The days of casinos being the exclusive refuge of diner-jacketed spies are just a memory, along with the kaleidoscopic carpets and Hawaiian-shirted debauchery of Vegas.
Casinos are now a staple of British cultural life and the doors are open to all.
While the traditional stag and hen nights will still find everything they need casinos are now a welcome home for people looking for something beyond the clubs but are still after excitement on a night out.
With casinos and gambling a booming business, we take a look at the best places to have a flutter and hit it big in SW London, you can check out complete reviews and comparisons of the best UK Casinos at casinoreviews.co.uk
- Grosvenor Casino, Gloucester Rd.
Where else to start than with the modern giant of Grosvenor? They have been at the forefront of the UK casino scene and have the service down to a tee. Its recent elegant refurbishment match it perfectly to its Kensington surroundings.
Whether roulette, blackjack or shooting for the £20,000 slot jackpot you can spend many happy hours at the tables or eating in the restaurant.
- Genting Casino, South Kensington
Round the corner and hot on the heels is Malaysian owned Genting. Aiming to create an irresistible venue offering fine dining and a 24-hour sports bar alongside the exhilarating casino and poker gaming this casino feels like a real destination. Set against the magnificent Natural History Museum it’s a place to feel you’ve made it when you step out with your winnings.
- Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium
Along with craft beer, locally sourced food and grime music, greyhound racing is a British institution enjoying a renaissance. It’s perfect for a special day out and the packages are affordable and offer an unmatchable experience with food, meeting the dogs and of course the thrill of the chase.
- Viva Vegas Casino Hire
But what to do when you still want that old school glamour? Viva Vegas Casino comes to with whatever your gambling fantasy is, Monet Carlo, 1920s flappers, James bond or Las Vegas it’s brought to life for your special occasion. Cards, dice, and the ringing bells of slot machines all combine for an unforgettable experience.
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