About The Cupola Club
The Cupola Club or "The Club" for short, is Owensboro's premiere private dining experience. Our members only club operates in a beautifully restored Victorian mansion. Members will be able to dine on some of the finest food in our area while surrounded by thoughtfully curated art to enhance their experience.
Membership Benefits
  • We are a downtown Owensboro members-only dinner club. Located in the historic Gillim House, The Cupola Club showcases stately Victorian architecture.
  • No Food or Beverage Minimums
  • Professional Networking
  • Private Family Dining
  • Recognized Culinary Experience
  • A well curated wine list featuring retail specials on a frequent basis
  • Wine Tastings and Dinners
  • Business Meetings/Receptions/Cocktail Parties
  • No Room Rental Fees for members’ events
  • The Cupola Club will host special member functions such as Themed Dinner Nights, a Valentine’s Day Dinner and a New Year’s Eve party to name a few. It’s a great way for members to mingle and network. You can host events with no facility fees. The Cupola Club boasts 8 meetings rooms, plus bar seating.
Membership Dues

Resident: $65/month/couple
Non-Resident (outside of a 50-mile radius): $500/year/couple
Corporate: 2-4 members: $55/member/month | 5+ members: $50/member/month

Annual payment can be made by convenience of check, bank draft or by credit card. Monthly installments will only be taken by bank draft or credit card. Late charges will be applied after a 10-day grace period.

Corporate Memberships

Memberships can be offered to our corporate partners as the ultimate employee perk, or as a great location to have meetings with new and current clients. Get in touch with our team to discuss your options!

Owned by Chef Bill Hughes and his wife, Cathy, The Cupola Club is a Private Member Club managed by a professional staff who are charged with ensuring the facility is operated in a manner consistent with the expectations of its membership. Chef Hughes is a graduate of Centre College and Johnson & Wales University and brings over 25 years’ experience in the restaurant industry with ten of those as the Manager/Executive Chef of The Campbell Club.

In his 10 years as the owner of Bill’s Restaurant, it has been recognized as a top 10 restaurant in the state of Kentucky.

Want to Join the Club?
Completed applications can be emailed to Office@thecupolaclub.com
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