La Société Montréal invites you to discover the French bistro cuisine of chef Gilles Tolen in the heart of Montréal. Located in the Loews Vogue Hotel, a few steps from Ogilvy and Sainte -Catherine Street, the vibrant energy is felt eyes closed. This bistro takes the original concept of the Company in Toronto, located Bloor Street West in his famous ” Mink Mile “. The late-night menu full service lounge with raw bar, The Montréal Society offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch on weekends as well as offers to businesses.
1415, rue de la Montagne, Montréal, H3G 1Z3 – 514-507-9223
Maison Boulud offers the cuisine of a chef steeped in French tradition, yet inspired by decades spent cooking in New York City. Daniel Boulud’s menu is driven by the seasons and bounty of Québec’s local purveyors. You’ll find specialties from Boulud’s New York City restaurants, including Lyonnais charcuterie, Mediterranean flavors, and even some casual burgers, as well as dishes created just for Maison Boulud. The result: refined yet soulful contemporary French food, prepared here by Executive Chef Riccardo Bertolino. While situated in the Ritz-Carlton, the restaurant, its bar & lounge and two private dining rooms, have a vibrant identity all their own, but the ambiance on the Rue Sherbrooke also reflects the renaissance of the Ritz-Carlton’s important place in Montréal life.
1288 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, H3G 1H6 – 514 842-4224
The Macdonald Stewart Foundation is a Canadian non profit organization established in 1974 by Montréal philanthropists David and Liliane Stewart. It pursues the endeavours initiated over a century ago by Sir William Macdonald, the great businessman and philanthropist whose fortune the Foundation derived. The Foundation is attentive to the community various needs, working independently or in cooperation with public or private organizations in the areas of education, medicine, culture and Canadian heritage, where it has provided major financial assistance to many projects. The Foundation headquarter is located in the Louis-Joseph Forget house at the heart of the Golden Square Mile.
1195 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, H3A 1H9 – 514 284-0228
Le Petit Opus Café features a French bistro-style menu. The restaurant is the perfect venue for relaxing in the European atmosphere and enjoying breakfast, lunch, or light meals until evening. At Happy Hour, a selection of tapas is offered with the purchase of drinks. Whether you prefer to have a cozy meal for two or plan to dine with the family or a larger group, Le Petit Opus Café can accommodate and meet your needs. For themed parties, the restaurant is equipped with large screens and Wi-Fi.
1050 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, H3A 2R6 – 514 985-6252
This treasured museum of Canadian history came to life in 1921 in the home of David Ross McCord with his family’s collection of nearly 15,000 artifacts. Through his travels across the nation, McCord personally expanded the collection, which has now grown to more than one million archeological objects, textiles, photographs, texts, paintings and drawings, and puts a spotlight on the culture and heritage of Montréal. As was the case with many of the Golden Square Mile’s original establishments, McGill University was given the museum after McCord’s death and administrated it for the better part of the 20th century. Today the collection, along with special and travelling exhibitions, is housed in a custom-renovated building and draws funding from a cooperative of sponsorships, donations and government support.
690 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montréal, H3A 1E9 – 514 398-7100
Founded in 1860 as the Art Association of Montréal, the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts is the city’s largest museum and among the most prominent in Canada, with four pavilions and 13,000 square meters of exhibition space. The permanent collection includes approximately 41,000 paintings, sculptures, graphic arts, photographs and decorative art objects of the Mediterranean, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A fifth wing will open in November 2016 to launch the city’s 375th anniversary celebrations.
1380 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montréal, H3G 1J5 – 514 285-2000
Restaurant Renoir: tantalizing tastes and flavors! The staff members undergo comprehensive taste training – a sensory exercise that equips them with the gastronomic finesse required to fully describe the rich textures and flavors that make the dishes so unique. Transform the meal into a sublime and amazing culinary journey. An immersion in the rich aromas and flavors of the very best local seasonal offerings with a celebrated array of wines and desserts.
1155, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, H3A 2N3 – 514 788-3038
The restaurant-bar Cordial in Hotel Delta Montréal is known for its warm and cozy atmosphere. You can visit with pleasure to decompress, take a drink with friends and colleagues or wrapping up a pleasant evening. In the kitchen, chef Robert Gendreau offers a menu with international flavors to satisfy even the most discerning palate.
475 avenue Président-Kennedy, Montréal, H3A 1J7 – 514 286-1986
Opened in 1912, it was the first hotel in North America to bear the “Ritz Carlton” name. An original investor who was a personal friend of César Ritz persuaded the hotelier to lend his famous name for $25,000, contingent upon the hotel’s adherence to the “Ritz standards”. Today, the Ritz-Carlton holds ever-tightly to those traditions, with award-winning hospitality, an upscale dining experience, afternoon tea in its lovely Palm Court, and the newly-launched Spa St. James.
1228 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montréal, H3G 1H6 – 514 842-4212
An opulent hotel full of French style, the Sofitel Montreal combines minimalist design with accents of the Victorian era. Each member of the Sofitel family shares a genuine enthusiasm for the new art of living and the luxurious art of hospitality to the French. Each brand Sofitel offers a fascinating range of unique experiences around the four themes that define the family Sofitel: adopt and honor the local culture; showcase the best of gastronomy combined with traditional French techniques; a commitment to the welfare of the art; and an immoderate taste for classic and contemporary design.
1155 Rue Sherbrooke West, Montréal, H3A 2N3 – 514 285-9000
A Montréal institution since the 1970s, the restaurant was saved from the wrecking ball a few years ago and got a makeover instead. Patrons past and present are fans of the new look; a cozy bar-bistro-club with a classy, vintage feel. The menu, famous for its steak tartare and rack of lamb, has kept those beloved highlights, but added worthy new choices with the help of veteran French chef Jean-François Vachon.
1449 Rue Crescent, Montréal, QC H3G 2B2 – 514 288-5656
The Church is a stirring witness of the Presbyterian heritage with a moving atmosphere of beauty and reverence. During the summer, the Quiet Garden, a spiritual oasis in the city, provides a haven for reflection in the busy Golden Square Mile. It’s a place for busy people to find a quiet interlude for prayer and meditation.
Worship, Bible studies, Lunch ’n’ Learn events, Cultural activities (Classical music, Choir, Scottish Country Dancing…), sport activities (badminton) are almost daily at this lively Ministry, a thriving part of this community since 1932.
3415 Rue Redpath, Montréal, QC H3G 2G2 – 514-842-3431