In the space once occupied by Place Ville Marie’s observatory, a new two-storey restaurant—Hiatus—sits almost as high as the peak of Montreal’s forested centrepiece, Mount Royal.
The most luxurious hotels of the 1920s were built for crowds, with spectacular spaces for political and business meetings, fine dining, and socializing. Montreal’s new Honeyrose Hotel, inspired by that era but with a more contemporary atmosphere, includes laid-back luxuries, art deco interiors of curvilinearity and bold geometry, and three sizeable restaurants near Place des Festivals.
The Metcalfe Hotel, among downtown Ottawa’s towers and heritage buildings blocks away from Parliament, celebrated a grand reopening in September 2022. Occupying a red brick building more than a century old, it was a men’s-only athletic club before being converted to a hotel in the 1960s.
Whether industrial or residential, architect Pierre Thiabult’s body of work is a dialogue between landscape and architecture. Buried, nestled, and immersed in nature, the geometry of his studio’s designs creates meditative contrasts between a structure’s parallel lines and natural curved forms in rolling hills, water, and trees, from an abbey in Saint-Jean-de-Matha to the Belvédère de Val-Jalbert.
Farmer and educator Jean-Martin Fortier’s first foray into hospitality with a garden-supplied restaurant and inn.
Le Clan is the culmination of chef Stéphane Modat’s locavore principles, creating a place where a new story could be written: what eating in Quebec is, fully and completely.
In the dead of winter, steam rises high above the farmlands of Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, a 30-minute drive from Montreal, the white plumes exhaled from one of Canada’s largest spas, Förena Cité thermale.
Baby is in many ways an antibar. Instead of showy shelves of bottles behind its bar and flamboyant bartending, everything is hidden below the counter and drinks are made slowly and with intent.
Piatti’s redesign bridges the past and the present. It’s apparent in the materials, textures, and colours chosen for their traditional aesthetic: natural oak flooring, marble, floor-to-ceiling sheer curtains, ceramics, and velvet.
Once known as a sideline spot for espressos by day and a preamble cocktail bar to its nightclub neighbour Datcha next door, Montreal’s Kabinet has undergone a shift in its direction, decor, and dining.
When the lights dim inside the 19th-century Anglican church in downtown Montreal, a master of ceremonies takes centre stage below its neo-Gothic catenary arches. Spectators share laughs and bottles of wine, applaud—and then the lights go out.
A collection of Montreal restaurants are setting a new standard on the city’s restaurant scene.
After bringing its all-inclusive approach to ski-in/ski-out experiences around the world more than two dozen times, Club Med has turned its sights on Canada, with a mountain village in the snowy forests at the base of Massif de Charlevoix in Quebec.
On the ground floor of the new Hampton Inn by Hilton in Montreal’s Chinatown, Tiramisu and its in-house Caffè Misu from the Lucky Belly restaurant group offer Italian cuisine with Japanese influences.
Restaurant, garden, distillery. Projet Pilote has it all.
It’s all part of the intimacy with nature offered on a small, secluded slice of the 30 acres of Relais & Châteaux’s Manoir Hovey in Quebec’s Eastern Townships
The city’s speakeasy-style bars are thriving by being as discrete as possible.
A warming selection of mainstay eats you can rely on through the colder months.
Founded by Noma alumni Lars Williams and Mark Emil Hermansen, the distillery is making waves by presenting complex and unique flavours previously unheard of in liquor.
Following the success of the tasting menu–centric Le Mousso, chef Mouseau-Rivard has opened an à la carte counterpart next door.
Montreal is rightfully lauded for its food scene, but let’s not forget its wine.
You won’t find these in the frozen aisle of a grocery store.
Located in Griffintown, a neighbourhood that’s consistently up-and-coming for restaurants in Montreal, Hvor has been hard to miss since opening in May 2016 to high laudations.
The mysterious and elevated pop-up dinner series is making waves in Montreal.