Instead of holding a business meeting over lunch, when you may be weighed down by the events of the morning, distracted by buzzing telephones and email inboxes, why not meet for breakfast, when you will be well-rested, fresh and alert? Many Montreal hotel restaurants serve breakfast and can host your morning meeting.
Bright and colourful, like the paintings by the artist for which this restaurant was named, Renoir welcomes you in a contemporary decor with impeccable service. Breakfast is available daily from 6 to 11 am. Several complete breakfast plates are offered, both sweet and savoury, including a variety of egg dishes and many healthy options. Enjoy tender pastries and freshly made juice, not to mention hot chocolate made with real cocoa. During fine weather, you can enjoy your meal on their outdoor terrace.
The decor at Maison Boulud is both refined and inviting, and breakfast is available between 7 and 10:30 am. Several options are offered, including a buffet with homemade granola and charcuteries, cereals, yogurt and cheese from Quebec, jams, fresh fruits, freshly baked pastries, eggs, meat and smoked salmon. Try the Farmer's Breakfast for a lighter meal, or order à la carte and let yourself be tempted by savoury treats like eggs Benedict with smoked ham, or an asparagus omelette with summer truffles. For the best impression, reserve a table on the veranda with a view of the Ritz-Carlton garden.
Le Montréalais is a spacious bistro and bar with a mezzanine with a private room. It serves breakfast from 6:30 to 10:30 am, in the form of a full buffet, a cold buffet, or by ordering à la carte. Note that they also offer a light "grab and go" formula for takeaway. Le Montréalais serves locally produced, organic, sustainable foods, and their juice, bread and pastries are all freshly made. House specialties include Bircher müesli and French toast made with a brioche and topped with almond cream, vanilla sauce and fresh berries.
In Old Montreal, you will find GaZette restaurant in the Westin Hotel, facing the Palais des Congrès. The decor is stylish and contemporary, in a historic setting, the Quebec-style cuisine features local ingredients and a private dining room is at your disposal. Breakfast is served every day from 6:30 am, with fresh juice and homemade pastries, à la carte choices, a continental breakfast and a Canadian-style buffet. GaZette also offers a menu of healthy meals it calls SuperFoods, made from whole foods rich in antioxidants and low in calories.
Verses features a chic setting with a brick wall, a fireplace and an impressive, glass-walled wine cellar. Breakfast is served every day from 6:30 to 10:30 am, as a cold buffet in their elegant atrium. Otherwise you can opt for a plate called Le Classique, or choose omelettes, bagels, eggs Benedict or sweet dishes, à la carte. Their potatoes are accompanied by Provençal tomatoes, a flavourful touch. Try gourmet and local flavours in a Gaspé-style omelette with lobster and asparagus, or eggs Benedict with homemade maple ham, for a morning treat.
A bright, luxurious setting, sheltered from the street, awaits you at Sinclair, which offers three private rooms. Breakfast is served from 6:30 to 10:30 am, in their dining room and on the terrace. Continental, Canadian and healthy breakfast plates are offered, as well as à la carte choices. They serve bright, flavourful cuisine like Tuscan-style toast with tomato compote, prosciutto chips and shredded basil, or variations on classic dishes, like a millefeuille of smoked salmon and bagel chips.
La Coupole restaurant welcomes you with a new Laurentian bistro formula, where local products are featured in a modern, black decor. Breakfast is served starting at 6:30 am, and you can opt for an all-inclusive Continental or American meal, or for omelettes, eggs Benedict or sweet dishes, served à la carte. You can dine on their terrace in any weather, since it is heated, and can be covered if necessary, or in one of their two private rooms.
At XO, you will breakfast in a sumptuous setting, at the height of elegance. Breakfast is served between 7 and 11 am, and their main item, the St-James breakfast, is a complete meal. A Continental breakfast, a health menu and à la carte options round out their offerings. You will also find freshly squeezed juices and fresh fruit smoothies, and special touches like spiced rum in their oatmeal porridge or ginger in their blueberry buttermilk pancakes. A private room and two semi-private mezzanines are offered for the privacy of your meeting.
Taste the good life in the casual, chic setting of Suite 701, where breakfast is served between 6:30 and 10:30 am. A Continental buffet is offered, as well as sweet or savoury à la carte choices. If you want a change from the standard breakfast plate, eggs Benedict with duck confit, or a Parisian-style croque-madame will entice you. Their menu also features healthy choices and freshly squeezed orange juice. The restaurant also has a private room.
You will picture yourself in Paris as you enter this luxurious brasserie, and even more so on its terrace! Breakfast is served from 7 to 11 am, and if the decor and cuisine are inspired by France, their morning menu belongs to Montreal. A classic breakfast plate, blueberry pancakes, maple parfait, waffles, and bagel with smoked salmon appear alongside hearty gourmet meals like lobster Benedict, Montreal-style smoked meat Benedict, or steak & eggs.
Warmth, elegance and flavour await you at Osco, where the chef's Provençal origins are evident even at breakfast, which is served starting at 6:30 am. Sample the Provençal buffet, which includes a juice bar and an omelette station, in addition to sweet and savoury choices and fresh fruit. Or else, you might order a Continental, Intercontinental or healthy breakfast plate. Their version of a Mimosa is mixed with Cava, a Spanish sparkling wine. A private and equipped meeting room is available.
With modern decor and an urban terrace, a private room and a mezzanine, Bistro L'Aromate is open for breakfast starting at 6:30 am. In addition to the Continental and classic breakfast plates, you will find a wide selection of omelettes and eggs Benedict, a bagel with housemade salmon gravlax, and sweet breakfast options. Original items include a grilled cheese sandwich with duck confit, caramelized onions, and cheddar cheese, and French toast with caramelized apples, pecans, butter caramel and sour cream.