Review written by Sophie Couard, January 29, 2016.
Are you planning on travelling to the town of Saint-Honoré-les-Bains in the department of Nièvre for a vacation or for rheumatism or respiratory ailments therapy? The town offers everything you need to enjoy a pleasant stay, especially at the Casino Le Vegas in Saint-Honoré-les-Bains. In addition to tours and activities in the area, you can enjoy different games, including slot machines in many different versions and the game Boule 2000. The casino also invites you to try different culinary delights in their charming restaurant, and relax at the bar with your favourite cocktails. The establishment also offers entertainment, theme shows and other events to make your stay even nicer.
Casino Le Vegas in Saint-Honoré-les-Bains : games in a friendly atmosphere
The slot machine hall was first opened in 1995 and recently renovated. The room also has a table for Boule 2000, and is now decorated in a unique design that combines cinema lights and modern architecture for a thrilling and friendly game atmosphere.
The slot machines
The Casino in Saint-Honoré-les-Bains offers 50 slot machines. These are grouped together in different types, and offer all popular games available today. The slot machines should meet all your needs.
The Casino has well over 30 mechanical machines, video slot machines and video poker machines.
You are also able to choose machines with different denominations allowing you to manage your budget and your playing time at the casino better. You can play at a machine of your choice. For example, you can play at 5 video poker games, including 2 machines for €0.20 and 3 machines for €0.50, 12 multi denomination slot machines from 1 to 5 cents, and a progressive jackpot slot machine for €0.50. When you play at the mechanical reel slot machines and video pokers, you can play with a maximum bet of €2.
You can try your luck at the slot machines Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to midnight, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 am.
The game Boule 2000
The Casino Le Vegas in Saint-Honoré-les-Bains also offers a Boule 2000 table, where you can enjoy the atmosphere of this traditional table game.
To join the game Boule 2000, a minimum bet of €1 is required. Depending on your budget and the decisions you make, you can bet up to a limit of €40 per round. The chips for playing at the table can be obtained at the reception of the casino.
You can attempt to win seven times your bet with the full winning number, or try to win one time your initial bet by the odds associated or with a tie. The table is open Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 am.
Gourmet pleasures at the Casino of Saint-Honoré-les-Bains
Satisfying your taste buds is of great importance to the Casino in Saint-Honoré-les-Bains. In fact, the establishment welcomes you in their restaurant, and offers a varied choice of dishes and high quality food. It also allows you to enjoy a varied menu of drinks, especially at the cocktail bar, where you have the opportunity to spend relaxing and unique moments with friends, your family or your game buddies.
The restaurant at the Casino
The restaurant Casino Le Vegas has been completely renovated, and now offers a friendly atmosphere with colours that will seduce you as soon as you enter the restaurant. The kitchen is specialised in traditional cuisine, and proposes a menu filled with all the main specialties of the Burgundian gastronomy.
Depending on the seasons and the availability of products, the diverse menu will change occasionally. You can find dishes based on seasonal vegetables with different sauces, such as for example ham, mustard, herb and others, a choice of fish, such as stuffed carp or roast pike, various meat dishes, such as marbled ham, beef bourguignon, saupiquet of Morvan and Burgundian stew. You can also choose from desserts, such as pears in red wine and cheeses, such as Chaource, Délice of the Bourgogne, Soumaintrain, and many more.
The restaurant has a capacity of 52 seats, and is open for lunch and dinner throughout the week. It is also possible to make a group reservation.
The bar at the Casino
The Casino in Saint-Honoré-les-Bains also offers a lounge bar where you can relax and enjoy different drinks. Just like the restaurant, the bar features a look and design which is in favour of a calm and friendly atmosphere, and particularly accentuated by the harmony of pink and brown colours.
The bar is directly overlooking the slot machines hall on the one side and the restaurant on the other. It is a perfect place to take a break between the games, or to enjoy an aperitif or a digestive. Guests can also enjoy sitting by the old wooden bar.
In addition to a well-stocked wine cellar with the finest wines of the region, the bar can also serve all your favourite beverages, such as kirs specialties of the region in various cocktails, whiskeys, beers, aperitifs, fruit juices, hot drinks, and many more.
Art lovers will also be happy to hear about the various exhibitions of paintings on the walls of the bar, including paintings by local artists, or others.
The bar at the Casino Le Vegas is open Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to midnight, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 am.
Events at the Casino Saint-Honoré-les-Bains
Aside from the exhibition of art works that are regularly changing at the casino, the establishment also offers a choice of events to liven up your stay. Among these events are various theme nights, such as Jazz evenings, tea dances on Thursday afternoons, Friday dinner dances, cabaret evenings, poker tournaments, themed meals, and many more.
The town of Saint-Honoré-les-Bains also offers you the opportunity to participate in many activities, including hiking throughout the whole year, visiting different places and monuments, such as the Voie Antique, the Maison du Gué, the Place du vieux marché, the Thermes of Saint-Honoré-les-Bains, the Fontaine de la Dragne, the castle of the Montagne, the Manoir de La Queudre, and many more interesting sights.
66 km from Moulins, 69 km from Nevers – Magny-Cours, 185 km from Lyon and 285 km from Paris.
77 km from the airport of Nevers-Fourchambault, 92 km from the airport of Charolais and 110 km from the airport of Chalon – Champforgeuil.
8 km from the train station of Remilly de Saint-Honoré-les-Bains, 10 km from the train station of Avrée and 16 km from the train station of Cercy-la-Tour.
Slot machines : every day Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to midnight, and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 am.
Boule 2000 table : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 am.
Casino restaurant : Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 2 pm for lunch, and from 7.30 pm to 11 pm for dinner.
Slot machine bar : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 am.