Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
Located right in the tourist town of Saint-Malo, a pearl of the Ille-et-Vilaine department, the gives you access to several options for relaxation and entertainment. You can enjoy various games, including slot machines of all types and table games, including a blackjack table and a table for game Boule. A variety of events are also organised which allow you to make the most of your free time. For example, culinary events, karaoke, dances or DJ nights, and other musical entertainment are part of the program. The Casino of Saint-Malo also offers you the opportunity to enjoy delicious dishes and pizzas in their restaurant, or you can relax at the bar while enjoying live broadcasts of your favourite sports programs.
Casino Barrière in Saint-Malo : everything about games
The Barrière Casino in Saint-Malo offers a comprehensive array of games, to satisfy every type of player. In fact, the establishment features a slot machine selection of 125 devices, including mechanical reel machines, video slot machines and video poker, a blackjack table and a table for Boule.
The slot machines
The Casino in Saint-Malo offers a slot machine hall with 125 devices. So, whatever your preferences are, you will be able to find your favourite machine between machines with mechanical reels, video slot machines and video pokers.
The devices accept coin values ranging from €0.01 to €2, which means that the casino gives you the opportunity to play with complete control, either regarding your budget or the time you want to play. Among 98 mechanical slots and video slots you have the chance to try your luck to win the Magic Casinos Jackpot at 3 machines for €0.50 by playing a minimum of €1.50. This jackpot system is part of a network of one hundred different casinos of the group that connects more than 330 slot machines. Fans of single poker games can also follow their passion at 27 video poker machines in the slot machine room.
The slot machines hall is open Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 1 am, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 am.
The table games
Lovers of the great atmosphere of table games will also be able to have a good time at the Casino Barrière in Saint-Malo. The establishment offers a blackjack table and a Boule 2000 table.
The room is also ideal for beginners and those who want to try the different casino games. For example, the game of Boule 2000 is a lot of fun. It consists of a cylinder with 36 holes and a felt with 9 numbers and 6 simple chances bets. The minimum bet at the Boule 2000 table is €2.
The Boule 2000 table is open daily from 8 pm.
The blackjack table is the one that you will like if you are more tempted by card games. It is necessary to know the rules and, in most cases, also good to know a strategy. This type of game will give you the chance to experience intense and thrilling moments. The dealers in the room also offer introductory sessions if you are new to the game. After this you can take a seat at the table that has a minimum bet of €2 on weekdays and Sunday, and €5 on Friday and Saturday. Then you can challenge the dealer.
The blackjack table is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays, but welcomes you from Sunday to Tuesday from 8 pm to 1 am, and Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 3 am.
The pleasure of dining at the Casino Barrière in Saint-Malo
The restaurant and pizzeria « La Fortuna »
The Casino Barrière in Saint-Malo is also able to satisfy lovers of fine cuisine. In fact, they offer a traditional cuisine made from regional products in the casino restaurant and pizzeria "La Fortuna", formerly called "Le Carré". They offer tasty and delicious dishes for little money.
In addition to the tranquil and friendly atmosphere in the restaurant, plus the stunning views over the bay of Saint-Malo and the little island, the "La Fortuna" restaurant offers a menu with reasonable prices, for example with lunch menus starting from €9.50. You can order, among other things, starters, meat, fish and seafood, salads and homemade pizzas.
The "La Fortuna" restaurant is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but serves food Sunday, Monday and Thursday from 12 pm to 2 pm, and 7 pm to 10 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 2 pm, and 7 pm to 10.30 pm.
The snack bar « Café des Sports »
The Casino in Saint-Malo also offers a relaxation area where you can cool off between slot machine sessions, or blackjack or Boule 2000 games, chat with friends or lounge while following live transmissions of your favourite sports events on the big screen.
The bar is able to prepare your favourite cocktails and drinks, such as Mojito, gin and tonic, tequila, Bloody Mary, and many more. You can also choose from various hot drinks, whiskeys, beers, aperitifs, digestives, and many other drinks.
The "Café des Sports" snack bar also offers food services when you feel a small appetite for something.
The "Café des Sports" snack bar is open Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 1 am, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 am.
Events at the Casino Barrière in Saint-Malo
The Casino Barrière in Saint-Malo also offers a variety of entertainment programs to their visitors. You can attend gastronomic events, games and competitions, concerts and performances, and many more. These events are, among others, karaoke evenings, DJ nights and patisserie buffets. Depending on the occasion, the establishment can also give you the opportunity to win trips, and participate in games, such as Lotto, Bingo and Wheel of Fortune.
Music lovers can also find their pleasure at the casino. In addition to music events at the "Café des Sports" bar or at the "La Fortuna" restaurant, the casino also organises various shows and concerts throughout the year.
Advantages of the Barrière Casino in Saint-Malo
Like it is the case in all the casinos of the Lucien Barrière group, the Casino in Saint-Malo also offers you the chance to join their loyalty program, which is called the Casinopass. Owning one of the two cards of the program, the Red Casinopass card or the Silver Casinopass card, gives you many exclusive benefits in all Barrière establishments. For example, you can get special offers at restaurants and bars, or with other partners of the group, or you can benefit from special invitations to events and nightlife, and many more.
The Red Casinopass card is free and you can get it on your first visit, while the Silver Casinopass card will be offered to you after you have visited the casinos 30 times. In order to get your card and enjoy the different benefits, you only have to contact the reception of the Casino in Saint-Malo, complete the membership form and show them your ID.
Direct access by car from Rennes via the motorway N137.
12 km from Dinard, 69 km from Rennes, 91 km from Saint-Brieuc, 170 km from Caen, 176 km from Nantes, 200 km from Angers, 232 km from Brest, 321 km from Tours and 401 km from Paris.
2 km from the train station of Saint-Malo and 71 km from the train station of Rennes.
13 km from the airport of Dinard – Pleutruit – Saint-Malo and 77 km from the airport of Rennes.
By boat from the harbor of Saint-Malo.
Slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 1 am, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 am.
Boule 2000 table : Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 1 am, and Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 3 am.
Blackjack table : Sunday to Tuesday from 8 pm to 1 am, and Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 3 am. Closed every week on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Restaurant and pizzeria « La Fortuna » : Sunday, Monday and Thursday from 12 pm to 2 pm and 7 pm to 10 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 2 pm and 7 pm to 10.30 pm. Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Bar in the slot machine hall : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 1 am, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 am.
The snack bar « Café des Sports » : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 1 am, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 am.