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The Best Cocktail Bars In Montreal

The Best Cocktail Bars In Montreal

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Updated: 22 November 2016
Montreal is full of hip locations for a night out, so check out these innovative and fun bars to find some fun and inventive cocktails. Read ahead for our guide to the best cocktail bars in Montreal to unwind after a long day’s work.

Baldwin Barmacie

The amber colored chandelier casts a pleasant light over the all-white decor inviting visitors to come in and let the skilled bartenders take care of everything. Designed to appear like a pharmacy, Baldwin Barmacie is a hip location for a drink and snack after working all day. They offer a variety of house and classic cocktails, such as Bourbon Punch or the outstanding Old Fashioned.

Big in Japan

Big in Japan is easy to miss when walking down the street, but the secretive atmosphere makes the bar even more appealing. The bar is charming, with bottles hanging from the ceiling, and the dim lighting makes it romantic. Big in Japan provides a wide range of eclectic cocktails for all tastes, and even offers snacks for customers to nibble on while sipping their drinks.

Le Lab
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Le Lab

Run by passionate and skilled labtenders, including master mixologist and owner, Fabien Maillard, Le LAB is an adventure for the taste buds. Each visit promises something new, as the complex recipes are frequently tested and researched to create a perfectly balanced drink, every cocktail better than the last. Le LAB also features a selection of limited time cocktails that are available on their ‘Slate’, so there is always something new and intriguing to try.

Le Mal Necessaire

A Tiki bar themed bar in the Chinese quarter of Montreal, Le Mal Necessaire offers a range of fruity and tropical inspired cocktails to wash away the fatigue of ordinary life and send customers on an instant journey to more exotic and beautiful locations. For those guests who are hungry, Le Mal Necessaire offers some delicious Asian inspired appetizers.The hidden entrance is marked with a neon pineapple and the place is staffed by servers who clearly love what they do.

132 Bar Vintage

132 Bar Vintage is a classic bar that seeks to provide innovative and enticing cocktails to all visitors. The bar specializes in a menu of seasonal cocktails, either house or classic, that changes every three months. Guests can pick a cocktail that fits perfectly with the current mood and weather, while also enjoying a healthy selection of artisanal snacks made locally.