Discover our partner bookstores, galleries, restaurants and hotels

Bookstores

 

L’Euguélionne, librairie féministe

L’Euguélionne, is a feminist and queer bookstore. They have a wide selection of new and used books, zines and printed art. The bookstore specializes in women’s literature (novel, poetry, comics, essay, children’s book) and feminist, LGBTQIA2S+, anti-racist, anti-colonial, etc. L’Euguélionne also organizes a variety of literary and feminist events including launchs, reading circles, conferences, workshops, discussions, etc.

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The Gallimard Bookstore of Montreal

The Gallimard Bookstore of Montreal is the bookstore of literatures and ideas of French language in North America. Devoted exclusively to books, it has a team of qualified booksellers for whom this profession is a vocation. It is also a living place, a space constantly emerging since 1989 to make books exist and to transmit them.

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Librairie Paulines

La librairie Paulines is an independent bookstore located in the Rosemont borough in Montreal. A meeting place for inspiring and unexpected surprises…

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Planète BD

Planète BD is a bookstore specialised in Franco-Belgian and Quebecois comic books, as well as in French translations of American mangas and comics.

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Le Port de tête

Le Port de tête has been at the very heart of Montreal’s cultural landscape for over ten years. The bookstore holds a wide range of quality books, both new and second-hand, in a variety of fields. Its strengths are literature, philosophy, humanities, arts, children’s literature, academic books, comics and rare and out-of-print books.

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See

 

Centrale Galerie Powerhouse

This artist-run center devoted to the development of herstories of feminist art practices aims to provide a platform for contemporary art that is informed by feminist and gender theories, as well as intercultural and trans-disciplinary practices.

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Centre d'art et de diffusion CLARK

The Centre CLARK is dedicated to the dissemination, promotion and production of contemporary arts. CLARK encourages risk-taking among the artists it supports and promotes intergenerational exchange, cultural diversity, gender parity and equity, artistic mediums and support artists at all stages of their career.

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PHI

Dedicated to art in all its forms, PHI is a multidisciplinary arts and culture organization that cultivates all aspects of creation, development, production and dissemination. PHI is at the intersection of art, film, music, design and technology. Through eclectic programming and a strong emphasis on content creation, PHI fosters unexpected encounters between artists and audiences.
Headquartered at the PHI Center in Montreal Canada, PHI was created by Director and Founder Phoebe Greenberg.

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Fonderie Darling

The Darling Foundry is a visual arts center and a must-see venue for contemporary art. Housed in a former industrial foundry in Old Montreal, it supports the creation, production, and presentation of works by emerging artists, as well as exhibitions, workshops, international artist residencies and site-specific projects.

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Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery

The Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia University is committed to researching, exhibiting, documenting and disseminating contemporary art and promotes a greater awareness of art as a critical form of knowledge and as a way to engage in larger cultural debates.

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Never Apart

Never Apart is determined to bring about social change and spiritual awareness through cultural programming with global reach and impact. The platform is geared towards igniting positive change and unity through culture — gatherings, music, art exhibitions, panel discussions, workshops and special events.

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Sleep

 

HÔTEL MONVILLE

Located at the heart of Montréal’s Quartier international on De Bleury Street, Hôtel Monville is a four-star hotel that targets both business people and tourists seeking to immerse themselves in the Montréal experience. The Monville has completely reimagined the customer service experience, making it even more technologically savvy. With every stay, clients are provided with an immersive and distinctly Montréal experience in a unique setting and design.

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L’Appartement Hôtel

Located downtown on Sherbrooke Street, a short walk from Place des Arts and Ste-Catherine Street, L`Appartement Hôtel welcomes you in its 126 studios and suites, all with kitchenettes. Its roof top terrace and heated indoor swimming pool offer you a spectacular view of Mount Royal and downtown. The hotel offers you free WIFI and continental buffet breakfast which you can have in its private lounge or take out and enjoy in the privacy of your room.

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Hôtel Zero 1

The ZERO1 is a downtown Montreal Hotel located in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles. Hotel ZERO1 offers 163 chic, design and comfortable rooms or suites in an urban and modern environment. Looking for unique Montreal Festival lodging, come to Hotel ZERO1. ZERO1’s rooms include an elegant and functional bathroom, lit night tables, and a kitchen area. Everything you need for relaxing, reinventing yourself or achieving your dreams. All provide a view of the city. The rates include a free continental breakfast served buffet-style in the restaurant every morning.

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Auberge Le Pomerol

The Auberge Le Pomerol ideally located in front of metro Berri-UQAM invites you to discover a sophisticated urban space minutes away from the Quartier Latin. Each of its 33 rooms has its own intriguing personality and unique little details. Cosiness and peace and quiet guaranteed.

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Appartement Meublés Trylon

Those furnished apartments are ideal for travelers desiring a spacious and quality accommodation at the best value for money in downtown Montreal. Featuring a fully equipped kitchenette, high-speed Internet access, and all the comforts required for a pleasant stay.

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Bishop Hostel

The newly renovated Auberge Bishop is a class apart from the city’s other affordable hotels and hostels, offering economical accommodations as you’ve never experienced. The hostel offers all the amenities you need for an unforgettable stay: free Wi-Fi, access to a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge. Rooms are dorm-style, with bunkbeds.

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Eat

 

Bar Furco

Located in an old fur warehouse, the Furco is a great place to grab a drink after a hard day’s work. The menu offers organic wines and cocktails of all kinds. The Furco also serves food for big and small appetites alike, perfect to grab a bite before or after your evening shows.

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Labo culinaire Foodlab [Society for Arts and Technology]

The Labo culinaire Foodlab is a restaurant with a great terrasse to enjoy! Chef Timothée Vielajus and his team offer you a seasonal culinary experience, rich with local organic produce, following the "farm-to-table" philosophy. Sommelier Louis Zeppetelli carefully curates a natural and vibrant wine list.

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Restaurant Orange rouge

Orange rouge is a retro-chic restaurant offering original fusion Asian cuisine located in the heart of Montreal’s Chinatown.

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Le Red Tiger

Le Red Tiger is a restaurant that aims to recreate the experience found in authentic Vietnam pubs. In a festive atmosphere, they serve Vietnamese street food and house cocktails that are crafted from a wide variety of Asian ingredients. Vegetarian and vegan options.

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Sushi Momo (vegan)

Offering a refreshing, contemporary, entirely plant-based Japanese cuisine, Sushi Momo gives a sophisticated twist from traditional Japanese sushi. Dine and enjoy their vibrant dishes, accompanied by a selection of sakes and wines. Reservations required.

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Trip de bouffe

Trip de bouffe is a bakery, ready-to-eat & Lebanese specialty grocery store. Located in the heart of the Plateau, this family business offers delicious Lebanese home-made food.

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Discover

 

Tourisme Montreal

Information about the city, its hotspots and hotels

From Montreal area: +1 514-873-2015
From Canada and the U.S. +1 877 266-5687
From France: 0 800 90 77 77
From Belgium: 0 800 78 532

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La Vitrine culturelle

Information and last minute tickets – shows, cultural events and entertainment.

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Transit

BIKE

One of the best ways to get around Montreal is by bike. Check out BIXI, Montreal’s public bike system, for a quick, easy and ecological way to discover the FTA and the city! With 24hr service, BIXI bikes are easily accessible at numerous stations around town.

BUS OR SUBWAY

Using the subway and bus is another convenient way to find your way around town, and a great option for longer trips or rainy days. Visit the Société de transport de Montréal‘s website for a map of the subway system, as well as timetables and a handy online trip planner.

For those of you flying in, note the new express bus service between the airport and downtown Montreal!