Who doesn’t love a good deal?
While Montreal is full of fun on any given day, it’s fair to say that going out certainly takes a toll on your wallet.
Thankfully there are services like Groupon here to ensure you’re able to get out and about in Montreal, while sticking to a modest budget.
From chocolate workshops to pitch black dining experiences, here are 11 Montreal Groupons to take advantage of this week.
Immerse yourself in total darkness for a unique dining experience at O Noir. This Groupon costs just $55 and includes a 2-course meal (appetizer and main), plus a cup of tea and cocktail for two. The eclectic menu featuring food such as curry, mango, and wasabi is guaranteed to wow your taste buds.
Sample 10 types of blossoming tea and learn how to master the art of tea preparation over the course of an hour at TheSalon. With a prime location in Chinatown, TheSalon will allow you to explore new flavours of tea and learn about the history of this popular drink.
New to pottery? This introductory 2-hour pottery workshop will teach you the basics of this gorgeous art form. Poterie Bonmatin is hosting the workshop which includes all of your equipment, the shaping and firing of your pot, and the basic techniques and instruction of pottery.
Soar high into the sky, hot air balloon style. Missed this summer’s Hot Air Balloon Festival? It’s not too late to head over to Saint Jean Sur Richelieu and enjoy a flight of your own. Offered by La Magie de l’air, this air balloon package includes a hot air balloon ride over the Monteregie hills and a gift basket and glass of sparkling wine upon landing.
Put your brain to the test at Find the Key, one of Montreal’s wonderful escape room game centres. At Find the Key, visitors will have 55 minutes to complete a challenge and escape from the exhilarating “War Zone” escape room. Located in the Gay Village, you won’t have to travel far to enjoy a fun night out.
Enjoy a relaxing massage for one for just $30. Vida Sante is a naturopathy centre located in the heart of Rosemont. You can choose from a list of three massage types: Swedish, therapeutic, and relaxing. No matter what you choose, a $30 massage sounds like a great way to unwind after a long day at the office.
Make and more importantly, taste, a variety of chocolate at this unique 2-hour chocolate workshop in Villeray. Run by Maison Cao, a premier chocolatier that opened in Montreal in 2001, this workshop is a chocolate-lover’s paradise. Participants will make a double chocolate cake (made with green tea, ivory white chocolate, and dark chocolate), a creamy chocolate bar, and a blond chocolate mascarpone mousse.
Sip on a glass of wine while creating a beautiful painting, available exclusively through Paint Nite Montreal. Each event takes place at one of Montreal’s finest bars, and includes a 16” x 7” canvas and all of your painting supplies.
Offered by Smart Majority, this online course will teach you the basics of bartending. The class includes 14 modules that will introduce you to bar terminology, the different types of drinks, how to use bartending tools, and specialized techniques. If you’re thinking of spending a summer bartending at one of Montreal’s hippest bars, it’s definitely a good idea to have this on your resume.
Where fine food meets fast food, ART: brgr is a great place to have dinner with friends or family. Their gourmet hamburgers are as delicious and inventive as they come. A recent participant in Le Burger Week Montreal, ART: brgr serves up the classics like burgers, fries, and poutine. This $22 voucher for two will get you $40 worth of yummy food at ART: brgr.
You have to make the trek up to Ahuntsic, but if you can do that then it’s totally worth it for this incredible deal. Montreal is full of yogis, and yet often yoga in Montreal is incredibly expensive. Save your money on classes (and then spend it on beautiful yogawear from Lole or Lululemon) by purchasing this 10-class package for just $19. That’s less than $2 per class!