Part of the Grosvenor Casinos Group, the Park Tower Casino is located in the Knightsbridge neighborhood of London, UK, near iconic stores such as Harrods and Harvey Nichols, which is considered West London south of Hyde Park. The casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and you must be 18 years of age or older to play. One unique attribute we found interesting is that there is an informal enforcement of a dress code. Players who wear sports attire, such as shorts, may not be permitted to enter and play. The casino characterizes the dress code as, smart casual.
Grosvenor Casinos is owned by The Rank Group, a gaming operator, with market share in the UK, Spain, and Belgium. The casino itself is situated below The Park Tower Knightsbridge hotel and the nearest tube station is Knightsbridge, about a minute (or two) walk from the casino and hotel.
If you are visiting from out of town or another country, the Park Tower is located 16 miles from London’s Heathrow International Airport, and nine miles from London City Airport. As the casino is located in a heavily populated part of London, there are of course several other hotel options within the immediate area.
While the tube is the most practical way to travel in London if you are driving there are valet and self-parking available. There are several independent parking options surrounding the casino, which will most likely cost you between £6-£15 per day.
Depending on the game type, time of day, and other related variables such as crowd size the min and max bets range between £5 and £10,000. You’ll most likely see higher max bets with more popular games such as Blackjack or Baccarat.
Whether you are a local who likes to gamble or just visiting the area, the Park Tower Casino should have a gaming option that fits your wants and needs.
There is a high limit room or high stakes as the locals refer to it as available inside the Park Tower Casino. Here you will find Roulette, Blackjack, Punto Banco, Three Card Poker, Casino Super Stud Poker, and slot machines. This area is dedicated to players who wish to enjoy a bit more privacy, and also bet larger.
The casino floor at Park Tower features approximately 40 different slot machine games. As previously mentioned, you will also find gaming machines inside the high stakes area.
Unlike casinos in the United States, most notably casinos located in Las Vegas, NV, there is not a large collection of video poker gaming machines at bars or on the casino floor at the Park Tower Casino.
There are approximately 100 or so poker rooms in London, give or take, and Park Tower Casino has one of them. Arguably the most popular game running is No Limit Texas Hold’em, but London poker rooms usually offer Pot Limit Omaha, Crazy 4, Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Tournaments, and No Limit Holdem as well.
There is no active sportsbook at the casino, in fact, most UK residents bet online or visit local betting shops to place their sports bets.
As indicated above the Park Tower Casino is located directly beneath The Park Tower Knightsbridge hotel. The hotel is independent from the casino, but it serves as an added bonus for players and those who are visiting. This luxury five-star hotel offers in-room spa services, a fitness center, and complimentary WiFi. There is a total of 271 rooms in the hotel.
The room options are plentiful from Classic Rooms (featuring one or two beds), Executive Rooms, Panoramic Rooms, Executive Suites, Panoramic Suites, and a number of higher-end suite options and penthouses. The Classic, Executive and Panoramic rooms all hover around the same price per night, which is between £320-£400. To upgrade to a suite you can expect to pay around £900 per night, while the high-end suites are upwards of £4,500 per night.
There are four dining and bar options at Park Tower and the connected hotel, which are the Balcony Restaurant, the One-O-One Restaurant, The Hyde Bar, and The Knightsbridge Lounge.
The Knightsbridge Lounge is priced somewhere between moderate and high and offers afternoon tea. While the main menu at the Balcony Restaurant is mainly modern European and Arabic cuisine. You will be able to enjoy your meal while viewing over the gaming floor, thus having a bird’s eye view of all the floor and action.
If you are looking for a quick drink there is a bar is located directly next to the gaming floor.