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Membership at the University & Whist Club

The historic Tilton Mansion, home to The University and Whist Club, is one of Delaware's premier fine dining club with a rich history dating back to 1802. The Club offers a unique environment for Members, their families and guests to dine, socialize, and entertain.

Throughout the year Members enjoy a wide array of benefits and special events ranging from in-home catering services to half price room rentals and special dining menus. The legacy of the Club is built upon family and your membership extends to spouse and children under the age of 21. Children under the age of 5 are extended an extra benefit of eating for free when ordering from the children's menu in the a la carte dining rooms.

Highlights of the University and Whist Club benefits include:

  • Full service fine dining services in casual and formal settings
  • A calendar of special Member events throughout the year
  • Reciprocal Club privileges with over 200 individual clubs worldwide
  • Over 300 golf and country club Club Corp privileges, as we are a Club Corp Affiliate property
  • Members receive discount pricing of 10% over wholesale cost on spirits, wine and beer for home consumption or personal events
  • Children under five eat free from the children's menu
  • Private banquet rooms for 2-200 are available with no room rental fees for Members
  • Off-premise catering for your home, office or special location
  • Annual events such as Crab and Lobster Feasts, Holiday Wine Buy, International Women’s Day Luncheon, Tilton Award Gala, and many more
  • Lunch and Dinner take out is available from our a la carte dining menu
  • Spousal and family privileges
  • The best networking in Delaware
We invite you to contact the Tilton Mansion, home to The University and Whist Club at 302-658-5125 for a tour.

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