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    An established Club which has been in existence for more than 95 years, Kelvin Grove has many wonderful facilities to offer its members in secure surroundings, with 24-hour security, 363 days a year. 

    As an exclusive social and sports Club, and being the biggest Sports Club in the Western Cape, Kelvin Grove is the ultimate venue to enjoy sport, entertain friends or meet new people. The Club provides a pleasant and social environment at very reasonable rates. With so much on offer, why not be part of a community of people of all ages, cultures and creeds and become a members of this wonderful “home away from home”.

    Just a few of the benefits:

    • Access to all our facilities for one annual subscription fee.

    • Monthly debit order option available for annual subscriptions.

    • Members preferential rates for venue hire when booking a private or corporate function.

    • 10% discount on beverages for all pre-funded club accounts.

    • A free bottle of wine in your birthday month when dining at the Terrace restaurant.

    • Complimentary birthday treat from the Coffee Shop.

    • Reciprocal Clubs

    • T&C’S APPLY

    Full  Membership Application Process

    A R500.00 once off fee is payable upfront on each application form – one application form is required per candidate. The candidate is required to complete the application form in FULL.

    One proposer and one seconder will be required to complete the application – both the proposer and seconder need to be current members of the club for 5 years or more and be known to the member for at least 2 years. If you do not have a proposer or seconder a short interview will be set up for you with the General Manager.

    Once the application has been completed in full and each page initialled where requested, return it to the Club with the once-off upfront fee and a copy of your ID.

    You will be given a receipt for this payment. The application takes approximately 6-8 weeks to process.

    One Month Temporary Membership Application Form
    Corporate Application Form

    Once approved, you will be notified in writing accordingly and attached to your acceptance letter will be an invoice for the balance of the year. Our subscription year runs from March to February each year.

    The annual/pro-rata and debit order fee options are included on the application form and will entitle you to use all the facilities that the Club has to offer.

    Should you require any further information pertaining to membership, please do not hesitate to contact the Membership Manager directly at the contact details below:

    Address: 144 Campground Road, Newlands, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa
    Postal: P.O Box 95, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Telephone: (021) 658 4502/3/51
    Facsimile: (021) 689 3740


    Sporting Facilities

    Kelvin Grove boasts with world-class sporting facilities enjoyed by both young and old.  In 2019, we proudly hosted the Davis Tennis World Cup.


    Kelvin Grove hosts many Club functions on a regular basis e.g.

    • New Year and Christmas Eve dinners

    • Valentine’s Day

    • Monthly Club Luncheons

    • Monthly Gourmet Evenings

    • Monthly Wine Tastings

    • Annual Wine festival

    • Annual Antique Fair

    Banqueting Facilities

    Kelvin Grove has various rooms available from a small meeting room to the 400 seater Ballroom with dance floor, which is popular amongst members for wedding receptions, launches, and so much more…


    List of Reciprocal Clubs


    Hong Kong

    • Hong Kong Cricket Club
    • Hong Kong Football Club


    • The Bengal Club


    • Singapore Cricket Club
    • The Tanglin Club


    • British Club Bangkok



    • Muthaiga Country Club

    South Africa

    • Country Club Johannesburg
    • Woodmead Golf Course
    • Durban Club
    • Durban Country Club
    • Inanda Club
    • Kimberley Club
    • Rand Club
    • Wanderers Club


    • The Bulawayo Club
    • The Harare Club



    • American Club
    • Athenaeum Club
    • Royal Automobile Club of Australia
    • Royal Automobile Club of Victoria
    • Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club
    • Sydney Cricket & Sports Club
    • Tattersalls Club
    • Union, University and Schools Club of Sydney
    • United Service Club Queensland
    • Western Australian Cricket Association

    New Zealand

    • The Officers Club co located with The Northern Club


    The Netherlands

    • Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club
    • Societeit de Witte


    • Saint James Club


    • International Club Berlin


    • Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club
    • Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club


    • Army & Navy Club, London
    • Royal Automobile Club of London
    • Carlton Club
    • Hurlingham Club
    • Landsowne Club
    • Marylebone Cricket Club
    • Naval & Military Club
    • Oxford and Cambridge Club
    • Phyllis Court Club
    • Royal Overseas League, London
    • Royal Overseas League
    • The Sloane Club
    • The Naval Club
    • Royal Airforce Club
    • Travellers Club
    • City of London Club


    Washington DC

    • Army & Navy Club


    • The Glencoe Club
    • The Union Club of British Columbia
    • Terminal City Club
    • Toronto Lawn Tennis Club


    • Club de la Union de Santiago
    Download our reciprocity fact sheet