Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
The Barrière Casino in Carnac is located in the heart of the town of Carnac in the Morbihan department in the Bretagne region, which is known for its rows of more than 2930 menhirs and its status as a resort. The casino offers many entertainment options if you are planning to stay in the region. They offers a variety of games, ranging from different types of slot machines to table games like Bataille, blackjack and electronic English roulette.
The Casino also has good choices for gourmets in their own restaurant and the various dishes are carefully prepared. The hotel bar also adds to the great atmosphere of the casino and allows visitors to spend relaxing moments and the ability to follow the progress of their favourite sporting events. The Casino in Carnac is also able to host and organise all kinds of receptions, and private or corporate events.
The pleasure of luck and chance at the Casino in Carnac
Whether you are a single player or someone who enjoys the atmosphere of game tables, the Casino Barrière in Carnac has a great range of games that can meet your every need. There are slot machines, traditional and modern ones, as well as table games.
The slot machines
The Casino in Carnac has 175 slot machines. You are able to choose between the two main types of machines: video poker and reel machines. The latter includes mechanical reel machines and video slot machines. Video poker allows you to play a game of poker alone while enjoying the advantages of technology, and the slot machines, whatever their type, will provide all the joys of gambling in their greatest originality.
The slot machines accept different denominations, and this allows you to keep an eye on your budget and manage your play time. You can find mechanical machines and video slots for 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents, or €1 and €2. The Video Poker games have a minimum stake of 20 and 50 cents, and €1 and €2. Like all casinos of the Barrière Group you have three payment methods available, which means playing is very easy. You can choose to use tokens, tickets or you can play with cash.
The slot machine room is open from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
The table games
If you prefer to play games that have a more social atmosphere, you can choose from the three game tables of the Casino in Carnac. Lovers of card games who do not want any fuss will probably be happy at the Bataille table of the casino. In fact, this easy game will allow you to enjoy moments of amusement, and you just have to bet a minimum of €2, and then hope to have the better cards.
The Bataille table is available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8 pm to 3 am.
Blackjack is one of the most popular table games, and it requires a minimum understanding of rules and strategy, but it surely is going to make many players happy. This table game is also going to give you the thrills of traditional games, as it allows you to challenge the dealer, as well as test your luck. The table can accommodate from 2 to 10 players, and you will be able to take part in a game of blackjack with a minimum bet of €2.
Blackjack games are available from Monday to Saturday from 8 pm, and every Sunday from 4 pm.
There is also an electronic English roulette table available if you enjoy gambling in its purest form. The minimum bet is €1, and you can play at an electronic English Roulette table with 37 numbers. You can try your luck and get the chance to win up to 35 times your initial bet.
The electronic English Roulette table is open on weekdays from 10 am to 2 am, and from 10 am to 3 am on weekends.
Dining and relaxation at the Casino Barrière in Carnac
In order to please your taste buds and to make your stay at the Casino in Carnac even nicer, the establishment welcomes you to visit their restaurant and bar, two locations where you can enjoy both a fine cuisine based on fresh food, and a friendly atmosphere in the bar where you can also see broadcasts of sporting events while enjoying a large choice of beverages.
The menu is varied and changes with the seasons. A wide choice of starters from €6.50 is available, such as sliced melon and ham and foie gras, savory dishes from €5, including a three cheese plate with salad, bolognaise pasta or lasagne, and vegetarian dishes, as well as various sweet dishes from €5, such as chocolate fondant or waffles with chocolate sauce and whipped cream.
There are also multiple set menus helping you make your choice. You can choose from the Grand Chelem for €22.50 or the Supporter menu for €16.50.
You can also enjoy wines and champagnes from the comprehensive wine cellar starting from €7.50. They offer various white, red and rosé wines. The Sancerre Mellot, Provence La Gordonne, Chinon Bio and the Haut-Médoc AOC are part of your choice of wines.
You can also order your favourite drinks at the bar and the restaurant. The drinks menu offers aperitifs from €3.70, cocktails and alcohol free cocktails, such as Mojito, Tequila Sunrise or Chantaco from €6.20, alcohols, such as gin, Vodka or Tequila from €5.35, digestives, Cognac or liqueurs from €5.15, soft drinks and hot beverages, such as fruit juices and nectars, Espresso or Viennese chocolate from €1.80, and many more.
There is also a space equipped with large screens in the bar that allows you to follow important live sporting events while enjoying a good drink in the company of your friends.
The bar and the restaurant are open daily from 10 am to 2 am, and they can serve you at any time.
Events and event management at the Casino Barrière in Carnac
The Barrière Casino in Carnac also hosts various events, such as cultural, gastronomic, commercial, and others. Their experience and that of the team also allows you to host your own private or corporate events.
Events at the Casino
Whatever type of event you like, the Casino in Carnac has a diverse program satisfying many people. You can attend free events, such as LOTO Thursdays, DJ evenings that take place every Saturday from 10 pm to 2 am, competitions on league games on Sunday from 7 pm to 9 pm, and many more.
There are also other occasional events taking place, among them you can find the qualifying rounds of the competition of Miss M and S of Morbihan and Bretagne 2015 with an admission fee of €7, Mondays with Malins with a buffet for €13.50 in the restaurant, and many others events.
Seminars and receptions
The Casino in Carnac offers two private rooms that are available to be booked for your own celebrations, weddings, meetings, seminars, product launches, and other private or corporate events. Depending on what is needed, the L’Aigrette room can accommodate 30 - 60 people and the Les Paludiers room can accommodate 30 to 80 people. In addition to the expertise and experience of the team that is able to support you when are planning your project, you will be able to use different equipment, such as video projectors, sound equipment, lighting equipment, and others.
Other services of the Casino in Carnac
Just like every casino of the Barrière group, the Casino in Carnac also offers multiple other benefits allowing you to make the most of their services and advantages.
For example, you can give your loved ones a gift, among them the "Casino Disco" offer for €22, and enjoy a glass of champagne, €10 of chips and a Candlelight cocktail. There is also the casino package "Soirée tout compris" (All inclusive evening) for €39 that includes a glass of champagne, a 3 course menu and €10 worth of casino chips. These packages are available at the reception of the Casino.
The establishment also offers the Casinopass program. There are two types of memberships: the Red Casinopass and the Silver Casinopass. This program gives you access to many benefits, such as discounts at the restaurant and bar, invitations to various parties, upgrades for rooms in hotels of the Barrière group, birthdays offers, and many more.
By car from the motorway Paris/ Rennes A11/ E50/ Exit Carnac. 32 km from Vannes, 143 km from Nantes, 145 km from Rennes and 491 km from Paris.
55 km from the airport of Lorient Bretagne Sud and 146 km from the airport of Nantes Atlantique.
12 km from the train station of Auray.
3 min from the Port of Carnac in Drô.
Slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
Bataille table : every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8 pm to 3 am.
Blackjack table : Monday to Saturday from 8 pm and every Sunday from 4 pm.
Electronic English roulette table : every day from 10 am to 2 am, and on weekdays from 10 am to 3 am.
Restaurant and casino bar : open daily from 10 am to 2 am, services available all the time.