Muthaiga Country Club

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The Muthaiga Country Club is a club in Nairobi, Kenya. It is located in the suburb of Muthaiga, about 15 minutes' drive from the city centre.

The Muthaiga Country Club opened on New Year's Eve in 1913, and became a gathering place for the élite White society of British East Africa, which later became, in 1920, the Colony of Kenya. One of the club's main founders was The Hon. Berkeley Cole (1882-1925), an Anglo-Irish aristocrat from Ulster. Cole was a son of The 4th Earl of Enniskillen and was a brother of The Hon. G.L.E. Cole (1881-1929). Berkeley Cole was also the brother-in-law of The 3rd Baron Delamere, effective 'founder' of the White community in Kenya.

Today, the club is still frequented by the local élite. Besides social gatherings, the club offers accommodation.

Many of its clientele also play golf at the nearby Muthaiga Golf Club.

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  • "Welcome to Muthaiga Country Club" (website), Muthaiga Country Club, 2003.

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Coordinates: 1°15′33″S 36°50′14″E / 1.2591°S 36.8371°E / -1.2591; 36.8371