This independently owned casino is located right in the heart of the busy Irish capital of Dublin. It is one of the classier properties in the area, and many guests even consider Silks Casino Club to be the most luxurious casino in the city.
Flying into Dublin shouldn’t be a difficult task because they have an international airport which is accessible by most airlines. Once you have landed in Dublin you can take any of the many public transport systems that they have, including trams, buses and trains. Alternatively, you can rent a car or hire a taxi. Most (if not all) of these options should be accessible to you from Dublin International Airport.
The Silks Casino Club is also another popular attraction in the city. You must be 18 years or older to enter Silks Casino Club and the dress code is semi-formal (or smarter).
Silks Casino Club have everything you can expect a luxury casino to have – from red carpets to the elegant finishes on the decorations. They have 3 floors of gambling space occupied by tables, private betting rooms, a small bar and waitress service as well as a smoking room.
One thing you should note about Silks Casino Club is the fact that they have a strict members-only policy, which means you will need to email them via their website to apply for membership if you wish to visit play there.
As for opening hours, the casino is open Tuesday – Saturday from 8 PM to 6 AM. They are closed every Mondays and during all bank holidays.
Table games are the only form of gambling you will find at Silks Casino Club and there is a wide variety of casino favorites to choose from.
There are 3 standard six deck blackjack tables with varying minimum buy-ins ranging from €5-€25 along with a few additional tables hosting American Roulette. Even though this is a European casino, they have opted for the double zero variation of the game.
Another popular game at Silks Casino Club is Punto Banco (baccarat), and there are usually at least 2 tables running.
Adding to this, if you like poker then you will find two variations in the Silks Casino Club’s private poker room, which hosts its fair share of poker cash games and tournaments. Both Texas Hold‘em and 7 Card Stud are offered by the casino. High stakes poker can also be arranged based on demand.
There are no slot machines or video poker games at this casino.
Hotel accommodations are not offered by Silks Casino Club. If you need a place to stay, however, you will be in luck because the city of Dublin caters to visitors of every budget when it comes to lodging.
The Portobello Hotel is a cozy place with casual rooms that sleep two and suites that can host a family. The rooms and suites all include free Wi-Fi and a free Irish breakfast. All suites come with 42-inch flat-screen televisions. Another good option is Times Hostel – Camden Place, which is a colorful hostel with both simple dorm rooms and private rooms that have free Wi-Fi and snacks with a shared kitchen.
For the more luxurious taste, Conrad Dublin is a sophisticated lodging establishment which includes free WiFi, a craft beer pub and a gym. The rooms are contemporary and come with flat-screen TV’s, Nespresso machines, iPod docks and balcony views.
The Shelbourne Dublin – a Renaissance Hotel has been around since 1842 and has posh rooms with elegant finishes and fabrics as well as marble bathrooms. Valet parking, free Wi-Fi, and spa facilities are all amenities you will find at this hotel.
There are no restaurants or bars at Silks Casino Club. However, members are treated to a barbecue buffet on Friday and Saturday nights. Aside from this, Silks Casino Club is conveniently located close to one of the busiest streets in the city, where you will find no shortage of options.
There are plenty of pubs such as Flannery’s Bar, Devitts Pub, Cassidy’s Bar, The Bleeding Horse and J. O’Connell which all serve typical pub food until the early hours of the morning. You can also find fast food at one of many fast food restaurants in Dublin such as McDonald’s, Burger King, Dominos Pizza, Pizza Hut and many more.