Visitors to Royal Birkdale are assured a warm welcome. History and modernity combine to provide great facilities to sit back and relax after a day of golf.

Opening times

Golfers and accompanying guests are welcome to use the bar and lounges. The Clubhouse opens from 8.00am daily. 

Dress code

On the course - smart attire is essential, golf shoes are to be worn; smart tailored shorts may be worn with knee length socks or short socks; sports shorts and combat/cargo shorts are not permitted.

In the clubhouse - smart casual wear is accepted in the Spike Bar and the Mixed Lounge. Denim jeans, tracksuits, T-shirts and training shoes, for example are not permitted either in the Clubhouse or on the golf course. Waterproof clothing is not acceptable in the Clubhouse apart from in the changing areas. A jacket and tie is required in the dining room after 7.00pm.


Catering facilities are available in the lounge from 9.00am to 7.00pm (6.00pm on Sundays) between 1 April and 31 October and from 9.00am to 5.00pm between 1 November and 31 March. Catering may also be provided outside of these times by prior arrangement. Food can be ordered on the day but it is advisable for parties of 16 or more to book in advance.

House Menu

Catering in the dining room is only available by prior arrangement for a minimum of 16 and a maximum of 120 people. We offer excellent quality and service with outstanding views to the course and the coastline beyond.

Menu Selector

Please note, visitors are not permitted to bring their own food or drink into the Clubhouse.

Mobile phones and laptops must not be used in the clubhouse, but may be used in the changing room areas.

Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the clubhouse. This includes e-cigarettes.