Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
Have you chosen the Puy-de-Dôme department for a holiday or a weekend trip? The La Bourboule Casino is one of the destinations that can meet all your needs. You can also find some of the most popular games in the large casino, such as slot machines in all variants and blackjack. The establishment also has a grill restaurant allowing you to enjoy a meal or a snack with your partner, family or friends. Guests can also enjoy relaxing moments in the pleasant atmosphere of the café or the cocktail bar, or enjoy one of the shows organised by the casino.
Casino in La Bourboule: try your chances
The Casino of La Bourboule offers different games allowing you to try your luck of winning money in a game of chance. You can enjoy various types of slot machines, among them traditional slot machines with 3-reels and latest generation slot machines with 5 reels and exciting bonus features. You can also find a blackjack table and play together with other people against a real dealer.
The slot machines
The Casino of La Bourboule offers a total of 45 slot machines. Depending on your preferences, you can choose from traditional 3-reel slot machines, video machines with 5 reels, video poker and multi-denomination machines.
You can also choose a machine that suits your budget. Some mechanical 3-reel slot machines and video reel slots accept stakes from €0.01 and €0.02, while other slot machines require minimum stakes from €0.20, €0.50, €1 and €2. All casino slot machines accept tickets as well.
The slot machine room is open daily from 11 am to 2 am, and access is restricted to adults upon presentation of a valid ID.
Are you looking for the thrilling atmosphere of playing at a real table with other players? The Casino of La Bourboule offers a blackjack table, and you can enjoy a pleasant game in a great atmosphere. You can try your luck and challenge the dealer by betting a minimum of €2 in a game.
Restaurant, grill, café and bar at the Casino de La Bourboule
The restaurant Le Borvo and the Grill du Casino
In addition to the thrilling atmosphere and games that you can experience in the gaming rooms, the Casino of La Bourboule also provides all the pleasures of a good meal. Besides the various dishes from the grill, the restaurant "The Borvo" also serves unique dishes typical to the region. The menu features choice of cheeses, starters, main courses, meats, salads and desserts, and the restaurant offers various set menus to make your choice easier. The menu starts with dishes from €6.50, for examples omelettes, and you can select from set menus with prices ranging between €12 and €25. You can, among other things, order the Auvergne menu for €16 that includes a salad, a choice of truffles and cheese or dessert of the day.
During the holidays and special occasions, such as Christmas, Valentine's Day or New Year's Eve, the restaurant offers themed meals that will make your day unforgettable.
The restaurant is open Wednesday to Sunday from 12 pm to 2 pm, and 7.30 pm to 10 pm.
The Café de la Plage
The Café de la Plage was designed to give you a relaxing experience and great entertainment. It has a cocktail bar, a pool table and a piano that are set in an original and unusual room decor with a fantastic atmosphere. If you are taking a break between the games, or you want to unwind with friends, you can enjoy an extensive menu offering all sorts of drinks from the bar. You can choose from many alcoholic drinks starting from €1.50, whiskeys from €2.90, beers from €1.50, sodas and juices from €1.60, €55 for a bottle of champagne, various hot beverages, a wide selection of coffees, many cocktails from €2, ice cream from €3.50, and much more. The Café de la Plage is open every day, all year around.
Casino in La Bourboule: many entertaining events
La Bourboule Casino is one of the places in the town and throughout the Puy-de-Dôme department where the biggest events are organised. The casino presents a full range of entertainment, music, barbecue parties, karaoke, various concerts, tea dances, and more.
Those keen on good kitchen and culinary delights will particularly enjoy the event "Les Jeudis à Volonté" that allows them to enjoy a dinner with different specialties for €9.90 or the "Barbecue Party" on the terrace for €13.80.
Lovers of music and songs will have the opportunity to take part in karaoke evenings and free concerts that are taking place every Saturday, such as "Les Cousins d’Aldo" with rock, pop, gypsy swing and musical balls, "Dr Pickup" for blues, swing and boogie, "Eric et Gino" for a variety show, "BBH" for rock of the 60s and 70s, and many more.
Tea dances and dancing evenings are also organised for those who like to let off steam to the rhythm of their favourite music.
Around the Casino of La Bourboule
A place to relax and enjoy popular entertainment, the Casino of La Bourboule can also be the starting point for visiting the many attractions of the town and the whole region, as well as enjoying the various activities that are offered there. Among the most important places to visit are the Grands Thermes de La Bourboule and the Thermes de Choussy, the church of Saint-Joseph, the Fenestre park, the bridge on the Vendeix, the old houses of children spa and much more.
Right in the heart of the volcanic massif of Mount Dore, the Casino of La Bourboule allows you to explore the various unique locations in the region, including the Puy de Sancy, the Chaudefour valley, the Tuilière and Sanadoire rocks, the Pavin, Chambon, Guéry lakes, the castles of Cordès and Murol, and many more.
50 km from Clermont-Ferrand.
A71 and A89 from Paris, Bourges et Orléans.
A75 from Montpellier, Clermont-Ferrand, Issoire, Saint-Flour.
A72 from Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand and Saint-Etienne.
A20 and A89 from Toulouse.
Via the train station of La Bourboule.
50 km from the airport of Clermont-Ferrand/Auvergne.
Slot machines: every day from 11 am to 2 am.
Blackjack: every day from 9.30 pm to 2 am.
Restaurant Le Borvo: Wednesday to Sunday from 12 pm to 2 pm and from 7.30 pm to 10 pm.
The Café de la Plage: open every day the same hours of the slot machines room.