Cowes Clubhouse

The RORC Cowes Clubhouse has been refurbished and is now open.

Steeped in history, the RORC Cowes Clubhouse is a magnificent building set on Castle Hill. The Cowes Clubhouse enjoys a prime elevated site with outstanding views of the Solent.

The Cowes Clubhouse provides accommodation with 14 rooms, many with Solent views, excellent dining options all year round for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Our members and guests can sample a varied and exciting menu. The Clubhouse has all the facilities to host business meetings and social occasions including weddings. The Clubhouse facilities are expanded with the Summer Marquee and Terrace Restaurant.


The Clubhouse is a short walk from the Red Jet Terminal with a regular 25-minute service to Southampton with mainline railway connections and International Airport.

For all inquiries concerning accommodation and function or restaurant reservation. Please contact the RORC Cowes Clubhouse.

Contact details

The Parade, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7QU

+44 (0) 1983 293581

14 comfortable rooms, from a single room or crew room up to a double en-suite with Solent Views. Ranging from £70 - £140 per night, these rooms are excellent value for their location in Cowes.

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For breakfast, lunch or dinner, members and their guests can enjoy a varied menu. Booking in advance is advised to avoid disappointment.

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The Cowes Clubhouse can cater for all manner of Business Meetings and Social Events from a small gathering up to 300 people.

Room Hire

Following an exciting refit, the Royal Ocean Racing Club, Cowes is delighted to be re-opening its doors. With a new entrance and foyer, reception area, bar, dining room, offices, and toilets; the Clubhouse has been transformed.

In addition to the architectural improvements, the Clubhouse team has also had a make-over, with a completely new Front of House and Kitchen team, to look after everyone.

Event Space

Seating up to 160 people to dine inside the Clubhouse all year round. The Event space is available for business meetings and social functions. WIFI & audio-visual facilities available by request

Terrace Restaurant

The Terrace Restaurant at RORC Cowes offers indoor seating for up to 50 guests and al-fresco dining for up to 40 on the new patio overlooking The Solent.

Our two Island based chefs aim to deliver a celebration of dishes, using the fantastic local ingredients, such as the delicious chalk downland reared beef and lamb, to fresh fish and shellfish, from the surrounding waters.

With weekly changing menus, daily specials, and the return of the Club's Sunday Roast on a board; our aim is to serve popular and delicious, local produce in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Fastnet Bar

Celebrate your race in style at the Club's fantastic Fastnet Bar or join us for one of the many social events in the calendar.

Choose from a range of popular keg beers and ciders, or the Club's selection of wines and spirits, including our own Offshore Strength Salcombe Gin. Delicious bar snacks will also be available each day.

The Fastnet Bar offers comfortable indoor seating for up to 40 and outdoor seating for a further 30 on the Deck.

Captain's Room

For that extra special private occasion, book the elegant Captain's Room, which comfortably seats twelve guests. Choose from one of the chef's à la carte menus, or tell us what you would like, and we will create the dinner for you, from "soup to nuts!".

To book meeting rooms or for dining and private functions.

+44 (0) 1983 293581

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