Aug. 29, 2023

New openings in downtown Montréal – August 2023

Don’t cry just because the vacations are over, be happy you had a great time! And by the way, downtown isn’t just a summer destination, it’s a year-round experience!

Since there’s no better reason to take a stroll downtown, let’s take a look at some of the new businesses that have sprung up in the area in recent weeks. Who knows, maybe your new favorite restaurant is among them…

Pho Ly Quoc Su

Discover Pho Ly Quoc Su, a veritable oasis of authentic Vietnamese cuisine in the heart of Montreal. Specializing in classic delicacies such as phở, this place offers a warm and friendly culinary experience. From fragrant broths to spring rolls, each dish is prepared with care and offers an immersion in the flavors of Vietnam. Whether for a quick lunch or a casual dinner, Pho Ly Quoc Su promises a memorable downtown taste adventure.

1219 Rue du square Phillips

mtlcentreville_En août, partez à la rencontre de ces nouveaux commerces!_Pho Ly Quoc Su
© Pho Ly Quoc Su

Calisthenics MTL

This is the place to be for calisthenics and functional fitness enthusiasts. Calisthenics, you ask? Calisthenics is a practice consisting of a series of gymnastic and muscular exercises designed to improve the body’s physical capacities and aesthetics. This gym offers an environment where enthusiasts of this discipline can train and progress thanks to specialized classes. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, this space offers you the opportunity to develop strength, agility and body control in a motivating setting in the heart of Montreal.

1972 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Pigeon Café

Don’t be fooled by its slogan “World’s worst coffee”! Le Pigeon Café offers not only excellent drinks, but also breakfasts and lunches. On the menu are classics such as omelettes and avocado toast, as well as dishes from Mahgrebian cuisine with a Mediterranean flavour, such as shaksuka and fattouche salad. Not a coffee fan? Le Pigeon Café has you covered: cocktails, fresh fruit juices and smoothies. Bon appétit!

2000 Avenue McGill College

mtlcentreville_En août, partez à la rencontre de ces nouveaux commerces!_Pigeon Café
© Selma Emna Jmii

Garden Room

Let’s continue our culinary journey with a detour to Thailand. The Garden Room is not only a little haven of greenery, it’s also the easiest way to travel and taste authentic cuisine without leaving the metropolis. Specialties include noodles (egg, flat or rice… the choice is yours!) and cocktails. Keep an eye on the program, as this restaurant also offers DJ nights!

1445 Rue Bishop

mtlcentreville_En août, partez à la rencontre de ces nouveaux commerces!_Garden Room
© Selma Emna Jmii

Next Wave

Because you can never have too many shoes and there’s always room for sneakers, Next Wave is our next shopping destination. The biggest brands are all under one roof, including Nike, Adidas and New Balance. Find your next pair of sneakers for back-to-school!

1247 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa

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