Les Croupiers Cardiff Review


Les Croupiers Casino Ltd

Opening Hours

Monday through Sunday 2pm to 6am

Les Croupiers Casino Cardiff is one of the biggest independent casinos in the United Kingdom. Popularly known as 'The Croup', this casino is much bigger and busier than all the other casinos in the city. The large selection of games and excellent betting range makes it the ideal casino for professional gamblers - this casino offers the highest limits in the city - as well as the casual gambler looking to relax and socialize with friends in the evening.

Les Croupiers was established in Cardiff City Centre in 1968 in St. Mary Street and became a well-known landmark. It has recently shifted location and is now located at Capital Retail Shopping Park on Leckwith Road. The casino offers free parking to its customers and there is also a shuttle service - The Casino Flyer - that ferries players to and from various locations across Cardiff throughout the night. The following are the opening hours for the casino through the week:

  • Sunday to Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday to Saturday: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Whenever there is a Cardiff City home game the casino opens slightly earlier, at 12:00 p.m.

Les Croupiers is a big casino with a spacious and elegant interior that provide the right ambience for some high quality gambling. The casino staff is friendly and the restaurant on the upper floor is world class. The 10 HD multi-screen Sky TV Sports Bar adds to the glamour and gives you a chance to watch your favourite sports across multiple Sky Sports TV channels as you play or relax at the casino. The casino is licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC).

Games at Les Croupiers Cardiff

Les Croupiers Casino Cardiff has a fantastic range of games. What makes this casino special are the bet limits. There are games with low bet limits that work for the casual or novice players and there are also high-stakes games for the professional gamblers and high rollers. Regardless of the game you play, you are guaranteed to get complimentary refreshments in the form of:

  • Non-alcoholic refreshments like tea, coffee and soft drinks
  • Basket-served prawns in batter
  • Chicken wings and fries
  • Freshly-made filled baguettes

The games available at the casino include:

  • American Roulette
  • Blackjack
  • Three Card Poker
  • Rapid Roulette
  • Dice
  • Slots
  • Punto Banco
  • Automated Electronic Roulette
  • Mah Jong
  • Craps
  • Poker

Live Table Games at Les Croupiers Cardiff

There are a sizeable number of tables at Les Croupier for you to play games like blackjack, roulette, Three Card Poker, Punto Banco and Dice. There are tables offering 21+3 and Pair Plus blackjack games; the minimum bet for blackjack is £2. The minimum bet at the American Roulette tables is 50p.

Another exciting table game available here is Punto Banco; the minimum bet for this game is slightly higher than the ones mentioned so far, at £10. Three Card Poker is the basic variant with 'ante and play'. It is offered as part of the casino's poker league and comes with a £4 minimum bet.

Slots and Electronic Roulette at Les Croupiers Cardiff

There are a number of exciting slots from Novomatic at Les Croupiers Cardiff. The machines available are Super V+ Gaminators. All games come with a RTP of 94% and there is a £10,000 jackpot on each slot. The bet range for these games is from a minimum bet of 1p to a maximum of £5. The games available include, among others:

  • Lobster Mania
  • Pharaoh's Fortune
  • Arctic Fox
  • Book of Ra
  • Buffalo Thunder
  • Cats
  • Cleopatra
  • Cindareela
  • Columbus
  • Diamond Queen
  • Diana's Realm
  • Dolphins Pearl
  • Ghost Wilds
  • Irving the Viking
  • Just Jewels
  • Lil' Lady
  • Lucky Lady's Charm
  • Kossack Kask
  • Mariella
  • Ming Dynasty
  • Noah's Ark
  • Pirate Bay
  • Plenty on Twenty
  • Siberian Storm
  • Sizzling Hot
  • Tiki Island
  • Wolf Run
  • Xtra Hot

There are a number of terminals of electronic roulette as well at Les Croupiers Cardiff. The minimum bet for electronic roulette games here is 20p.

Poker at Les Croupiers Cardiff

Les Croupiers Cardiff has one of the largest poker rooms in the country. The room has 20 tables and can seat 200 people. The games available include:

  • Texas Hold'em
  • 5/7 Card Stud
  • 3/4 Card Irish
  • 4/6 Card Omaha Hi
  • 4/6 Card Omaha Hi/Lo

Players can participate in cash games at the poker room. The minimum bet for these games is £1. The following are poker room's hours:

  • Wednesday to Saturday: 8:00 p.m. onwards
  • Sunday: 7:00 p.m. onwards

Restaurant and Bar at Les Croupiers Cardiff

When you are at Les Croupiers Cardiff you can help yourself to some delicious food at the Dragon Court Chinese Restaurant. This is a popular restaurant that is located on the upper levels of the casino. You get authentic Chinese fare at this restaurant. The restaurant is open daily till 3:00 a.m.

The menu at the Dragon Court is a la carte and features:

  • Authentic soups
  • Seafood
  • Appetisers, both hot and cold
  • Quality meat delicacies
  • Hotpots
  • Vegetarian and also vegan food
  • Authentic regional Chinese meals
  • Noodles
  • Rice
  • Hong Kong-style rotisserie

Dress Code at Les Croupiers Cardiff

The dress code at Les Croupiers Cardiff is smart casual. You do not have to mandatorily wear your formal attire; smart jeans and trainers will do. However, you are not permitted to enter wearing flip flops, work wear, football shirts, caps and hats.

Minimum Age/Entrance Fee/Payment Options at Les Croupiers Cardiff

You have to be at least 18 years old to play at Les Croupiers Cardiff. Membership is not a requirement, but if you are looking to be a member you must bring along identification; membership if applied for is instant. The casino will also ask for identification from anyone looking to buy in or cash out over £1800/€2000.

All payments at the casino are made in Euros (€) or Pounds (£). Players can make deposits using any of the following payment methods other than cash:

  • Credit cards: Visa and MasterCard
  • Debit cards: Visa, Visa Electron, Visa Debit, Visa Delta and Maestro
  • Prepaid vouchers: PaySafeCard
  • E-wallets: Skrill and others

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