Royal Tay Yacht Club
Promoting sailing in Dundee since 1885

Bars & Restaurants

The main RTYC Clubhouse offers members and guests excellent socialising facilities. See club opening times.

The Main Clubroom

This beautiful spacious room offers a well stocked bar, and superb panoramic views over the River Tay to Tayport and beyond. A moveable room divider allows this room to cope with large or small functions.

The Bar

The Bar is open 7pm – 11pm Sunday to Thursday, 7pm -11.30pm Friday and Saturday.

View over the Tay from the Bar

Early Opening Friday – We are trialling early Friday openings (5.30pm) during 2017, dates will be published on the 2017 social events page.

The Food

Bar lunches are served Tuesday to Saturday with the option of 1, 2 or 3 courses. Michael is happy to take special orders  (if pre-booked) to cater for all dietary requirements. Contact Michael

Sunday High Teas – 4.30pm – 6.30pm

Sunday Carvery – Available the second Sunday of each month.




Early booking is advisable as the Carvery and High Teas are popular.


Other Events – Themed Dinner Nights such as ‘Gourmet Burger Night’, ‘Mexican Night’, ‘Steak Night’ and ‘Seafood Night’ etc are held regularly normally on a Friday or Saturday evening. To ensure you don’t miss out keep in touch or ask behind the bar at the club. The social committee will have posters in the club to advertise events.

Contact Michael email or call 07738230597.

The Entrance Hall

The entrance hall with club crest

From the large car park you enter the imposing entrance hall which leads to the main clubroom.


The Dining Room

Also off the hall is the Dining Room which also commands panoramic river views. This lovely room is popular for private dining functions of up to 26 heads. Members and guests have the option of using this room at lunchtimes, Sundays and Themed Dinner Nights.

Opposite the dining room is a well equipped kitchen where our in house caterer Claymore Catering, under the auspices of Chef Michael Penny, prepares delicious meals for diners. Michael is very flexible and is happy to discuss special menu’s and catering events as required.

Completing the ground floor in Fort William House are Ladies and Disabled Toilets.

The Downstairs Bar

The cosy downstairs bar

On the Lower Floor there is a second well stocked bar with open fireplace and beamed ceiling all creating a pleasant cosy atmosphere helped with the walls being covered in archive RTYC photographs. However the ‘piece de resistance’ of this room is that weather permitting it gives direct access to a large enclosed balcony overlooking the club gardens and River Tay.

Also on the lower floor is the club Lecture Room, Cadet Room and Gents Toilets.

To complete this tour of Fort William House, on the Upper Floor a Committee Room complete with large central table all ideal for private meetings.

Whether it be for possible membership or a proposed function, our Club Manager will be happy to show you over our club premises.