The Great House

Where history and elegance combine

The 19th century Great House is at the heart of the Tryall Club as well as an important part of the Club’s and Jamaica’s heritage. Built in 1834, it commands a strategic position atop a hill with a beautiful oceanic panorama that extends from west to east.

Here you will find our reception and front desk, the guest services office and games room for children and teenagers.

Each afternoon at four o’clock, complimentary afternoon tea is served on the veranda and terrace. This has been an established ritual at the Tryall Club since the 1930’s when Ida DeLisser presided over the silver tea service refreshing the palates of visitors and holidaymakers. A fine, hand selected range of teas is available sourced from tea plantations across the world together with finger sandwiches and various cakes.

The Great House Bar is a great place to meet for pre-dinner drinks. Whether inside or outside on the terrace there are fabulous views out to sea. A comprehensive range of cocktails is available as well as premium Jamaican rum including various vintages from the Appleton Estate and the incomparable Blackwell Rum with its hints of coconut and spice. 

Throughout the year, we arrange art exhibitions at the Great House showcasing the work of both established as well as prominent young Jamaican artists. These works are available to purchase and we are able to arrange shipping for larger items.

Click here to see our dinner menu (PDF)