9 Hidden Montreal Speakeasies That Are Bound To Spice Up Your Nights Out
Montreal is home to so many swanky bars, pubs, and lounges, but if you're looking to spice up your nights out in the city with a splash of secrecy, then a hidden speakeasy ought to do the trick.
Luckily, there's no shortage of must-try hidden bars across Montreal. Whether you're in the mood for a sultry and sexy moment, glitz and glam, or feeling more jazzy vibes — here are a few secret spots worth checking out:
Why You Need To Go: The Coldroom is one of Montreal's most secretive bars located at the corner of rue St-Vincent and St-Amable in Old Montreal. If you want in, all you got to do is follow the duck. Mhm, just follow the duck.
Where: 600, rue William, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: This elegant and quaint spot is located below the Hà Vietnamese restaurant in the Old port. WIth Asian-inspired cocktails and sweet decor, this spot won't disappoint.
Milky Way Cocktail Bar
Where: 1886, rue Centre, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: Milky Way Cocktail Bar is located above the Fugazzi pizzeria in Pointe-Saint-Charles. In order to get there, all you got to do is follow the starry staircase up to a hidden galaxy of glitz and glam.
Le 4e Mur
Why You Need To Go: This Montreal spot is so secret that you need to request the address. Located on rue St-Denis, Le 4e Mur requires you to submit an email request to find out where exactly this hidden gem sits. Once you make it in, you'll be able to enjoy jazz shows and a year-round Parisian-inspired patio.
Where: 2175, rue de la Montagne, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: This hidden speakeasy is a mixologist's dream. The seductive environment, drink list and quaint interior make this a must-try spot, but be wary, Cloakroom only seats up to 25 people. Talk about exclusive, right?
Big In Japan
Where: 4175, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: This speakeasy is brilliantly tucked away on the corner of rue Rachel and boulevard Saint-Laurent. Big In Japan serves tasty cocktails made from Japanese spirits, which pairs wonderfully with the romantic ambiance the bar has to offer.
Le Mal Nécessaire
Where: 1106B, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: This stylish tiki bar, located in Chinatown, doesn't only serve great cocktails, the speakeasy also serves great music, 1970s vibes and nightly DJs — all you gotta do is follow the neon pineapple.
Vandale Le Speakeasy
Where: 120, rue McGill, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: This spot can be found in Montreal's Old Port. As you enter, walk passed the psychedelic door into an otherworldly bar that offers delish cocktails and a curated food menu.
Where: 1800, rue Notre-Dame O., Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: This hidden gem is tucked away in the basement of none other than Montreal's fried chicken spot, Bird Bar. With a curated cocktail list and a laid-back atmosphere, this speakeasy is a must-try.
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