E-zine Extra: London’s Gentleman’s ClubsThe interiors are as opulent as any of England’s great houses, dark wood panelling, heavy curtains, comfortable leather chairs and marble floors and pillars. Banquets are held, private bars serve the finest spirits and members can stay the night in comfortable rooms. Back in the 1880’s there were over 400 gentleman’s clubs in London. In fact, it was difficult to call yourself a “gentleman” if you weren’t a member of at least one. These days you won’t find so many, but there are still at least 100 providing havens for their members across the city.
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