Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
Besides a reputation as a great seaside resort and marina, the town of Saint-Quay-Portrieux is also a destination for relaxation, tranquillity and luxurious entertainment. In fact, the city has the Casino of Saint-Quay-Portrieux, an establishment offering gaming, gastronomic pleasures and entertainment with a bar, a casino, a superb restaurant and many events. In terms of games, the casino is comparable to other casinos and has 114 slot machines, table games, including electronic English roulette and blackjack, as well as a poker room for No Limit Texas Hold'em. The Casino also offers a gourmet restaurant if you are looking for fine dining, and two bars for relaxation and refreshment.
Casino Saint-Quay-Portrieux : a universe of games at the Côtes-d’Armor
The Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux offers everything to satisfy your desire for relaxation and entertainment. You can find a slot machine room offering 114 slot machine games of different types, table games, including a blackjack table and a English roulette table, and a poker room.
The slot machine hall
The Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux offers 114 slot machines in different variants, including mechanical reel machines, video reel slot machines and video poker. In addition, 87 of these machines accept tickets, allowing you to easily access your favourite games.
If you want to manage your budget and the time you play the games, you can also select a machine that suits your budget. With a minimum bet of 1 cent you can choose from 34 video slot machines and 4 mechanical reel machines. 17 video slot machines and 7 mechanical reel slot machines operate with a denomination of 2 cents, 2 video slot machines and 1 mechanical reel machines accept a bet of 5 cents, 4 video slots and 8 mechanical reel slot machines accept a bet of 20 cents, 8 mechanical slots and 2 video poker games accept 50 cent bets, 5 machines with mechanical reels accept €1 bets, and 2 other machines €2 bets.
You can also enjoy 20 slot machines offering multiple denominations, including 2 mechanical reel machines, 9 video slot machines, and 9 video poker machines.
The slot machine room is open 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
Casino Saint-Quay-Portrieux is also a place where you can enjoy the atmosphere of traditional table games. In fact, the establishment offers 2 game tables, including one for blackjack and another for electronic English roulette.
Are you an amateur or an experienced player, and would you like to experience the great feelings that a game of blackjack offers? The Casino gives everyone the chance to play this fantastic game, as you can also get introductions from the dealers, who also can help you with the game, and you can play at the table with a minimum bet of €3 per round.
The establishment also offers you the opportunity to challenge your luck at the electronic English roulette table. To give you more choice for bets, and so you can make the most out of the game, you can opt for one of three positions at the table for €0.50, or one of the other three for €1 bets.
The table games are available Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am.
The poker room
The Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux also offers a poker room with Texas Hold'em Poker No Limit. The room offers two tables requiring a minimum buy-in of €50 with a small blind of €1 and a big blind of €2.
The games begin at 9 pm every evening, but the registration is open from 7.30 pm.
The restaurant and bars at the Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux
If you want to take a break between the games you can enjoy a drink or delicious regional cuisine based on seasonal produce and sea food. Whether in the indoors restaurant or on the terrace of the bar "Le Saint-Quay", you will be overwhelmed of the impressive view that overlooks the beach and sea.
The restaurant at the Casino
Whatever your tastes and preferences in food are, the chef and his team are able to amaze your taste buds. The restaurant offers a varied and diverse menu. You have a wide choice, including starters from €6, among them fresh melon country ham or duck foie gras with port, and onion jam, main courses with an assortment of seafood dishes from €9.50, including oysters and various dishes that need to be ordered 24 hours in advance, carpaccios, among them the Classic, the Silicien the Marino menu from €9.50, fish from €9, such the catch of the day or grilled whole sea bream with cumin and vegetable tagliatelle, meat dishes from €9.50, such as barbecue spare ribs sauce or Sirloin Aberdeen Angus patties, pancakes from €1.90, such as Galette au Saint-Jacques de la baie or three cheese pancakes, and desserts from €4.80, among them the Entremet crispy choco passion or Crème brulée with raspberry.
You can also opt to trust the chef's selection and pick one of the various set menus. You can, for example select the Discovery Menu for €21, the Gourmand menu for €31, the menu for small Gourmets for €8.50 and Discovery menu for €15.80.
The restaurant also offers a great selection of wines that you can enjoy alongside the many dishes in the restaurant. You can choose from a broad range of white, red and rosé wines from major French vineyards, such as Bordeaux AOC Grande Réserve – Kressman, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru AOC – Fombrauge 2010, Harmonie de Gascogne – Domaine de Pellehaut, Muscadet sur Lie AOC – Printanières and many more. These wines can be ordered by glass from €2.50, pitcher from €4.50, 37.5 cl bottle from €10.30 and 75 cl bottles from €15.50.
The casino restaurant is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but open from Thursday to Monday for lunch from 12 pm to 2pm, on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays evenings from 7 pm to 10 pm, and from 7 pm to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday.
The bars at the Casino
The Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux offers two bars that you can visit for a break or relaxing moments with friends, your partner or with game buddies.
The bars are ideal for short breaks between the games, whether you are playing slot machines, table games or poker. The slot machines bar allows you to cool off without having to go to the other side of the establishment.
The slot machine bar opens its doors Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
The other bar, the "Le Saint-Quay" offers relaxation in an exceptional atmosphere with a unique view of the sea, and a festive atmosphere, especially on the weekends.
The "Le Saint-Quay" is open Monday, Thursday and Sunday from 10 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 2 am.
Whatever type of drink you are after, the bar tenders will be able to satisfy you, and offer a menu with many different choices, including hot drinks, cold drinks, drinks with or without alcohol, beers, champagnes, cocktails, liquors, but also ice cream. The cocktail menu includes Pina Colada, Mojito, Koodeta Frozen, Tequila Sunrise, Gin Fizz and Bloody Mary.
Many different events at the Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux
To make your stay even more exciting the Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux regularly organises different events, including among others, games and competitions, theme parties, live concerts and gourmet entertainment.
For example, these events are Grande Tombola du Casino with many prizes to be won, the Soirée Orientale hosted by three dancers for €25 and a game ticket for €3, Loto games with menu for €25, concerts of different groups, such as Pop Line, Double Face, Duo Wave, Coraline and many others, a Breizh Party held every Tuesday with crepes and pancakes, and many more.
The Casino in Saint-Quay-Portrieux also gives you the opportunity to join the loyalty program and enjoy several benefits. You can join the Speed Advantage Club by filling out a request form at the casino reception. Afterwards you can enjoy various benefits, such as easier access to the casino, the option to earn points when playing, which can in turn be redeemed against gifts, restaurant meals or drinks at the bars, and a special welcome offer for the establishment.
Casino de Saint-Quay-Portrieux, 6 Boulevard Général de Gaulle
22 410 Saint-Quay-Portrieux.
Get on the E50 from the A10 and the E05 in direction towards Nantes and Bordeaux, from the A11 towards Rennes, from the N136 towards Saint-Malo and Brest, from the D786 towards Saint-Brieuc and from the D112 towards Morlaix.
21 km from Saint-Brieux, 84 km from Morlaix, 107 km from Roscoff, 110 km from Saint-Malo, 119 km from Rennes, 141 km from Brest, 148 km from Quimper, 273 km from Cherbourg, 222 km from Nantes, 372 km from Tours and 467 km from Paris.
22 km from the train station of Saint-Brieuc and 28 km from the train station of Guingamp.
24 km from the airport of Saint-Brieuc – Armor and 132 km from the airport of Brest Bretagne.
By boat from the harbour of Saint-Quay Armor.
Slot machines : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 4 am.
Table games : Sunday to Thursday from 9 pm to 3 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 9 pm to 4 am.
Poker Room : Open every day from 9 pm, and registration from 7.30 pm.
Casino restaurant : from Thursday to Monday for lunch from 12 pm to 2pm, on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays evenings from 7 pm to 10 pm, and from 7 pm to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Slot machine bar : Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 3 am.
The bar « Le Saint-Quay » : Monday, Thursday and Sunday from 10 am to 1 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays from 10 am to 2 am.