smaller meetings for around 10-12 people.

On those lovely summer evenings, the outdoor terrace comes into its own. Whether it is just a drink and snack, or for one of Chef’s special barbecue events, it is always popular.


NEW The Warrington Club


Bold Street,
Warrington,
CHESHIRE,
WA1 1DN

Tel: +44 (0)1925 230979

Members are proud of the club’s traditions. The members’ book almost provides a Victorian history of the town. For example, Frederick Monks (1834 – 1912) was a great liberal Industrialist who founded The White Cross Wire Company and with others Warrington Co-operative; he was a generous benefactor to the town with a particularly keen interest in nursing. His gifts include the Golden Gates and the Cromwell Memorial.

The Warrington Club is one of this historic town’s few remaining traditional establishments, it continues to provide a congenial meeting place for Warrington’s business community.

There is a very traditional dining room; a snooker room and a meeting room which will accommodate up to 12 persons. Social events include annual snooker and golf tournaments.


Oxford and Cambridge Club


71 Pall Mall
LONDON
SW1Y 5HD

Contact: GR Buchanan
+44 (0)20 7930 5151

club@oandc.uk.com
www.oxfordandcambridgeclub.co.uk

For nearly 200 years alumni of the two ancient universities have chosen to take up membership and enjoy the outstanding amenities and sophisticated setting of a Grade II*-listed Clubhouse in the very heart of London.

 Spacious, private and well-appointed, the Club enables members to meet friends and colleagues in magnificent surroundings, host a party, relax or simply find a quiet place to work. With its elegant Coffee Room, large and well-maintained library, two bars, more than 40 bedrooms and its own sports facilities, including squash and snooker/billiards.Three private dining rooms are available for hire with capacity of 12 to 60 people. The Club is ideally located for entertaining, relaxation and business.


City University Club


50 Cornhill
London
EC3V 3PD

Contact: Robina Graham
+44 (0)20 7626 8571

secretary@cityuniversityclub.co.uk
www.cityuniversityclub.co.uk

The City University Club (CUC) is a lunch club in the heart of the financial area of London. It is the ideal place for lunch or simply a drink at the bar. The Club offers a first class meal in discreet circumstances for a modest price.

The (CUC) is in the old Prescott’s Bank Building where it was originally established in 1895 by Oxbridge graduates who wanted a lunch club in the City. The link with the universities remains, but membership is now much wider, embracing both sexes and many professions.

Private function rooms, conference facilities, dining rooms, bars and ample car parking space available. Restaurant and bar meals available during lunchtime and evenings. Licensed for weddings. The dress code throughout the club is smart casual: no trainers or jeans, except for formal dining, including Sunday lunch, when jacket and tie are required for men and equivalent attire for women. Reciprocal arrangements do not apply during Henley Royal Regatta week.


Leander Club


Henley-on-Thames
RG9 2LP

Contact: Paul Budd OBE
+44 (0)1491 575782

info@leander.co.uk
www.leander.co.uk

Founded in 1818, Leander Club boasts an unsurpassed record in rowing achievements. It is home to heroes such as Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent, double gold medallists James Cracknell, Steve Williams and Pete Reed, and the champions of tomorrow.

Leander is a private members’ club but welcomes corporate clients and bookings for events from non-Members.  The dress code throughout the clubhouse is defined as ’smart casual’. Smart jeans are acceptable but not sportswear or trainers. The guideline for gentlemen is a collared shirt. Gentlemen are not required to wear a tie unless if it specified for a particular events, but many members opt to wear a jacket and tie in the Dining Room.

Non-residential. Open Monday to Friday 12noon to 4pm. Luncheon club with private dining facilities available in the evenings and weekends.


Nottingham Club


Newdigate House
Castle Gate
Nottingham
NG1 6AF

Contact: J Cullis
+44 (0)115 912 6220

secretary@nottinghamclub.com
www.nottinghamclub.com

The Nottingham Club is a private members’ club for men and women of the professional and business community. Located in Newdigate House in the heart of the City, it is a haven which provides a tranquil and comfortable meeting place for members and their guests. Now a Grade II listed building, Newdigate House was restored in 1966 to something resembling its former glory and became the current home of the Club.

When the Club moved from its earlier premises in Maypole Yard, just off Nottingham’s historic Old Market Square, the panelling from the old club came too and is featured today in the World Service Bar on the ground floor. It symbolises the Club’s desire, in an ever-changing world, to keep the best of the old whilst adopting the best of the new

Non-residential. The Club Lounge and Bar are open from 12 noon to 3pm from Monday to Friday and are available at other times by arrangement. Meals are available daily at lunch times and evenings in the World Service Restaurant.


Cardiff and County Club


Westgate Street
CARDIFF
CF10 1DA

Contact: Ms Jill Thomas
+44 (0)2920 220846

jill@cardiffandcountyclub.com
www.cardiffandcountyclub.com

The Cardiff and County Club was founded in 1866. The present building was opened in 1892 and is now listed as an historic building, representative as it is of late Victorian opulence. The first President was a Cardiff solicitor whose great grandson is currently a Trustee of the Club.

The Club has necessarily had a close relationship with its immediate neighbour, the Cardiff Arms Park, and more recently the Millennium Stadium, and is never more fully used than on a Rugby International days.

Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket, closed collar and tie from Monday to Thursday from 10.30 am onwards. Before 10.30 am each day and also on Fridays and weekends, whilst jackets must be worn, no tie is required provided that only the top button of the collared shirt may be undone. Ladies should wear smart attire.

Denim, sport tops, shorts and trainers may not be worn at any time in the Clubhouse except in the Jubilee Suite where no formal dress code applies.

The Club is open from Monday to Friday from 11am to 7pm and on Saturday from 11am until 4pm. Additionally the Club is open for special events in the evening.


Vincents’ Club


1a King Edward Street
Oxford
OX1 4HS

Contact: Tom Smith
+44 (0)1865 722984

general.manager@vincents.org
www.vincents.org

Since 1863, the Club has been defined by a shared passion for sporting excellence, a loyalty to fellow members, as well as a drive for personal improvement and community outreach.

The Club will be open for business from 0th week until 9th week of each term (see Term Card for term dates). The Club is open Monday to Saturday  11.30am – 2.30pm and 6.30 – 11.00pm and shut every Sunday unless booked 24 hours in advance.Collar and Tie are to be worn in the evening. No mobile phones at any time.

Outside term and these hours the Club is occasionally open for events, but sometimes booked for private functions. These are mentioned on the website.

Australia


Melbourne Savage Club


12 Bank Place
Melbourne
Victoria
3000

+61 3-9670-0644
Fax: +61 3-9600-1176

melbournesavageclub@bigpond.com
www.melbournesavageclub.com

Established in 1894, the Melbourne Savage Club is one of Australia’s oldest private members’ clubs.

The club’s name reflects the desire of the founders to encourage the flowering of the Bohemian tradition in Melbourne, by taking the name of Richard Savage, an eccentric and free-spirited 17th century English poet.

The clubhouse is an historic 19th century mansion in the heart of Melbourne. It provides a rare ambience for socialising over lunch or a drink, for member performances showcasing artistic talent, and for wonderfully eccentric social occasions.

The clubhouse possesses a rare ambience. It is spacious, restful and presents a civilised place of meeting, conversation and relaxation against a background of superb furnishings and appointments. The Savages of today are inheritors of a priceless ‘home from home’.

Thailand


NEW The British Club Bangkok


189 Suriwongse Road
Bangkok 10500 Thailand

Tel: +66 2234 0247

Often described as “an oasis in the heart of Bangkok”, the British Club Bangkok is the social, sports & cultural centre for the English-speaking community in Bangkok.

The Club is centrally located between Silom and Suriwongse Roads in the heart of Bangkok’s business, shopping and entertainment district, and close to both public transport (Skytrain, Underground and BRT) and to the Second Stage Expressway.

The Club provides a relaxed and friendly atmosphere for a wide range of sporting and social activities for the whole family, while remaining a popular venue for a business lunch or convivial drink. The Club is also well-known for its high standard of catering for functions held both on and off the premises. Membership is open to all nationalities and there are currently over 1,000 Members from over 40 countries. The Club celebrated its centenary in 2003.

South Africa


Durban Club


93/96 Victoria Embankment
Durban
4001
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
(Postal: PO Box 915, Durban 4000)

Contact: Warren Ozard
Tel: +27 31 304 2651

dbnclub@global.co.za
www.durbanclub.co.za

The Durban Club is situated on Durban’s famous Victoria Embankment, adjacent to the old central business district, with glorious views of Durban Bay. Rich in Edwardian architectural detail, characteristic of the early 1900s, it is one of the city’s most stately and attractive buildings.

The atmosphere of the Club is elegant yet relaxed, sophisticated yet friendly, and it is viewed as a home-from-home by many of its members. The Club has reciprocity with over 109 Clubs world-wide, and it welcomes their members to use the facilities offered. Private function rooms, squash court, sauna, gymnasium, library, snooker and barber.


Pretoria Country Club


Waterkloof
241 Sidney Avenue,
Pretoria 0181
South Africa
(Postal PO Box 95532, Waterkloof, 0145)

Contact: M R Berman-Thomas
Tel:+27 12 460 6242

admin@ptacc.co.za
www.ptacc.co.za

The Pretoria Country Club is renowned for being the quality, sports and social venue in Pretoria. Set in the magnificent surrounds of Waterkloof, the Country Club boasts a par 72, ‘parklands’ golf course, designed by the Gary Player group and in the top 50 courses in the country .

Squash facilities comprise six of the best courts, two of which are fitted with glass backs.
The six high-quality all-weather tennis courts are situated next to the Club’s beautiful lake and are surrounded by lawns, flower beds and trees. Two floodlit courts provide the opportunity to play tennis after sunset.

The Club also offers four stunning venues for corporate functions, private parties, conferences or weddings. You can visit The Terrace Restaurant @ The Pavilion as well as the Blu Saffron Restaurant, also on the premises of the Pretoria Country Club.


Rand Club


33 Loveday Street
Corner of Fox
Johannesburg
2001
(Postal: PO Box 1032, Johannesburg 2000)

+27 11 834 8311

rcfunctions@worldonline.co.za
www.randclub.co.za

Old-school charm, a grand façade and unique décor: Rand Club encapsulates the feeling of a bygone era. Situated in central Johannesburg, a few blocks off the M2 highway.

The exterior of the present Club House has changed very little over the years and is very much as it is was in 1904. The whole club has been given a complete refurbishment following the fire of June 2005 and some would say that the club has never looked as good as it does now.

Air conditioned bedrooms. Accommodation charges include full English breakfast. Restaurant, private dining rooms, library, billiards and hairdresser. Jacket and tie necessary on weekdays, dresses or skirts for women.

Any reciprocal accommodation booking should be diverted to Inanda Club at pbutler@inandaclub.co.za. A letter of introduction required.

Canada


University Club Toronto


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The University Club of Toronto
380 University Avenue
Toronto
Ontario M5G 1R6
Canada

Contact: Jill Hutchinson
+1 416 597 1336 ext. 228

www.universitycluboftoronto.com

Located on Toronto’s prestigious University Avenue, in the heart of the City, the Club is housed in a cherished heritage building that is a retreat for members to dine, socialise, pursue intellectual or artistic enlightenment via the Club’s many events or perhaps visit our boutique fitness centre.

The Club is warm and welcoming; collegial and engaging.  Since 1906 it has been a community of people of diverse backgrounds and interests respectful of traditions yet fully immersed in the contemporary world seeking comfort, familiarity, friendship amongst a body of members with shared interests.

Facilities include daily dining in our casual bar or elegant library dining rooms, access to a treasured wine cellar. A boutique fitness centre with cardio equipment, machines, free weights, classes, squash and a golf practice facility open 24/7. Overnight accommodations for the member or sponsored guests

United States of America


Embassy Club


Des Moines Embassy Club Downtown
666 Grand Avenue
Des Moines
Iowa 50309
USA
515-244-2582

Des Moines Embassy Club West
520 Market Street
West Des Moines
Iowa 50266
USA
515-244-9378

Contact: Audrey Rulli
+1 515 288 2326

www.embassyclub.com

The Des Moines Embassy Club is a product of the merger in 2002 of two legendary city clubs – the Des Moines Club and the Embassy Club –each with its own rich and colourful history.

For more than 100 years, the Des Moines Embassy Club has served as a personal sanctuary, social outlet and business network for generations of Iowans. Both our Downtown location at the top of Des Moines’ Ruan Center and our West location near West Glen in West Des Moines offer award-winning cuisine, food and wine events, private wine lockers, unparalleled service.

Dress code
Downtown: Crystal Room: Business formal, jacket preferred Lounge: Business Casual
West: Main Dining Room: Business casual Bar + Patio: Casual


The Graduate Club


155 Elm Street
New Haven
CT 06511
USA

Contact: Sandra Gervais
+1 203 624 3197

www.graduateclub.com

The Graduate Club and the Quinnipiack Club were city traditions in New Haven dating back to the 1800’s. The Graduate Club was the premiere social club and the Quinnipiack Club was a business networking club.

In 2012, the Graduate Club took over operations at the Quinnipiack Club building and the two Club’s membership’s combined into the new Elm City Club. We continue to operate both locations which allows our growing membership two unique venues for dining, entertainment, banquets, meetings, athletic facilities and overnight accommodations.


The Princeton Club


15 West 43rd Street
New York
NY 10036
USA

Contact: John Matheus
+ 1 212 596 1240

www.princetonclub.com
www.embassyclub.com

Standing nine stories tall in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Princeton Club of New York is  a second home to our vast community of dynamic, multinational members. Our membership includes recent graduates, 50-Year Members, and every class in between. All with varied professions and interests — enjoying and shaping the diverse programs we offer.

Smart casual attire is required throughout the Clubhouse. Members and their guests are asked to respect and uphold the standards of dignity and good taste in wardrobe selection.

For men: 
Smart casual includes collared shirts, dress shirts, button downs, golf shirts, turtlenecks or sweaters, blazers or sport jackets, tailored trousers, denim jeans, and loafers or lace-up shoes with socks. Hats are not permitted in the Club.

For women: 
Smart casual includes shirts or blouses, turtlenecks, sweaters, skirts or tailored pants, dresses, denim jeans, and flats, pumps, boots or dress sandals.


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