A social club is anything that brings people together to one place, uniting them based on a common traits and interests. Common House brings an engaged community together to experience a holistic handmade experience that will unite us, and help move Charlottesville and its development forward. We have member-exclusive events, dining, and a robust community that continues to grow.
We’re all about inclusivity, not exclusivity. Membership is application based, because we’re building a community of like-minded thinkers and creators. But we try to be as inclusive as we can, and the door is always open for people looking to join Common House.
Of course not. We hope anyone and everyone will feel welcome to apply.
We serve a primarily American fare, and for palettes of all kinds. We rotate our menu seasonally in order to use the freshest ingredients for our members, and serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. On weekend, we have a special brunch menu.
For drinks, we serve every cocktail imaginable, and a little more. Our bartenders can whip up original concoctions on the fly, and also teach you how to during our Common Knowledge Series.
Any applicant who wants to join for the right reasons will become a member of Common House. Operationally speaking, there is a Membership Committee, comprised of a rotating group of current members, who review applications monthly and make recommendations. The committee is always looking to expand and diversify membership, and is always eager to accept people who will immediately become active members of our community.
In-town, the initiation fee is $600 per person and $1,000 per couple, with dues at $150 for individual and $225 for couples. For out-of-town, initiation is $500 and dues are $50 per month.
No, wear whatever you are most comfortable wearing!
Yes. We are very happy that Common House draws interest from all ages, sizes, genders, races and political leanings. We’re open-minded, and we hope that you are too.
Because every time you do come to town, you’ll feel right at home. With a membership to Common House, you’ll have access to a comfortable spot to land while you’re here, a place to make dining reservations on busy weekends and access to premium downtown parking. We have some of the best food and drink around, and it’s a great place to catch up with friends when you visit!
Members may bring up to 3 guests with them, without prior notice. If you should wish to have a larger meal with more guests at any time, please contact the club, and we will be happy to accommodate. We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but ask that reservations be made in advance in order to provide enough food for everyone.
These shows will be spontaneous in every sense of the word. Our Instagram feed will alert members to all special programming and dining, including the Bridge Room Sessions.
Absolutely. Please contact us at [email protected] to schedule a meeting at 206 W. Market St. If you have time, sit down for food and drink on us, and we’ll talk about how a membership would work for your needs.
Currently we have more than 500 members and will allow this to gradually increase until the building reaches capacity. More is always merrier, right?
Of course. Around half of our members have been brought to the committee by others already within the Common House community.
No. Members pay an initiation fee and monthly dues and then have no spending requirements thereafter. Food and drink are not included in membership, but are separate charges. We have a separate breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner menu that we rotate seasonally in order to offer the very best to our members.
Yes, you are. We are excited to bring leaders of the maker culture from near and far to the club for an interactive experience that should leave everyone inspired on a regular basis.
Yes, please. The entire club is available for co-working, but there are parts of the building that tend to be busier and nosier. We know that sometimes it’s tough to get work done with a game of pool going on behind you, but it may also be the creative break you need.
For members, the co-work space is included. We just ask that everyone understand that we do rent the space out for special events, particularly at night.