Hemingways Casino – East London

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Inspired by the look and feel of famous author Ernest Hemingways luxurious Key West home, Hemingways Casino situated in East London is the city’s most famous one-stop Entertainment destination. Home to an exciting casino, spectacular restaurants, a movie theatre, kids creche, and a variety of live entertainment, a visit to East London is not complete without a visit to Hemingways Casino.


Echoing East London hospitality and character, Hemingways Casino offers an energetic and exciting gaming culture. A variety of slot machines, video poker, Blackjack, Poker and Roulette tables are available in designated smoking, non-smoking, and Salon Prive areas, for your enjoyment.

Hemingways Casino offers over 500 top-class slot machines in a variety of different denominations ranging from as little as 1c up to R25.

For guests looking to try their luck at table games, you'll be able to find Blackjack, Poker, and American Roulette.

Salon Prive

If it is a more intimate, personalised casino experience you're after, the Salon Prive is your answer. Guests who prefer to play in higher denominations are offered an exclusive gaming area that caters to their every need. From personalised service, a comfortable lounge, and a full bar with refreshments and snacks, Salon Prive will ensure an exclusive gaming experience.


If the casino isn’t you’re thing, we’ll keep you and your family entertained with a variety of attractions. Hemingways casino prides itself on being an entertainment destination geared for family fun. From mouth-watering restaurants to big-screen blockbusters at the movie theatre, live entertainment and events, kids activities, and a shopping mall.

For out of towners, luxurious accommodation is available at the Southern Sun Hemingways, a great base from which to explore East London and its surrounds.


Offering the biggest 2D and 3D movie screens in the Eastern Cape, Hemingways Casino will ensure you don’t miss out on any of the latest blockbusters.

Smallville Creche

Providing a safe and entertaining environment for children between the ages of 3 and 9 years of age. Trained staff will ensure the kids are kept entertained with a range of fun activities.

Hemingways Mall

Attached to the casino, the Hemingways Mall is home to over 180 retail stores and restaurants. From clothing and home décor to electronics, music, jewelry, and more, there's very little you won’t find at Hemingways Mall.


Create great memories at Hemingways Casino with a charming and delectable dining experience at one of the many mouth watering restaurants.


A trendy and chic restaurant and bar offering an airy ambiance and casual vibe. Situated next to the movie theatre, Felix offers a little bit of everything. From delicious breakfasts and brunches to generous burgers, gourmet pizzas, and a bit of South African cuisine. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it at Felix.

Key Largo

Experience the very best in East London Fine Dining at Key Largo. Situated inside the Southern Sun Hemingways Hotel, Key Largo offers a variety of unique cuisine with a live-action grill buffet. Dine-in style, dine at Key Largo.


Located on the grounds of the casino complex, The Southern Sun Hemingways offers premium 4-star accommodation. The hotel boasts 108 luxurious rooms all with free high-speed Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel has been rated as the best hotel in East London by TripAdvisor.

Meetings and Events

With its very own conference and events venue, Hemingways Casino makes for an attractive destination for corporate functions, special events, and weddings. Venue@Hemingways offers a variety of venue options that can accommodate groups between 10 and 780 guests all with state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities.

As a destination that offers everything on your doorstep, it is the perfect place to host your next
conference or event.

Local Attractions

Gorgeous weather, lazy beach days, and relaxed lifestyle make East London a wonderful city for locals and holiday-makers to explore. For guests wanting to take the road less traveled and do a bit of sight-seeing, make sure to include these must-see attractions on your list.

Fun in the sun at Gonubie Beach – As one of East-Londons Blue Flag beaches, Gonubie beach is ideal for strolls, kayaking, and frolicking in the waves. Beat the Summer Heat with a dip in the tidal pool and enjoy the beautiful seaside.

Forget Ireland, check out the Morgan Bay cliffs – One of East London’s favorite family vacay spots is the beautiful Morgan Bay. Be mesmerized by the breath-taking views of this quaint town. Head on over to the cliffs for sundowners to truly take in the beauty.

East London Museum – Home to the only 400-year old dodo egg in the world, the East London Museum is a must-visit attraction.

Elephant interaction at Inkwenkwezi – Walk on the wild side with an elephant experience at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve.

Horseback adventures – Beach rides, game viewing, or adventure out-rides on horseback, a great way to explore the wild coast.

Take a trip to the Harbour – Opt for a river or harbor cruise by ferry for Sundowners.

Whether you’re looking for an exciting casino experience or a relaxing retreat, Hemingways Casino offers a little bit of everything. From high-stakes gaming to excellent dining, live entertainment, movies, kids activities, stylish accommodation, and more, Hemingways offers an exciting entertainment destination for the whole family.

Contact Details

Physical Address: Two Rivers Dr, & Western Ave, East London, 5201

Phone: +27 43 707 7777

Website: https://www.hemingways.co.za/


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