Review written by Sophie Couard, August 26, 2016.
The town Agon-Coutainville is located in the department of Manche, and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. It is one of the most beautiful seaside resorts, and features a beautiful promenade and many tourist attractions. It has been awarded numerous certificates of excellence, such as the Pavillon Bleu d’Europe, Famille Plus and Station Verte.
The town is the first choice for a holiday or a short trip to the sea. Visitors have the choice between many different activities, for example a day at the beach, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, or visiting interesting sights, such as the Pointe d'Agon and the lighthouse, and fans of gambling can also visit the Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville.
The Casino in Agon-Coutainville is one of the three establishments belonging to the Partouche group in the Normandy region, and it is one of the largest entertainment and leisure centres in the town. Players can enjoy a selection of over 70 slot machines of different types, as well as traditional table games, such as Blackjack, Boule and also an electronic Roulette game.
The Casino also offers various services to make their visitors happy, including a restaurant which is also available to be rented for different types of private or business events and the Casino organisers different events to make the stay of their visitors unforgettable.
A universe of gambling in the Manche department
The Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville offers a fantastic game selection where you can try your luck to win some money. You can find a selection of 70 slot machines of all types, the two traditional table games Blackjack and Boule, and then electronic Roulette table.
The slot machines
The slot machine room offers a fantastic selection of over 70 slot machines of different types. The Casino offers mechanical slot machines, modern video slot machines and video poker devices that will allow you to enjoy a fantastic time whether you win or not.
Besides the classification by type of game, the slot machines can also be divided into different denomination groups, and they all offer bet sizes that allow players with different budgets to enjoy the games. The game selection has 16 mechanical slot machines with denominations from €0.20 to €2, 48 video slot machines with bonus games accepting denominations between €0.01 and €1 and 6 Video Poker devices with minimum bets between €0.20 and €2.
The Casino in Agon-Coutainville is also one of the 42 casinos of the Partouche group that offers the Megapot, a progressive jackpot system where players can win a large jackpot that is fed by the bets of 207 slot machines throughout France. The Casino offers two slot machines accepting denominations from €0.05, where you can try your luck to win the jackpot. In order to get the chance for the progressive jackpot you will need to play the maximum bet of €2.50.
You can try your luck at the slot machines from Sunday to Friday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
The traditional games
The Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville also make sure that you can spend a fantastic time with the traditional table games. The Casino offers two tables, one with Blackjack and one with Boule.
If you are a fan of the popular card game Blackjack you will be happy that the casino offers a table with this game that can accommodate up to 10 players. Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games at the establishment of the group in the town of Agon-Coutainville. The Blackjack table at the Casino can accommodate between 2 and 10 players, and it allows you to enjoy a lively and friendly atmosphere together with the other players. If you are a beginner with blackjack or other traditional games, you are welcome to participate in the games, and the dealers in the room will be happy to explain the rules to you.
Beginners and experts can participate in the games with a minimum bet of €2. If you are more adventurous you can bet up to €100 per game and try to win a lot more money.
The Blackjack table is open from Thursday to Sunday from 9 pm during July and August and for rest of the year the table is open from Monday to Friday from 8 pm to 1 am, Saturday from 8 pm to 3 am and Sunday from 4 pm to 2 am.
The game Boule is also a very popular game at the Casino and offers a very thrilling atmosphere. This game is a pure game of chance, and consists of guessing on which number the ball will land on. The table consists of a cylinder with numbered fields from 1 to 9, and each number appears 4 times on the cylinder. An unlimited number of players can participate in the game at the same time, which is also a great advantage of the game Boule. The required minimum bet at the table is €1. Bets are made with casino chips, and you can buy them at the cashier at the Casino or exchange bank notes directly at the table. Boule 2000 is one of the simplest casino games that you can find, and you can choose from many different bets, including full numbers, odd and even numbers, red and black, high or low.
You can enjoy this fantastic traditional game at the Boule table at the Casino from Monday to Friday from 8 pm to 1 am, Saturday from 8 pm to 3 am, and Sunday from 4 pm to 2 am and during July and August every night from 9 pm.
The Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville also has an electronic Roulette table for fans of pure gambling. This electronic version of the classic English Roulette follows the same principle and rules as the original game. You can bet on the same bet types, such as for example, full numbers, street, corner, six line, dozen, column and simple chances. The game phases are also the same as those of the traditional version, with the exception that the announcements of the croupier are substituted by dialogs on the touch screen at each terminal.
The electronic Roulette does not have a croupier and the game is operated with a separate touch screen for each player. The Casino offers a table with 6 terminals we can play the game, players your bets and the possible winnings. The minimum bet for a game is €0.50.
The 6 electronic Roulette terminals are available Sunday to Friday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
Events for everyone
Aside from the casino games, the Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville also offers various types of events and services that will make your stay even more exciting.
The program features games and contests, culinary events, concerts and many other types of events. If you are a fan of the games, you can participate in the Bingo Hebdo which can be found at the terminals in the Casino. You can win up to €100,000 when you get a combination of 6 balls out of 54, and when you get two winning balls you will get the chance to win €1000 worth of casino chips in an additional contest.
Gourmets can enjoy many different menus and events, such as breakfast in the morning, the resto ciné menu that is available all year round, the children's menu or each prestige menu bought, the apéro du patron event that takes place every Tuesday from 7 pm, Saturday evening dinners, and many others.
The restaurant at the Casino in Agon-Coutainville
The Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville offers you the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing time with great food in the restaurant L'Appart.
If you are looking for a unique place to enjoy excellent cuisine with your guests, friends, family or partner, as well as a relaxing and friendly atmosphere, the restaurant at the Casino is a safe choice that will likely satisfy you.
The L'Appart restaurant specialises in French and local cuisine, and offers many different types of dishes that you can choose either à la carte or you can opt for different set menus. If you prefer to rely on the chef's suggestions, you can choose one of the set menus, such as the Ciné menu for €15.90 that includes a starter and a main course of your choice or a main course and a dessert of your choice, the Plaisir menu for €17.90 that includes a starter, main course and dessert of your choice, the Prestige menu for €24.90 that includes a starter, main course and dessert of your choice, the Express menu for €10.90 that includes a main course and a drink of your choice and the Enfant menu for children for €9 that includes a mini burger or the fish of the day, two scoops of ice cream and some squash. The chef and his team can also prepare a seafood platter for a minimum of 2 persons starting from €19.50 per person.
The menu is regularly changed with the seasons, and you can find many French specialties in the selection. The starters include for example a trilogy of tomatoes with the flavours of the sun for €8.50, L'Appart's fresh salad for €9.50, homemade foie gras, red fruit and porto sauce for €12.50, or smoked salmon rolled in a maki-style in a waffle for €11. The main courses include linguine with sautéed and flambéed shrimps and provençale sauce for €14, roasted back of cod and vegetables with poultry cream for €14.50, pork normand baked in cidre and baked potatoes for €13, a grilled rump steak with tomato coulis and home-made fries for €16.50, or a bacon and pepper burger with home-made fries for €14. The selection of desserts includes a cheese platter with Norman cheeses a half-salted candy for €5.50, the Moelleux with chocolate and English caramel cream for €5 Farandole Gourmand for €5, pineapple with coconut for €5 or red fruits with white chocolate for €6.50.
The restaurant L'Appart welcomes you for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday, but it is closed Saturday lunchtime, and only open for dinner.
The Casino in Agon-Coutainville for your own events
The Casino in Agon-Coutainville combines a modern atmosphere with a classic design, and it one of the first choices for venues that can be booked for own events in the area. The establishment offers a modular room that can be adapted for different types of events. You can book the L'Appart restaurant that has a capacity of 120 people in banquet configuration, 200 people for a standing cocktail configuration, or 200 people in a theatre configuration.
You can host your own professional events, such as seminars, conferences, product launches, work meetings, and others, or you can host private receptions, such as weddings, birthdays, baptisms, and other festivities. You can contact the Casino officials for a free quote and a team of experienced professionals will offer guidance and support to make your event come to life.
More at the Casino in Agon-Coutainville
The Casino in Agon-Coutainville offers their players many privileges, either directly in the establishment, the surrounding area or with their partners.
The Partouche Players Plus loyalty progam
As it is the case in all the establishments of the Partouche group, the Casino in Agon-Coutainville also allows you to join the "Players Plus" loyalty program. When you have a Players Plus card in your possession you can take advantage of many benefits. The first thing is that you can enter the Casino a lot easier, as the membership card can be used for admission, and you will not have to show your ID card each time you enter. You can simply use the card with the card readers at the entrance of the Casino.
Each time you use your card with services at the Casino you will also collect loyalty points. You will get points when you enter the Casino, when you play at the slot machines, when you show your card at the restaurant, or when you make transactions at the traditional table games.
When you reach a certain number of loyalty points with your Players Plus card you can exchange them for gifts that you can choose directly at the Casino in Agon-Coutainville. Depending on what you like, you can choose from drinks, menus, games, high-tech products, clothes, household appliances, and many others.
In addition to the points, you can also enjoy various exclusive benefits and discounts throughout the year. Being part of the loyalty program has many advantages, and you can participate in exclusive casino games, enjoy special discounts at the restaurant, shows, parties, buffets or other events, and you can also benefit from the new Evasion offers that available in all the establishments of the Partouche group.
Accommodation and amenities around the Casino in Agon-Coutainville
The town of Agon-Coutainville is a popular seaside resort in the department of Manche. It offers many facilities to accommodate tourists and visitors who visit all year round. There are many hotels located in the immediate vicinity of the Casino, such as the Hotel Les Fresques with rooms starting from €84 per night, the Ternelia le Home du Cotentin starting from €72 per night, the Inter-Hôtel Cositel starting from €82 per night, the Hostellerie de la Baie starting from €70 per night, and many others.
The Partouche Casino in Agon-Coutainville is also right at the center of the town where popular holiday activities are possible. The region is especially known for the beaches and activities relating to the sea, and the town has been awarded many labels in the past. You can find five sandy beaches along the coast, the Plage du Centre, the Plage de la Poulette, the Plage du Passous, the Plage de l’école de Voile and the Plage de la Pointe d’Agon.
Many outdoor and indoor activities are also available in the town. For example, you can visit the Municipal Library and learn about the history and culture of the region, take your kids to the Les P'tis Mousses leisure centre, enjoy a good movie with your family, partner or friends at the cinema, or discover the secrets of the sea at the Cité de la Mer exposition. More adventurous visitors will probably be happy to find out about the many excursions and adventures at the sea and on land, where you can discover Chausey Island, which is an island near Granville, or you can go on excursions to the Channel Islands, for example Jersey, Alderney, Guernsey, Carteret, Sercq and Diélette.
The nearest train station is in Coutances, which is 10 km from Agon-Coutainville. You can see the train schedules for Coutances at the website www.voyages-sncf.com. If you do not want to change there is also a direct connection from Paris to the train station of Granville.
A direct bus connection from Manéo is available from Coutances to Agon-Coutainville during the summer season from the 5th of July to the 31st of August. You can also reach Coutances from Granville with the Manéo line number 2 that runs all year around.
Slot machines : Sunday to Friday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
Blackjack table : the Blackjack table is open from Thursday to Sunday from 9 pm during July and August and for rest of the year the table is open from Monday to Friday from 8 pm to 1 am, Saturday from 8 pm to 3 am and Sunday from 4 pm to 2 am.
Boule table : Monday to Friday from 8 pm to 1 am, Saturday from 8 pm to 3 am, and Sunday from 4 pm to 2 am and during July and August every night from 9 pm.
Restaurant « L’Appart » : open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday, except Saturday lunchtime.