Benjamin J. Cohen, in his recent book In the Club Associational Life in Colonial South Asia (2015, p. 69) quotes Kipling writing of his life around 1879 at the Punjab Club: "'This was the setting in which my world revolved. Its centre for me – a member at seventeen – was the Punjab Club, where bachelors, for the most part, gathered to eat meals of no merit among men whose merits they knew well.'" (Kipling, Something of Myself, pp.48-49).
Now Pakistan's Administrative Staff College on the Mall in Lahore. The original Punjab Club has moved to a secluded bungalow the nearby GOR (Government Officer's Residence) district and is still the most prestigious local Club to gain membership in.