Fancy playing James Bond for the evening? The flamboyant soirees and glamorous atmosphere of Casino Estoril is said to be the inspiration behind Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, the first of the James Bond novels. It’s not only the largest entertainment complex in Portugal but is one of the world’s largest working casinos. Alongside the gaming rooms, you’ll find a sprawling show and dining hall, an art gallery and an auditorium for performances ranging from jazz concerts to theatre. There’s also the acclaimed Estoril Mandarim Chinese restaurant, which serves authentic cuisine from the Guangdong province.