olympic watch parties!

Join us in the garden for LIVE screenings of all rowing Olympic finals!

Celebrate Leander athletes in Paris, 31 July – 3 August



Leander Club is the home of rowing and the most historic, prestigious and successful rowing club in the world, its athletes having won 138 Olympic and Paralympic medals since 1908. Founded in 1818, Leander Club is also the oldest non-academic rowing club in the world. We have a track record of coaching athletes to challenge for a place in the GB rowing squad. 

Our private members’ club is a home from home for the distinguished rowers who visit during Regatta and year-round for Henley residents who love the river. Visitors to the Clubhouse enjoy the best drinking and dining views down the iconic Henley Royal Regatta course, from the elegant bar and the riverside decking. Our friendly staff organise regular social events and fitness classes. Leander’s excellent chefs provide a tantalising menu that keeps our Members coming back with their guests time and again!

Leander Club Members are able to visit the finest reciprocal Private Members’ Clubs around the world.

New Members welcome: Apply here for Full, Athlete, Club, Joint Club or Overseas Memberships

SUMMER dining at Leander Club

The kitchen is open from Wednesday mornings to Sunday lunchtimes

Breakfast: Wednesday – Friday, 7.30am – 9.30am | Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 10am
Lunch: Wednesday – Sunday, 12pm – 2.30pm
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday, 6pm – 8.30pm. We are closed on Sunday evenings.

Chef Jamie’s brand new Summer Menu features whole roasted seabass, beef and crispy Serrano ham burger and pan-seared scallops.

Sundays inside are all about the famous Leander Roast – classic perfection with a seasonal main meat each week.

Outdoor Deck food service runs on fair weather days, with pizzas from Wednesdays to Fridays, and a pop-up menu at the weekends. Click here for menus.


We welcome applications for Membership. ‘Full’ Members include distinguished rowers and coaches, and the world-class athletes on our active rowing squad. ‘Club’ Membership is open to everyone, even if you don’t row. If you live locally and can take advantage of the Club’s facilities throughout the year, you are especially welcome.


While remaining true to our heritage and culture, we are a forwards-looking club. We excel at entertaining you and your guests and take great pride in our service and cuisine.

Leander Club is home to an inspirational group of extraordinary people – our Members – who are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Members enjoy being part of this exceptional community plus:-






  • A programme of events and music, year-round
  • Exclusive access to the restaurant and bar with stunning river views
  • ‘Work from home’ in the bar or library
  • Reduced B&B rates 
  • Free room hire for social events
  • Access to reciprocal Private Members’ Clubs worldwide
  • A place to relax and entertain during Henley Royal Regatta
  • Smart casual dress code. Children welcome until 6pm.


There’s something very special about Leander Club during HRR. Members can invite guests and enjoy the unique atmopshere in the clubhouse and garden. Relax and recharge among rowing legends of the past and present, before heading back down the bank for more racing action.

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“With a reputation for good oarsmanship, good fellowship and sporting excellence, we are committed to the recruitment and nurturing of rowing talent and the development of world-class athletes.”

Founded in 1818, Leander Club is a private Members’ club that boasts an unsurpassed record in rowing achievements. It is home to heroes such as Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE, triple gold medallist Peter Reed OBE and double gold medallists James Cracknell OBE, Steve Williams OBE, and Alex Gregory MBE, Victoria Thornley and the champions of tomorrow…


Host events at the home of Olympians

A stunning events venue in the heart of Henley-on-Thames, with great rates and exceptional reviews – what’s not to love? Call us on 01491 575782 or click here to find out about hosting your work or social event here. You don’t need to be a Member!

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