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Avenue Laurier: one of the richest streets in Montreal

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Avenue Laurier: one of the richest streets in Montreal

Many major streets in Canada are named after the country's first French-speaking prime minister, Wilfred Laurier. Such a street exists in Montreal: stone buildings built in the classical Quebec style, a huge number of flower pots on the windows and balconies. Laurier Avenue is the most fashionable street in the French-speaking part of Montreal: there are many shops, restaurants, boutiques. When traveling around the city, be sure to go to this street: so you can have fun and immerse yourself in the special atmosphere of Montreal.

Main institutions

Shops and boutiques

  • L'émouleur. Exquisite Japanese kitchen blades are sold here: the collection attracts kitchen professionals, ambitious home chefs and art collectors. The famous Montreal chef called the store the Museum of Knives.
  • La Pastèque. Montreal is known for excellent publishers. In 2015, La Pastèque, a company specializing in illustrated novels, comics, and children's books, opened a store in Laurier. There is a large selection of books and publications, and exhibitions and conferences of authors are often held.
  • Boutique 1000 Feuilles. A gift and stationery store offers a wide selection of writing instruments for every budget. You will find fountain pens, ballpoint pens and pencils of various styles and colors from brands such as Laban, Parker, Waterman, Jorg Hysek, Lamy, Monteverde and Caran d'Ache. Special decor items include handmade vases made of blown Murano glass, frames, watches and paperweight.
  • La Canadienne. The flagship store of this famous Montreal brand is a beautifully designed spacious exhibition hall, spread over several floors. Here is a wide range of stylish, well-made, waterproof boots and shoes for all seasons, as well as accessories: bags, scarves and jewelry. The production uses Italian leather, comfortable and elegant.
  • Chaussures Piétine. Here you will find high-quality, lightweight, warm and breathable boots, rain boots and winter boots for children from 0 to 12 years old from such award-winning brands as Pom d'Api, Babybotte, Kickers, Kuoma + German Ricosta line.
  • Bijou Nanou. This charming jewelry store shows a collection of exclusive products from around the world, original products for every budget.

Cafes and restaurants

  • Fiorellino. An Italian pizzeria that combines an old exterior with a modern interior. On the roof of the building is a giant vane rooster. Neapolitan pizza cooked in a wood oven is very popular. The menu also includes snacks, homemade dishes, fish and homemade desserts.
  • Leméac. In just under 20 years, Leméac has become one of the best bistros in the city. The Bastien family, who also owns the new Monarque restaurant in Old Montreal, has an excellent reputation and their commitment to excellence is evident in every detail: the nameplate, the service, the atmosphere and the decor of Zébulon Perron.
  • Chez Lévêque. This family-owned business, passing from generation to generation, is a French bistro with a large assortment of beer and snacks.
  • Bar Henrietta. This Portuguese-style tavern serves small dishes. The bar offers cocktails, champagne and wines, including imported ones. The atmosphere is warm, the service meets the high standards set by the institutions of this network. Here you can order fresh oysters and other delicacies.
  • La Chronique. Another French restaurant, which is often mentioned by the local press as one of the best institutions in the city: the menu is huge, and once a month tasting is organized for visitors.


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Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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