Review written by Sophie Couard, August 8, 2016.
The Partouche Casino in Calais is open seven days a week and situated in the city centre of Calais, a town located in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais department. The Casino is close to the ferry terminal that provides access to the Channel Tunnel and offers an elegant, warm and welcoming environment. It offers many services, and is worth a visit.
The Casino in Calais is a complex dedicated to leisure and entertainment and offers many different games to suit all tastes. It is a relatively small casino with a friendly atmosphere, and it is equipped with 73 slot machines of all types that provide for great entertainment. Fans of traditional games have the choice between Boule, Blackjack and electronic Roulette.
The Brasserie restaurant at the Casino in Calais is also a good choice for dining, and it is considered to be one of the best restaurants in the city of Calais. The renowned chef, Cédric Druon, allows you to try the best pizza in the area.
The Casino in Calais is a place dedicated to pleasure and relaxation that offers entertainment and shows throughout the year. Theatre plays, one-man shows, Bingo parties, shows and regular calendar events are on the program.
The casino is a prestigious and renowned place, and it is also possible to organise your own private or professional events there. The elegant, chic and high-class premises, as well as the warm atmosphere, ensure that everyone can have a great evening.
When you stay in Calais, you might also want to consider visiting some of the many sights that this charming town has to offer. Among the must-visit places are the Cité de la Dentelle et de la Mode, the Musée des Beaux-Arts, the Beffroi de Calais, the Lighthouse, the Musée Mémoire, the Citadel, Fort Nieulay, Fort Risban, the Notre-Dame Church and the Watchtower. You can also enjoy the Ranson Pool and take a tour of the leisure and entertainment areas, such as the Jardin du Beau Pays, the Haras de la Côte d'Opale, the Royal Kids, the Calais Equestrian Centre, the Calais Bowling Alley or the Cercle de l’Aveyron de Calaisis.
You can also enjoy sporting activities and discover the natural environment, go for magnificent walks, hike, cycle or do horseback riding in nature, in a park or along the paths or bikeways. Calais is a fascinating place, bordered by cliffs to the west with the Site of the Two Capes, the flat country on the east of with the Marck and Oye beach, and the valleys in the area of Guines-Licques.
Casino Calais : memorable moments of fun and thrills
The Casino in Calais is one of the most important establishments in Calais, not only for locals, but also for tourists looking for relaxation, distraction and entertainment. The Casino has a friendly atmosphere, and offers thrills, pleasure and a lot of fun. You can experience the characteristic sounds of the 73 slot machines and try to win the jackpot or even the large progressive Partouche Megapot. Players who prefer more traditional games can also play at a Boule or a Blackjack table. Roulette is also available as an electronic version, and it offers the unique experience of this popular game.
The slot machines
Whether you are looking for a jackpot, or just the pleasure of experiencing a typical Las Vegas atmosphere with flashy lights and sounds of slot machines, the Casino in Calais has 73 slot machines of all types where you can experience thrills and fun. You can play traditional mechanical slot machines with three reels and a lever that you can pull, and also latest generation video slot machines with bonus games, or video poker in many different variants.
The denominations of the slot machines are between €0.01 and €2, which means that players with a smaller budget can also try their luck at the games, as the stakes start from just one cent. You can also try to win the large progressive jackpot, the Partouche Megapot.
The Casino in Calais also adds new games regularly with the latest trends and innovations. The slot machine room opens its doors Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
The table games
Fans of traditional games will also find a few games at the Casino in Calais, and can try their luck at a Blackjack table, a Boule table and a 6-place electronic English Roulette. No matter at what level you are playing, an adrenaline rush is guaranteed on all tables!
Fans of card games can plat at a Blackjack table at the Casino in Calais. In order to play a game of Blackjack, the player must make a minimum bet of €2. Blackjack is an easy and very simple yet extremely captivating game that has made gambling fans happy for decades.
You can play Blackjack from Sunday to Thursday from 7.30 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and holidays from 7.30 pm to 3 am.
Players who are looking for a different type of excitement can play at the Boule table at the Casino in Calais. This game is pure gambling with very easy rules, and all you have to do is to guess the winning number and make your bet. You can play this game with a minimum bet of only €1, which allows you to play many rounds without having to spend too much money.
The Boule table is available from Sunday to Thursday from 7.30 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 7.30 pm to 3 am.
The electronic English Roulette
In order to offer their customers the best gaming experience, the Casino in Calais also provides a table with English Roulette to make fans of this popular game happy. The game is suitable for players who do not wish to play with a dealer, as it is an electronic version of the game and has six seats where players can make their bets. The rules of this automated Roulette version are very similar to those of the classic English Roulette. Each of the 6 players has their own screen, and they are able to play simultaneously without other players seeing what bets they place. The bets accepted at the terminals are €0.50, €1 and €2.
The 6 electronic Roulette terminals are located in the slot machine room, and they are available every day, from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
Casino de Calais : the best Brasserie-restaurant in Calais
The Calais Casino is not only a place to play casino games, it is also a place where you can enjoy the pleasures of good food. The restaurant La Brasserie is run by the talented chef Cédric Druon, and it offers an attractive menu featuring quality dishes at unbeatable prices.
Whether you are a player at the Casino or simply visiting the charming city of Calais, the Brasserie restaurant at the Casino in Calais promises you an exceptional dining experience, in proximity to the slot machines. The chef Cédric Druon invites you to taste various delicacies, prepared with great care from fresh seasonal produce.
A simple glance at the menu is enough to see that the restaurant satisfies all tastes. A highlight on the menu are the specialties of the chef: a variety of pizzas from €10.50. As it is the case in all the restaurants of the Partouche group, the menu features many options, including Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Welsch complete with fries, a country salad, beef carpaccio with fries and salad, the Touquet's Burger with fries, beef tartare with chips and salad or Entrecote with pepper sauce, fries and salad.
The choices for starters on the menu include smoked salmon with white cheese with dill and toast, duck foie gras with orange confit, seafood with shellfish sauce or goat cheese and maroilles on a salad bed. The choices for main courses include Milanese Escalope, duck breast with green pepper sauce, beef with egg with sauce béarnaise, chicken with maroilles sauce, or cod Dieppoise style. For desserts, you can choose from a gourmet coffee or tea, a trilogy of cheese, strawberry shortbread, ice cream or chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream.
Regarding the drinks, it is possible to order from a large selection of aperitifs, beers, red, white or rosé wines, digestives, soft drinks, whiskeys, alcohols, water and fruit juices.
It is also possible to choose from different set menus. For lunch, La Brasserie offers the "Express" menu for €10.50, which consists of a main course or a pizza, a drink and a coffee. Guests of the casino can enjoy the "Joueur" set menu for €13.50 which is available at any time and includes either a starter and a main course or a pizza, or a main course or a pizza and a dessert. The "Touquet's" menu for €16.50 gives you a complete menu consisting of a starter, main course or a pizza and a dessert.
The atmosphere of the restaurant is very friendly and the team of waiters is very helpful and efficient. You will have a fantastic time at the La Brasserie restaurant that you can visit with friends, family or colleagues. The restaurant is open every day from 10 am to 3 am during the week and from 10 am to 4 am on weekends and public holidays.
Casino de Calais : spectacular events throughout the year
Besides the thrilling excitement of the games and the pleasures of good food, the Casino in Calais is also a place where you can experience a fantastic time with friends, relatives or family. The establishment in Calais does their best to make everyone happy, and they host may different events throughout the year. In addition to festive events, such as Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, New Year's Eve, national and other festivities, there is also regular entertainment in the theatre, the Brasserie restaurant or in the games room. You can enjoy a fantastic atmosphere at a dinner or dance show that are organised once a month in the in the theatre. There are also bingo games called Bingo Night & Day organised on a regular basis. Another interesting show is the Revue show which is also organised regularly in the theatre. More recently, the Casino in Calais also diversified their program and added one-man comedy shows to the program.
Casino Calais : an exceptional location for your events
The Casino in Calais is a prestigious venue that is perfect for organising your own events, either private and professional. It provides two different reception settings, one auditorium with a capacity of 50 people and a reception hall with a capacity of 250 people. It is possible to do weddings, parties, gala evenings, fashion shows, conferences, meetings or other events there. There is also the private room Le Chatam that has a capacity of 70 people and is the perfect room for a smaller private events, such as birthdays or bachelor parties, or professional events, such as business meetings, company dinners, seminars or others.
A team of professionals is also at your disposal and they are able to provide you with a customised solution adapted to your event. The Casino in Calais also offers different shows to guarantee a successful evening for you and your guests. Catering and different set menus can be adapted to your budget and the type of event. You and your guests can also relax in the traditional games room, while enjoying the pleasures of a traditional menu prepared with utmost care by the renowned chef.
Motorway A16, Exit no 43
1.8 km from the beach of Calais, 2.2 km from Calais, 39 km from Boulogne-sur-Mer, 45 km from Dunkerque, 62 km from Pas-de-Calais, 113 km from Lille, 277 km from Reims, 296 km from Paris, 348 km from Caen, 527 km from Rennes, 599 km from Nantes, 624 km from Strasbourg, 762 km from Lyon, 867 km from Bordeaux, 1060 km from Montpellier, 1071 km from Marseille and 1228 km from Nice.
1 km from the SNCF train station, 10 km from the train station of Calais – Fréthun, 16 km from the airport of Calais – Dunkerque, 119 km from the airport of Lille Lesquin.
The slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
The Blackjack table : Sunday to Thursday from 7.30 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and holidays from 7.30 pm to 3 am.
The Boule table : Sunday to Thursday from 7.30 pm to 2 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 7.30 pm to 3 am.
The 6 electronic Roulette terminals : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
The restaurant La Brasserie : every day from 10 am to 3 am during the week and from 10 am to 4 am on weekends and public holidays.