Review written by Sophie Couard, October 6, 2015.
Are you are looking for a good destination for a weekend trip or a holiday? The offers a great variety of entertainment in a remarkable scenery. In fact, the establishment is located in an exceptional area on the edge of the sea and in front of a large sandy beach, and welcomes you with numerous benefits.
In terms of games, the casino is able to satisfy most players, as they offer 75 slot machines of all types, and the two popular table games blackjack and English roulette.
In addition, various other and services are being offered to make your stay perfect. A restaurant, a bar, a reception room and events of all kinds are among the options.
Casino in Fréhel : a cavern of games at the Côtes-d’Armor
Whether you are a fan of slot machines or you prefer traditional gaming tables, the Casino Cap Fréhel is able to satisfy you. The establishment offers 75 slot machines, a blackjack table and a table for English roulette.
The slot machines
Fans of slot machines can visit the slot machine room of the Casino in Fréhel and play at 75 machines of all types. You can choose from 40 video slot machines, 22 traditional mechanical slot machines and 13 video poker games. You also have the opportunity to choose a game according to your budget, as many of the slot machines have low minimum bets.
The slot machine room has 21 video slots for 1 cent, 14 video slots for 2 cents, 5 video slots with multiple denominations of 1, 2 and 5 cents, 14 mechanical machines for €0.20, 6 mechanical machines for €0.50, 2 mechanical machines mechanical for € 1, 6 video poker machines with multiple denominations, 2 video poker for €0.50, 2 video poker for €1, 2 video poker for €2 and 1 video poker machines for €5.
The slot machine room is open Sunday to Friday from 10 am to 3 am, and Saturdays and eves of public holidays 10 am to 4 am.
The table games
If you are passionate about the atmospheres of traditional table games, the Casino in Fréhel offers two gaming tables, including one for blackjack and another for electronic English roulette.
Blackjack is the most popular card game today, and you can experience the thrilling sensations of this traditional game at the casino as well. The minimum bet is €2, which allows you to challenge the dealer, and to try out different strategies of the game. Beginners can also enjoy the game and atmosphere of the table, and get help from the professionals of the team.
If you are more tempted to play an even more traditional game you can take a seat at the English roulette table. The minimum bet is €1 on a number, or any other betting option.
If you want to play the table games, you will have to show a valid ID. The table games are open Monday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am, and on Sundays and public holidays from 4 pm to 7 pm and 9 pm to 3 am.
The restaurant, bar and the reception hall at the Casino in Fréhel
The Casino in Fréhel is also a place where you can enjoy a great meal and your favourite drinks, whether you play at the casino, or you are just visiting to eat.
The restaurant at the casino
Besides being specialised in traditional cuisine, the casino restaurant allows you to taste a variety of cuisines, including the cuisine of the Bretagne, seafood, well-known foreign specialties, themed dinners, and many more. There are three spaces available for a total of 90 people, and you can choose from an indoor room, a terrace overlooking the sea, and a room of the wine cellar.
The chef and his team present a varied menu of dishes that are made from fresh, local produce and seasonal ingredients. On the menu you can find a great selection of starters from €7.80, Caesars salad, and other traditional salads from €8, beef Carpaccios for €7.50 as a starter and €17 as a main course, pasta for €13.50 and €16, seafood specialties from €9, beef from Scotland from €17, vegetable specialties from €14, cheeses, including the Trilogy from €5 and Curé Nantais on toast for €5.50, as well as gourmet specialties from €6.50.
The chef also offers various set menus helping you with our choice. In addition to the children's menu for €10, you can choose the A'Tavola menu for €23, the Lorenzo menu for €33, the Express menu with a starter and main course, or main course and dessert for €13.50, and a comprehensive menu for €15.50. Depending on your preferences the restaurant is also able to organise themed restaurant services.
Lovers of wine and grapes can sample the red, white and rosé wines and champagnes from the large wine cellar. You can order a 10 cl glass from €2.50, 50 cl from €11 or a 75 cl bottle from €16. You can choose from red wines, such as the AOC Guigal from the Côtes du Rhône, rosé wines, such as Perle de Roseline from the Côte de Provence, white wines, such as AOC Abbaye Sylva Plana des Faugères, and red wines of Bordeaux, such as Château Pape Clément 2006 de Pessac-Léognan, and many more. You can also find Dom Pérignan – Millésime 2000, Laurent-Perrier or the Delamotte on the champagne menu.
The Bar La Scena
If you want to take a break between the games, or spend some quality time with friends or game buddies, you can enjoy a drink at the Bar La Scena, which has a unique and pleasant decor, a warm atmosphere, music and a large drinks menu.
Whatever your preferences for beverages are, the Bar La Scena is able to prepare your favourite drink. You can enjoy soft drinks from €2.80, such as Coca Cola, fruit juices and nectars, different hot drinks from €1.50, draught and bottled beers from €2.90, champagnes from €3.50, aperitifs, such as Kir or Porto from €2.50, whiskeys from €3, rums from €3, other alcohols from €3 and different cocktails.
The La Scena Bar is open Sunday to Friday 10 am to 3 am, and Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
The Casino in Fréhel can also accommodate different events, such as among others, parties of all kinds, weddings and other receptions, anniversaries, seminars, banquets, cocktails and meetings. The property features a flexible function room with a capacity of 15-180 people for a meal, or up to 250 people for a reception.
The experienced and professional team will be on hand to present and offer you a custom quote in line with your requirements and your budget.
Casino Cap Fréhel : entertainment for all tastes
The Casino in Fréhel also offers a range of entertainment in order offer a more diverse program to their visitors. The establishment hosts different types of events, music concerts, games, contests, gastronomic events, and many more.
You will be able to enjoy, among others, tea dances that take place every Sunday at 4 pm, the Roue des Cadeaux allowing you to win various prizes, such as trips, hotel stays, the event 7 Semaines Folles des Vendanges with tastings and special menus of food and wines, LOTO lunches, live music events every weekend presenting different groups, such as Memory Full, Duo Banc d’Essai, Duo Iris, Coraline and Eclats de Rire, and many others.
Other advantages of the Casino in Fréhel
When you visit the Casino in Fréhel, you will receive various offers that are especially designed for you. Among these offers are the Club Card Speed Advantage, a system that regularly informs you about casino events, and also offers various benefits, such as a privileged welcome, the opportunity to earn points called "Dollars Advantages", and easier access to the games.
The Advantages Dollars can be redeemed for gifts in the Casino shop, the bar, the restaurant, or spent at brand partners, such as Total. Available are for example cups or bottles of champagne, wine boxes, watches, belts, shopping bags, pens, stays in prestigious hotels, vouchers, fuel cards and other gifts.
17 km north of Lamballe, 38 km north-east of Saint-Brieuc, 90 km north-east of Rennes, 454 km from Paris.
109 km from the airport of Rennes and 35 km from the airport of Dinart-Pleutruit-Saint-Malo.
23 km from the train station of Lamballe.
35 km by boat from Dinard or Saint-Malo.
Slot machines : Sunday to Friday from 10 am to 3 am, and Saturdays and eves of public holidays 10 am to 4 am.
Table games : Monday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am, and on Sundays and public holidays from 4 pm to 7 pm and 9 pm to 3 am.
Casino Restaurant : every day for lunch and dinner.
La Scena Bar: Sunday to Friday 10 am to 3 am, and Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.