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Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Resort

64 Jones Road, Kempton Park , Johannesburg, South Africa  [view mapview map]  Book your room now.
 

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Casino opened:August 4, 2000
Table games:68
Gaming machines:1724
Poker tables: 15
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Open 24/7:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Valet:Yes
Casino sq/ft:188,000 sq/ft
Convention sq/ft:96,875 sq/ft

Amenities

Poker Room: Emperors Palace Poker Rooms
Hotels: Peermont Metcourt at Emperors Palace, Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, Peermont Mondior At Emperors Palace, Peermont Metcourt Suites
Rates: $140.00 - $487.00
Spas: Octavia’s Sensorium Day Spa
Venues: Theatre Of Marcellus, Entertainment Venues at Emperors Palace
Attractions: Nu Metro Cinemas

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Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Resort Review

Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention and Entertainment Resort is located next to the O.R. Tambo International Airport in JohannesburgSouth Africa. The casino spans nearly 200,000 square feet and holds almost 2,000 slots and video poker machines, 68 gaming tables and 15 live action poker tables.

There are four hotels here, each a unique accommodation experience. Amenities include a world-class spa facility, extensive dining options from quick bites and family fare to exquisite fine dining. The Emporium is a retail concourse that also houses the Nu Metro Cinemas, one of the largest cinema complexes on the African continent. Other entertainment venues include a 900 seat theatre and several smaller clubs.

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Gaming at Emperors Palace

The casino at Emperors Palace covers 188,000 square feet and offers 1,724 slot machines, 68 table games, and 15 live action poker tables. The slot limits offer a variety of options from a low of 1c to 100R denominations.

Table gaming offers a lot of variety as well with the Emperors own version of Texas Hold 'Em played against a dealer that they call Arizona Hold 'Em Poker. The web site provides instructions for several of their games. Punto Banco (baccarat) is also available as well as blackjack, roulette, and Spanish 21.

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Poker at Emperors Palace

Emperors Palace Poker Rooms

The non-smoking tables area is situated adjacent to Pharaoh's Bar and includes 8 Hold 'Em tables. You will find seven other tables located in various private and semi private areas. The Salon Privé has two tables, Fortuna Privé holds two, and the semi-private Velarium Casino has the other 3.

Emperors Palace has been the host of WPT Alpha8 where last, "Jungleman" Cates ended up as the last man standing to take home a pot of $500,000.

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Dining & Restaurants

Aurelia’s Restaurant

  • Serving: International

You will find Aurelia’s Restaurant in the sun filled north wing of the D’oreale Grande hotel at Emperors Palace. This is perhaps the premiere family dining destination on the property. The menu is rife with a variety of international cuisines. Diners enjoy sweeping views of the adjacent Gardens of Vespasian. The perfect venue for breakfast al fresco or a romantic candlelit dinner. Continental breakfast begins at 6am and the menu is active one half hour later.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: 011 928-1727
  • Buffet

Hours

Sunday6:00am / Close
Monday6:00am / Close
Tuesday6:00am / Close
Wednesday6:00am / Close
Thursday6:00am / Close
Friday6:00am / Close
Saturday6:00am / Close

Braza

  • Serving: East African, Brazillian Steakhouse, Portuguese

Braza is located in Shop 24 of  The Emporium at  Emperors Palace Casino & Resort. Braza is the portuguese word for “flame” or “flame of a coal” and diners here will find a hearty assortment of traditional grilled and seared meats in the Portuguese style as well as Brazilian barbecue and African specialties including seafood and chicken dishes from Mozambique and Angola. Do not be remiss and forget to sample the Espetadas - a Portuguese specialty of grilled skewers packed with marinated beef.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: 011 928 1132

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 12:00am
Monday12:00pm / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Thursday12:00pm / 12:00am
Friday12:00pm / 1:00am
Saturday12:00pm / 1:00am

Fu Li Hua

  • Serving: Laotian, Singaporean, Cantonese, Pan-Asian, Vietnamese, Japanese/Sushi, Thai

Fulihua opened at Emperors Palace in 2000 and is still the largest Chinese restaurant in South Africa with a seating capacity of 259 between the multiple indoor and outdoor smoking and non-smoking sections and VIP dining area on the mezzanine level. IN addition to the exquisite Cantonese specialties, patrons can also order a variety of traditional Asian dishes from Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and  Thailand.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: 011 928 1631
  • Alcohol: Japanese Beer, Sake, SA Vints

Hours

Sunday11:30am / 12:00am
Monday11:30am / 12:00am
Tuesday11:30am / 12:00am
Wednesday11:30am / 12:00am
Thursday11:30am / 12:00am
Friday11:30am / 1:00am
Saturday11:30am / 1:00am

Col’Cacchio at Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention and Entertainment Resort

  • Serving: Pasta Specialties, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Pizza

Since 1992, Col’Cacchio pizzeria has become renowned in South Africa as a family restaurant chain with an impressive array of home spun pasta specialties and some  of the best thin crust pizza outside of Sicily and New York City. The salads are always fresh and crisp and the variety in almost mind boggling. Not counting variations a customer may choose such as vegetarian or gluten free or specific combinations the menu provides choices of 50 pizzas, 20 salads, and 20 pasta dishes.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Col’Cacchio chain
  • Reservations: 011 928 1352

Hours

Sunday11:00am / 11:00pm
Monday11:00am / 11:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 11:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 11:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 11:00pm
Friday11:00am / 12:00am
Saturday11:00am / 12:00am

Gold Rush Spur at Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention and Entertainment Resort

  • Serving: Cafe/Variety, Seafood, Steak

The Gold Rush Spur chain is known as South Africa's favorite family restaurant. You'll find the Spur inside the Emporium at Emperors Palace serving a variety of grilled dishes including steaks, chicken and fish. The dishes are family priced and the consistency from one restaurant to another is such that you always know what to expect and can order your favorites time and again. Located across from the Nu Metro Cinemas, Spur seats over 300 so you will always find a seat.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Gold Rush Spur chain
  • Reservations: 011 928 1325
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for groups

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 12:00am
Monday12:00pm / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Thursday12:00pm / 12:00am
Friday12:00pm / 1:00am
Saturday12:00pm / 1:00am

Ocean Basket

  • Serving: Seafood, Japanese/Sushi

Ocean Basket is stylish seafood restaurant located in The Emporium at Emperors Palace Casino and offers diners a chic experience. Sample any of the fresh cuts displayed in the cold case deli to be cooked a variety of ways, or try the salmon platter or specialty sushi and sashimi. Seafood lovers will not miss a chance as they stroll through the Emporium as wafting aromas of fresh fish, garlic, and olive oil will draw them before they realize that all along, it was seafood tonight!

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: 011 928 1040

Hours

Sunday11:00am / 12:00am
Monday11:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday11:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday11:00am / 12:00am
Thursday11:00am / 12:00am
Friday11:00am / 1:00am
Saturday11:00am / 1:00am

Platia Seafood & Steak Taverna

  • Serving: Greek, Seafood, Steak

Platia Seafood & Steak Taverna offers diners a taste of true Grecian fare from Chef Christo's  restaurant at Emperors Palace. The slow roasted lamb shank will melt in your mouth and is aromatic with fresh herbs. The whole roasted fish, seared on an open flame,  will send shivers of excitement and the assortment of meze dishes will balance any entree selection before you satisfy your anticipation of  the delicate phyllo wrapped custard of the Galaktobouriko!

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: 011 928 1320

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 12:00am
Monday12:00pm / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Thursday12:00pm / 12:00am
Friday12:00pm / 1:00am
Saturday12:00pm / 1:00am

Queen of the Nile Buffet

  • Serving: International, Buffet

Queen of the Nile Buffet is located in the heart of Emperors Palace casino and is one of the most opulently appointed buffets in any casino the world over. Serving more than 120 dishes from near and far, mostly the farthest reaches of the globe, there are still many South African favorites. This is one of those all you can eat extravaganza that will take a true strategy and several visits to explore properly.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: 011 928 1367
  • Buffet

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Monday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Tuesday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Wednesday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Thursday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Friday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Saturday12:00pm / 10:30pm

Tribes African Grill & Steakhouse

  • Serving: South African, Fusion

Tribes has a modern ethnic African theme and serves African Fusion dishes amalgamated and fine tuned from all the tribes. The decor celebrates ancestral heritage and the beginnings of the marvelous dishes you are about to embark on a journey through. The cuisines focus is on the finest quality seafood, traditional South African specialties, and beef steaks, venison, and lamb. These dishes are only dreamt about by many, and you are the lucky few who have chosen Tribes for your fine dining venue.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: 011 928 1227

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 12:00am
Monday12:00pm / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Thursday12:00pm / 12:00am
Friday12:00pm / 12:00am
Saturday2:00pm / 1:00am

Taste of Mumbai

  • Serving: Indian

Come in for a taste of Mumbai offering a wide range of Indian cuisine at Emperors Palace Casino. This is one of twelve restaurants in the Shahi group you will find scattered around Gauteng. Most of the dishes you will find here are from the northern regions of India, however the spices and combinations of some dishes are brought together from across the continent and all spices are hand mixed by owner and master chef Jay Masiwal.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: 011 928 1931

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 12:00am
Monday12:00pm / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00pm / 12:00am
Thursday12:00pm / 12:00am
Friday12:00pm / 1:00am
Saturday12:00pm / 1:00am

Emperors Palace Venues & Hotspots

Theatre Of Marcellus

Get yourself into the Theatre Of Marcellus at Emperors Palace Casino for a variety of top shelf entertainment including comedy, jazz, shows, musicals, and dance performances as well as South African boxing. The semi-intimate venue is 830 square meters (over 8,000 sq.ft.) and has theatre seating for 910 or banquet seating for 410. The venue is available to let for special functions with enough lead time.

Entertainment Venues at Emperors Palace

The Odeon Showbar is the place to go to see major sporting events on huge screens, comedy acts, and cool jazz music while the main highlight there is a glittering cabaret revue. Marc Antony's Cigar Lounge is the place to go to sample some of the world's finest whiskeys and whiskies as well as try a premium cigar. Emperors Palace Centre Court is host to comedy shows and live bands nightly with weekends and special occasions bringing big name acts on occasion.

Emperors Palace Hotels

Peermont Metcourt at Emperors Palace

Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace

Peermont Mondior At Emperors Palace

Peermont Metcourt Suites

Emperors Palace Attractions & Entertainment

Nu Metro Cinemas

Movie-Plex

The Emporium at Emperors Palace features restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues - the highlight of them being one of the largest theaters on the continent. Nu Metro has six theaters with combined seating for up to 500 people. Two of the theaters are state-of-the-art and feature a combination of Christie digital and 35mm projectors and play only 3D cinema.

Emperors Palace Spas & Health Clubs

Octavia’s Sensorium Day Spa

Octavia’s Sensorium Day Spa is located in the D'Oreale Grande hotel, at Emperors palace in Kempton Park and has gained manifold and myriad accolades touting it as the premiere day spa in the country. The hotel itself boasts a 5-Star ranking. Top class spa facilities and up to the minute trained therapists offer the latest in health and wellness. Among the facilities offered you will find Swiss Shower, Sauna, Steam room, and Roman baths.

Hours

Sunday9:00am / 5:00pm
Monday8:00am / 7:00pm
Tuesday8:00am / 7:00pm
Wednesday8:00am / 7:00pm
Thursday8:00am / 7:00pm
Friday8:00am / 7:00pm
Saturday8:00am / 5:00pm

Contact information

Official

Phone: +27 (0) 11 928 1000

Fax: +27 (0) 11 928 1001

Website: www.emperorspalace.com/gaming/gaming-at-emperors

Email: Email

Facebook: Facebook page

Twitter: @emperorspalace

Poker

Available 24/7 Yes

Website: Website

Box Office

Phone: +27 (0) 11 928 1000

Website: Website

Email: Email

Group Sales

Phone: +27 (0)11 928 1903

Website: Website

Email: Email

Conferences

Phone: +27 (0) 11 928 1055

Website: Website

Email: Email

Casino hours

Open 24/7

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