Top 5: London’s Most Exclusive Casino HotspotsBy Angelica Malin
Forget the seedy slot machines on the Las Vegas Strip, in London the elegant, James Bond sort of casino experience is far from dead. Featuring some of the most lavish casino rooms in Europe, treat yourself to exquisite meals and even a massage while playing some poker at one of these fantastic venues this weekend.
Victoria Casino is the place to go if you’re after a relaxing massage from the comfort of a no-limits poker table. Of course, there are plenty of other, less extravagant, services available as well as dozens of casino game tables. In addition to hosting some incredible tournaments this venue is renowned for stellar customer service and serves impeccable steaks.
This fabulous casino can be found in Leicester Square is also home to one of hottest Asian fusion restaurants in London; Fulu Shou. The combination of fine dining and flawless service make this an excellent location for high end staff parties, stag nights or a fancy night out on the town. The highlight of this casino, as strange as it may sound, is the lobster. Yes, it’s that good.
Hippodrome is one the biggest names in the London casino scene and boasts 5-star services across the board from their lavish cuisine to star entertainment at their theatre. Located in Leicester Square, one of the biggest perks of this late-night hotspot is that it is open 24 hours a day according to CasinoSmash. In addition to crazy opening hours, this casino hosts three gaming floors and is home to the 5-Star Heliot Restaurant, which has been judged as one of the best steakhouses in London.
The Ritz Club
As the name suggests, the Ritz club is an elite casino in Piccadilly with an interior that screams elegance and class. The Victorian styled casino is exquisitely decorated, and its professional team of dealers are renowned for being gracious hosts. If that isn’t enough to entice you, their award-winning restaurant’s luxuriant take on dim sum just might.
Recognized for being one of the most fashionable gambling hotspots in Mayfair since the early 19th century, Les Ambassadeurs is a place that has welcomed aristocrats, diplomats and celebrities throughout the years. The elegantly refurbished townhouse, once owned by the Rothschild family, is home to an exquisite restaurant and some of the most exclusive poker tables in the city.