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5 Things to Do in Montreal This December

From new brunch spots to made-in-Montreal notebooks, discover the top activities in Montreal this month.

Food & Drink

Janine Café

Photo: Gabrielle Desmarchais

Janine Café

A Verdun sister establishment to the popular Rosemont joint Régine Café, Janine offers modern tea-room fare, like homemade scones and crumpets, that brings high-tea vibes to your morning.


Photo: Arturo Velazques


Mix and match tasty tapas from the menu at this Plateau spot, where the recently added weekend brunch includes jamón, Spanish omelette and pan con tomate.


McKiernan Luncheonette

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McKiernan Luncheonette

The team behind Joe Beef and Maison Publique serves up stick-to-your-ribs fare in this airy space by the Lachine Canal – expect to melt for the gooey onion-soup grilled cheese.

Holiday Wish List

North of Rosemont notebooks

Photo: Adam Michiels

The Write Stuff

Moleskine scribblers are yesterday’s news. Instead pick up pocket-size North of Rosemont notebooks made in Montreal with responsibly sourced paper covered in a sleek, hot-stamped exterior for a gift that fits perfectly in a stocking.

From $15,


A Doll’s House, Part 2

Photo: Leslie Schachter

Dolled Up

After a Tony-nominated Broadway run, Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House, Part 2 takes the stage at the Segal Centre. Nora Helmer – that notorious 19th-century mother figure – is back in this 90-minute play that picks up where Ibsen left off and provides a deep dive into traditional gender politics that still somehow ring true.

Through December 9