Review written by Sophie Couard, August 21, 2015.
The town of Saint-Nectaire offers everything needed to give you a perfect stay in the Puy-de-Dome department and even throughout the whole of the Auvergne region. A choice of recreational and entertainment activities are offered, among them different games in the Casino of Saint-Nectaire, such as slot machines, bataille and blackjack. The town is labeled "A site of remarkable taste", and you can find different gastronomic delights of the region in the casino restaurant. The establishment also offers many activities to make your stay nicer and help you with your own event projects. The casino can also be the starting point to explore the town and its surroundings, and you will realise why another label of the town is the "Green Station".
The pleasure of playing at the Casino in Saint-Nectaire
The Casino of Saint-Nectaire is one of the smaller casinos in France, which only enhances the atmosphere and friendliness in the game rooms. Whether you are a fan of traditional or modern slot machines, or you prefer the atmosphere of suspense of table games, it is certain that you will find your satisfaction here.
The slot machines
The Casino of Saint-Nectaire offers a slot machine hall with 48 machines divided into three categories. These are:
21 machines with mechanical reels,
23 machines with video reels
4 video poker machines.
The establishment allows you to play at your leisure and as long as you like by accepting smaller bets as well. Therefore, all the casino slot machines start at denominations from 1 cent to €1. You can play the mechanical 3-reel slot machines from €0.20 to €1, video slots from €0.01 to €0.05, or video poker from €0.20 to €1.
The slot machine room is open Monday to Saturday from 1 pm, and on Sundays and public holidays from 11 am.
The table games
The casino Caz in Saint-Nectaire also offers you the chance to experience the thrill of table games. The Casino is currently offering two game tables: a blackjack table and a table with bataille.
Fans of the famous card game 21 can play at the table and challenge the dealer with bets starting from €5 and up to €500. If you want an introduction you to this popular table game the casino team is happy to help and support you with the rules and strategies.
You can also try your luck at the bataille game table. You can bet between €1 and €10 per game.
The game tables are open every day from Monday to Sunday from 9 pm, and they are only accessible to all adults who are not prohibited from playing casino games. It is necessary to present a valid ID.
Gourmet experiences at the Casino in Saint-Nectaire
The chef of the restaurant "le Z" invites you to a place decorated with in a plain style, and he will lead you on a gastronomic journey that you will never forget. You can sit indoors and in summer, there is also a terrace overlooking the garden and greens.
The cuisine is characterised by an ingenious blend of traditional cuisine and local products. The menu changes throughout the seasons and the chef ensures that only fresh products are used. You can find a wide choice of starters and main courses, as well as salads and desserts on the menu, starting from €9.90. You can also select from two set menus: the Caz for €14.90 or €18, and a menu for €28. The tasty dishes include Avocado mousse with crab, foie gras and duck breast, smoked salmon and other seafood, as well as grenadine and cheese. You can also indulge in the chef's specialties, including Truffade des Burons for €12, a small Saint-Nectaire fondue for €14.50 and Tartine of Saint-Nectaire for €11.50.
The restaurant is also able to prepare special menus according to your requirements or according to your events, including family reunions, communions, birthdays, and many others.
The restaurant "le Z" is open Wednesday to Sunday from 12 pm to 1.30 pm, and from 7 pm to 9.30 pm. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Casino Le Caz in Saint-Nectaire: events and entertainment
The Casino of Saint-Nectaire also offers a monthly entertainment program that is available on the website of the establishment, or you can also inquire by writing directly to the casino reception.
To provide fun an entertainment to their visitors, the casino hosts concerts, performances, competitions, and other events. These events are, among others, the song contest "Z'estivales du Caz" led by Fabienne Della Monica of "The Voice" and the group Axses and the winner gets a recording studio session, blues concerts by the THIA trio or the Eastern Blues Road trio, French songs by Jean François Vaissaire, the show "Les Miséreuses" by the group "Les trois versatiles", including the Théâtre du Rire, bowling tournaments of the Auvergne, and many more.
Le Casino of Saint-Nectaire for your private and professional events
The Cazino of Saint-Nectaire is one of the best options for receptions, or private and professional events in the Puy-de-Dôme department. Besides their great gastronomic specialties and experiences in the field of event cuisine, the casino offers a unique atmosphere that is very close to nature.
The casino has a function room of 180 m² for up to 120 people. You will also not have to worry about the equipment if you choose the casino to host your event. The establishment is equipped with sound systems, microphones, lights, screens, projectors, and many more. You can entrust all your private and professional projects to the experienced team from the casino. It is possible to host seminars, meetings, conferences, birthdays, baptisms, communions, and many more.
Vulcabike: the department and the region around the Casino of Saint-Nectaire
The Casino of Saint-Nectaire also offers the option to visit and explore the department and the surroundings without getting too tired. The establishment itself offers a park of mountain bikes, also with electric assistance, that you can hire to explore the region. Renting a bike costs €15 for an hour, and up to €45 for a day.
There are also various options that allow you to explore the region and not miss any attractions. You can choose from different packages, such as the young volcanoes in France, and other options for you to explore the region and what it has to offer. There is also a sports program and 80 volcanic craters to explore. The more adventurous can enjoy the individual routes, green slopes and different tracks of different levels.
Each of the trips will allow you to discover the heritage of the town, such as the artistic Romanesque church of Auvergne, the basilica of Notre-Dame d’Orcival, Dolmen du Parc, the Villa Russe, Caves of Cornadore, various lakes, and many more. Depending on the rental plan you select, you will also have the opportunity to explore the whole department and explore its many attractions, including Gour de Tazenat lake, the Chambon and Chauvet lakes, gorges of the Sioule, the nature reserves of the valley of Chaudefour, numerous spas, and many more.
40 km from Clermont-Ferrand.
5 km from Issoire.
Motorway A71 from Paris.
Motorway A72 from Lyon.
Motorway A89 from Bordeaux.
Motorway A75 from Montpellier.
By train from the station of Clermont-Ferrand and Issoire.
By plane from the airport of Clermont Auvergne, Aulnat.
Slot machines: Monday to Saturday from 1 pm, and on Sundays and public holidays from 11 am.
Table games: every day, from Monday to Sunday from 9 pm.
Restaurant Le Z: Wednesday to Sunday from 12 pm to 1.30 pm, and 7 pm to 9.30 pm, closed every week on Mondays and Tuesdays.