5 Best Rooftop Terraces in Montreal


What could be better on a beautiful summer day to enjoy a drink with friends on a rooftop terrace? And you may not know it, but Montreal is full of many rooftop terraces just as incredible as each other. Whether in the middle of the afternoon, at sunset or in the evening, we have made a list of the best rooftops in the city.

1- Perché

This rooftop in Old Montreal is the second bar of the Hotel William Gray. This bar will transport you to a Californian and relaxing atmosphere offering you a space filled with plants. Enjoy delicious cocktails all as different as each other with a magnificent view of the Old Port, you can also eat there, Perché offers a varied menu that will satisfy your desires.

Bar Perché

2- SAT Labo Culinaire / Le Foodlab

This bar / restaurant is located very close to Place des Arts station and is located at the top of the Société des Arts Technologiques building. It is a place as well suited for a happy hour as an evening with friends. You can discover microbrewery beers, cocktails made with local liqueurs or natural wines. Accompany these delicious drinks from the menu inspired by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine.

SAT bar terrasse

3- Bar Nacarat

Located on the 3rd floor of the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, this terrace “is an urban oasis in the heart of downtown Montreal”. If you are a fan of cocktails, you have come to the right place! The great thing about this bar is that you will have a choice, their menu has 28 pages and there is something for everyone, from sweet to bitter to spicy, you will not be disappointed.

bar nacarat

4- Terrasse Nelligan

Perched at the top of the Nelligan Hotel, take advantage of this terrace for a good meal during the day or for a drink. Note that at sunset the plates are replaced by bottles of alcohol and this is when you can enjoy the splendid view of Notre Dame Basilica at night. Don’t miss this Montreal must-see!

terrasse nelligan

5- Terrasse Place D’Armes

This place is very popular with happy hours between friends or colleague. Choose to eat there by taking advantage of their full and varied menu, or choose the cocktails option, and you will not be disappointed either. This terrace of the Old Port is one of the liveliest and you will enjoy the breathtaking view of the Notre-Dame Basilica!

terrace place d'armes

To finish…

As we said, Montreal offers many rooftop terraces that are as different as each other and that will meet your requirements. Don’t hesitate to visit several of them! Do not hesitate to visit Trylon if you are in Montreal for cozy and all inclusive apartments.