7 Montreal patios to visit with your girlfriends this summer

May 30 2017, 7:56 pm

Now that the time has finally come, the search for the perfect terrasse to unwind after a long day with a pitcher of sangria or a few cool cocktails with the girls is on.

Check out this list of  7 patios around Montreal that you have to visit with your girl gang this summer!

Scarlet Secret Garden

They call it the “secret garden” for a reason. The hidden patio behind restaurant Scarlet is an exclusive and lush garden where you can enjoy sharing food platters and specialty cocktails in a posh decor. Perfect to catch up with the girls, the comfy banquettes and pillows are designed to help you relax in this cool and discrete garden away from the hustle and bustle.
Where: 139 St-Paul West
Instagram: @scarletexclusive


The Richmond’s patio is a true gem because it transports you directly to New York’s Meatpacking district. Think indoor/outdoor feel with large windows that open onto the restaurant with several banquettes and tables. Chef Marie-Pier Morin recently joined the Richmond team and offers a modern twist on Italian classics. You can enjoy her plates outside accompanied with a nice bottle of wine.
Where: 377, Richmond
Instagram: @restaurantlerichmond

New City Gas

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Located directly in the heart of Griffintown, this heritage building has become one of the hottest spots in town and a seasonal classic. The New City Gas [email protected] happens every Thursday featuring DJs, food options courtesy of Les Enfants Terribles, and specials on cocktails. A “backyard party” vibe that you’ll absolutely love.
Where: 950, Ottawa
Instagram: @newcitygas

Terrasses Bonsecours

With a 360-view of the St-Lawrence River, Downtown Montreal, and Old Montreal, Terrasses Bonsecours is definitely a unique Montreal venue. Bring your girlfriends and get your Instagram-stories ready while sipping on cocktails and nibbling on the small but delicious snack menu. The terrasse is also open for a boozy brunch on Sundays with a DJ and endless mimosas.
Where: 364 de la Commune E.
Instagram: @terrassesbonsecours

Terrasse Renoir

It’s a well-kept secret, but Renoir’s patio is a Veuve Clicquot terrace, which means that everything there is branded in the champagne’s colours. Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, this gorgeous and spacious terrace is serving the delicious menu of chef Olivier Perret, in addition to a great cocktail, wine, Verve Clicquot, and a great beer selection.
Where: 1155, Sherbrooke W.
Instagram: @sofitelmontreal


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The latest restaurant from the Ferreira Group inaugurated a seasonal and intimate terrace on De Maisonneuve Boulevard that can accommodate up to 16 people. The Campo terrace, with lots of green plants and picnic tables, is the perfect spot to enjoy a casual chicken dinner with the girls while sharing a nice bottle of Vino Verde.
Where: 1108 Boulevard De Maisonneuve O.
Instagram: @campomtl

Terrasse Air at the Renaissance

Hotel Renaissance, located on the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Robert-Bourassa is a unique Montreal destination where art and design meets. Only the fine connoisseur knows, but their rooftop terrace is one of the hottest venues in town. Offering a 360-view of downtown and a menu that includes tartares, sharing plates and, mini burgers, it’s a great after-work spot.
Where: 250, Boulevard Robert-Bourassa
Instagram: @AirTerrasse

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