Les Cours Mont-Royal
Baby, it’s cold outside – so stay dry and warm shopping indoors at Les Cours Mont-Royal. This elegant shopping complex houses tiny boutiques brimming with the latest in designer styles and labels such as Dolce & Gabanna, DNKY and Giorgio Emporio.
Founded in 1866, this lavish department store consists of five fabulous floors of designer wares. Get out of the cold and spend a couple hours touring through the aisles of hard-to-find cosmetics, exclusive fashion, and chic accessories.
Located in the 200-year old Youville stables building in the heart of Old Montréal, this rustic yet sophisticated steakhouse features a delectable menu of steak and fresh seafood. Cozy fireplaces, stone walls and a great wine list sets the stage for a romantic dinner for you and your sweetheart. Tip: You can arrange with the restaurant staff to have a horse-drawn carriage pick you up after dinner for an evening ride through old Montréal.
Au Pied du Cochon
When cravings hit for a hearty meal, head to Au Pied du Cochon for their sinfully rich menu. Known for their generous portions of meaty cuisine – as its name (The Pig’s Foot) suggests– with country flair, this restaurant has been winning awards since opening its doors in 2001. Don’t leave without trying the menu’s signature dish: foie gras poutine. You’ll also find an abundant wine selection and a dessert menu that will satisfy any sweet tooth.
If a night out dancing with your best pals is on the must-do list, then head to the city’s newest club – Opera. An impressive club that mixes both chic European and relaxing Zen decor with over 15,000 square feet of dancing space, you’ll have no trouble getting the party started. World-renowned DJ’s and celebrity hosts such as Dennis Rodman have been known to pop-by since the club’s opening.