The Bengal Club is a social club in Kolkata, West Bengal. It was opened in 1827 as the Calcutta United Service Club. The club's first President was Lt. Col. The Hon. J. Finch. The club-house was in a building in Esplanade West, erected in 1813. The club has a dining hall, a number of bars, libraries and a gymnasium and is built in the colonial style. Members are also able to visit other reciprocal clubs around India, as well as many parts of the world. The Club has strict dress regulations. This Club is one of the most prestigious club in Calcutta. It serves the tradition of Bengal and British culture with a blend of ethics and vision to rule in the heart of culture.