FAQs

What are the benefits of joining Phyllis Court Club?
Benefits include:

  • Use of the facilities in the beautiful Phyllis Court clubhouse
  • Overnight accommodation
  • The ability to visit many reciprocal clubs around the world
  • Attend wide variety of Club Events including lunches, dinners and meetings with guest speakers
  • Free entry to Henley Royal Regatta and free guest tickets
  • Hold private celebrations and events at the Club with no room hire fee
  • Join 30 Interest Groups and participate in their events

How do I join?
You don’t have to know a Member to join the Club. If however you do know Members of the Club who have themselves been Members for six months and have known you for two years, they can propose and second your application. If you do not know of any Members, you would be invited to meet the Membership Committee to discuss your application. Names are displayed on the main notice board where they must remain for 28 days before going forward for election by the Council. The procedure is the same for both UK and Overseas candidates. It is recommended that if you are interested in membership you contact the Membership Manager on 01491 570519 or email: membershipmanager@phylliscourt.co.uk

How much does membership cost?
There are different categories of membership which can be seen at http://www.pccmembers.org/membership/membership_fees

How long does it take to become a Member?
Approximately one month, but timing can vary depending on when the interviews can take place and when the application is received.

What is the Dress Code?
The dress code is generally smart casual. Smart jeans are acceptable. Ties are not compulsory and are preferred in the Dining Room for Dinner.

May I use my mobile phone in the Club?
Members may, from time to time, use a laptop computer, tablet or mobile telephone in the premises to read text or to show photographs to other Members and/or their guests. Such activity must not be intrusive. Mobile phones may be used in bedrooms.

Is it possible for non-members to hold a private event in the Club?
Yes, please contact the Sales and Events Department on 01491 570513 or visit http://www.pccmembers.org/celebrations/celebrations for further details.

May I attend an event as a non-member?
Yes, as the guest of a Member or by invitation to a private event.

What are your opening hours?
The Club is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday to Sunday; there is a night porter on duty from 11.00p.m – 7a.m.

Guests             
May I bring guests to the Club?
Members can bring as many guests as they like throughout the year, they must be signed in the Visitors Book located at the main reception.

How Many Times can you bring a guest?
Members are permitted to sign the same guest for up to six times per year.

Children          
Can children visit the Club?
Children are welcomed in the Lounge, Orangery on the Terrace and in the grounds.

Do you provide High Chairs?
Yes, we have high chairs and booster seats, please ask for these when making your lunch/dinner reservation.

Do you have Baby Changing facilities?
Yes.

Facilities
What Facilities are there in the Club?  
The Club offers a full range of facilities including:

  • Private function rooms for lunches, dinners, receptions and meetings.
  • Reading Room
  • Library
  • Computer Terminal
  • Lounge and Members Bar
  • Bridge and Scrabble Room

What places are there to eat?
Members Bar that serves sandwiches and light snacks,
The Orangery that is open for light lunches and supper
Dining room for lunches and dinners.
During the Sumer months dinner is timetabled in the Grandstand Pavilion with views overlooking the Thames.

What sports facilities are there?

  • 4 all-weather tennis courts
  • 4 croquet courts
  • Rowing Enclosure
  • Billiards and Snooker Room.
  • We also have Yoga and Pilates classes that take place in the main Club house and a Golf Society that plays at local courses.

Do you have Changing facilities?
We have Changing Rooms, Lockers and Showers in the Club House.

Bedrooms      
Can non-Members book?

Yes, our bedrooms can be booked by non-members and they have temporary membership during their stay to enable use of some of the facilities.

Do Members get reduced rates when they book bedrooms?
Yes, Members receive a discounted rate for bedrooms booked for themselves, friends or family members.

Moorings
Can I moor my boat when visiting the Club?

Yes, we have two 30ft visitor moorings and one 27ft visitor mooring which Members may use when using the Clubs facilities. The visitor moorings are in front of the Riverside Pavilion and have electricity. Booking is advisable in the Summer.

General
Does the Club offer Wi-Fi?
The Club offers free Wi-Fi to all Members and guests and Wi-Fi is available in the main Lounge, Members Bar, terrace, reading area, library, bedrooms and meeting rooms.

Is the Club Open all year?
The Club is open all year round; we notify Members of any closed days around the Christmas and Regatta periods.

How do you pay for your food and drink?
All Members are issued with a membership card which they can use in the Club to charge items to their ledger account. Each month a statement is issued showing the ledger account balance. Members can choose to settle their account via direct debit, cash, cheque or BACS payment.

How easy is it to park and do you have to pay to park?
The Club has parking for Members in the forecourt and visitors parking. We also have overflow parking on busy days in the paddock. Parking is free for Members and guests (except at Regatta).

Do you allow dogs?
Yes, Members dogs are allowed on the terrace and can be walked around the grounds. Registered Assistance Dogs are allowed in the Club House. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times within the Club premises.

What parking facilities does the Club have? 
The Club has parking facilities for 250 cars as well a private landing area for small helicopters, by prior arrangement.

Reciprocal Clubs and Reciprocal Members
What reciprocal arrangements are there?
As a Member of Phyllis Court Club  you  may visit any of the Reciprocal Clubs we are affiliated with around the world  including Clubs in London, Europe, South Africa, America, Australasia and the Far East. Please see http://www.pccmembers.org/membership/reciprocal_clubs for further details.

How many times can Reciprocal Members Visit Phyllis Court Club?
Reciprocal Members of Phyllis Court are welcome to visit the Club fourteen times per year. Reciprocal Members are welcome to use the Club's dining and bedroom facilities. The Club's sporting facilities cannot be used and the Interest Group activities are for Phyllis Court Members only. Reciprocal Members can also apply for Henley Regatta tickets.

Accessibility    
Is there Disabled Parking?
Yes, we have accessible parking in the Club House forecourt.

Is there a disabled toilet?
Yes, on the ground floor and we also have bedroom accommodation with an accessible toilet and wet room.

Do you have a Lift?
Yes, in the main lounge and in the Riverside Pavilion.

For further information please contact:

Reception
01491 570500

Phyllis Court Club
Marlow Road
Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire
RG9 2HT