Southend-on-Sea Casino Guide
Southend-on-sea, often referred as Southend, is a town in Southeastern Essex, England. It is the seventh most densely populated area in the UK outside the London Boroughs with a population of 174,300. The town lies on the northside of Thames Estuary and is home to the longest leisure pier in the world, Southend Pier.
There are 2 casinos in Southend that caters to both live gaming enthusiasts and those that prefer electronic game machines. The Rendezvous Casino Southend is located at the Eastern Esplanade and the other one, Grosvenor Casino Southend is just a 9 minute walk away, around 880 yards, straddling along Church Road. Together, they provide the locals and tourists in the town with over 100 slot machines and 35 live gaming tables.
Rendezvous Casino spans larger than its competitor in terms of the number of amusement facilities that they have. The casino’s total square footage of 23,000 houses 50 gaming machines, 26 tables for classic games such as Roulette, Blackjack, Mini Punto Banco, Three Card Poker, Four Card Frenzy Poker, and Kalooki, and 2 restaurants.
Grosvenor Casino Southend is wider at 27,000 square feet with 73 gaming machines and 13 tables available for live games. This casino offers Roulette and Blackjack with an option for a private room. This goes the same for Poker as players can also reserve their own room in the gaming venue.
The legal gambling age in Southend applies to both casinos as guests will have to be 18 years old and above in order to be let in. Those who look under 21 will be asked to provide an ID.
Southend-on-sea, as its name implies, is a seaside town, but there is more to it than beaches. It has several shopping destinations at either their Town Centre, the famous Hamlet Court Road, Leigh Broadway, or the Thorpe Bay Broadway.
Southend also has great attractions that are worth visiting such as Adventure Island, Belfairs Wood, Park and Nature Reserve among other nature parks, and the Sea Life Adventure. When it comes to food and drinks, Southend also has a lot to offer as they have everything from A to Z.
The town has a typical British marine climate but their summers are generally slightly cooler than in London and frosts are occasional. Coming over will surely be a delight.