Just imagine – refreshing cold beverages, patio umbrellas, sunshine, lush garden, people watching, and great friends to keep you company. With patio season now here, soon you won’t have to imagine all of what makes the summer weather so enjoyable. And if you’re in search of which patios to lounge on this summer in Montreal, look no further – we’ve made a list of the top five patios that you need to visit this year:
The Burgundy Lion
2496 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Little Burgundy
This pub has mastered the perfect blend between a local and British vibe by incorporating traditional English cuisine, with a casual style and atmosphere that Montreal is renowned for. They also have one of the largest collections of whisky in Canada. There’s also no better atmosphere to watch the Champions League Final which takes place on Saturday June 3, 2017 than at this soccer-crazy pub.
377 Ave Richmond, Griffintown
This impressive spot is renowned for it’s sleek and chic style loft space. Le Richmond combines a restaurant, market, and bistro, all meshed together to create one awesome space to indulge in. Whether you’re looking to grab a drink, dive into some classic Italian food, or shop for some quality selected groceries – this place has got it all.
Ritz-Carlton Montreal, 1228 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Golden Square Mile
If you’re looking for a little bit of luxury to match your fanciest outfits this summer, then check out the Maison Boulud that’s located inside the Ritz-Carlton in Montreal. This is home to world-famous Chef Daniel Boulud, and hosts a stunning patio setting that overlooks the garden, or, you can take a seat within the glass greenhouse for some lounging in the sun. And with an extensive list of cocktails, you’ll find just what you’re looking to sip on!
Barraca Rhumerie & Tapas
1134 Ave Mont-Royal Est, Mont-Royal
If you’re in search of a more casual and authentic Montreal setting to kick it with the locals, Barraca Rhumeries is the place to be! The patio is small, but it’s one of the best in town where you can party with the locals, enjoy some tapas and dive into some tasty rum-inspired drinks for which this hangout is famous.
1300 Rue St-Dominique, Quartier des Spectacles
Pandore offers a rooftop patio that’s located on the top floor in the Quartier des Spectacles area in downtown Montreal, which offers a stunning view of the neighbourhood. It caters to a sophisticated clientele, but don’t let that fool you – this is a happening spot! Dress to impress and be prepared for a lively and busy atmosphere.
There’s certainly no shortage of patio-worthy places to visit during the summer months. Start early by planning out your list of places to check out this year near your apartment in Montreal.