Terraces in Montreal – to try this summer (2015)

One of the top 10 pleasures of summer in Montreal comes down to this word: terraces. If you add to it, cocktails or sangria, good food and friends, then there is paradise... Here is your passport to paradise.

Here are 6 suggestions terraces in Montreal, be it for your 5-7 , chill with friends, partying or enjoying the sun lovers.

Terrace La coupole in hotel Le Crystal

La Coupole, yes, it is the restaurant in the hotel Le Crystal and there is here a beautiful hidden  terrace to discover! The terrace seats up to 70 people for a meal and up to 150 people in cocktail formula and offers a heated space of two floors, which can also be covered in case of rain. You may be saying ‘Wow, the restaurant of a 5 stars hotel … not sure if it fits my budget’ ‘, but on the contrary, we find a menu for happy hours which is really interesting! To drink, there are signature cocktails, a beer brewed by La Coupole exclusive local producer and several wines of Quebec. Moreover, the terrace and bar menu is heavily inspired by the regional cuisine and Quebec ingredients. Some examples? The popcorn mussels in beer, ribs, smoked meat sandwich, oysters, poutine or cheese platter or even deli meats. What more? A super special for your 5à7! It’s very simple: 1 cocktail + 1 appetizer for $11.


Terrace 6 Resto Lounge at hotel Hyatt

logo 5 a 7During the summer months, you can enjoy the terrace overlooking the Quartier des spectacles in Montreal. Located on the 6th floor of the Hyatt Regency Montreal , the terraces of SIX Resto Lounge is ideally situated to enjoy the summer festivals in Montreal. And good news , it is open to the public every Thursday night! On the menu , there are summer cocktails, grills and BBQ. The perfect place to feel the rhythm of the FrancoFolies, the International Jazz Festival or the Just for Laughs Festival .



NEWTOWN Terrace on the roof

Looking for THE terrace in west downtown Montreal? Well, think about this one: the terrace of Newtown. An intimate and lounge terrace in the heart of downtown Montreal. This year, the Newtown terrace offers a Mojito Bar from 17h from Monday to Saturday . What a good idea! Choose: Frambuesa ( Raspberry ), Mora azul ( Blueberry ), Naranja (Orange), Fresa ( Strawberry ), Lima ( Lime ), El Pimms ( Pimms ). Also, check out the passage of Quentin DJ Smalls who livens with Latin rhythms .


Terrace of the Bota Bota spa

terrasse Montréal bota botaKnown by spa-goers, the Bota Bota  terrace is located directly on the water and offers spectacular views of the river and Old Montreal . However, you can come and enjoy this floating terrace at any time without using the services of the spa, to come and relax with a drink or enjoy the cuisine of the Auberge Saint-Gabriel. The terrace is open seven days a week. Reservations recommended to eat, no reservation needed for the water circuit.



Terrace Bonsecours

terrasse bonsecoursA 360 degrees breathtaking view on the St-Laurent River, grand terrace, festive atmosphere, the Terrasses Bonsecours is definitely one of the trendiest places in town to spend a beautiful summer evening. There are a few weeks, we celebrated the opening night ” We Are the Summer ” a 5 to later festive and colorful, where guests could celebrate the arrival of warm weather in this beautiful place in heaven opened. Whether for happy hours with a stunning view of theMontreal sunset, an evening / night sprinkled with friends or an outside brunch with champagne, all the reasons are good to go to Terrasses Bonsecours this summer . Unless you want a very quiet atmosphere , it is impossible not to fall in love with this place! Definitely a must!


The New City Gas terrace

The terrace of the New City Gas is a large rectangle between 2 walls and covered by a glass roof. We don’t come much for the view, nor the decor and you have to like walkabouts! Thursday nights in the summer season, the terrace of the New City Gas is open from 17:00 to 23:00, attracting a mix of business people and peeps who likes to go out. Sounds like a good place to flirt. The ephemeral kitchen, Matador serves tacos and ceviches for happy hours. The highlight of the place in my opinion? Definitely the cocktails! The signature cocktails Lawrence Picard, renowned mixologist deNectar Consulting + Bar Designsera seem straight inspired from Thailand! For example: The Full Moon with Bacardi, passion fruittea , green tea and kiwi puree or the Breakfast in Bangkok with Bacardi, Bombay, Tom Yum mixture and ginger beer. Friday night, i’s DSTRKT evenings to supply you with the unique underground music of international DJs.

Marie-Janelle is the founder and the chief editor of Blog and the City. She is a real foodie, a wino a fashionista and she is often very girly. She is a cool kind of geek who is worth discovering. She studied cinema, photography and communications; interactive media and public relations. She now…

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