Dress Code & Club Rules

Members and guests are politely requested to adhere to the Club’s Rules & Dress Code when visiting the Club.

Cowdray Lounge & Dining Room
Formal Dress applies from 1030hrs onwards, ties are optional until 1830hrs.
Informal dress applies until 1030hrs, on Friday evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

All other Areas
Informal Dress

Private Functions & Events
Members and non-members of the Club attending a private event with no specified dress code, may wear Informal Dress when using the Club’s conference and banqueting facilities.

Dress Code Definitions:

Formal Dress:
Suit or jacket with collared shirt, tie (optional until 1830hrs), smart trousers and appropriate footwear. Trainers are not permitted.

Summer Formal Dress Code:
From 1st May to 30th August, jackets may be removed.

Informal Dress:
Polo shirts and smart trousers including untorn jeans and trainers are permitted.
Sandals, rubberized flip-flops, shorts, T-shirts, sports attire or overtly branded attire are not permitted.

Ladies Dress Code
Please use the above as a guide, avoiding extremes and overly revealing forms of dress.  Smart sandals and T-shirt style tops are permitted.

Children
16yrs and older – the above adult rules apply
Under 16 – Parents/Guardians are responsible for ensuring that their children are dressed appropriately.

Download a copy of the Club Rules & Regulations here

Club Rules and Regulations
Permitted Not Permitted
Cowdray Lounge and Dining Room: Handbags, tablets (on silent mode with no headphones) and mobile phones (not to be used for making calls) Cowdray Lounge and Dining Room: Business papers, laptops, overcoats, luggage, briefcases and other bags. Business meetings are not to be conducted in the Cowdray Lounge
Running Horse (when open): Briefcases, handbags, tablets (on silent mode with no headphones) and mobile phones (not to be used for making calls). Running Horse (when open): Business papers, laptops, overcoats, luggage and other bags.
Running Horse (outside opening hours): Laptops, tablets and mobile phones on silent mode. Briefcases and handbags allowed. Note: calls may be made. Running Horse (outside opening hours): Overcoats, luggage and other bags.
The Library, and Churchill Bar when not in use: Laptops, tablets and mobile phones on silent mode. Briefcases and handbags allowed. Note: calls may not be made. The Library, and Churchill Bar when not in use: Overcoats, luggage and other bags.
The Study & Business Centre: Briefcases, handbags, tablets, mobile phones and laptops. Note: calls may be made The Study & Business Centre: Overcoats, luggage and other bags.