Review written by Sophie Couard, on August 26, 2015.
The Casino in Mimizan is one of three casinos of the Cogit group in the Aquitaine. It is conveniently located next to the ocean, in one of the most popular resorts of the Côte d'Argent. It is a prime destination for a weekend trip or a holiday. The casino allows you to not only play your favourite games, such as slot machines and various table games, but it also offers relaxation and fun, and combines the pleasures of good food and relaxation with entertainment and events.
Play at the Casino Cogit in Mimizan
Slot machines, Bataille, blackjack and poker are the games you can enjoy at the Casino in Mimizan. You can play in a colourful games room, that reminds of the beautiful atmosphere of larger casinos, but is calmer and has a more friendly atmosphere.
The slot machines
The Casino in Mimizan has a over 50 slot machines, and you can choose between mechanical 3-reel machines, video slots with 5 reels and video poker.
Fans of traditional slot machines will particularly enjoy the 20 mechanical 3-reel slot machines that allow stakes between €0.20 and €1. If you prefer the latest technology machines with bonus games, you can play at 12 video slots with 5 reels and bet between €0.05 and €0.20. Poker fans can play at 18 video poker machines with bets of between €0.10 to €2.
The slot machines can be played after presentation of a valid identity document, and the room is open 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.
The table games at the casino
The Casino in Mimizan also offers various table games. You can play blackjack, Bataille, La Boule or poker tournaments.
The minimum bet to play the table games is €1, and other conditions vary depending on the game and the table of your choice. Table games are open daily from 9 pm.
Au Casino Cogit in Mimizan: fine cuisine at the restaurant
The Casino in Mimizan is also known for the restaurant called "Le Kaz" and its bar. Aside from fine regional cuisine created by the chef and his team, you can enjoy an exceptional atmosphere, either on the terrace outside or indoors. The restaurant faces the ocean, and is considered one of the best places to spend quality time with your partner, with family or with friends.
The restaurant offers a menu worthy of the greatest gourmets and two set menus for those who prefer to place their trust in the recommendations of the chef. You can choose starters from €7.50, main courses between €10 and €16 and desserts from €2 to €7. You can also opt for a set menu the KAZ for €18.50 and the gourmet menu for €25. You will then have the opportunity to tickle your taste buds with innovative and delicious dishes like the Surprise pudding with sweet potatoes, suckling lamb roast, and many others.
The restaurant is open every day from Thursday to Monday, from 7.30 pm to 10 pm, and Sundays from 12 pm to 2 pm. The Restaurant Le Kaz is also open for dinner on the eves of public holidays, and for lunch on holidays. You can also have a drink at the bar to enjoy a break from the games, or have a relaxing time after a walk in the neighbourhood.
Entertainment and theme nights at the Casino in Mimizan
To make your stay even more pleasant, the Cogit Casino in Mimizan offers various events for all sorts of tastes. For example, you find the "Jeu Gratuit de l’Eté " (free game of the summer) a scratch or draw game, that allows you to win various prizes, such as vouchers for €15 to €100 or game tickets to use at the slots. There is also the "Soirées Moules Frites" at Le Kaz, the "Concours Photos de l’Eté " (Summer photo contest). Many concerts and shows are also organized by the casino, such as among others the concert Charlaz.
Around the Casino in Mimizan
While the casino is closed, you can go out and explore the recreational activities available in the city, or you can visit all the attractions of the department and the region. If you are a fan of beach activities, you may find your satisfaction at the Mimizan Current or even within the seaside resort of Mimizan-Plage.
Those who prefer hiking and exploring nature, will be happy to hear about the many sites in and around the town, such as the forest, the game and wildlife reserve Malloueyre, the two dunes of the Landes coastline, the zones humides de l’arrière dune du pays de Born, and much more.
There is also heritage sights waiting to be visited, such as the bell tower of the museum, the Church of Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, the Chapel at the sea, the castle Woolsack, the pyramids of Sauveté, and many others.
119 km from the airport of Bordeaux Mérignac and 126 km from the airport of Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne.
27 km from the train station Labouheyre with the TER from Bordeaux and from Bayonne.
Slot machines: Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am, and Friday, Saturday and eves before public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
Table games: every day from 9 pm.