21 Apr 2022

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5 Speakeasy to discover

5 Speakeasy to discover

Old Montreal is full of speakeasies, these little hidden bars, each as unique as the next. Here are 5 unmissable addresses located in Old Montreal where you can live the speakeasy experience to its full potential.


It is by crossing the mysterious staircase that you will enter the Cold Room’s universe. This season, come and discover unusual cocktails inspired by iconic places in Montreal. In addition, Cold Room celebrates whiskey every Wednesday during “Whisky Wednesday” with an impressive selection of whiskey that will surely impress your palate.


Located in the Auberge Saint-Gabriel, Velvet will immerse you, through the character of the stone walls and the candles mixed with the red neon lights and the disco balls, in an atmosphere that is both electrifying and bewitching. Techno, house, electro, and pop music lovers, Velvet is the place to visit on your next night out. You will be able to dance to the sound of emerging artists as well as international artists.


Vandal is both an experience for the eyes and the mouth. Its “street art” style decor created by Montreal artists will submerge you in a dazzling atmosphere. This speakeasy also offers a tapas-style menu where you will find classic dishes made from local products.


Tequila and mezcal lovers, Clandestino is the place to discover in Old Montreal. Its baroque style and suede sofas give it a chic and convivial look, perfect for exploring their wide variety of cocktails.


Enjoy a blissful evening under the dim light of the lanterns that adorn the ceiling. The menu is a perfect blend of Asian and Montreal flavors. Drawing its inspiration from Vietnam, Nhau Bar has an atmosphere and flavours that will make you travel.


N.B.: Would your business fit into this list, but is not mentioned here Don’t hesitate to write to us at info@sdcvieuxmontreal.com and we would be happy to add it here.

Photo credit 1: Clandestino

Photo credit 2: Bord'Elle