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Westmount is a very affluent anglophone community on the island of Montreal, just west of Downtown. Further west is Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (commonly abbreviated NDG), a working-to-middle class district that is also mostly anglophone, and is being gentrified.

Get in[edit]

Map of Montreal/Westmount–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

By metro[edit]

The Atwater station on the Green Line lies on the border between Westmount and the Shaughnessy Village section of Montreal. This is a good stop for the commercial district along rue Saint-Catherine in eastern Westmount, including the Place Alexis Nihon shopping centre. The Orange Line runs through the eastern part of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, with stops at Vendôme and Villa-Maria.


Upper Westmount has a huge array of expensive estates and interesting modern architecture that's worth seeing if you are in the area.

  • 1 Concordia University - Loyola Campus, 7141 rue Sherbrooke ouest (between ave Belmore and rue West Broadway; bus 105 or 162, AMT Montreal-Ouest). Concordia's western campus dating from 1916, which started out as Loyola College before merging with Sir George Williams University in 1974 to form Concordia University.
  • 2 Westmount Square, rue Sainte-Catherine ouest at ave Wood (metro Atwater, bus 63 or 90). A four-building complex composed of black metal and glass, built in 1967 and designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.


The bowling green at Westmount Lawn Bowling Club
  • Swimming at the Westmount Sports Centre.
  • Walking in Westmount Park
  • Botanical greenhouse next to library
  • 1 Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, 3755 rue Botrel (at ch Cote-Saint-Antoine; metro Villa-Maria, bus 17, 24, 63, 102, or 138), +1 514 872-2157. Tu-W 1PM-7PM, Th-F 1PM-6PM, Sa-Su 1PM-5PM.


Westmount, given its upscale nature, has a large selection of boutiques to browse.

  • 1 Encore Books and Records (Encore Livres et Disques), 5670 rue Sherbrooke ouest (at ave Harvard; bus 105), +1 514 482-5100. Sa-W 11AM-7PM, Th-F 11AM-9PM. Used bookstore and record store. They carry books in both English and French, although the English selection is a bit larger.


  • 1 Chez Nick, 1377 ave Greene (at rue Sherbrooke; metro Atwater, bus 24, 104, or 138), +1 514 935-0946. M-F 7AM-8PM, Sa 7AM-7PM, Su 8AM-6PM. A Montreal institution since 1920. Stop by for a hamburger, chili, or tuna melt.
  • 2 Bistro on the Avenue, 1362 ave Greene (between rue Sherbrooke and boul de Maisonneuve; metro Atwater, bus 24, 104, or 138), +1 514 939-6451. Su-Tu 11:30AM-10PM, W-Sa 11:30AM-10:30PM.
  • 3 La Louisiane, 5850 rue Sherbrooke ouest (at ave Regent; bus 105 or 138), +1 514 369-3073. Su,Tu-Th 5:30PM-10:30PM, F-Sa 5:30PM-11PM. Cajun and creole cuisine.
  • Ristorante Maestro, 6136 ch de la Côte-Saint-Luc (between ave Beaconsfield and ave Hingston; bus 51, 66, or 103), +1 514 271-6700. Kosher.
  • 4 Yakimono Sushi Bar, 4210 boulevard Décarie (at ave Brodeur; metro Villa-Maria, bus 24, 103, or 162), +1 514 484-1515. M-Th noon-3PM and 5PM-11PM, Sa 1 hr after Shabbat-1:30AM. Kosher sushi restaurant. Takeout and delivery available.


Westmount is conspicuously lacking in bars, due to the older crowd. The streets are quiet at night.

  • 1 Nextdoor Pub (Le Nextdoor), 5175 rue Sherbrooke ouest (at ave de Marlowe; metro Vendôme; bus 17, 24, 63, 90, 102, 104, 105, 124, or 138), +1 514 481-1596. 4:30PM-3AM daily.
  • 2 Liquid Lounge, 5028 rue Sherbrooke ouest (between ave Grey and ave Claremont; metro Vendôme; bus 17, 24, 63, 90, 102, 104, 105, 124, or 138), +1 438 383-1133.
  • 3 Typhoon Lounge, 5752 ave de Monkland (at ave Wilson; metro Villa-Maria, bus 103 or 162), +1 514 482-4448. M-Sa 4PM-3AM, Su noon-3AM.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Westmount–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
VerdunSouth West  W Montreal Metro Line 1 Green E  DowntownEast End
Saint-LaurentCôte-des-Neiges  N Montreal Metro Line 2 Orange S  South WestDowntown
CandiacSaint-Constant  S AMT Candiac Line E  DowntownEND
Saint-JérômeNorth Island  N AMT Saint-Jérôme Line S  DowntownEND
HudsonWest Island  W AMT Vaudreuil–Hudson Line E  DowntownEND

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