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Welcome to Bristol’s Premier Private Members’ Club

Welcome to The Clifton Club, Bristol's oldest existing Private Members' Club located in a glorious Georgian building in the heart of Clifton Village. The traditional elegance and grandeur of the surroundings come together with modern facilities to provide an exclusive environment in which male and female members of all ages are able to relax and socialise with like-minded people. The Club arranges a variety of in-house events  and activities for members who are also able to make use of the excellent dining facilities amongst many other membership benefits. The rooms are also available to hire privately by those who wish to host functions and events including wedding receptions and ceremonies or business meetings and conferences.

Wedding hire

The Club can offer wedding ceremonies as well as receptions for up to 100 guests.

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The Clifton Club provides the ideal environment for corporate meetings and functions.

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Latest News From the Clifton Club

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    Clifton Club Petrol Heads “Somerset Summer Sortie”

    14 April 2014

    On Wednesday 21st May 2014 Clifton Club Members are invited to take part in a non-competitive, untimed, Rally. This will follow "tulip" style directions and mileage distances on a scenic route of around 50 miles on Somerset's open roads. The Rally should take appproximately 2 hours. Members will Start with coffee and instructions issued at 10.00 am, from a venue in Hartcliffe, South Bristol. The Rally will finish at a country pub for lunch in beautiful South Somerset. Each car will need one driver and one navigator, plus passengers if you wish. Each driver will be given a "get out of jail" envelope with the destination details if you get lost! 

    Members Only Event: If you would like to take part in this fantastic day out then please contact the club office for the organiser's details. 



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    Elsa Hammond - Pacific Solo Row

    07 April 2014

    On Friday 4th April 2014 Clifton Club Members were invited to hear a talk from Elsa Hammond a Clifton resident who will be rowing 2,400 miles from California to Hawaii, solo and unsupported from 7th June this year 

    Elsa is the only European female solo competitor in the inaugural Great Pacific Race, the first ever rowing race in the Pacific Ocean. She is aiming to break several world records and push her mind and body to their limits to complete this epic challenge. Elsa is supporting causes that promote sustainability and social reform. She is also enabling vital research into oceanography and climatology. 

    Elsa is dedicating her gruelling challenge to inspirational women around the world – she will make them part of her journey and celebrate them as she rows,  2,400 Miles for 2,400 Women. Click the link here to help support Elsa on her fantastic adventure. 

    Once completed Elsa will return to The Club to update everyone. 

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    Behind Closed Doors

    28 March 2014

    Members and Friends Evening on Wednesday 14th May 2014

    The Clifton Club is opening its doors to welcome Members to invite their friends, family and colleagues to come along for a drinks and canapés evening for Prospective Members of the Club. The evening will include a tour of the Club's rooms and a chance to meet current Members of The Club. Information about Membership, Events and Activities that take place throughout the year will be available .  A selection of Canapés made by our In-House Chef Philip will be circulated and a ariety of drinks will be provided. 

    This event will be by Invitation only, if you have someone in mind please contact the Membership Secretary Sonia Hughes on sonia@thecliftonclub.co.uk

Latest events at the Clifton Club

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    St George’s Day Lunch

    23 April 2014

    Celebrate St Georges Day at The Club with a traditional two course lunch plus a glass of wine/soft drink and coffee for £18.50 per person.  Dress code is lounge suits/day dresses with a touch of red and white.  Guests are very welcome.

    Add your name to the list on The Club Noticeboard or send an e-mail to book your space.

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    Cothelstone Point to Point

    14 May 2014

    The Club traditionally Sponsors the Ladies Race at The Western & Harriers Point to Point, Members are invited to the Hostpitality Tent for light refreshments. Cost of entry will be £20.00 pp to include car parking if required. if sufficient numbers wish to go then a mini bus will be available at an additional cost of £10.00pp. 

    The first race starts at 5.15pm, if travelling by mini bus pick up form the club at 3.30pm. To see the course click here.

    You will need to book for this event please contact sonia@thecliftonclub.co.uk 

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    Fanny & Johnnie Craddock Show

    16 May 2014

    Bristol based Show of Strength Theatre Co are coming to The Clifton Club on Friday 16th May 2014.  Fanny & Johnnie Craddock, played by actors Kate McNab and John Telfer, cook up a storm in their sell-out dinner theatre show. Members will enjoy a three-course meal a la Craddock, featuring Fanny’s signature ‘prawn cocktail’ dish and a classic chicken dish, hilariously demonstrated by Fanny before it’s served, with a bit of help from the audience and regular bursts of song assisted by Johnnie at the piano. Dessert and coffee will follow, wine included. Timings: 7.30pm for 8pm. Dress Code: Black Tie.

    Tickets are £45.00 per person, Members and their guests are welcome.