Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 5PG
|Monday||12 pm||6 am|
|Tuesday||12 pm||6 am|
|Wednesday||12 pm||6 am|
|Thursday||12 pm||6 am|
|Friday||12 pm||6 am|
|Saturday||12 pm||6 am|
|Sunday||12 pm||6 am|
|Live Gaming||2 pm||6 am|
|Electronic Gaming||12 pm||6 am|
Whilst the building may look huge from the outside, you will quickly discover that the casino only occupies the first floor as the ground floor is home to Nuffield gym.
Still, there is plenty to keep you busy at Grosvenor Casino Didsbury as the main pit features 6 American roulette tables, along with 7 tables that offer Blackjack, Three Card and Crazy 4 Poker. The latter of which has previously had over £200,000 up for grabs from just a £1 progressive bet! They also have a VIP “gold room” where you can play at four tables for higher stakes.
Electronic Roulette has quickly become one of the most popular games in casinos so it comes as no surprise that there are more than 30 terminals to play at.
Modern gamers will also be pleased to find a bank of 10 Super V+ Gaminator slots over on the left-hand wall, plus there are 8 machines offering the chance to play for some big money prizes on the progressive Fort Knox. Not only that there are two brand new Spielo Diversity machines as well as a couple of classic terminals where are dedicated to Wolf Run and Pharaoh’s Fortune.
The 100 seat dedicated poker room at Grosvenor Casino Didsbury has over £5000 in guaranteed prizes up for grabs every single week.
Tournaments take place most evenings which at the time of writing include the Satelite series on Tuesday, free to enter £500 guaranteed unlimited re-buys on Wednesday and 6-max tournaments on Sunday evenings with £500 guaranteed. There is also even bigger starting stacks on their Friday and Saturday night competitions too.
If you are not a tournament gambler you can take a seat at one of the poker cash games that run 24/7. The entire poker schedule can be found on both their dedicated poker room Facebook page which is well worth following and on the excellent Poker Live App that you can download for free on your phone.
It’s also worth remembering that all players who register more than 15 minutes before the start time will receive an early bird bonus in the form of extra chips.
Bar & Restaurant
The Gallery restaurant provides the option of dining in either a more secluded area away from the hustle of the main floor, or in a slightly more open area where you can enjoy the gaming, atmosphere whilst you eat.
Tables can be reserved in advance by calling the friendly team or making a booking via the online form which is available on their official website.
The à la carte menu offers something for everyone including stone-baked pizza, steak, fried chicken and burgers.
If you just fancy taking a break from gambling you can head over to the bar and lounge area. They have a wide range of spirits, beers, wines and cocktails available plus there is a bar menu which offers several main meals and light bites.
Promotions, Events & Entertainment
On top of the gaming choice, Grosvenor Casino Parrs Wood is home to regular tribute acts, talent shows and psychic evenings which take place on the purpose-built stage. Plus they often have a live DJ who keeps the dance floor busy on Saturday evenings.
Live sport can be watched in the comfort thanks to the large sofa’s plus the casino also features an interactive games lounge where you can play on a range of Xbox games including Fifa and Kinect titles on the multi-screen video wall.
You will also want to keep your eyes peeled for special event packages when the team up with Cineworld to offer cinema and meal deals.
Other ongoing promotions (subject to change) include:
- Thursday Curry Night
- Monthly specials in the Gallery restaurant
- Complimentary breakfast including toast, croissants and coffee from 11 am – 4 pm
For a full list of upcoming events feel free to check out the official website or the events tab on their Facebook page.
Parking & Transport
You can easily get to the casino by car, bus or train. There is free parking available for all customers, East Didsbury train station is just across the road where you can use the Northern line to reach Manchester Picadilly in just 18 minutes.
Bus services 42, 44, 45, 130 and 142 also provide regular services to the nearby areas which include Manchester City Centre, Stockport and Manchester Airport.
Dress Code, Membership & ID
The dress code is smart casual. There is no charge to enter the casino but you must set up a free membership on your first visit so make sure you take a photo driving license or passport as proof of ID.
In addition to visiting the casino, there is plenty more to see and do at the Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre. The ground floor of the casino as previously mentioned is home to a large gym and swimming pool, plus there is a Cineworld Cinema, Tenpin bowling alley, turn up and play football and Go Kiddy Karts just around the corner.
The leisure park is also home to a variety of restaurants which include Nando’s, Chiquito and Pizza Hut.
Grosvenor Casino Didsbury Review
Not only does this venue provide a great atmosphere for casino and poker gaming, but they also serve quality food in their restaurant and have a fantastic lounge to relax in too. The end result is that both casual gaming fans and the more serious players will find everything they need for a geat time out.
As well as the casino there is plenty more to see and do at Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre so why not make a complete afternoon and evening of it?