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The GrandWest Casino is the largest casino in South Africa.
The GrandWest Casino, located close to Cape Town's city centre just off the N2 highway, offers plenty of glamour and even more fun for a night out, or even a weekend getaway.
Designed and decorated with typical casino largesse, this casino in Cape Town is a vivid combination of the Wild West and Africa. Its roofed areas may even fool you into thinking you're outdoors! It's glamorous and visually intense; stepping through its portals is like stepping into an alternate universe.
With a strong emphasis on family entertainment, this Western Cape casino complex includes cinemas, ice-skating, ten-pin bowling and the Magic Company's mini fun fair among its leisure options.
The Grand West casino itself is comprehensive, with over 2 500 slot machines, 68 gaming tables including Blackjack, Raise ‘em Poker, Easy Poker, Stud Poker, Blackjack Switch, Blackjack Perfect Pairs, Diamond Rush, American Roulette, Punto Banco & Midi Punto Banco and with plenty of lucky draws and promotions running throughout the year.
The Grand West is ideally equipped to cater for conferencing and conventions as well, with a range of venues from the 5000-seater Grand Arena to hospitality suites accommodating groups as small as 30. There are also two hotels within the complex, providing a range of accommodation for business and leisure travellers.
The Grand West in Cape Town prides itself on providing a range of experiences and alternatives. The ornate grandeur and dizzying array of options are all designed to spoil the visitor rotten.
The Grand West casino is quick and easy to find from central Cape Town and provides a range of entertainment options available in few other venues.
Travel tips & Planning info
Who to contact
GrandWest Casino and Entertainment Complex
1 Vanguard Drive, Goodwood, Cape Town
Tel: +27 (0)21 505 7777
How to get here
The casino is easily accessible from Cape Town via car, taxi or bus. A shuttle service is available too.
Best time to visit
Open all year, from early in the morning until late evening.
Around the area
Century City and Canal Walk Shopping Centre are nearby.
There are parkade shuttles inside the complex. Otherwise the complex is pedestrian friendly and small enough to walk around.
What will it cost
Admission to the casino is free of charge.
Length of stay
Suitable for a day or evening visit, or even a weekend away.
Where to stay
There are two grand hotels within the casino complex.
What to eat
The complex offers a wide range of eateries, from fast food take-away outlets to fine restaurants and everything in between.
Grand West Casino hosts numerous theatre and live music events. Check local newspaper listings or the Grand West website for more information.