Private members’ clubs are not new to India, and the country is filled with clubs which have a long-standing legacy (and waiting list). The new age private members-only clubs include a lot more at a hefty price tag. Each club is a restaurant and hospitality-driven concept catering to the after-work crowd, with lifestyle amenities including wellness spaces, swimming pools, and suites for overnight stays. With targeted memberships, upgraded facilities, and a focus on the digital, the club class is pivoting towards a fresher, younger experience. Below are the best members-only clubs in the country.
The BLVD Club community is a group of like-minded and forward-thinking individuals, connected with a common way of living. A contemporary club for a selected few to get together and take a break all in the luxury and comfort of a private place. This club is a private haven away from home. A place to entertain friends, family and clients, hold business meetings or spend a lazy Sunday afternoon. BLVD Club ensures every member has access to a personal concierge service to help make life easier. Right from planning a meeting to arranging a poolside dinner, the lifestyle managers will take care of everything for you. Established in December 2017, the 100,000 sq. ft. club offers its members everything under the sun.
The Chambers, Taj New Delhi
The Chambers, the Taj Mahal Hotels’ exclusive business club has undergone a transformation. Nestled in the heart of Delhi, it is now spread over two floors, has a members-only restaurant serving European food, a new stylish bar with a display of hand-picked offerings, a cigar lounge with a limited-edition selection, a Stefano Ricci-designed meeting room, sophisticated bar; and a cigar lounge, dinnerware from Bernardaud, glassware from Riedel, and similar elements that connote luxury. And, symbolic of the new luxury befitting our times, a new Swedish air purification system. The Chambers, today, has a presence across multiple Taj hotels in six cities including Dubai, London and Bengaluru.
Jolie’s is a members-only luxury club crafted by the finest architects of pleasure. Sprawling over 20,000 square feet in the heart of Bombay at Worli, it is an oasis of revelry and leisure for the indulgent and uninhibited. Featuring 9 transformative zones, this eclectic sanctuary is an escape from your everyday to your off-centre. Jolie’s is a celebration of a community that provokes new perspectives and fuels creativity.
The Quorum Gurugram and Mumbai
The Quorum is an urban lifestyle club that puts you at the centre of a unique and curated experience, designed with a global sensibility. Spread across Gurugram and Mumbai currently, the Quorum is also coming soon to Hyderabad. The Quorum also regularly hosts talks, book discussions, lifestyle workshops and yoga sessions. Art, Food, Music, Theatre, and Cultural Events sit at the core of The Quorum’s brand DNA. With its vast range of offerings, the club has something for everyone. Each of the properties has a fitness centre, a library, a members’ lounge and restaurants and cafes.
Soho House Mumbai
Soho House, is the world’s most sought-after membership for creative souls and a place for our diverse membership to connect, grow, have fun, and make an impact. Since opening 40 Greek Street in 1995, Soho House now includes 40 Houses in 17 countries, with more openings in the UK, Europe, Asia and Latin America on the horizon. In India, they have their presence on Juhu Beach in Mumbai, it features local artwork and furniture, block-printed fabrics from Rajasthan and interiors that reflect the culture of the city. Members get to enjoy The Club where they can meet friends, have a bite to eat or catch up on emails in our club spaces with a view of the Arabian Sea and the city; The rooftop bar and pool; a bar and a private screening room. It also has a dedicated event space where
Discover Collection Club, New Delhi
Nestled in the heart of the capital the newest and most exclusive members-only club to have open is Discover Collection Club at The Ashok hotel. Boasting modern, contemporary and sophisticated interiors, you are almost transported to otherworldly experiences. With an outdoor fitness studio, the wellness club has a healthy cafe, multiple IV therapies, spa treatments and more. But a key highlight for us was the Turkish Hammam Spa with a ceiling full of stars that left us awe-inspired. A place where health and wellness become an entry point to a lifestyle that expands not only your community but your entire consciousness.