Review written by Sophie Couard, August 28, 2015.
Are you passionate about gambling and games of chance? Do you love a challenge or do you just want to try your luck in a thrilling and fun atmosphere? The Casino Barrière Bordeaux welcomes you and takes you into an exciting world where you will be the master of all your actions.
Casino Barrière de Bordeaux: A meeting of chance
The Casino Barrière de Bordeaux offers three main types of games: slot machines, table games and poker.
The slot machines
The Casino Barrière Bordeaux is one of the most visited casinos in France and has 300 slot machines. To satisfy most players bets can range from 1 cent to €10. The casino also offers the brand new Spider-Man slot machines which promise even more fun. In addition to various bonuses and jackpots, these new machines are equipped with dynamic seats that make the gaming sensation even more entertaining. You can choose from many different slot machines, including video poker and slots with 3 or 5 reels.
The slot machine room is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm.
The table games
You can also play at 14 gaming tables at the Casino Barrière Bordeaux. You have the choice of several card games, among them Blackjack and Bataille, English Roulette, traditional or electronic, and the game La Boule. Whether you just started playing in a casino, or you are an experienced player, you will find a table that suits your needs.
You can play at the table of your choice from Sunday to Thursday between 9 pm and 4 am, and Fridays and Saturdays from 8 pm to 4 am.
The Casino Barrière Bordeaux also offers you the opportunity to play at one of three poker tables in the Games Salon. After you have mastered the rules for Texas Hold'em Poker, you will be able to test your luck, your observational skills, and how good you are at making decisions.
A convenient location
The Casino Barrière Bordeaux has the advantage of being located in a very convenient location, close to all amenities.
The casino is located on the Rue du Cardinal Richaud, 33300 Bordeaux, and you cannot miss it, no matter where you are coming from. You can reach it via the A10 from Paris and all regions from North and West, via the A89 from the Southeast and East, via the A63 from Spain and via the A62 from the Mediterranean.
If you come by plane, the International Airport of Merignac is the closest, about twenty minutes by car away.
You can also take public transport. Take the tram line C to the Palais des Congrès stop, or the train to Saint-Jean station which is about thirty minutes away.
Accommodation and catering
Whether you are on holiday or you come for a short visit, the Casino Barrière in Bordeaux is one of your best choices.
You can find accommodation very close by, and you can choose from several hotels including, among others, Ibis, Pullman, the Campanile or All Suites Apart. Fast food lovers will be able to enjoy the famous McDonald's chain restaurant which is less than ten minutes away from the casino.
The Casino also has two restaurants for gourmets and two bars for drinks, or to have good times with friends.
- The brasserie and wine bar Les Artistes
The brasserie Les Artistes is located on the ground floor, and is open from Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 2.30 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm, and on evenings before holidays and Friday and Saturday it is also open until midnight. You can enjoy buffet menus from €9.90. After you have finished your meal you will even get the chance to play for it with a dice game. Throw 4, 2, 1 and you will not have to pay your bill.
The restaurant is open daily from 9 pm to midnight, and it is located on the first floor of the building. It offers a panoramic view of the gaming tables, and you can taste various traditional dishes of the region with prices starting from €9.90.
The bar is located in the Games Salon and can be visited daily between 9 pm and 4 am.
To brighten up your day and give your taste buds a feast, you can enjoy cocktails and snacks in the Led & Bar. It is located in the slot machine room, and is open from 12 pm to 4 am throughout the week.
Additional services and offers
By deciding to visit the Casino Barrière de Bordeaux, you can also take advantage of several other services in addition to the different games that are available.
- Benefit from the Afterwork special on Thursdays and Fridays from 5.30 pm to 7 pm in the Brasserie Les Artistes.
- There are regular shows and events at the Casino, for example the One Man Show with Julien Courbet.
- The Casino Barrière in Bordeaux also offers other events and services, among them theme nights, animations, and dances.
For further information, please call +33 (0) 5 56 69 49 22 or visit the website Lucienbarriere.com.
Culture and tourism
The city of Bordeaux offers a multitude of places to visit. As one of the cities of art and history, Bordeaux is full of heritage with the Gallien Palace, Pey-Berland tower, the Saint-Michel Basilica, the Judaic pool and its portico, the monument for the Girondins, and many more.
Wine lovers will also be happy to hear that there are tours and hikes through the vineyards and chateaus of Bordeaux and its surroundings.
Casino Barrière Bordeaux – Rue Cardinal Richaud, 33300 Bordeaux Lac.
Slot machines: every day from 10am to 4am.
Table games: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9pm to 4am and Friday and Saturday from 8pm to 4am.