The Colony Club is situated in Hertford Street, Mayfair and is one of London’s most stylish casinos. This is one of 42 other properties owned by Genting Casinos, which is headquartered in Malaysia. Their gaming properties are located all over the world with The Colony Club widely regarded as one of Genting’s most elegant casinos. This casino is open 24/7.
The area where Colony Club is situated in is known as London’s “Golden Triangle”, and the club is right in the center. Within walking distance of the Colony Club, you will find Fortnum & Masons, The Hilton, Bond Street, The Dorchester, and the Burlington Arcade.
London City Airport is 10 miles east of Mayfair, with Heathrow just 17 miles west of the Club. Drivers will find valet parking at the casino, with the nearest tube stations being Green Park and Hyde Park.
There is a strict dress code in place at the Colony Club, and staff will not allow you to enter unless you are dressed properly. You must be 18 or older to enter the casino at Colony Club.
The casino is a decent size with 20,000 square feet of gaming space hosting 20+ gaming tables. Within the casino, there is even a luxurious private gaming room. As you would expect from a high-end London casino, the architecture is glamorous and unique, and the décor is very plush.
The varying limits here means that you get a very mixed crowd from those looking to have fun to high rollers looking to bet large sums of cash. Sometimes the occasional superstar soccer player or movie celebrity gracing the casino with their presence.
You don’t immediately have to become a member, but if you do join, then life membership of the Colony Club costs £500, with honorary memberships being awarded by the Membership Committee on special occasions. Lifetime membership entitles patrons to the facilities of the club 24/7, with superior dining and prime location.
In addition to this, there an annual events called the “Mayfair Tournaments”, where members create their own cocktails which may be featured on the menu at the Restaurant and Bar.
Both non-members and members are always treated to entertainment; especially on Friday and Saturday nights, which are both reserved for live DJ’s who play until 4 AM.
As there is a reasonable amount of space available on the casino floor, the casino offers 20 gaming tables. These are made up of casino favorites such as American Roulette, baccarat, Three Card Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, and blackjack.
Additionally, you will find that there are many electronic roulette games surrounding the main pit. Limits start as low as £5.00 per bet and the casino has been known to accept bets as high as £50,000 per hand from high rollers. For the most part, the high limit tables here start with a minimum bet of £50.00 with other minimum bet tables of £10.00 and £20.00.
The casino is not known for hosting any poker tournaments or cash game poker, but on occasion, there are events organized here – most of the time these are private members games or games arranged to be played in the private gaming room.
The Club advertises a 94% payout for slots, along with progressive jackpots that can reach up to £20,000. You will find tons of fixed jackpot slots with the latest themes as well as a few video poker machines in their own secluded section of the casino, which is the quietest part of the property.
London’s Mayfair is a pricey area to live or book a hotel stay. Some of the closest 5-star hotels in the area are London Hilton on Park Lane which is a 1-minute walk, Metropolitan by Como which is a 2-minute walk, and Park Lane Mews is a 2-minute walk. These are all close by… but be prepared to pay a fortune to stay at any of these hotels.
You can also check out more affordable hotels in the West End or several other neighborhoods further away. As this is the UK’s capital, you are spoiled for choice when it comes to accommodation and with the London Underground subway system so well connected, it is easy to get to the casino.
The Teppanyaki Bar caters for international tastes with 6 different world cuisines available on the menu. You will be able to select from Middle Eastern, Asian, European, and Japanese delicacies. The restaurant is open every day from 7 PM – 2 AM to both members and non-members.
As for the bar, it is well-stocked with the finest wines and spirits, with bite-sized snacks on the menu. For cocktails, you can peruse the extensive list of seasonal cocktails throughout the year. There is also a bite-sized menu including the Wagyu Burger as well as the hot or cold Mezze. Plus, there is a secluded VIP center which is available for private functions. The Bar opens from 7 PM – 3 AM Sunday through Wednesday and shuts at 4 AM Thursday through Saturday.