New bar and brasserie openings in Montréal

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Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha

This article was updated on January 29, 2024.

Here is our list of the latest bars and brasseries that have opened recently in the city. Get ready, you’re going to want to visit them all. Cheers!

Bar Bello

Bar Bello

6740 Saint-Laurent Boulevard | Website

Little Italy’s Bar Bello specializes in Italian-style aperitivo with a cocktail menu that has a penchant for Vermouth and Amari and a food menu that counts all the essentials from taralli and olives to salumi and croquettas. Don’t forget to try out the negroni vending machine!

 

Espace St-Denis - Le Marie-Louise

Le Marie-Louise

1594 Saint-Denis Street | Website

Perched on the roof of Espace Saint-Denis, Le Marie-Louise offers breathtaking views of Saint-Denis below, live music, an incredible wine and cocktail list, and delicious tapas created by the Molière par Mousso team.

Bar Dominion

1243 Metcalfe Street | Website

Downtown’s most beloved bar is back! It has been revamped by mixologist Andrew Whibley (Cloakroom Bar) and chef Pablo Rojas (Provisions) and it’s absolutely fabulous. Inspired by the timeless ambiance of grand hotel bars, Bar Dominion boasts a full raw bar, wonderful small plates to share, and great cocktails.

Emmanuelle Lounge

2 Sainte-Catherine Street East, 5th Floor | Website

Emmanuelle is an eclectic, intimate lounge and a great place to meet people. The menu made up of refined small plates to share is inspired by travelling while featuring local and seasonal ingredients. Designed by star-designer Zébulon Perron, and located on the 5th floor, this outstanding space has a captivating view of Place des Arts.

Tittle Tattle Cocktail Bar

22 Saint-Paul Street East | Website

Old Montréal’s latest bar is a great place to meet for creative cocktails, an electrifying ambiance With a unique concept inspired by the seven deadly sins, Old Montréal’s Tittle Tattle Cocktail Bar excels at ingenuous drinks. Jot down your most intimate secret and it might just inspire the next cocktail.

Magpie Magique

380 Gilford Street | Website

Push an unassuming door on Gilford Street and discover the newest Plateau speakeasy Magpie Magique from the team behind neighbouring Magpie Pizza. Drawing inspiration from vintage hotel lobbies worldwide, its décor adds a touch of magic to the experience.

 

Bar Bisou Bisou

416 Saint-Vincent Street | Website

Bisou Bisou, a recently opened establishment in Old Montréal, defines itself as a "cocktails & aperitif" bar and celebrates the art of the aperitif. 

Double’s Late Night

5171 Parc Avenue | Website

Double’s Late Night, the newest venture by chef Danny Smiles, welcomes guests seven days a week with a menu featuring fantastic classic bar fare such as burgers and shrimp cocktail. Double’s is destined to become a timeless favorite in the late-night scene of Mile End.

Motel Motel

1276 Sainte-Catherine Street East | Website

Motel Motel, a fun addition to the Village's dining scene, is a stunning wine bar and buvette with a 60s vibe and a vegetable-forward cuisine. As an added surprise, there's a hidden speakeasy in the back, making it a delightful and multifaceted culinary destination.

Bon Délire

4855 Notre-Dame Street West | Website

Laid-back Saint-Henri bar Bon Délire stands out with its vibrant, quirky and playful decor. Whether you're in the mood to unwind, savor a sophisticated drink or a timeless cocktail, or engage in a game of pool on the table adorned with leopard print, Bon Délire has it all. You can also indulge in Italian-inspired sandwiches such as the muffuletta, chicken cutlet, or polpette.

Spaghetti Western

6390 Saint-Hubert Street | Website

Plaza Saint-Hubert welcomes Spaghetti Western, a new, country-themed bar where honky tonk music, line dancing lessons and spaghetti Bolognese reign supreme. 

 

Jules Bar

Jules Bar

4005 Notre-Dame Street West | Website

Jules Bar is a new and chic St-Henri establishment with stylish signature cocktails and a nice wonderfully well curated wine selection. The elevated bar food includes a gourmet grilled cheese with Louis d’Or cheese, honey and summer truffles, some fresh pasta and a local cheese and charcuterie platter. 

 

Baby Farwest

3002 Saint-Antoine Street West | Website

Baby Farwest is two bars in one. On one side is a cozy and chic lounge decorated with plush carpets and sofas and an assortment of tchotchkes from all over the world. This is where one comes to have one of their great cocktails and dance. Within Baby is Farwest, a second smaller and more intimate bar offering a tasting menu of 3 cocktails based on a theme that comes with a side of storytelling.

Hang Bar

686 Notre-Dame Street West | Website

Hang Bar is an Old Montréal supper club serving exotic signature cocktails and an elevated Vietnamese cuisine in a luxuriant décor with a green ceiling made of hanging plants and bamboo accents throughout the space.

 

Hiatus restaurant et bar - Dining room

Hiatus Restaurant

1 Place Ville Marie, 45th & 46th Floor | Website

Perched on the 45th and 46th floors of Place Ville Marie, Hiatus is an upscale dining experience with Japanese-inspired cuisine. Delight in the meticulous preparation and exquisite flavors of Hiatus' dishes and drinks while enjoying a breathtaking bird's eye view of the city below. It's a culinary and cocktail wonder and visual treat combined.

 

Muze Lounge & Terrasse - Honeyrose Hotel

Muze Lounge & Terrasse

355 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West | Website

Muze, located on the 5th floor of Hotel Honeyrose, is an exotic escape with its jungle-themed decor. And California-inspired cuisine Positioned in the heart of Montréal’s Quartier des Spectacles, Muze provides a unique and vibrant destination for visitors seeking an immersive experience.

 

Terrasse Belvu Hors-Piste

1050 De la Gauchetière Street West | Website

With menu items inspired from the Montblanc to Mont-Tremblant, Terrasse Belvu Hors Piste is an “Alpine destination” on the 3rd floor of the Marriott Château Champlain hotel in the heart of downtown Montréal. This year-round terrasse also serves season appropriate drinks such as a bourbon hot toddy or an Irish coffee spiked with maple whiskey.

 

Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha

Mayssam Samaha is a food and travel writer and blogger and the founder behind the blog Will Travel for Food. She travels the world in search of the next culinary discovery. From Iceland to South Africa, she’s already visited over 36 countries and there’s nothing she enjoys more than wandering around a farmers’ market in a foreign city. She is also the founder of the SAISONS intimate dinner series highlighting Québec products and chefs.

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