Grosvenor Casino Gloucester Road

London’s Grosvenor Casino Gloucester Road is a hidden treasure of luxury and sophistication

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In the heart of London’s exclusive South Kensington lies a hidden treasure for those in the know.

Tucked away from the urban hustle and bustle, yet still close to the city action, Grosvenor Casino Gloucester Road stands as a luxurious enclave in one of London’s most popular districts – especially among Middle Eastern visitors.

Under the experienced leadership of General Manager Sean Murphy, both the gaming floor and the restaurant have undergone a transformation that has infused new life into the venue.

With revamped interiors that exude understated elegance, the casino features a muted palette and unique ceiling lighting that casts a warm glow across the space, contributing to a relaxed and clubby ambience.

As evening descends, the lighting transforms into a multi-coloured sweep, adding an exciting touch to the atmosphere.

This ambience extends into the restaurant at the back of the venue, where the mood transitions to a richer, more exclusive vibe.

The space is lined with lush velvet, gold accents, and trendy animal-print wallpaper, with an in-house team of expert chefs working tirelessly behind the scenes to craft an exquisite dining experience.

Start your culinary journey with the delicious and authentic hummus, a velvety blend of chickpeas, tahini, and olive oil.

As you dip the freshly baked bread, subtle hints of garlic and lemon provide a tangy counterpoint to the earthiness of the chickpeas.

The texture is sublime – a perfect fusion of smoothness and creaminess that is moreish in each mouthful.

The moutabal, a smoky, roasted aubergine dip, is equally enticing – the rich, earthy flavours of the roasted eggplant harmonising with the tangy tahini. A subtle smokiness lingers, showcasing the kitchen’s expertise.

The main course chicken shawarma is the pièce de résistance, a culinary experience that transports you straight to the Middle East.

The succulent chicken, marinated in a medley of aromatic spices, is slow-cooked to perfection.

A single bite reveals a depth of cumin, coriander, and paprika mixed with the smoky undertones of the grill.

To round off the meal, the cheesecake awaits. Its rich filling, sweet biscuit base, and hint of tang create a dessert that is both indulgent and refreshing.

The smooth and creamy texture contrasts with the crumbly base, and lingers on the palate well after the meal has ended.

The expansive bar offers yet another treasure to be discovered. Here, skilled bartenders craft beverages that pair perfectly with the exceptional dishes.

The sleek and contemporary design – running along one side of the space without being overly imposing – seamlessly complements the sophisticated ambiance of the restaurant.

As you peruse the cocktail menu, you will find both signature creations and classic favourites, all expertly crafted with precision and flair.

Among the classics, the Long Island Iced Tea and the French Martini are stand-outs.

The former is mixed with a splash of cola and a twist of lemon, creating a refreshing and invigorating drink that complements the diverse flavours of the restaurant’s menu.

The French Martini, an elegant blend of vodka, pineapple juice, and Chambord liqueur, is shaken vigorously and garnished with a raspberry.

With an extensive knowledge of spirits, the bartenders can also guide you through the expanding selection of whiskies at the bar.

From smoky and peaty Scotch to smooth and caramel-laden bourbon, the selection spans a range of styles and flavours, each carefully curated for a unique tasting experience.

The narrative of the revamped Grosvenor Casino Gloucester Road – encompassing the restaurant, bar, and gaming area – is one of luxury, sophistication, and culinary artistry.

Whether you come to indulge in the culinary delights, relax in the restaurant’s elegant lounge, or explore the main floor, this hidden gem promises an experience that caters to the most discerning of guests.

For more information contact Nassim El Kadiri, HVC Manager at The Gloucester Road Casino London by emailing nassim.kadiri@rank.com.

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