The Grandwest Casino is a large entertainment and casino gaming complex based in the Goodwood area of Cape Town, South Africa. With a 24 hour casino, the Grand Hotel and a variety of activities for the whole family, the Grandwest Casino is considered to be the largest entertainment establishment of its kind in South Africa.
As well as restaurants, bars, conference facilities and the hosting of shows and events, Grandwest Casino offers family activities like bowling, an indoor ice skating rink, cinemas and a children’s arcade.
The Grandwest Casino Gaming Facilities
The Grandwest Casino itself is large by casino standards too, and the casino is open to the public 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. There are both smoking and non-smoking casino gaming rooms available for use, and the casino offers 2,560 slot machines in total and as many as 79 casino table games.
An exclusive Salon Privé is available for high rollers who wish to game in privacy, and the Grandwest Casino’s Most Valued Guests loyalty programme also offers elite benefits for these high rolling players. Additionally, a high stakes casino table area can also be used by those with higher wagering requirements.
Entertainment, Shows and Events
Entertainment at the Grandwest Casino is offered in a number of forms. Regular shows and events are hosted at the establishment, including international music acts and prestigious performances like Disney on Ice.
When not in use for major events, these facilities are used instead for karaoke evenings and other activities. Grandwest Casino also has various conference and event venues such as the Market Hall, SunExhibits, the Grand Arena and the Good Hope Suites.
Family Friendly Entertainment at Grandwest Casino
The casino at Grandwest Casino itself is an age-restricted environment, but there are many other amenities and activities near the casino that are suitable for visitors of all ages. The Grandwest Casino’s entertainment complex is a family friendly venue with a number of activities that both children and adults can partake in.
Nearby activities to the casino include the Magic Bowling Alley, which offers 12 bowling lanes, and the Ice Station, which includes an Olympic-sized ice skating rink and a smaller rink for children as well. The Nu Metro cinemas at Grandwest Casino and the Magic Arcade are also suitable for family entertainment.
Grandwest Casino Dining and Night Life
Dining and night life are some of the other activities on offer at Grandwest Casino, and dining opportunities at the complex range from casual family eateries to fast food and more formal fine dining establishments.
The Cape Village food court contains a number of fast food venues, and other restaurants include the Casa Bella, the Hussar Grill, the Golden Anchor and the Beijing Orchid venues.
Night life facilities and clubs can also be found, including the popular Hanover Street nightclub, which is also available to be hired for events. The Union Castle Club is a dining venue specifically for Grand Hotel guests and Platinum members of the Most Valued Guests club.