Review written by Sophie Couard, on September 5, 2016.
The Casino in Lacaune is managed by an independent operator, and it is a small casino that radiates friendliness and warmth. It is situated in an exceptional location, in the heart of the Haut Languedoc Natural Park, halfway between Montpellier and Castres. The Casino in Lacaune is also the only casino in the Tarn department, and it is the perfect place to relax.
The Casino offers activities day and night, and you can enjoy games and events in a nice and comfortable atmosphere and a modern design. The Casino in Lacaune is a entertainment and leisure centre, and the services include casino games, good food, dancing in the disco at night, and continuous entertainment throughout the year.
Regarding the games, you can find a varied selection of slot machines, but fans of traditional games can also play Blackjack against a real dealer at a table.
You can take a break and enjoy a snack or drink at the lounge bar in the slot machine room that offers you a great selection of delicious cocktails, aperitifs, wines, beers, spirits, as well as soft drinks, sodas, squash, fruit juices, mineral waters, coffees, and many other drinks. There is also a screen with 400 channels where sports news and events are shown. The Restaurant L'Ardoise is also the perfect place to enjoy fine dining with surprisingly succulent dishes in a warm atmosphere.
You can also end your evening with dance in the nightclub where a DJ opens the dance floor every first Saturday of the month. In addition, the establishment in Lacaune organises fantastic events, such as free buffet dinners, karaoke or themed evenings, games and competitions, such as belote or lotto tournaments, lunch concerts and various other events. It is also possible to host your own private or professional events at the Casino de Lacaune.
When you visit the town you will not only be able to enjoy the games and events of the casino, you can also enjoy the sights of the town, such as the Peyro Levado, Europe's largest megalithic burial tomb, the silo tower, the Calmels castle and the Fountain of the Pisseurs. The town also offers many nature activities, such as cycling, walking or horse-drawn carriages, on a trail, a path or in the forest, rowing or sailing, or you can visit the Moulin Mage and the natural park Haut Languedoc, which is known for its remarkable fauna and flora, and definitely worth the detour. On your visit will also have the opportunity to taste the famous dry hams and dry sausages that make the city famous.
Casino in Lacaune : enjoy the thrill of the different casino games
The Casino in Lacaune is a small casino that is open every day and welcomes you in a friendly environment. Fans of slots can play at 50 slot machines of different types and fans of traditional games can find their thrills at a Blackjack table.
The slot machines
If you like slot machines the Casino in Lacaune is also going to make you happy. The establishment offers many different games, and you can find 12 traditional slot machines with mechanical reels, 27 modern slot machines with digital screens, and also 10 video poker devices that will make fans of this poker-slot combination happy.
In order to allow every customer to play these games without overspending, the Casino in Lacaune offers machines with different denominations. You can find machines with denominations ranging from €0.20 to €1, others requiring bets between €0.50 and €1 and others that accept extremely low denominations between €0.01 and €0.50.
The themes of the games are diverse and you can find older themes and modern games. The casino also adds new games regularly to keep things fresh.
The slot machine room in Casino in Lacaune is open every day from Sunday to Friday from 12 pm to 01 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 12 pm to 3 am.
The Casino in Lacaune also does not neglect customers that prefer the more traditional games, and offers them a Blackjack table. The game can be played by players of different experiences, from beginners to experienced, and the accepted bets start from just €1 per hand. High Rollers can bet up to €50 per hand.
You can experience the fantastic entertainment of the Blackjack table and enjoy an unforgettable time every day during the week from 7.30 pm to 1 am, and on Saturdays from 7.30 pm to 3 am.
Casino in Lacaune : experience fantastic cuisine
The Casino in Lacaune will also be able to satisfy their customers with fantastic cuisine in the restaurant L'Ardoise, or a nice drink in the slot machine room.
The restaurant L’Ardoise
Whether you come to the Casino in Lacaune for a meal, an event or to play the games, you will be amazed by the atmosphere and the menu of the restaurant called L'Ardoise. The chef invites you to discover tasty dishes prepared with fresh produce and presented in a nice and mouthwatering way.
The food is fresh and homemade at very reasonable prices, and you can enjoy dishes from a menu that changes with the seasons.
The starters start with prices from €8, and you can choose a cold meats platter, goat cheese salad or a Salad Lacaunaise. For €9 you can taste a succulent gizzard salad. The main courses include something for everyone, meat, fish and vegetable dishes. Many varied options are available. Meat dishes start from only €6, and you can enjoy a mince beef steak, while for €10you can try a delicious Bavette d'Aloyau or duck confit. The chef also offers a Côte d'agneau with herbs from the Provence for €11 and an entrecôte for €13. You can also enjoy fantastic sea food dishes, such as grilled gambas for €13, scallops with cream for €12 and salmon for €10. If you are a fan of Bruschetta, the chef offers several varieties depending on your taste for €6 or €7. You can also indulge in savory pancakes that make L'Ardoise famous. The desserts include a cheese platter for €5, and sweet delights, such as a Tart or Nougat glacé. The chef also offers a good selection sweet crepes, as well as a large selection of ice cream and sorbets.
If you are in the company of children you can also get a special menu for them consisting of chicken nuggets or a small beef steak together with a bowl of fries and a scoop of ice cream as dessert for only €8.
The L'Ardoise restaurant has a capacity of 40 people and is open at noon for lunch and for dinner in the evening every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The slot machine bar
The Casino invites you to take a break and enjoy a refreshment in the bar in the slot machines room. You can order aperitifs, digestives, liqueurs, whiskeys, beers, cocktails, gin, vodka, rum or tequila, the selection of drinks is large and varied, and everyone should find their favourite alcoholic drink on the menu. Guests who want to enjoy a good non-alcoholic beverage can choose from non-alcoholic cocktails, sodas, squash, fruit juices or mineral waters. Coffee lovers can find different types of espresso, double espresso, lattes and other coffees or tea on the menu.
The lounge bar has a TV screen with over than 400 channels where you can follow sports news and events, national and international.
The dynamic and welcoming team is waiting for you at the bar in the slot machine room that is open every day during the week from 12 pm to 1 am and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 12 pm to 3 am.
The Casino in Lacaune : an unforgettable night
The Casino offers you the opportunity to enjoy some late-night dancing every first Saturday of the month, and if you feel like it you can finish your evening in the nightclub at the Casino in Lacaune. It is the perfect opportunity to unwind after the games and dance until the end of the night on the dance floor to the rhythms of the DJ's lively and energetic mixes. Cocktails and other alcoholic beverages are also served in the club that is open every first Saturday of the month from 11 pm to 3 am.
The Casino in Lacaune : events for everyone
The Casino in Lacaune offers diverse entertainment throughout the year in the discotheque, the restaurant or in the games room. You can participate in karaoke evenings, concert dinners, belote tournaments, lotto parties or free buffets.
The Casino in Lacaune : the perfect location to host your own private and professional events
The Casino in Lacaune is also the perfect location to host your own private or professional events. Depending on your budget and the nature of your event, the Casino can make you an offer with a service adapted to your needs at reasonable prices.
The cosy and modern restaurant has a capacity of 40 seats and the discotheque a fun atmosphere. You can choose the location of your event, depending on what you require. The location is perfect for private events, such as romantic dinners, birthdays, bachelor parties, engagement parties, after-work evenings with colleagues, and many others, and the venue is also great for professional events, such as business meals and meetings, seminars, small conference meetings, press conferences, or others.
An event in the casino is an interesting opportunity to offer your guests a fun and exciting evening, and they can experience an original and unusual event, including exciting games.
Via the department road D622, 46 km from Castre
46km from Castre, 67 km from Albi, 82 km from Béziers, 93 km from Narbonne, 98 km from Carcassonne, 127 km from Montpellier, 141 km from Toulouse, 191 km from Nîmes, 300 km from Marseille, 376 km from Bordeaux, 437 km from Lyon, 461 km from Nice, 716 km from Nantes, 715 km from Paris and 835 km from Rennes.
18 km from the train station of Castre, 21 km from the train station of Montlaur, 37 km from the airport of Castres-Mazamet, 52 km from the aerodrome of Albi — Le Séquestre, 63 km from the airport of Carcassonne Salvaza, 69 km from the airport of Béziers — Cap D’agde En Languedoc and 80 km from the international airport of Rodez-Aveyron.
The slot machine hall : from Sunday to Friday from 12 pm to 1 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 12 pm to 3 am.
The Blackjack table : during the week from 7.30 pm to 1 am and from 7.30 pm to 3 am.
The Restaurant L’Ardoise : open for lunch and dinner, every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The slot machine bar : every day during the week from 12 pm to 1am and from 12 pm to 03 am on Saturdays.