As it gets colder outside, the holiday season and the celebrations that come with it get closer, which means that it's time to book your holiday parties, if you haven't already done so. The Holiday season usually means fabulous parties, plenty of delightful food and enchanting venues. Whether with family, friends or colleagues, here is a list of the most beautiful downtown venues that welcome you for your holiday celebrations.
Since 2007, Le Pois Penché welcomes you with a menu that brings together the most comforting, generous and gastronomic classics of French cuisine. This Parisian-inspired brasserie is known for its excellent food and impressive wine selection. Two private rooms are available for your holiday parties, the Cellier, located under the main dining room, which can accommodate up to 70 people, or the Salon chez Swann, where twenty people can be seated to enjoy a good time.
Da Vinci is one of the most authentic Italian restaurants in Montreal. Open for over 40 years, the fine Italian cuisine that they serve will satisfy the most gourmet, as well as the finest palates. Let yourself be charmed by the 19th century Victorian-style building. Their private and semi-private rooms can accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 100 people. A group menu will then be set up according to your needs to guarantee a very successful evening.
Not only does Beatrice Restaurant offer tasty Italian cuisine, but you will be amazed by the beauty of the space. You will experience a unique gastronomic experience in a breathtaking setting. Their indoor garden style terrace will immerse you in an urban oasis and make you forget that you are in downtown Montreal. Two private rooms can accommodate small groups of twenty people. If you need more space, it is possible to privatize the restaurant for a group of 140 to 200 people.
Cafe Ferreira is known for its modern Portuguese cuisine since the late 90's. You can enjoy gourmet dishes full of traditional Portuguese flavors. Seafood, fish and grilled meat will be served to you and your group accompanied by perfectly paired wines. For smaller groups, the Salon Rosa is a private lounge that can accommodate 12 people or less. For larger groups, their private room can seat up to 72 people or have 150 people standing for a cocktail type of evening.
Located on Boulevard Renée-Lévesque, right in the middle of the vibrant downtown area, Vargas restaurant offers the following formula: a cuisine that mixes the best of Japanese cuisine with the classic American steak house . Open for more than twenty years, Vargas offers a choice of private rooms, allowing everyone to find what suits their event. Briefly, they offer three rooms that can respectively accommodate the following number of people:
- The Executive Room: 30 people
- The Big Room: 60 people
- The Ballroom: 140 people
- Private Lounge Bar: 40-60 people
Europea is the work of renowned chef Jerome Ferrer. They offer high standard French cuisine, you will be completely amazed by the beauty of the dishes. The group packages offered allow you to have an "all inclusive" and "all you can eat" menu for 125$ per person, but you must be at least 100 people to privatize your event. The Europea is the restaurant of choice for an unforgettable evening and a unique culinary experience.
Established since 1977 in Montreal, L'Autre Saison restaurant welcomes you in a very warm and antique Victorian-style atmosphere. Their very intimate and private room is located on the second floor. You will enjoy the delicious and fine French cuisine of Chef Alain Boucher.
Thanks to the hard work of three brothers, La Medusa Restaurant has been operating on Drummond Street for more than 20 years. This family restaurant offers pure, authentic Italian cuisine where pasta, pizza and grilled dishes are in the spotlight. Opt for their private lounge for a group of 40 people or less, or book the entire restaurant for a group of 100 people.
Maison Boulud is actually the restaurant of the famous Ritz Carlton Hotel. This elegant place stands out for its splendor and the quality of the food they serve. Maison Boulud offers fine French-inspired cuisine, influenced by Chef Daniel Boulud's years of experience in the great city of New York. It also showcases our local products. Although it serves a very refined cuisine, the dishes are still very comforting. Their private lounge accommodates up to 24 people, ideal for a smaller group that wishes to celebrate in privacy.