A spectacular venue housed in a beautiful period building dating from the end of the 19thCentury, the Hippodrome Casino is a veritable jewel in the heart of the West End of London in Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square. The building was originally designed as a theatre by the famous architect Frank Matcham and has been used for many different forms of entertainment over the years including circus and variety show spectaculars.
The Hippodrome was totally refurbished at the cost of £40 million in 2009 and opened as a casino and cabaret theatre in July 2012 to great acclaim with 2 million guests coming to the venue in the first 18 months after opening its doors. The Hippodrome Casino was honoured with the enviable award of ‘Casino of the Year 2013’and is bound to retain the title year after year as a result of its breathtaking service and multiple facilities.
The Leicester Square tube station is directly beneath the casino and with 40 million people a year using the station, the Hippodrome Casino is an iconic place to visit without making any diversion from travel plans and for perfect pleasure outings at affordable prices. Special discounted parking is available in the vicinity and can be booked on line in advance.
Spectacular Venue Open to the General Public
The Hippodrome Casino is open 24 hours a day 364 days a year with Christmas day the only holiday of the year. The casino has a walk in policy without a door fee or membership requirement and a policy of informal dress for its patrons. The casino offers more than 45 live gaming tables, 100 electronic games and slots spread over three levels with games also available on the smoking terraces.
The slots games on offer are Atronic Diversity slots with 6 IGT GL20 slots and 8 Super V + Gaminator Slots also featuring in the venue. 97 Roulette Machines from Novomatic are in place along with 6 Franco Tombola machines and 20 Organic Roulette Multi-game machines. The largest jackpots on the slots and electronic games are the progressive jackpots that reach up to £20,000 making them extremely popular.
Enjoy a Feast of Entertainment
The main gaming arena is a unique grandiose space with a central bar and spectacular ceiling above the Minstrel’s Gallery that was the original theatre ceiling. High profile sporting action is shown live in the lounge and in the 180 seat theatre on a huge screen. There are five bars each with distinctive décor for guests to choose from ensuring that customers are never bored with the surroundings. A Shisha bar is also offered on the double level smoking terrace giving the Hippodrome Casino a touch of Middle Eastern charm.
The Heliot Cocktail Bar has plasma screens with various matches broadcast live making the Hippodrome Casino a fabulous place for your sporting entertainment in a fabulous environment. A full schedule of upcoming matches can be seen online with the time and date posted giving patrons the time to plan a visit.
Bar food is served at any time of the day with the Heliot Steakhouse commencing daily at 5pm and at midday on weekends. After work drinks at outstanding prices and a free tapas board is one of the exceptional ongoing offers aimed at the daily guests who simply love to wind down in the spectacular surroundings of the Hippodrome Casino.
Hold Your Celebratory Events at the Casino
Parties of up to 600 people can be accommodated making the Hippodrome a spectacular venue for your private parties and celebrations. The Hippodrome Casino is awaiting a license in order that weddings can be conducted on the premises taking full advantage of the incredible hospitality packages and the superb professionalism of the hospitality team. As the largest functions space in the West End, the Hippodrome Casino is a natural choice for launching events, hosting corporate conferences and enjoying private viewings in the theatre which has state of the art cinematic equipment.
Any of the bars can be reserved for private cocktail parties with as few as 8 guests catered for and as many as 80. Flexibility is one of the most important aspects of the entertainment packages at the Hippodrome Casino making this a spectacular venue for almost any type of function.
New Players are Welcome
The casino is designed to make all guests welcome whether they are seasoned casino gamers or new to this exclusive leisure option. All potential guests can learn how to play Blackjack and Roulette on the Hippodrome Casino website with comprehensive tutorials available to view as often as they please.
The live dealers in the casino are polite and accommodating, giving players explanations of the rules and making every customer feel special no matter how much money they wager on the games.
Hippodrome Friends Loyalty Scheme
Every guest who wishes to join the loyalty scheme can do so at no cost and simply accumulate all the points earned from gaming anywhere in the casino on their loyalty cards.
The points can be used for beverages, food and gaming within the casino and to choose merchandise from a beautiful catalogue that can be viewed online. The loyalty scheme is truly unbeatable making loyalty to the Hippodrome Casino very desirable to all players.
Discover PokerStars Live in the Hippodrome Casino
The Hippodrome Casino has formed a partnership with PokerStars the largest online poker room in the world providing the first land based permanent poker venue in the UK for PokerStars. The live venue hosts tournaments and cash games around the clock as well as high profile live events and tours such as the UK and Ireland Poker Tour.
Two private poker rooms are available for players to use for privately run games and tournaments as well as corporate functions.