Time Out Market Montréal is a unique culinary and cultural destination with 16 restaurants, a cooking school, a demo kitchen and a retail space—it also features three single-focused bars for cocktails, wine and beer. To make a truly great downtown bar, local Time Out editors contacted their favourite bars across town and asked their talented mixologists to develop a recipe just for the market. The result is a star-studded menu with ten stunning cocktails from great Montreal bars (and one Time Out specialty), a host of locally brewed beers, a selection of reds, whites, rosés, bubbles and an exclusive range of orange and natural wines. The downtown drinks scene just got a whole lot better.
When considering how many bars are available here, the watering hole options can be overwhelming, especially when picking a spot to pull up a stool in downtown Montreal bars. A combo of student nightlife with tourist hotspots and business lunch cocktail bars makes for a difficult decision indeed. Here, we’ve cut the noise and listed some of the most fun and interesting places to imbibe downtown, from happy hour establishments and multi-level wine bars to underground speakeasies for escaping the bustle of the city core.
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