Grosvenor Casinos invests £3.5m in Glasgow casino renovation

Grosvenor Casinos is set to invest more than £3.5m to expand its Glasgow Merchant City venue on Glassford Street.

First look illustrative images released reveal what is set to be an exciting transformation of the venue which is due to launch with a series of official events from June 30.

The creation of a new bar and restaurant at Grosvenor Casino Glasgow Merchant City will feature stylish interiors in which a new food and drinks menu will be served in a modern and vibrant environment.

Sport fans can enjoy some of the best sports viewing in the city with feature wall screens where they can watch and bet live under one roof. Construction is also underway to revamp the gaming offer at the casino with upgraded tables and Electronic Roulette terminals.

As one of Grosvenor’s best performing casino venues outside of London, the refurbishment is also a major boost for the hospitality sector in the city as businesses look to recover from the pandemic, creating 13 new employment opportunities.

The casino operator selected Merchant City as its flagship proof of concept venue, as Grosvenor Casinos looks to modernise its appeal and create an entertainment for all offer which breaks down perceptions of the traditional casino experience.

Debbie Johnston, general manager of Grosvenor Casino Glasgow Merchant City, said: “We’re excited to be creating a world class entertainment venue which will offer guests an experience like no other with a real focus on gaming, dining and sports viewing all in a vibrant atmosphere.  It really is entertainment for all!

“Glasgow’s hospitality sector was hard hit during the pandemic, but Grosvenor Casino’s major investment in Merchant City shows there is real confidence in the city’s recovery. We can’t wait to welcome customers old and new where they will be able to socialise, kick back and let their hair down for an unforgettable entertainment experience.”

The casino remain will remain open throughout the refurbishment with all those over the age of 25 years old invited to the official launch event taking place on July 25. More details on what guests can expect will be revealed in the coming weeks.