Review written by Sophie Couard, January 21, 2016.
Are you are passing through the Pyrénées-Orientales department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, and are you looking for the best place to relax and have a wonderful time, whether alone, with family or friends? The Casino in Collioure is one of the most beautiful destinations in the region, especially because of the diversity of their services. In fact, the establishment stands out on every level, be it the choice of games or the gaming atmosphere when you play. The Casino has a selection of 72 slot machines, including multigame machines and hybrid games. It also has a great games room with electronic roulette tables, blackjack and Bataille. Players also have the opportunity to play indoors and outdoors. Regarding food, the establishment also presents you a Brasserie restaurant serving you the delights of the region and world cuisine. The Casino also offers a wide variety of entertainment for even more fun and relaxation.
Casino in Collioure : all the pleasures of gambling
Whether regarding the choice of games or the atmosphere that you can experience when playing, the Casino in Collioure is considered one of the best establishments in the region. Depending on what you like you can choose between slot machines and traditional table games.
The slot machines
The slot machines hall in the casino has a total of 72 devices, including all forms of slot machines that are available at the moment.
The casino has several mechanical reel machines for fans of slot machines in their original form. These games still operate by the same principles and rules like they did in the past, but if you prefer the modern video slots, you will also be happy at the casino. Fans of poker who prefer to play alone can also play at over a dozen video poker games.
The establishment offers a great gaming atmosphere that you will truly enjoy, and you can also play and possibly win without breaking your bank. The minimum denominations applied to reel slot machines, whether mechanical or video reels, are €0.01. The minimum bet set by the video poker slots is €0.02. You can play at 14 mechanical reel slot machines between €0.01 and €0.05, 37 video slots and € 0.01 and 13 video poker games for €0.20, €0.50, €1 and €2.
The Casino regularly updates the selection with new games, giving you the option to enjoy the games even more. You can also play at slot machines with Multigames or hybrid technology, that appear to be a mechanical reel game but work the same as a video slot machine.
The ability to play slot machines outside is one of the greatest assets of the Casino in Collioure. In fact, the establishment has set up an outside patio that features some vintage machines.
The slot machine hall is open Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 2 am.
The traditional games
The Casino in Collioure is also able to satisfy fans of the great traditional table games. They offer several tables located in the centre of the slot machine room. If you feel like playing blackjack, electronic roulette or the game Bataille, you will definitely be happy at this casino.
The casino has a unique blackjack table, and is able to guarantee thrilling entertainment to fans of this famous card game. In order to satisfy all types of players, whatever their budget and level of experience is, the blackjack table is available to everyone betting a minimum of €1 per hand. The dealers in the room also offer sessions for beginners to explain the rules and conduct of a game.
The blackjack table is open Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 1 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 2 am.
The game Bataille belongs to the category of card games, and is one of the great traditional games in the casinos of the department. The casino offers a Bataille table that can accommodate from 1 to 7 players. Participating in one of the games requires a minimum bet of €1, more adventurous players have the option to wager up to a maximum of €20.
You can challenge the dealer at the table Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 1 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 2 am.
Lovers of gambling in its purest form and a classic atmosphere are also not left out at the Casino in Collioure. In fact, the games room is also equipped with an electronic roulette table, which is a modern version of the traditional English roulette game. The table does not need a dealer, and players use the 6 touch screens to place their bets. The electronic roulette allows you to quickly access your favourite game. In addition to providing you the same sensations as its traditional counterpart, this game table will give you the opportunity to enjoy the latest technology. The minimum bet is €0.50, which also gives you the option to better manage your budget and the time you play the game.
You can try your luck at the electronic roulette Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 2 am.
The restaurant and bar at the Casino in Collioure
It is important to the Casino in Collioure to make your stay a great one and to keep you happy. Therefore, they also offer a fully serviced restaurant and bar.
The restaurant La Brasserie
La Brasserie is a relaxed, warm and friendly restaurant. The chef and his team will lead you through a gastronomic journey of Catalonia, and you can also enjoy the delights of French cuisine and other world dishes made with fresh ingredients. The restaurant offers an à la carte menu and various dishes and set menus that change throughout the seasons.
Among the many options on the menu, you can find starters, including a Catalan sausage plate in Maison Paré style for €7, goat cheese salad and Spanish salad for €9, the Anchoïade for €12, beef carpaccio with Parmesan for €7, and a large Mediterranean salad for €13.50. The main courses include Calamari à la Planxa for €16, a hamburger, duck breast with peach or Mediterranean red mullet fillets for €17, and butter Entrecote Maître d'Hôtel or Tartare de bœuf au couteau for €19. You also have a choice of desserts, such as chocolate fondant heart with caramel, 2 scoops ice cream and Tarte Tatin for €6.50, or a Gourmet coffee, a cup of ice cream with fresh fruit and Nougat for €7.
You also can also select from different set menus, such as the Children's menu for €5 for your kids, the menu of the day for lunch for €10 and €14, a full menu for €20, and many more.
You can also visit a bar when you want to relax and enjoy a refreshment. The restaurant staff can serve you all kinds of drinks, with or without alcohol, such as fruit juice, cocktails, beers, aperitifs, digestives, champagnes, and others.
The La Brasserie restaurant is able to welcome you every day from 12 pm for lunch, and from 7.30 pm in the evening for dinner.
Public and private events at the Casino in Collioure
The Casino in Collioure also organises various events to make the stay of their visitors even nicer. The establishment also offers spaces to accommodate your private or professional events.
Events at the Casino
The Casino offers two types of events: those that take place regularly and one-off events organised throughout the year. These events include among others the Apéro-Tapas which takes place every Friday from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm, the Just Live evenings with various artists, and tea dances every Saturday.
Private and professional events
You can also choose to book the Casino in Collioure for your own business and private events. The establishment offers various flexible spaces, and a team of experienced professionals who can help you organise your receptions.
The Casino is one of the most original places for birthday parties, bachelor parties, dinner shows, work gatherings, seminars, associate days, and many more. Group meals for more than 10 persons start from €20, but the casino sales team is also happy to offer you a custom tailored event that meets your requirements.
Address and access
Casino de Collioure, Espace Economique Cap Dourats, 9 avenue Carignan, 66190 – Collioure.
By car via the motorway A9, exit 42 Perpignan Sud and via the expressway Collioure.
29 km from Perpignan, 188 km from Montpellier, 239 km from Nîmes, 244 km from Toulouse, 353 km from Marseille, 482 km from Bordeaux, 486 km from Lyon and 882 km from Paris.
By train via the SNCF station of Collioure which is served by TER Languedoc-Roussillon and via the Intercity trains, and the SNCF train station of Perpignan located 30 km away.
36 km from the airport of Perpignan – Rivesaltes, 74 km from the airport of Barcelona - Girona in Spain and 91 km from the airport of Béziers – Cap d’Agde.
Slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 2 am.
Blackjack table: Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 1 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 2 am.
Electronic roulette table : Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 11 am to 2 am.
Bataille table : Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 1 am, and Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 2 am.
Restaurant « La Brasserie » : every day from 12 pm for lunch, and from 7.30 pm in the evening for dinner.