Montecasino – Top Entertainment & Dining
Montecasino can be found in Johannesburg which is situated in the heart of South Africa, near to where the original gold diggers first discovered their treasure.
City of Gold
Johannesburg is a sparkling, golden city, with a lifestyle that has a smorgasbord of eclectic cultures, thriving businesses, places to play and shoppers paradises –it’s is the flashy centre to flaunt the cash – It’s trendy, it’s exciting, and it’s Africa’s powerhouse. Jozi is the playground for the rich and famous, and those who like to live a little dangerously.
Montecasino in Sandton
Supremely situated in Johannesburg is the pulsating suburb of Sandton, the hub where it all happens. From business to residential to fabulous fun and the fulfilment of fantasies, sits Montecasino in all its grandeur.
This impressive 24-7 ‘World at Play’ development, meticulously designed to replicate an authentic Tuscan Village, maintains the social buzz of Italian authenticity.
Be it day life or nightlife, like a spinning wheel, it never stops. Providing premium entertainment, be it wining and dining, shows or gaming, it offers something to please anyone who is wanting to fulfil their sense of pleasure, irrespective of their age. It boasts the accolade of being voted the best Casino, best Entertainment Complex, best Cinema Complex and the best place to take out-of-towners.
Being so centrally situated, allows for an audacious night out, a day away from the office and of course, the ultimate holiday destination.
Juggle the hustle and bustle from business to pleasure allows you to unleash your wild side! It’s a place for pure fun, freedom and fancy pleasures. Be adventurous and escape reality! The time capsule awaits!
Montecasino opened on 30 November 2000 and expanded in May 2007 with the addition of the open air Piazza and award-winning theatre, the Teatro. It began with the legendary stage production, ‘The Lion King.’ Now that’s what one would call a roaring opening!
Montecasino’s Piazza, a sizeable space, just a little smaller than a rugby field, designed and modelled on a typical Italian piazza, hosts numerous restaurants where guests are spoilt for choice. They can dine to their delight and satisfy their taste in cuisine. From fast foods to coffee shops to wine bars and of course, fine dining, the choices are endless.
Whether you’re a lover of seafood, Italian, Indian, Portuguese, Greek, French, Cantonese, Mexican, Tokyo, Mediterranean, Thai or contemporary, its all there to tantalise your taste buds!
With three of Tsogo Sun’s on-site hotels, accommodation is plentiful and ideally located to enjoy all that Montecasino has to offer. Montecasino is owned by Tsogo Sun. Tsogo Sun is a partnership between Southern Sun and Tsogo Investments. Tsogo Investments is a black empowerment group, and the hotel component of Tsogo Sun’s casinos are developed and managed by Southern Sun. Tsogo Sun holds the casino license for Montecasino.
The Piazza features the Sun Square Hotel, which is ideal for the tourist who may be visiting for both business and pleasure. How can one possibly visit such a choice destination and not imbibe the joy that pulsates from its doorway and right throughout!
Known to deliver opulence, glitz and glamour, the Palazzo is ideally situated within Montecasino.
For stylish luxury and dazzling offerings, it accommodates the holiday lifestyle that the affluent are accustomed to.
The Pivot at Montecasino is a vibrant area that consists of the Southern Sun Hotel, a bar and lounge, conference centre, restaurant, outdoor pool, leisure area, Café Cru and so much more.
As one would expect from a destination of this calibre, Montecasino offers a gamut of choices over and above the top-class restaurants and bars, theatre, movies and retail stores, and it also provides health spas, function venues, and a conference centre.
A place of diversity regarding cultures, interests, races and tastes, Montecasino attracts varied audiences to its World-class theatre, the Teatro. Theatre shows offer variety and include musicals, drama and comedy, and a host of other renowned local and international performances. Both the West End and Broadway have made their way to the stage at the Teatro.
The Montecasino Bird Gardens provides excellent family entertainment, with a variety of colourful birds, mammals, reptiles and unusual animals from around the world.
Bring the whole family to the capital of fun! Bowl a strike at the ten pin bowling alley, pump up your adrenalin with a battle of futuristic laser tag, or consider sending your kids to the crèche for their own entertainment. At Montecasino, the whole family is entertained.
As one would expect from such a bespoke venue, Montecasino’s pulse races faster with the nightlife, that it brings the most discerning of party goers.
Pubs & Clubs
Transpose oneself into another world while dancing the night away. Pubs, clubs, comedy shows, dance venues and cabaret shows yield fun-filled entertainment and keep the adrenaline pumping throughout the night into the indigo hours. One is removed from the reality of the outside world where high speeds are maintained on the highways and the byways of Johannesburg.
If looking for theme nights, events and students letting their hair down, this is where its hot and happening.
Of course, like any casino, Montecasino is synonymous with taking chances, the hope of fulfilling dreams and achieving wishes. Whether it be playing one’s hand at the Slot Machines, the Tables, Club Select or Salon Prive, all hold the same desire. The gold diggers never left Johannesburg!
With 1,700 Slot machines from which to choose, with denominations ranging from 2c to R100, one can play whatever suits one’s pocket. One can find traditional reel Slots, state-of-the-art Slots with multiple denominations, multi-coin, multi-line machines and almost 100 progressive jackpots from which to choose. For many, it’s a case of “Go big or go home!”
Slot Machines on the casino floor are divided into a main non-smoking casino, a small and a large smoking casino, as well as a smoking and non-smoking Salon Privé to cater for a variety of preferences.
For those who believe in skill as opposed to chance, the most popular Table games on offer include Blackjack, poker, American Roulette, Dice (Craps) and baccarat. A range of minimum and maximum bets are available.
With more than 80 gaming tables from which to choose, Montecasino offers a wide range according to one’s preference and level of experience. Perhaps the tables are selected by many of the men according to their taste in croupier!
Club Select and The Salon Prive are for the serious gamblers who take their lives (and their wives) into their hands! They play big money and take big chances, riding the waves of adrenalin, peppered with glass upon glass of the stuff that doesn’t hold back inhibitions.
They are the guests who stagger home elated or in deep despair. It’s all in the game of gambling!
While some gamble the night away, many others shop until they drop. With so many stores from which to choose, decadence and dabbling go hand in hand.
There is no end to the entertainment that Montecasino provides. Whether residing in Johannesburg or flying in to play and stay or dance the night away, Montecasino’s centrality makes for ease of convenience.
Telephone +27 11 461 9744
Montecasino Boulevard | Cnr William Nicol / Witkoppen Roads, Sandton 2021, South Africa
Guests from out of town may fly into Oliver Tambo International Airport, take the Gautrain to Sandton and organise a shuttle, Uber or Taxify.