Review written by Sophie Couard, October 3, 2016.
The Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is a leisure centre that is located in the heart of the Côte de Nacre in the charming seaside resort of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. The town is located in the Normandy region on the English Channel. The Casino is facing the famous Guynemer Promenade along the beach, and it offers fantastic gaming room with 75 slot machines, 2 Blackjack tables and 8 terminals at an electronic English Roulette. The games can be played with very low bets, and with a bit of luck you can even win a nice jackpot.
You can also visit the restaurant of the Casino and enjoy some fantastic meals with seafood and meat dishes in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. The establishment also has a bar where you can enjoy a delicious cocktail, or you can watch a movie in the cinema. The Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer also hosts live music every Friday in the bar, themed evenings every month, as well as games and other events.
The Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is also a perfect location to organise your own events. The building has a beautiful Art Deco façade and the Casino operator can offer everything needed to make your event a success.
The town of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is known for the beautiful Juno Beach and the authentic old town with an irresistible medieval charm. There are a lot of things to do in the town, both indoor and outdoor activities are covered, and you can enjoy sea-related activities, as well as other outdoor activities in the surrounding nature. For example, you can sunbathe on the beach, take a swim or relax, or you can do other activities, such as kite surfing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, boat excursions or others. The town also offers many different sights and sports activities, such as tennis courts, football pitches, riding stables, golf, bowling, and many others. There is also the 7 metre Falaise of Cap Romain (cliffs), also called the Castel, which is definitely worth the detour.
Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer : gaming in a nice atmosphere
Although the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is relatively small, it offers everything needed for a great night out. The irresistible charm of the establishment will appeal to beginners and experienced players alike. You can play at 75 slot machines, and you should find a suitable game. Fans of traditional games can play at 2 blackjack tables or an electronic English Roulette table that was introduced in December 2015. To ensure that all the players have a good time at the Casino, the Casino employees are also happy to explain the rules and principles of the traditional games or slot machines to the players.
The slot machines
The Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer gives you the opportunity to try your luck at around 75 slot machines of different types, including traditional and modern machines. You can find traditional slot machines with mechanical reels, video slot machines with digital screens and video poker devices. The games accept denominations starting from only 1 euro cent, which means that the slot machines are a low-cost activity suitable for every budget. Just like in the other casinos of the Joa group, the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer also offers the slot machine Game of Thrones exclusively. The Casino also updates the game selection regularly to keep things fresh and exciting.
The slot machines at the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer are available every day Sunday to Thursday from 9.30 am to 2 am, on Fridays from 9.30 am to 3 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9.30 am to 4 am.
The table games
As you would expect, the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer also has an area for traditional table games. You can play the popular card game blackjack at one of two tables, or you can play a game of electronic English Roulette at one of the 8 terminals.
Blackjack is one of the most popular casino card games. You play this game against the bank, which is represented by the dealer, and the goal is to get a better hand than the dealer. You win with a Blackjack, which is a hand that consists of two cards, one is an ace, and the other a 10-point card, or you win when you have the winning hand that is higher than that of the dealers, but does not exceed 21 points. A hand with more than 21 points goes bust and always loses.
The two blackjack tables at the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer have different minimum bets, which allows many different players to play this traditional game.
The table for €2 is open from Monday to Thursday from 8.30 pm to 2 am, on Fridays and eves of public holidays from 8.30 pm to 3 am, Saturdays from 8.30 pm to 4 am and Sundays from 6 pm to 2 am, and the table for €5 minimum bet is only open on Fridays from 8.30 pm to 3 am, and Saturdays from 8.30 pm to 4 am.
Electronic English Roulette
English Roulette is one of the most popular casino games in the history of gambling. The game consists of guessing on which field the ball will land on. The game offers many different betting possibilities and promises players a good time.
You can experience the excitement of this extremely captivating game without being scrutinised by the dealer or other players when you play at the electronic English Roulette table at the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. The table allows for 8 players to play at the same time.
The English Roulette table is available every day. You can play at these terminals with bets starting from €0.50.
Casino de Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer : the Normandy on your plate
The Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is a real leisure and entertainment complex, and does not just offer casino games. There is also a restaurant with a traditional cuisine where you can take a nice dinner break, or you can have a refreshing drink at the Casino bar and take a break from the games.
The restaurant at the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer offers everything needed for you to have a great time. You can enjoy a meal and a fantastic room with a slightly darker atmosphere, and you can find starters, main courses and desserts on the menu, as well as an extensive wine list. The chef of the restaurant is Eric Lesioux or offers a tasty and traditional cuisine that will exceed your expectations.
You can visit the restaurant for a meal alone, with business partners, with your family, friends or colleagues, and the chef and his team will do their best to make your stay as success. There is an all you can eat buffet every day, for the price of €12, and the dishes of the day are offered at the price of €11.
The dishes served à la carte are also very good in terms of their price, quality and quantity. The chef prepares dishes with careful presentation worthy of the greatest gourmet restaurants. The menu is original and creative and mainly consists of dishes using seasonal fresh products from the region. The menu is divided into sections: the regular menu on one side and the Joa specialty dishes on the other. The dishes available as suitable for every taste and budget. A main course, with a starter or a dessert costs €18 when chosen from the regular menu, and it costs €25 when chosen from the Joa special menu side. A full menu with a starter, a main course and a dessert is €24 when chosen from the regular dishes and €33 when chosen from the Joa special section. Guests can also enjoy the Cinema Menu, which includes a starter, a main course and a dessert, all selected from the regular section of the menu, and there is also a special menu for children for €9.
Some of the starters in the regular section include dishes for €7, such as velvet of squash, crispy camembert or nordic salad with salmon, shrimps and beets, and in the Joa special section you can find dishes for €9, such as green asparagus fricassée with poached egg and carbonara sauce, half cooked duck foie gras with pickles or the fresh spring rolls with smoked salmon and crunchy vegetables.
The main causes in a regular section include dishes for €11, such as 180g of sirloin stewed with rosemary, cod or 220g roasted steak with pepper sauce, or you can find the following dishes on the special Joa side for €16, such as the famous Joa Burger with fries, the special Burger of the Casino of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer with fries, cooked lamb with artichoke paste, tuna steak or sautéed prawns with pea risotto and chopped tomatoes.
The dessert menu of the regular and the Joa section includes some real delights, such as mellow chocolate with a liquid centre, crème brûlée, Verrine de perle du japon with orange and pineapple, pineapple carpaccio with ginger juice, mint and coconut ice cream, Savarin with red fruits and lime syrup or a small pot of vanilla cream, crispy praline and meringue. There is also a large selection of wines and aperitifs available on the menu, and the staff can also help you choose the perfect wine for your meal.
The restaurant at the Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Merhas a capacity of up to 100 people, and is open from Thursday to Sunday from 7 pm to 10 pm.
The Bar at the Casino of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer welcomes you in an exceptional atmosphere and invites you to enjoy a relaxing time with a nice drink. You can visit the bar during the day and enjoy a refreshing drink between the games, or you can relax with a drink and a small snack, for example the famous Joa sausage. The Casino group is famous for their special Joa beer and their many original cocktails. The bar menu offers a huge selection of drinks, including a good selection of champagnes, spirits, digestives, liqueurs, aperitifs, beers, and also non-alcoholic drinks, hot drinks, fruit juices and sodas.
The bar is the perfect place to visit for a drink with your partner, friends, colleagues or other players, and you can even enjoy live music on Friday evenings. The bar at the Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is open every day from 9.30 am.
The Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer : games and events throughout the year
The Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer is a temple of entertainment, and offers a busy schedule of different games and events throughout the year. You can take part in games, such as Bingo, Tarot, Loto or Belote, attend events, such as seemed evenings, karaoke dinners, sports events on screens with the possibility of making bets on the outcome, or you can attend cooking classes with the talented chef Eric Lesioux.
The establishment also has a 170-seat cinema where you can watch current movies and enjoy an even more relaxing evening. You can find out which movies are currently screening at the official website of the Casino at http://www.joa-casino.com/Casinos-Loisirs/CASINO-JOA-DE-ST-AUBIN/Cinema.
The Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer : an original location for your private or professional events
You can also book the Joa Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer and organise your own private events, such as weddings, birthdays, bachelor parties, or professional events, such as seminars, dinners, gala evenings, conferences, and many others. The charming establishment is equipped with ultra-modern and high-performance equipment, including a video projector, a flipchart, a fantastic sound system and a screen. You can also choose from two different spaces: the restaurant has a capacity of 110 seats in banquet configuration and 200 people for drinks and the cinema has a capacity of 170 people. The Casino in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer can make you a tailor-made solution and offer for your event.
Motorway A13 from Paris, exit number 5.
23 km from the train station of Caen, 24 km from the airport of Caen-Carpiquet.
19 km from Caen, 111 km from Le Havre, 144 km from Rouen, 198 km from Rennes, 250 km from Paris, 266 km from Angers, 268 km from Amiens, 278 km from Tours, 305 km from Picardie, 306 km from Nantes, 388 km from Brest, 404 km from Lille, 407 km from Reims, 593 km from Metz, 615 km from Clermont-Ferrand, 623 km from Bordeaux, 708 km from Lyon, 754 km from Strasbourg, 862 km from Toulouse, 938 km from Montpellier, 1017 km from Marseille and 1175 km from Nice.
The slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 9.30 am to 2 am, on Fridays from 9.30 am to 3 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9.30 am to 4 am.
The blackjack tables :
- €2 table: from Monday to Thursday from 8.30 pm to 2 am, on Fridays and eves of public holidays from 8.30 pm to 3 am, Saturdays from 8.30 pm to 4 am and Sundays from 6 pm to 2 am,
- €5 table : Fridays from 8.30 pm to 3 am and Saturdays from 8.30 pm to 4 am.
Electronic English Roulette terminals : Sunday to Thursday from 9.30 am to 2 am, Fridays from 9.30 am to 3 am and Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9.30 am to 4 am.
The Restaurant : Thursday to Sunday from 7 pm to 10 pm.
The Bar : every day from 9:30 am until the establishment closes.